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By     |    Jun 23, 2015
Posted in: Bike Gear, Riding Life     |    No Tweets

Be right back. Until then … Nashbar will knock 20% off your orders through today. Just spend $50. You’ll get shipping too. Jenson USA launched their July 4th sale a bit early. Shop it here. And read this: Gravel, All-Road, Bikepacker, Adventure Bike….marketing terms for a somewhat nebulous and ill-defined target demographic into which bicycle brands have desperately been hurling new product development. Golly, I do like bike design but I […]

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T&T Q&A with Conor Mullervy (@conormullervy)

By     |    Jun 22, 2015
Posted in: Bike Gear, Cycling News, Nutrition, Rides & Trails, Riding Life     |    No Tweets

Conor Mullervy is a professional G2 cyclist for Champion System Stans NoTubes with a serious knack for crit racing. Check out his take on what it takes to live the life of being a successful pro cyclist in this week’s T&T Q&A. [T&T] What is something you wish you knew when you first started cycling? [Conor Mullervy] I didn’t find cycling until my senior year in high school, and I wasn’t even thinking […]

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Download The Inner Ring’s TdF Calendar

By     |    Jun 18, 2015
Posted in: Cycling News, Rides & Trails     |    No Tweets

It’s getting to be that time of year — just about two weeks to go until the 2015 Tour de France. Who’s gonna win this year? Tough to say. When does it all go down? Well, that’s easier. Click over to here for The Inner Ring’s downloadable iCal calendar. It’s slick. Need a route map too? Here you go.

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Breakaway Deals, June 9 : Stan’s Mountain Bike Wheelset For 36% Off And More

By     |    Jun 16, 2015
Posted in: Bike Gear     |    No Tweets

At Trail & Tarmac, we scour the web for the best road cycling and mountain bike gear deals so that you can spend more time riding and less time shopping. Breakaway Deals are out ahead of the pack and worth grabbing. Here’s what’s worth a look this week: Big Deal: Stan’s Arch EX 29 Mountain Bike Wheelset, $350 (36% off) If you want a good deal on a set of Stan’s wheels, the […]

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Chicago Cyclists: Beware (Or Get Bare)

By     |    Jun 12, 2015
Posted in: Cycling News, Rides & Trails, Riding Life     |    1 Tweet

Clever headline, right? The World Naked Bike Ride is back in the Windy City. Temps should be in the 70s, so shrinkage shouldn’t be too much of a problem and the only headlights you’ll see may be actual headlines. Get it? Sigh. From Chicagoist: As in past years, the Chicago Police Department will not be ticketing riders for nudity, according to a department spokeswoman. Several bike cops will follow the […]

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Breakaway Deals, June 9 : Orbea Orca Bronze Dama M70 Road Bike For 43% Off And More

By     |    Jun 9, 2015
Posted in: Bike Gear     |    1 Tweet

At Trail & Tarmac, we scour the web for the best road cycling and mountain bike gear deals so that you can spend more time riding and less time shopping. Breakaway Deals are out ahead of the pack and worth grabbing. Here’s what’s worth a look this week: Big Deal: Orbea Orca Bronze Dama M70 Road Bike, $1,000 (43% off) A few weeks ago, we wrote about the Diamondback Podium Equipe, a road bike […]

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T&T Q&A with Chloe Woodruff (@chloewoodruff)

By     |    Jun 8, 2015
Posted in: Bike Gear, Cycling News, Nutrition, Rides & Trails, Riding Life     |    7 Tweets

Growing up in Boulder, CO, pro mountain biker Chloe Woodruff was exposed to riding at an early age. Her early introduction to the sport has led to a successful amateur and pro career. Her highlights include 1st place at the 2013 US Cup Bonelli Park Super D and a spot on the US National Team. Chloe is also one of the only American women to earn a World Championship starting spot […]

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ENVE Road And MTB Wheels On Sale For 25-32% Off

By     |    Jun 4, 2015
Posted in: Bike Gear     |    No Tweets

ENVE wheels are drool-worthy and fast. You can get a pair from Competitive Cyclist for 25-32% off today. Shop the full sale here. Enve Twenty9 XC Tubeless Carbon Clincher MTB Wheelset, $1,625 (36% off) These are under 1,600g for the pair! Talk about a light MTB wheelset. The Enve XC is the lightest of their mountain wheelsets, but they’re feathery without being wimpy. On the contrary, the XC Carbon Clinchers […]

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Breakaway Deals, June 2 : Early Summer Doldrums Edition

By     |    Jun 2, 2015
Posted in: Bike Gear     |    No Tweets

At Trail & Tarmac, we scour the web for the best road cycling and mountain bike gear deals so that you can spend more time riding and less time shopping. Breakaway Deals are out ahead of the pack and worth grabbing. Here’s what’s worth a look this week: Early Summer Doldrums Edition I don’t know what it is. Maybe it’s the nicer weather, but the marketing teams at our favorite online bike shops […]

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T&T Q&A with Joey Rosskopf (@joeyrosskopf)

By     |    Jun 1, 2015
Posted in: Bike Gear, Cycling News, Nutrition, Rides & Trails, Riding Life     |    6 Tweets

Joey Rosskopf is in the middle of his first year with BMC Racing and recently competed in the Amgen Tour of California where he placed 4th in the individual time trial and reached as high as 4th in the GC. Joey sat down with us to discuss how he got into cycling, his favorite gear, and his favorite races in this week’s pro cyclist Q&A:  [Trail & Tarmac] How’d you first get […]

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