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2013: A Great Year To Be a Cyclist

By     |    Jan 6, 2014
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Man, 2013 was alright. 2013 saw the introduction of New York’s Citi Bikes. Millions of people are now sharing bikes in America’s largest city. That’s a big deal. Yeah, other cities have been doing this for years, but New York just shows how this idea is really starting to snowball. Next stop? Maybe Wichita. Maybe Peoria. Who knows?  We also saw the introduction of the Copenhagen Wheel in 2013, another big […]

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Read This: Life in the Slipstream: The Legend of Bobby Walthour Sr.

By     |    Dec 11, 2013
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In the early 1900s, Bobby Walthour was king of the cycling world. Life in the Slipstream chronicles his life as one of the world’s athletic superstars. Red Kite Prayer has a full review: Part endurance sport, part daredevil show, the cycling of those times was big business and the nation was in thrall to its drama and personalities. Much the way Balf’s book shone the light on an era when cycling was […]

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How do you change a flat bicycle tire?

By     |    Dec 9, 2013
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VeloNews and Art’s Cyclery produced a great video showing the proper way to fix a flat bicycle tire. Wondering about tips and tricks to make changing a flat tire easier? Check out the video below: [via VeloNews & Art’s Cyclery]

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