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Follow the National Women’s Bike Forum Online

I couldn’t make it to Washington this year for the National Bike Summit but there are great things happening today with the Women’s Summit. Follow along on Twitter with hashtag #womenbike Tweets about “#womenbike”

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Fartlek Cyclocross

Go Fartlek

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 is why I fell in love with biking some 18 years ago. The ability to…

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Cold Weather RIding

How to Dress for a Cold Bike Ride to a Concert

This guest post is by Lindsay Piper of QBP. Man, my boyfriend is the coolest.  Me: doot doot doot, working away.  BF: Guess what? I got tickets to Polica tonight.  Me: Whaat?  OMGAWESOMEYAY Here’s the thing, this conversation took place in early December in Minneapolis.  The concert was to take place at a concert venue called Mill City Nights, which is in downtown Minneapolis.  Well…

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Week-End Round Up

Grab a delicious cup of coffee as it is time for the week-end round up. These are stories and links that caught my interest this past week! Have something to add? Put a link in the comments below.

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2014 Colorado Bicycle Summit Recap

This past Monday I had the opportunity to attend most of the 2014 Colorado Bicycle Summit. Unfortunately, I missed the morning speakers which included CO Governor, John Hickenlooper, and an old friend from DC, Andy Clark of the Bike League. I’m hoping that 303 Cycling will do a recap of these speeches so I can pass them along to you! Key Highlights at the Colorado…

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Eating Paleo: Food Staples in Our House

The biggest change and challenge from moving to the Paleo style of eating is being prepared and having foods ready to eat. There is some food preparation required and forethought when you go to the grocery store, but it all became much easier for our household once we nailed down the staple foods that make 65% of our diet. Grocery trips are faster (and cheaper)…

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Tomorrow is the 2014 Colorado Bicycle Summit

Tomorrow, Monday February 10th, you’ll be able to find me most the day at the 2014 Colorado Bicycle Summit most of tomorrow, including a moderator of the break out session “Getting More Women Riding.” I hope to report back with a recap of what is happening in Colorado Bike Advocacy and ways we can all work together to get more women riding in our wonderful…

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Creating Healthy Habits

The Whole Life Challenge is at it’s half way point. For 28 days I have been eating 99.9% Paleo, stretching, working out and picking up other healthy habits along the way. As I enter the second half of this challenge, including a week long vacation, it is now time to figure out how to implement those healthy habits into everyday life when I am not…

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