Successful Cornering In Four Easy Steps

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Here’s a quick ‘how to’ on cornering. Following is a description of the four steps that every cyclist should go through when navigating a turn. Step 1 – Look and […]

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Riding And Training In The Heat

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It’s summertime and the hot weather has arrived. Are you prepared for riding and training in the heat? Before you go charging off into the blazing hot for a marathon […]

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Stretching vs. Movement Preparation

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Is there a difference between stretching and movement preparation? Yes, there is… and a significant one. Stretching is the sustained elongation of a muscle or group of muscles. Movement preparation […]

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2015 SoCal Colavita 10th Anniversary Team Kits Are Now Available — Order Yours Today!

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2015 SoCal Colavita 10th Anniversary Team Kits Are Now Available — Order Yours Today! Place your order today for your 2015 SoCal Colavita team kit made exclusively by Castelli. All […]

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What We Really Need

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I had an epiphany. And this was not just any epiphany.  It was an epiphany about bicycling. It seems that as I get older, I have epiphanies all the time. […]

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What’s In Your Training Ride?

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Today’s athletes are bombarded with advice on how to maximize their performance.   The would-be coach, the athletic trainer, the former-pro-athlete-turned-performance-guru, the bona fide exercise physiologist, the enthusiast blogger (ahem, excluding […]

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Green Is The New Black: Northwave Extreme Tech Plus MTB Shoes

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The bicycle Industry is notorious for its wholehearted embrace of gimmickry and gadgetry. If you have been a cyclist for more than a decade, you have seen a cavalcade of bikes […]

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Up: The Zen of Climbing

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Up! You’re on a bicycle. The road or trail ahead tilts skyward. So, you have a choice to make: turn around and pedal back the way you came or start climbing. […]

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Stupid Stuff

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We all do stupid things. We all make mistakes. It’s human nature. How about opening that well-shaken two-liter bottle of root beer while standing in the middle of your carpeted living […]

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Confessions Of A Cycling Sock Whore

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This is my confession: I am a cycling sock whore.  I have 47 pairs of cycling socks. No, really.  Forty-seven pairs.  I counted them last night.  Oh, and that does not […]

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