All posts tagged practical


Product Review: Castelli Free 9 Socks

Socks are highly underrated.  They are one of those essential cycling items that can be the difference between an epic ride and and epic fail.  Think about the importance of […]

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Building An Athlete’s Personal Brand — Part 1

How do you define yourself? Who are you?  Where do you come from? What are your goals? What makes you unique? These are big questions and it’s important that you are able […]

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Secrets of the Cycling Illuminati

Cycling is a sport shrouded in mystery, full of secrets.  It is experiential.  It is not innate.  The knowledge that you need to be a proficient and successful cyclist can […]

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Getting The Most From Your Energy Gel

Want to maximize the ‘pick-me-up” boost you get from an energy gel?  Here’s how to make sure you get the most out of that little packet of goo: 1. Don’t […]

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Avoid Common Cycling Mistakes!

We all make mistakes.  Getting your high school girlfriend’s name tatooed on your chest.  Buying 1,000 shares of Facebook IPO stock at the opening price. Eating a handful of Habanero […]

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Secrets To Riding In The Cold

So, it’s cold outside.  Not just cold, really cold.  Cold like Milwaukee in January.  Cold like when you had your hand submerged in Uncle Jim’s 60-gallon ice-filled cooler for four […]

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What Rocks And What Doesn’t — The Good/Bad List

What’s worse than a product that sucks?  A product that sucks that you are required to use because one of your sponsors makes it.  Despite popular opinion, ‘free’ does not […]

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The Attack Position — Be Ready For Anything!

What’s the best way to get out of bad situation?  Recite Shakespeare?  No.  Pretend like you have a gun in your jacket?  Nope.  Pray?  Maybe.  The best answer: avoid the […]

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Welcome to Better-Biking 2.0!

Welcome to Better-Biking 2.0! We are your guide to training strategies, riding techniques, and practical tips to help make you better athlete on and off the bike. This site and […]

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