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T&T Q&A with Lauren Hall (@lauren1717)

By     |    Jan 12, 2015
Posted in: Bike Gear, Cycling News, Nutrition, Rides & Trails, Riding Life     |    1 Tweet

Lauren Hall races professionally for Team Twenty16 Presented By Sho-Air. See what she has to say about training, gear, and racing in this week’s T&T Q&A. [T&T] What is something you wish you knew when you first started cycling? [Lauren Hall] That it takes time — a lot of pedal strokes and time. Yes, there are those out there that do well within two years, but for the majority of […]

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T&T Q&A with Katie Compton (@KatieFnCompton)

By     |    Jan 5, 2015
Posted in: Cycling News, Nutrition, Rides & Trails, Riding Life     |    No Tweets

In this week’s T&T Q&A, we talk to Trek Factory Racing pro Katie Compton, arguably the most successful US cyclocross athlete in the sport. Check out what the CX legend has to say about gear, elevating your game, nutrition, and her favorite race of the year. [T&T] Do you have a piece of cycling gear you can’t live without? [Katie Compton] Not one specifically. I think it’s important to have all your gear fit […]

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T&T Q&A with Emily Kachorek (@EmilyKachorek)

By     |    Dec 22, 2014
Posted in: Bike Gear, Cycling News, Nutrition, Rides & Trails, Riding Life     |    No Tweets

In this edition of the T&T Q&A, we talk to cyclocross rider and co-founder of Squid Bikes, Emily Kachorek. Check out what she has to share about cycling gear, racing, and nutrition. [T&T] Do you have a piece of cycling gear you can’t live without? [Emily Kachorek] Yes! I can’t live without my Halo Headband! I hate the feeling of sweat in my eyes. (I like to tell myself that fit people sweat more.) My Halo Headband […]

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T&T Q&A with Jeremy Powers (@JeremyPowers)

By     |    Dec 15, 2014
Posted in: Bike Gear, Cycling News, Nutrition, Rides & Trails, Riding Life     |    No Tweets

In this edition of the T&T Q&A, we talk to current US Cyclocross Champion, Jeremy Powers. Check out what he has to say about goal setting, gear, nutrition, and racing in our Q&A with the champ. [T&T] What is a piece of advice you wish you had when you first started riding? [Jeremy Powers] One thing I wish I would have known when I first started is how important it is to surround […]

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Skratch Labs Electrolyte Mix for 25% Off

By     |    Dec 8, 2014
Posted in: Bike Gear, Nutrition     |    No Tweets

Competitive Cyclist’s 12 Days of Christmas Sale had a good day yesterday — they marked down Skratch Labs drink mixes 25%. Sale prices are still in effect, so head over to Competitive Cyclist / Backcountry to grab some mix. Skratch Labs Exercise Hydration Mix, $15 (25% off) (Also available in a 20-pack box.) Skratch Labs Mason Jar, $9 (25% off) Skratch Labs Daily Electrolyte Drink Mix, $15 (25% off) (Also […]

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Tour de France 2014, Wine Edition Part 3

By     |    Jul 27, 2014
Posted in: Nutrition, Riding Life     |    No Tweets

Each year the Tour de France winds its way around some of the greatest wine country in the world. Some stages pass through world-renowned regions such as Champagne and Bordeaux. Others include underappreciated gems like the Languedoc and the Savoie. This year the Tour also went to England. We may not all get a chance to ride the route, but we can all drink the wines grown along the way. […]

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Tour de France 2014, Wine Edition

By     |    Jul 10, 2014
Posted in: Nutrition, Riding Life     |    No Tweets

Each year the Tour de France winds its way around some of the greatest wine country in the world. Some stages pass through world-renowned regions such as Champagne and Bordeaux. Others include underappreciated gems like the Languedoc and the Savoie. This year the Tour also went to England. We may not all get a chance to ride the route, but we can all drink the wines grown along the way. […]

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Skratch Labs Review: Exercise Hydration Mix

By     |    Jun 13, 2014
Posted in: Nutrition, Riding Life     |    No Tweets

A wise man once said, “You’re not sick, you’re thirsty!”  He was referring to the systemic effects of chronic dehydration (And may or may not have been holding a beer bong). So we should stay hydrated, got it. But proper hydration becomes even more important when you’re riding at a high intensity level. Add in high temperatures and you get the picture. There are tons of research articles out there […]

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Deal Domestique, May 19 : Deals From PowerBar, Smith, and Park Tool

By     |    May 20, 2014
Posted in: Bike Gear, Nutrition     |    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. We are your team of online domestiques that’ll save you money on the equipment you need. Here’s what’s worth a look this week: PowerBar Power Gel 24 Pack – $22 (32% off)   If you’re riding a lot, you no doubt are consuming some food […]

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