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BlogCycling TipsRideWomen's Cycling

Triathlons are an amazing sport to set a goal for, keep your training varied and there are several short tri’s that anyone with basic athletic or active body can complete.  Across the country women’s only triathlon events are picking up full steam.  Locally, we have the Rambling Rose Series.  This

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We recently talked about the different types of pedals, and left the conversation with the question “Do I Need Clipless Pedals?” Advantages of Clipless Pedals There are three main advantages that I tell every customer thinking of getting a pair of shoes and clipless pedals. You will be more efficient

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Two months ago I started commuting daily with the most fashionable basket possible, Basil Blossom Basket. At first I felt like a nerd, I have a pannier on one side of my rear rack and then this large, in charge, basket up front.  The more I used it, the more

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BlogCycling TipsRideWomen's Cycling

There are a variety of pedal types out in bike land these days.  The three top types of pedals are the following : Platform Pedals These are the pedals you have been using since the big wheel.  The are flat, sometimes with small grip pegs sticking out.  These do not

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BlogCycling TipsRideSaddle TalkWomen's Cycling

The easy answer to the question “Can I wear guys cycling shorts?” Yes! The hidden answer after that is, as long as they fit you. For a very long time women were lucky to have various types of moderate level shorts.  There has been a few companies that come to

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This past Saturday I suited up for a 6 hour mountain bike race.  I haven’t been able to get on the bike that often lately, especially the mountain bike.  The course was found in Wilkesboro, NC, and was a rather hilly course.  One thing to know about where I am

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BlogCycling TipsRideWomen's Cycling

It is a known fact that as we age it is harder to keep the weight off.  Not only are our own bodies changing and making it more difficult, but as well as limited time and more responsibilities.   It was much easier in school, or a younger age to go

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BlogCycling TipsRideWomen's Cycling

This morning I was, brutally, reminded that some areas of the country are still in the freezing cold and in the need of bike trainers.  There are other reasons to ride a trainer outside of weather.  Including dedicated training intervals, warming up at races and even darkness can force us

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Across the country the use of cellphones while driving is being cracked down on. Depending on your area it could be as simple as “no texting” or as strict as no cell phone use, unless on work duty. The statistics for accidents and deaths due to use of cellphones are

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The short answer to the question “Do I need a woman’s bike?” is maybe.  Maybe you do, and maybe you don’t but possibly you could go either direction with the fit. It lays out into many variables, upper body to lower body and your flexibility/strength. Every person has proportions that

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