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Check out this week's Motivational Monday Amy Thomas
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The greatest gift this season is my health. I’m looking forward to skiing on Christmas Day, celebrating the evening with Bike Shop Girl’s family, and maybe a few more road miles to start off 2015. Happy Holidays and Cheers to Health in the New Year.

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Get Ready for Spring Cycling
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Tips to be ready for spring and many of miles with your bike before the weather is picture perfect

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Fartlek Cyclocross
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Fartlek, which means “speed play” in Swedish, is a training method that blends continuous training with interval training. The variable intensity and continuous nature of the exercise places stress on both the aerobic and anaerobic systems. It differs from traditional interval training in that it is unstructured; intensity and/or speed varies, as the athlete wishes. (Source: Wikipedia) The art of exploring

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Family Bike Ride
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What do you think of when you envision riding with your entire family? The dream is that you will all be in a state of family bliss, riding along together at the same pace, wind at your back, kids smiling, and lots of family bonding. The reality is that while

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Bicycle Practice
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As humans grow older it is easy to forget that we aren’t perfect at everything and we must try new things, or practice old ones, to continue to grow. Cycling adults know this to a certain point. If you aren’t good at climbing, go find a hill. If you are

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The question of “What is your favorite saddle?” is a very popular question in tweets, emails and in shop conversation. It is also probably one of the most user specific question around bike fit. My bits are not built like your bits, my seat bones are not the same width

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Bicycle Categories
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So you are in the market for a new bike, but you don’t know where to start? You aren’t alone! When customers walk in to my bike shop starting their hunt for a new bike one of the most important things I ask is this: “where do you want your

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Michelle beer handups
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I belong to a newborn bike team that was formed by a popular LBS as a way to bring more cyclists into the sport. I’m one of three women on the co-ed team and, through sheer terror that I will lose any fitness and no longer be able to keep

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Bicyles on icicles

A guest post by Laura Colbert of Loose Nuts Cycles in Atlanta, GA I’m really excited to follow Arleigh’s New Years post from yesterday. I too have spent the past couple of weeks reflecting on the past year and what I would like to see in the coming year.

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