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Balance Bike Session

Balance Bike Session in Oundle, England

Over the weekend a friend/follower on Twitter mentioned that he was headed to a balance bike session. Quickly, I asked him to take some photos to share! A quick blurb on the day from Mat Trying to get nippers riding bikes in a rural area of England…lots of issues here with kids in villages not riding/not starting to ride, for no good reason. Loads of mums starting to…

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Riding in the Rain

Staying Motivate to Ride in 36º Rain

Yesterday I only had a couple things on tap I needed to achieve outside out of the house. #1 Errands to prepare for being on the road traveling this week #2 A fartlek of a ride between 1-1.5 hours (anything to get me off the trainer!) As I looked at my forecast of the day it was freezing rain and wind. I decided that I…

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Motivational Monday with Jessica

Motivational Monday with Jessica

WHAT’S YOUR NAME AND LOCATION? Jessica Schilling, Boulder, CO WHAT TYPE OF CYCLING DO YOU ENJOY? Road and recreational WHAT IS YOUR FIRST CYCLING MEMORY? My itty-bitty blue sparkly Schwinn with the blue-and-white streamers! WHO INSPIRES YOU TO RIDE, AND BETTER YET WHY? Who … well, I live in a town full of cyclists, and seeing folks on bikes around me all the time is…

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Love Valley Roubaix

Love Valley Roubaix – March 24th

I’m going to call this a “gravel, road ride” March 24, 2013 Love Valley, NC 1st Annual – 50 Miles of Sexy! If you have never visited, Love Valley North Carolina is step back to earlier times. This quaint little western town is at the base of the Brushy Mountains and surrounded by beautiful winding dirt-packed roads. The course is approximately 50 miles with 60%…

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Stay Humble

Race Report: Bouldergeist at San Lee Park

My main goal for the 2013 season was to move from Sport to the Expert class. That was THE goal. Thanks to a killer performance at the Winter Short Track Series I was moved up to Expert or CAT1. If you aren’t familiar with the difference of the two categories, it often is double the distance and sometimes on a different/harder course. Racing 22 miles…

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Motivational Monday with Julia

Motivational Monday with Julia

WHAT’S YOUR NAME AND LOCATION? Julia, Gainesville, FL WHAT TYPE OF CYCLING DO YOU ENJOY? All: Road, MTB, multi-use trails with the family WHAT IS YOUR FIRST CYCLING MEMORY? Crashing on my banana seat bike in the second grade and getting stitches from splitting my lip on that big Y frame handle bar!! Good times! WHO INSPIRES YOU TO RIDE, AND BETTER YET WHY? Myself,…

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Front Full Drive Side

An Introduction to the 2013 Swobo Fillmore

A guest post by Laura of Loose Nuts Cycles in Atlanta, GA I love a good mountain bike ride, but if I can’t make it out of the city, there are few things better than cruising around town on a beautiful, warm day with a great bike underneath you.  Atlanta had it’s first glimpse of spring this past weekend.  It was sunny, almost 70 degrees,…

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Motivational Monday with Cheri

Motivational Monday with Cheri

WHAT’S YOUR NAME AND LOCATION? Cheri Felix Boulder, CO WHAT TYPE OF CYCLING DO YOU ENJOY? Mountain Biking WHAT IS YOUR FIRST CYCLING MEMORY? My ten speed when I was like 10? But the one I’ll never forget is when I was roped into going out with 6 or 7 women friends. They lent me their bike and said, “You’ll like it.” I wasn’t so…

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