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From mid-September to March I am living in knee warmers. My tan lines will prove this as it is pretty far into the summer before the lines around my mid calves start disappearing. Here is my ode to knee warmers…

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In efforts to not write a post about disappointment in retailers around Black Friday, Cyber Monday and all things THANKSgiving I am sitting in Starbucks on the side of I-77 to pounds keys and focus on something I can control. 2013 race planning.

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Foundry Cycles Broadaxe Single Speed
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Enter the Foundry Cycles Broadaxe. Designed to be ridden aggressive. This hard tail has molded stays to “flex” and give a bit.

BB92 & 12mm thru axle rear. This means stiff. 438mm stays means nimble. Carbon means a lay up process that will allow for a molded top tube and rear stays to make the abuse of a 50 miler not so bad.

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Fiona Trail Dog
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Back in 2004 I picked up mountain biking seriously. A friend and I would go 3-4 times a week, crushing the souls of boys on our pink (matching) single speeds. We rocked, we rolled and that year I grew more as a cyclist than any 12 month period in adulthood.

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NC Cyclocross Boone Race
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Read my race prep, and now experience my race report.

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Laura Colbert
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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.

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number 10
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As with any sport it can be very daunting and overwhelming when you walk into a completely foreign arena. Questions, fears, hesitance, embarrassment, and so many emotions are rushing through you that by the time you even get on a bike you are stressed out. Here is a list of things

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Ridley Orion Chain
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This is the time of year that all you want to do is ride your bike, not take it in for maintenance. One of my favorite things I would tell good clients was to ride the bike to the shop for a quick check over. Make it part of a monthly

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BlogCycling TipsFamily Riding

Pathless Pedaled has a great quick, motivating, video to get out with your kids on the bicycles this summer!

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BlogCycling TipsRaceRideTraining

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence. – Helen Keller After last weeks race I can tell you I didn’t do everything right. I didn’t get back on the horse and I didn’t do recovery rides. My legs and thoughts are

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