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Chainlinks from @pinkbike @bikehugger @TheRadavist @inrng and More!

By     |    Feb 26, 2015
Posted in: Bike Gear, Cycling News, Rides & Trails, Riding Life     |    No Tweets

Maybe It’s The Snow … But I want to be here: [via Pinkbike] Hell, I’d Settle For Here:   [via The Radavist] I’m Not The Only One Thinking About Weather The Inner Ring tackles the weather question. Professional bike racing is just that, a profession. While there many rules on workplace safety for factories and offices, there are few when it comes to racing down a mountain at 100km/h. Now […]

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[photo credit: Tim De Waele]

T&T Q&A with Brent Bookwalter (@brentbookwalter)

By     |    Feb 23, 2015
Posted in: Bike Gear, Cycling News, Nutrition, Rides & Trails, Riding Life     |    No Tweets

Brent Bookwalter is a professional cyclist for BMC Racing Team. He’s raced the Tour de France and the Giro d’Italia and was helping BMC take home the Team Classification win at the Dubai Tour when he answered our questions. Keep reading to see what Brent has to say about racing, training, the Bookwalter Binge, and burritos in this week’s T&T Q&A:   [T&T] What is something you wish you knew when […]

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Option Two: The Cycling Parasol. [Photo: recoverling]

Apply Sunscreen AFTER Filling Your Pockets: Cycling Common Sense I Learned the Hard Way

By     |    Feb 19, 2015
Posted in: Rides & Trails, Riding Life     |    No Tweets

I’m a pretty pale person who is prone to sunburn. I take wearing sunscreen seriously and was recently ashamed when I realized I hadn’t been using an SPF lip balm. So when I loaded up my jersey one morning this past summer to head out for a ride, I made sure that an SPF lip balm was in one of my jersey pockets along with snacks, my ID, some money, and […]

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T&T Q&A with Todd Wells (@yotwells)

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

Todd Wells is a 9x National Champion who has also won the Leadville 100 and La Ruta de Los Conquistadors. He knows what it takes to win when you’re getting down and dirty on two wheels, and he shares his knowledge with us here in this week’s T&T Q&A. [TT] What is something you wish you knew when you first started cycling? [Todd Wells] I wish I knew that you don’t […]

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The Tulsa Tough [Photo: Tony Steward]

Downshift Before Stopping: Cycling Common Sense I Learned the Hard Way

By     |    Feb 12, 2015
Posted in: Rides & Trails, Riding Life     |    No Tweets

I was riding one of the gran fondo routes at Tulsa Tough with my sister Natalie and my friend Kendra. It was both of their first times participating in a gran fondo, but to say that I was the most experienced rider in our group wasn’t saying much. We found our way to the first rest stop which was at the bottom of a long gradual hill. By long, I […]

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T&T Q&A with Isaac Howe (@isaachowe)

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

Isaac Howe, a professional cyclist for Champion System / Stan’s NoTubes, knows about life on the road. He has leveraged his experience to help develop The Airport Ninja, an airplane-ready bike case designed to avoid oversize luggage fees. See what Isaac has to share about racing, training, and eating in this week’s T&T Q&A.  [T&T] What is something you wish you knew when you first started cycling? [Isaac Howe] Once you […]

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The Starting Line of the Barry Roubaix. [Photo: Dwight Wade]

10 Reasons to Plan a Cycling Trip to Michigan

By     |    Feb 5, 2015
Posted in: Rides & Trails, Riding Life     |    2 Tweets

As long as there have been bikes, cyclists have wanted to find new and exciting locales for riding. Bike-specific vacations are a booming business across the world with avid cyclists flocking to Colorado, California, Utah, and New England. While these are all great places to ride your bike, if you are willing to look a little further, you might find a hidden gem that wouldn’t show up on many destination lists […]

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T&T Q&A with Shawn Milne (@Shawn_Milne_)

By     |    Feb 2, 2015
Posted in: Bike Gear, Cycling News, Nutrition, Rides & Trails, Riding Life     |    No Tweets

Shawn Milne has raced both road and cyclocross professionally. He’s an extremely well-rounded cyclist who brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to cyclists looking to elevate their game. See what he has to share in this week’s T&T Q&A.  [TT] What is something you wish you knew when you first started cycling? [Shawn Milne] I started as a talented runner my freshman year of high school. I was incredibly […]

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T&T Q&A with Robin Farina (@Robin_Farina)

By     |    Jan 26, 2015
Posted in: Bike Gear, Cycling News, Nutrition, Rides & Trails, Riding Life     |    No Tweets

Robin Farina won the USA National Road Race Championship in 2011, so she knows what it takes to win. See what she has to say about racing, training, and keeping warm in this week’s T&T Q&A.  [T&T] What is something you wish you knew when you first started cycling? [Robin Farina] Cycling is a sport of patience and working on the basics is an absolute necessity. Too many riders these days just jump into […]

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T&T Q&A with Brandon Freyer (@brfreyer)

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

Brandon Freyer, a U23 cyclist for High Country Devo and Marketing Major at Appalachian State, kicks butt on the bike and in the classroom. See what he has to say about racing, training, and chocolate milk in this week’s T&T Q&A.  [T&T] Do you have a piece of cycling gear you can’t live without? [Brandon Freyer] Right now, I’m absolutely in love with my Origin8 road frame. I’ve been riding it […]

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