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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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Breakaway Deals, Mar. 10 : Bellwether Criterium Shorts For 55% Off And More

By     |    Mar 10, 2015
Posted in: Bike Gear     |    No Tweets

Breakaway Deals are out ahead of the pack and worth watching. 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. Here’s what’s worth a look this week: Big Deal: Bellwether Criterium Shorts It’s the start of another season which means it’s time to take a look at your gear and see what needs […]

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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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The Chain Reaction Cycles Spring Cleanout Sale

By     |    Mar 9, 2015
Posted in: Bike Gear     |    No Tweets

Chain Reaction Cycles has a new sale running — the Spring Cleanout Sale. In addition to the low prices, they’ll knock $15 off your order if you spend $145. Here’s what’s worth a look: CycleOps Classic Virtual Trainer, $709 (39% off)   Kore OCD Riser Handlebar, $50 (35% off)   Easton Haven Carbon Riser Bar, $85 (58% off) Fizik Thar 29er K:ium MTB Saddle, $98 (42% off) Fulcrum Red Power […]

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Pinkbike On International Women’s Day

By     |    Mar 8, 2015
Posted in: Cycling News, Riding Life     |    No Tweets

Check out this great article on Pinkbike today. They ask: What could the industry do to encourage more women to participate in mountain biking? Read the answers here >> Then check out what pro cyclists Robin Farina, Lauren Hall, Emily Kachorek, and Katie Compton had to say about riding during their T&T Q&As.

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Nashbar’s “Price Protection” Examined

By     |    Mar 5, 2015
Posted in: Bike Gear     |    2 Tweets

Nashbar is pretty aggressive about pricing. They offer some of the best deals available when it comes to buying cycling gear online. But wait, there’s more. They’ve got a “Price Protection” policy. Here’s what it says: Price Protection Nashbar promises to provide the lowest price on everything we sell – from Avid to Zefal. That means if you happen to find a lower price on a new identical item (exact size, […]

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Breakaway Deals, Mar. 3 : Reynolds Road Bike Wheels For 34-49% Off And More

By     |    Mar 3, 2015
Posted in: Bike Gear     |    No Tweets

Breakaway Deals are out ahead of the pack and worth watching. 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. Here’s what’s worth a look this week: Big Deal: Reynolds Road Bike Wheels Ask and you shall receive. If you’ve been looking for a pair of road bike wheels on sale recently, the […]

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Pearl Izumi Quest Long Sleeve Cycling Jersey, 51% Off

By     |    Mar 2, 2015
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If you’re looking for winter apparel, both Competitive Cyclist and Jenson USA are running sales today. There’s lots to browse through, but these jerseys stand out. Pearl Izumi Quest Long Sleeve Jersey, $32 (51% off) What makes this a deal to pounce on? Well, Pearl Isumi makes great stuff and this jersey is downright cheap at just over thirty bucks. Hell, get all three colors and rotate them in this […]

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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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Get Giro Gauge Mountain Bike Shoes for $95 Today and More

By     |    Feb 25, 2015
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Looking for a solid pair of mountain bike shoes? Well, Nashbar’s running one of their extra 21% off deals today and tomorrow and these shoes from Giro are now just $95. The discount applies to a lot of stuff, so if you were eyeing some of the Breakaway Deals featured yesterday, they’re worth another look today. Might be worth looking at a Garmin Edge if you’re in the market, or some […]

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