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T&T Q&A with Coryn Rivera (@CorynRivera)

By     |    Apr 20, 2015
Posted in: Bike Gear, Cycling News, Nutrition, Rides & Trails, Riding Life     |    No Tweets

Coryn Rivera is fast. And we mean FAST. The 22-year-old is known for her sprinting ability. Read her advice on how to look speedy and be speedy, in this week’s T&T Q&A: [T&T] What is something you wish you knew when you first started cycling? [Coryn Rivera] When I first started racing, I would have never guessed how much travel is involved for racing and training. I have been all over the US […]

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T&T Q&A with Arley Kemmerer (@arleykemm)

By     |    Apr 13, 2015
Posted in: Bike Gear, Cycling News, Nutrition, Rides & Trails, Riding Life     |    No Tweets

Arley Kemmerer is a petite powerhouse who races cyclocross for PB2 Pro Cycling. She’s not afraid to get dirty or go fast and has the 1st place finish in the USA Cycling Cross Country Mountain Bike National Championships in 2013 to prove it. See what she has to say about cycling, nutrition, and CrossFit in this week’s T&T Q&A: [T&T] What is something you wish you knew when you first started […]

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Fear and Loathing at Barry-Roubaix: Part 2

By     |    Apr 8, 2015
Posted in: Rides & Trails, Riding Life     |    No Tweets

Dwight Wade rode Michigan’s Barry-Roubaix this year. If you missed his post about preparations, check it out here. Read more about cycling in Michigan here. Keep up with Dwight’s other adventures by following @KungFuIke on Twitter. Want to write your own race report? Get in touch.  19 degrees. What the hell, Michigan? Really? Only at mile two. Hands are already frozen. Can’t feel my shifters. Can’t feel my brakes pull. Not even to […]

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T&T Q&A with Georgia Gould (@gouldgeorgia)

By     |    Apr 6, 2015
Posted in: Bike Gear, Cycling News, Nutrition, Rides & Trails, Riding Life     |    No Tweets

Georgia Gould is a household name in women’s cycling. Not only does she ride with LUNA Women’s Mountain Bike Team, but she is also an outspoken advocate for equality for women in cycling. See what she has to say about nutrition, cold-weather gear, and women’s cycling in this week’s T&T Q&A: [T&T] What is something you wish you knew when you first started cycling? [Georgia Gould] Recovery days don’t make you […]

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T&T Q&A with Matthew Busche (@MatthewBusche)

By     |    Mar 30, 2015
Posted in: Bike Gear, Cycling News, Nutrition, Rides & Trails, Riding Life     |    No Tweets

Matthew Busche competed in his first Tour de France in 2014, riding to support Trek Factory Racing teammates Haimar Zubeldia and Fränk Schleck. See what he has to say about training, European racing, and chocolate milk in this week’s T&T Q&A: [T&T]  What is something you wish you knew when you first started cycling? [Matthew Busche] My path to cycling was non-traditional — I started late and transitioned to Europe quickly. For me, […]

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Barry-Roubaix 2011. Appealing, Right? [Photo: Fred Rothengatter]

Fear and Loathing at Barry-Roubaix: Part 1

By     |    Mar 25, 2015
Posted in: Cycling News, Rides & Trails, Riding Life     |    No Tweets

Barry-Roubaix is just a few days away. I’ve been training all winter for this race and zero hour is fast approaching. As I’m writing this, I’m sitting in the waiting room for my son’s two-month checkup. Winter was long this year with record low temps and heavy snowfall. Throw in the last trimester of my wife’s pregnancy and you can see how winter threw me for a loop when it came to […]

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Spring! [Photo: Steven Robinson]

The 10 Best Things About Riding in Spring

By     |    Mar 19, 2015
Posted in: Bike Gear, Cycling News, Rides & Trails, Riding Life     |    No Tweets

After yet another long, harsh winter across most of the country, most of us are itching to get off the blasted trainer and get back outside. Record low temperatures and higher-than-average snowfalls have made this a particularly harsh winter. And it’s not be over yet. So, to get our minds off the cold, gray winter, lets take a few minutes to talk about what makes riding in Spring so great. If […]

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T&T Q&A with Chelsea Factor (@chelsfactor)

By     |    Mar 16, 2015
Posted in: Bike Gear, Cycling News, Nutrition, Rides & Trails, Riding Life     |    No Tweets

Chelsea Factor rides for Outcast Racing Team and is a graduate student at FIU in Miami, Florida. See how she balances grad school with her ambitious cycling goals in this week’s T&T Q&A: [T&T] What is something you wish you knew when you first started cycling? [Chelsea Factor] When I first started, I wish someone would have told me what was cool, and what wasn’t cool to wear. I could have really used some style points. […]

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Proof Fat Bikes Rock

By     |    Mar 11, 2015
Posted in: Bike Gear, Cycling News, Rides & Trails, Riding Life     |    No Tweets

Did you see this? Thirty-six-year-old John Lackey … finish[ed] this year’s 350-mile Iditarod Trail Invitational race in 1 day, 18 hours, and 32 minutes—a time that took 10 hours and 11 minutes off the previous cycling record, which was just set last year. Even more impressively, he came in 8 hours under the course record set by Iditarod sled dogs along the same course, which threads through the Alaska Range from […]

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T&T Q&A with Daniel Holloway (@The_Hollywood)

By     |    Mar 9, 2015
Posted in: Bike Gear, Cycling News, Nutrition, Rides & Trails, Riding Life     |    No Tweets

Daniel “Hollywood” Holloway, the slightly zany (and always entertaining) rider for Athlete Octane Cycling, had one heck of a year in 2014. The US Criterium Champion saw over 20 first place wins and was on the podium over 40 times last season. He took a few minutes out of kicking butt to tell us about his favorite gear and gadgets, his super-fast bike, and how he’s found all of his […]

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