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The Most Essential Cycling Safety Tips

Essential Cycling Safety Tips

by Nicholas Rains November 05, 2020 2 min read

Cycling is healthy and fun, but it can be dangerous if you're not careful. Here are the some essential cycling safety tips to protect yourself while you ride.
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Considerations When Choosing a Cyclocross Bike

Considerations When Choosing a Gravel Bike

by Bart Luther October 15, 2020 2 min read

Gravel bikes have subtle but significant differences as compared to cyclocross bikes. Considerations when choosing a gravel bike are how and where you ride among other things.

 

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Top Reasons Why You Should Start Cycling

Top Reasons Why You Should Start Cycling

by Oscar Mendoza October 01, 2020 2 min read

Bikes are back, big time. Bike shops are working hard to meet demand. The 2020 pandemic added new items to the list of top reasons why you should start cycling.
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Nutrition for Cycling: How To Eat Healthy When Training

Nutrition for Cycling: How To Eat Healthy When Training

by Joel Kinney September 23, 2020 3 min read

Cyclists can be obsessive about counting miles, Strava segments, and heart rates—but they must also learn how to eat healthy when training to be their best.
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How To Know It’s Time To Buy a New Mountain Bike

How To Know It’s Time To Buy a New Mountain Bike

by Grant Ocampo September 09, 2020 2 min read

Despite great maintenance, mountain bikes don’t last forever. Old bikes can't take some of the newer upgrades. Here's some signs to know when it's time to upgrade.
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What Every Cyclist Should Know About Flat Tires

What Every Cyclist Should Know About Flat Tires

by Joel Kinney August 26, 2020 3 min read

Cyclists hope to avoid them, but sooner or later, a tire will expire. Learn what every cyclist should know about flat tires, so you can keep riding.
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Reasons Why You Should Try Cyclocross Racing

Reasons Why You Should Try Cyclocross Racing

by Grant Ocampo August 18, 2020 2 min read

Road riders might try mountain biking, and mountain bikers ride the roads sometimes, but here are reasons why you should try cyclocross racing.
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How to Prepare for Cyclocross Season

How to Prepare for Cyclocross Season

by Bart Luther August 05, 2020 2 min read

Cyclocross is entertaining, challenging, and tough. Be ready to get muddy when the time comes by reviewing how to prepare for cyclocross season. Okay, fingers crossed that courses will open...
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A Brief History of Cyclocross Racing

A Brief History of Cyclocross Racing

by Grant Ocampo July 30, 2020 2 min read

Cyclocross is nuts and crazy fun. Who came up with this muddy form of mayhem anyway? We looked into it to give you this brief history of cyclocross racing.
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Cycling Tips to Stay Cool in Summer

Cycling Tips to Stay Cool in Summer

by Elyse Aufmann July 10, 2020 2 min read

Four season cycling requires four season planning. Mountain bikers and road cyclists who ride in all seasons use these cycling tips to stay cool in summer.
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Cross Bike vs. Road Bike: What’s the Difference?

Cross Bike vs. Road Bike: What’s the Difference?

by Kati Larice July 02, 2020 3 min read

Cyclists are picky about the right bike for the kind of riding they prefer. Some bikes are versatile and others specialized. Learn about cross/gravel and road bikes.
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Common Reasons Why Bike Chains Break

Common Reasons Why Bike Chains Break

by Oscar Mendoza June 16, 2020 2 min read

A broken bike chain causes frustration and possibly injury. Proper maintenance is the key to avoiding these common reasons bike chains break.
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