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Race Prep: NC CX Boone-Town Throw Down

In fashion from this past week’s race prep of Lion’s Roar here is my “get super excited” pre-race report. I feel more prepared than last week, and that is mostly because I raced last week. I have been focusing on stretching, more back/core work and such so my ass doesn’t lock up on me again. Tomorrow during openers I plan on doing a bunch of…

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Battle Royale A GUEST POST BY LAURA COLBERT

An on going series from Laura Colbert from Loose Nuts in Atlanta, GA. Click to read more from Laura. Mountain bikes vs. real world In my previous post, I wrote rather sentimentally about my love of mountain biking as a way to check out from real life, if only for a short time. Unfortunately for us, mountain bike rides end. At some point, we all have to rejoin…

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Race Report: Lion’s Roar NC Cyclocross #2

While I have raced several cross races this year, they all have been prep work (fun) for the grand event of the North Carolina Cyclocross series. This series kicked off this past weekend, I didn’t make the Saturday race so Sunday was the official kick off to the next 3 months of cyclocross racing! In order to give you a full scope of the race…

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Motivational Monday with Martha Van Inwegen

What’s your name and location? Martha Van Inwegen of Action Wipes (my favorite body wipes) – Central Coast, California What type of cycling do you enjoy? Casual – usually along the beach or just to do errands. What is your first cycling memory? The first time I was able to ride a bike by myself. My dad worked part time for a moving company and…

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The Spokesmen Cycling Roundtable Podcast Episode 90 & 91

Been hanging out every other Saturday bantering about bikes with a buncha guys (and one lady) with the Spokesmen Cycling Roundtable Podcast. Listen to the last two that I was present on here: Episode #91 Topics Included: USADA Reasoned Decision Report Livestrong fundraiser Lance Armstrong losing sponsors, one by one Consensus on Christophe Bassons’ doping ban: rules are rules Growth job of the future: bike…

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2013 Southern Cross Race

Long climbs. Long descents. Gravel. 50 miles. The Wall. Vineyards. Wine. SOUTHERN CROSS 2013 The first endurance cross race in the Southeast. You can use cyclocross bikes or mountain bikes though the course will favor cross bikes. The course will be mainly gravel roads with some spectator-friendly cyclocross goodies thrown in to distinguish it from a mountain bike or road race. SX2013 is also the…

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Chrome Storm Pasha Jacket

Chrome Storm Pasha Women’s Cycling Jacket

It’s that time of the year. Unless you live in some odd part of the country that doesn’t receive seasons, fall is hitting you smack in the face. You may get caught in a cold rain, or have a headwind chilling you to the core on a late night commute. Chrome has released a new jacket just for those reasons. Meet the Chrome Storm Pasha…

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Race Prep: Lion’s Roar Cyclocross Race

I’m not prepared. I’m back on my schedule from coach to a crossed t and dotted i, but I’m not ready as I fell off the back. The whirlwind of September and October bit my ass hard. Throwing a lot of hard work from this summer out the window, but life is what it is and I’m busting my ass now to catch back on….

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This is Why I Do What I Do

I don’t plan on waxing a poetic response to what is going on with Lance Armstrong or the doping scandal of the pro cycling folks. My buddy Josh did a good job of that already, read it here. This video, shot locally in Charlotte, at a race put on by my friends and teammates of 36th Street Racing. This is why I love my job…

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