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5 key rules for cycling clothing

Everyone of us knows, that in cycling, layering your clothing is key. In Germany this is called the “onion-principle”.
What to wear is as much a personal thing as your maximum heart rate. 376 more words

Cycling

The ultimate yoga routine for cyclists

At the beginning of the year I had a simple stretch routine. Five stretches which I did after every ride. And I still do them, but: they’re not enough. 118 more words

Cycling

Rapha Long Sleeve Brevet Windproof Jersey

quandary

ˈkwɒnd(ə)ri/

noun

  1. a state of perplexity or uncertainty over what to do in a difficult situation.

Yep. Definitely a quandary. You get that sometimes with “niche” products. 1,214 more words

Cycling

Fiction vs. Reality: Supercompensation

You have to loose fitness to gain power. Never heard of supercompensation? Well that’s why consistency is so important. Let me explain this.

As you can see in the picture, supercompensation is – if you’re doing it right – a rising wave. 216 more words

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AAA 200k Brevet

September 17, 2016

Route: Adrian, MI to Albion, MI and back
Distance: 125  miles
Bikes: Soma Stanyan & Soma Grand Randonneur

After watching the weather all week hoping the forecast would change, we drove down to the Jackson, Michigan area to attempt our first 200k of the year. 715 more words

Randonneuring

The 3 biggest difficultys to become a road biker

3 years ago:
“Man, you will never wear this lycra stuff. Everyone could see your balls!”

Today:

“It has to be so tight, that it almost hurts. 72 more words

Cycling

3 Tipps for ultracycling

Sunday 02.10.2016 – 19:12
I’m packing my stuff for the “TAB-Ride” (Touching Austrias Border) tomorrow. A total of 220 Kilometer from Freising to the border of Austria and back with a big climb right in the middle of the route. 492 more words

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