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Review: Road Holland The Delft Long Sleeve Jersey

MSRP: $130 Details : 100% poly mesh that is wicked breathable, fast drying, and non-conforming. 2 pocket design, 1 with a zipper to hold your smartphone This jersey looks great and feels even better. The poly mesh was warm enough with a wind vest on a 50′ day. Personally, I would classify this as a long sleeve light weight “spring” jersey. It also wears well with a pair of jeans. I’m wearing a size large in the pictures w…

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2012 Trek Bikes Lexa S

2012 Trek Lexa Women’s Road Bikes

Looking for a review of the Trek Lexa? Check it out here. The 2011 Trek Lexa bikes were an amazing hit for Trek Bikes corporation. It’s one of the top selling women’s road bikes. Many women asked for Lexa by name at demos, and dealers also told us they had many women coming in asking about them. Women love the comfortable fit, race-inspired performance, and the fact that we have so many color and graphics options. It was fantastic to see so many…

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Amy Thomas

Motivational Monday: Recovery

My dear friend, Amy Thomas, recently broke her radius and ulna while mountain biking in Moab. She is attacking recovery with an optimistic outlook and I asked her to share her story of recovery over the next weeks with a few articles. We hope you can gain something out of reading her determination (stubbornness) and love for life. It’s been roughly 3 weeks from the accident and surgery. I’ll get into where I’m at currently but…

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Suffering is hard.  (Photo courtesy of Chris McIntosh at http://cmcintoshphoto.tumblr.com/)

The Power of People

Megan Archer is a mid-30’s amateur cyclocross racer. Giving everything to the passion of sport, and for the power of the people. When I sat down to write this blog post, I had originally planned to recap both of my races at ‘cross nationals. Due to the overwhelming love and support from the cycling community in the last few days, that original plan has been sidelined. Now, I am writing to celebrate the power of people. A Little Background…

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Bear Creek Trail Denver

Week 1: 40 Rides in 40 Weeks Bike Project

Last week I wrote about a new bike project I am working on based off the popular book, “Popular Bike Rides in Denver and Boulder”, that has 40 great road and dirt rides to explore the Front Range. My goal is to ride all 40 of these in 40 weeks. After one week I have attempted 3 rides, and yet haven’t officially completed one! At first I was frustrated with this outcome as I didn’t ride the routes as prescribed (I’m…

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Chasing Mailboxes

Motivational Monday with Mary

What is your name? Mary Gersemalina What type of cycling do you enjoy? Bike touring, randonneuring, day rides, commuting, and tooling around town What is your first cycling memory? My first memory is being a little kid and learning to ride without training wheels. To master two-wheeled technique, I resorted to a combination of weaving and paddling circles on a little red bike in my parents garage, hidden from any potential onlookers (or, in my c…

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Cross of the North 2013

A Cyclocross Race for Last Place

When someone asks how your race went, traditionally you want to tell them your place 1st or 5th out of 10, something to that tune. When you are in last place you want to list out all the other positives of the race, this was my race this past Sunday. My first race of any discipline in Colorado, my first cyclocross race of the season, and my first race as a Category 3. Sure, I’m looking at most of this early season’s racing as practic…

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Lake Norman Bicycle Route

Lake Norman Bike Route Ribbon Cutting This Weekend

If you are a local to me (Charlotte/Lake Norman, NC) then you should know about the dedication event of the Lake Norman Bicycle Route. The route is planned to circle Lake Norman on marked roads, greenways, and showing points of interest. The route is 3/4 of the way marked and mapped! Read more about it or view the map here.  This Saturday is the event to kick things off, including a bike ride! Saturday, October 15, 2011 at the Troutman Depot …

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