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Gravel Adventure

In the past few years, gravel riding has gained an incredible amount of popularity. The bike industry has been flooded with gravel specific bikes, pros and amateurs alike have flocked to gravel races, and the number of people and bike tire tracks seen out on those rocky roads have steadily increased. There are a lot …


Ten Tips for Cyclocross Success

Some people say that cyclocross is a blend between mountain and road cycling, but it really is an entirely unique discipline with unique characteristics. Here are some tips to keep in mind as you take part in this challenging sport: The start is KEY! It is worth it to push yourself a little more than …


Group Ride Etiquette

Cycling does not have to be a solo endeavor. In fact, one of the best ways to get better is to ride with people faster than you. However, before you go out to your first local group ride keep these tips in mind! Ask Questions: Prior to the start of the ride, ask the regulars …


One Gear to a Better You!

Some people think that only crazy people or people who do not understand bike mechanics would ride a single speed mountain bike, but these are bikes are for EVERYONE. Shedding excess equipment offers a unique, simple, and challenging ride. Riding a single speed will make you a better mountain biker while simultaneously increasing the “fun …


Top 5 Strength Movements for Endurance Athletes

The relationship between strength and performance is well-documented, but for endurance athletes focused on performance that relationship represents a balancing act.   The trick is to incite muscle gains while also maintaining range of motion and retaining flexibility. This means focusing simultaneously on the “how” as well as the “what”.  By doing the right exercises in …


The Resolution Lie: Why 92% of New Year’s Goals Fail

Despite the best of intentions, only 8% of New Year’s resolutions are successful.  Even more shocking, 25% will fail within the first week.  A look at some common causes for failure can be key to setting realistic goals for your New Year. Takeaways: More Americans will make New Year’s resolutions than watch the Super Bowl …


Holidays 2016: 20 Gift Ideas for Endurance Athletes

Shopping for an endurance athlete can be challenging.  This is because the same people who take their training seriously also take their gear seriously. If this sounds familiar and you’d like to avoid another year of feigned gratitude and post-holiday returns, we are here to help.  Our holiday gift guide will set you on the right track. Specialized Socks Can …

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