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Motivation for Trainer Riding - It’s an Inside Job

“I love riding the trainer!”  – said no one – ever!  The trainer can be a love / hate relationship.  As a training aid, you love it because it offers training options during poor weather and winter months.   562 more words

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Wet ride, dry ride, or my Wednesday ramble

On Wednesday January 13 I had a dentist appointment in Garden Home, a neighborhood in deep SW Portland. And it was raining. It’s a thirteen mile ride, one way, from my house. 853 more words

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Learn to Strengthen the Most Essential Muscles for Cycling — Join Peak Cycles' Foundation Training Class

What is perhaps the most essential region of your body that contributes most to overall cycling performance? Is it your legs? Your abs? No, it’s your back! 360 more words

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Motivation and Planning - The Key to Making Cycling Resolutions Stick 

It’s tough being a bike rider from January through late March. The holidays are over, the winter weather is in full swing and the idea of keeping up the motivation to exercise on a cold  627 more words

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My "To do" List!

As it turns out, turningcogs was pretty good this past year and consequently, Bicycle Santa brought us a few key goodies for Christmas. One of my favorite winter projects is catching up on bicycle maintenance. 179 more words


3 New Years Resolutions Worth Keeping

New Year’s has always been a time for reflecting on the past year, and more importantly, looking forward to the coming year. It’s a time to reflect on the changes we want to make and resolve to follow through on those changes.   647 more words

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Holiday Blessings: Remembering the Season with Gratitude

Cycling seasons come and go. There is the big training ramp up in the spring for summer riding and racing followed by fun and challenging… 255 more words

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