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Interview with Jill Homer

Win a Bike Light – Motivational Monday with Jill Homer

This month’s Motivational Monday posts are brought to you by one of my personal favorites, Light & Motion. Between now and the end of June, Light & Motion wants to know who or what in the cycling community motivates  you. All you have to do us leave a comment here or on Light & Motions’ Facebook page. At the end of the month we’ll be choosing one lucky winner to score a brand new VIS 360 commuter light! What’s your name and loca…

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Offseason Fall

Properly Preparing for the Offseason

As we head into Thanksgiving most folks that have the cyclist mentality start thinking about the next season. Even those that are deep in the trenches of cyclocross racing are thinking about what they need to be doing for the next season. As the next 6 months of my life are going to be rather haphazard I want to lay out broad strokes of goals and targets for 2012. My Offseason Arsenal Goals for 2012 – As basic as it sounds. No matter if it…

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Salsa Spearfish

Mountain Bike Fit Musings

For the past 5 or so years I have been a 29er (and 650b) lover. Normally my mountain bike is a single speed, full rigid rig. Sometimes an 80mm hard tail, or something of the variety. Lately I’ve been spending more and more time on my Salsa Spearfish 29er. 100mm in the front, 80mm in the rear. The bike is a real treat to ride, and as I adventure more and more around the southeast I do believe it is the perfect bike for 90% of the trails. H…

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TN Valley Bikes

Friday Shop Profile – Tennessee Valley Bikes

As an independent rep for Quality Bicycle Products I travel to bike shops all over the Southeast of the USA. Visiting a great amount of killer shops, doing what they love and each one in their very unique way. Next time you’re close, check one of these out! Want to see more shops? Visit the tag. Shop Name: Tennessee Valley Bikes (TN Valley Bikes) Location: 214 W Magnolia Ave, Knoxville, TN. Number: 865.540.9979 The boys at TN Valley created a so…

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Finding the White Line

When people ask me what time of rider I am normally say a mountain biker. It isn’t true though. I started out fascinated with road biking and racing, and happened to enjoy the adventure of mountain biking a lot over the past 5 years. Recently I picked up a Foundry Auger B1 as a rep sample. Built as a cyclocross bike I took the knobs off and put on some Michelin Pro4 tires and have been treating it as my road bike.  The miles of bonding wit…

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First Flight Bicycles

Shop Photo Roll: First Flight Bicycles

Been working today on program/settings/lighting with a new camera I picked up for Interbike. (My Canon 7D decided last minute to need servicing.) One of the places I visited today was First Flight Bicycles… the Charlotte area Salsa dealer….

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