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4 Ways to Make the Most of Late Summer Riding 

At the beginning of the cycling season, enthusiasm and energy is high!  About the mid-season point, accumulated season fatigue catches up with most cyclist. Recovery rate from workouts and from races slows down and finally, by the end of the season, some find their motivation waning.   633 more words

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Refinishing my ukulele

Back in 2009, before I rode my bike from Edmonton to Thunder Bay, I went to the now-defunct Gordon Price Music and purchased a $20 ukulele. 403 more words

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Gravel Grinders: The New Cycling Adventure     

Gravel what?  Yep! You read it right – gravel grinders!  Gravel Grinder 101: are popping up all over the country.  Generally, they are unsanctioned, unsupported endurance bicycle races on primarily gravel and dirt roads, with little or no outside support, course markings, fees or prizes. 500 more words

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Guide to Spectating the USA Pro Challenge in Golden, Colorado 2015

Just weeks away from the start of the 2015 USA Pro Challenge, Colorado sports enthusiasts and cycling fans around the world wait with anticipation of yet another phenomenal pro race.  761 more words

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Our Favorite Nutritional Products to Avoid Muscle Cramps

There are a lot of opinions about why muscle cramping occurs and everyone has their own advice when the topic comes up. Many sports drinks tell you that they key to preventing cramps is magnesium, bike fitters will tell you your saddle is too high or you have incorrect… 475 more words

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How to Stop Sabotaging Your Race Day Efforts

Before a race or a big event, do you ever feel overwhelmed? Nervous? Anxious? For the most part, experiencing those sensations is normal. Yet, oftentimes, negative self talk can exasperate the problem. 423 more words

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Review- Esi fit cr grips

Today I’m going to review the ESI fit cr grips. I’ve been riding these since i got them installed at the seaotter this past march. 340 more words