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Successful Cornering In Four Easy Steps

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

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

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

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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Up: The Zen of Climbing

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

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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The Skinny On Weight Loss For Cyclists

You can never be too rich, too tan, or too thin, right?  Um, wrong.  Being too rich creates all kinds of problems.  Skeptical?  Just ask Paris Hilton, Kim Kardashian, or […]

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Heads Up!

“Look where you want to go.”  Ever heard that pithy little saying before?  Well, it’s true, y’know. Whether you are on the road or on the trail, your bike will go […]

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Navigating The Sand

There are three certainties in mountain biking: 1. You will get dirty; 2. You will crash; 3. You will ride through sand. How you respond to inevitabilities No. 1 and […]

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Your Bike’s New Best Friend

Meet your bike’s new best friend — the used toothbrush. No, really.  Really, really. Unless you are a masochistic Army drill sergeant, vindictive high school football coach, or someone who […]

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