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August 2011

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BlogCycling TipsMechanicsTech Tuesday

While riding around in circles tonight at a local 3.5 mile mountain trail I realized something was off more than normal. My pedals were hitting things that I normal don’t and my turning felt slow. As I slowed to a stop I watched my fork spring back to life after

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Yesterday, after attempting to play a few rounds of paintball games for the first time, I quickly loaded up my Green Goblin to hit up Lake Norman State Park before the daylight faded. As I drove to the park I realized I was going to miss probably 30 minutes of

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Living Social
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For all my local Charlotte followers, LivingSocial.com has a rocking deal from Carolina Bicycle Company. 50% off a Tune Up or $25 for $50 worth of goods. Go check it out!

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Garmin 200 Bicycle Computer
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A Garmin for those on a shoe string budget but wanting the GPS functions and advantages, meet the Garmin Edge 200. MSRP of $149.99 and the function list reminds me that of the old Edge 205 but with a cleaner and smaller look. Add to it 14 hours of run

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Scouting Out CX Course
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When I wake up my feeling of getting out of bed is hit or miss. Either I am really excited about the day and inspired, or I want to cuddle up, staying nice and tucked away for the day. As my family members can vouch, I could sleep a day

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Tech Tuesday
BlogCycling TipsMechanicsTech Tuesday

Make sure to visit the sponsors of this posts.. Problem Solvers! One concern that so many women (and guys) have with owning a bike is the basics of fixing it, or how to do basic road side repairs. I do recommend that as an avid cyclist even with some mechanical skills

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Watch the video, comment and make sure to visit back each night to check out the newest video from the Pearl Izumi USA Pro Cycling Challenge.

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Motivational Monday
BlogMotivational Monday

A couple of my friends are currently riding their bicycles across the great United States. Starting in Oregon and slowly making their way back to Charlotte, NC. You can track their progress online and they give Facebook updates with photos every few days. All summer long I can say I

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women's cyclocross
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As I sit watching Big Brother and drinking an Acme beer (today is a recovery day) I decided it would be a great time to soak in as many “how to” videos on cyclocross as possible. What are your favorites? Add them in the comments and I’ll add to the

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Raleigh Capri 4.0 Women's Road Bike
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I love steel bicycles, I know that isn’t a way you should start off a review of an aluminum bike but there is a reason… 2011 Raleigh Capri 4.0

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