The Joy Of Flat Tires on the Katy Trail
Last fall, in my valiant effort to ride my Trek Hybrid bike across the entire span of the Katy Trail in Missouri, I…
Lance Armstrong News
The man has had enough! After over a decade of fighting allegations of doping and constant questions of his integrity…
Fun Cycling With An Electric Assist Bicycle
By-pass gas stations and traffic jams on your electric bicycle. You can ride around traffic jams and give gas stations…
Cycling In Hot Weather: Hydration Is Critical
I love to ride my bicycle, and have been in love with this mode of transportation since I was 6 years old. Back then,…
Road Safety Tips for Cyclists
Cycle Safety on City StreetsCycling on busy streets is not for the faint hearted, and if you’re a novice cyclist,…
Road Biking for Beginners
Cycling Tips for BeginnersStarting any new sport comes with a huge amount of information, tips and advice which can…
Cycling Articles (125)
A Very Scary Incident
As a former triathlete I've trained many hours on my road racer. I ride a Giant OCR3 compact road racer. It's a great bike. The frame and fork are made of carbon fiber. I'ts much lighter than my old aluminum framed bike. I've trained with other triathletes in triathalon clinics…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Jul 02, 2011  
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A Bicycle Repair Tool Makes A Responsible Bike Ride
There is a key point that you should always remember when going on any bicycle ride, especially one of great length. Do a safety check before you go speeding down the road on a bike with loose wheels or worse..no brakes!! One should always check the tires, brakes, air pressure…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   May 04, 2011  
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Bicycle Mechanic Tools for Beginners- Which Tools Will I Need?
Maintaining your own bicycle is fun. You will learn how a bicycle works, save money on costly repairs and have fun while doing so. Many tune-ups cost over $60 and they are simple tasks that can be easily accomplished in your garage or hallway with the right tools and a…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   May 04, 2011  
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Bicycle Frame Size - A Trick to Find Your Bike Frame Size
If you are looking to buy a new road or mountain bike then you should pay alot of respect to the size of the bicycle. You probably want to know how to roughly size a bicycle. Here is a good trick...A professional rule of thumb is to measure the inseam…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   May 05, 2011  
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Get Trendy Foot Wears With Stickers
What initially started as a campaign to help saves lives has now become a trend among people of all age groups. Reflective Shoe Laces came into the market in the mid 1990’s when florescent colors were first introduced to the world of fashion. Initially people did not like to be…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Dec 10, 2013  
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Cycle Touring Tips
Tips on Cycle TouringIf you’ve never been on cycle tour, I highly recommend you do so. It is the most fun you’ll have on two wheels.You don’t need to pack your bike to the rafters with everything including the kitchen sink, as I see so many cycle tourists do.So here’s…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Oct 26, 2011  
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Essentials for Running A Marathon
Running a marathon is no easy task. The Limassol Marathon takes place at the end of March; here are some essential pieces of equipment you may need along the way. Running trainers When training for a marathon, the most important piece of running kit is a good pair of trainers.…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Feb 07, 2013  
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Down And Dirty Bike Race
Warsaw Missouri is again the host to the Down and Dirty Bike Race. The race will be held on Sunday, June 9, 2013 at the new mountain bike course just east of the Truman Lake Dam. There will be plenty of signs in case you don't know where the park…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Jun 07, 2013  
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Road Cyclists And Shaved Legs
Why do Cyclists Shave their Legs? One of the most common questions I get asked from non-cyclists, is why do road cyclists shave their legs? Normally said in a way that makes it obvious they are wondering about my sexual preferences. I usually mumble something about how it helps healing…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Oct 02, 2011  
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Get Your Ride On: Virginia is Bike Route Paradise
The Commonwealth of Virginia is a mid-Atlantic state that offers an abundance of cycling opportunities for riders of all types. Virginia’s geography spans from the Atlantic Ocean well into the Blue Ridge Mountains offering beautiful terrain of many various types. Virginia cycling routes and their endless beauty and varying terrain…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   May 04, 2015  
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Invest In A Bike, Good for the Body, Balm for the Soul
One of the things I like about cycling is the equitable character of the activity. Huge disparities of wealth are less obvious amongst cyclists than in many other walks of life. Of course a serious cyclist may well ride a machine many others couldn’t afford but unless he operates as…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Feb 28, 2012  
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Road ID Band
Would you rather wear a stylish Road ID Band when cycling, or risk being involved in a serious accident and have first responder's not know anything about you? Neither your name nor medical information. Having crucial medical information available on your Road ID Band can prevent serious delays in treatment…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Nov 19, 2013  
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Cycling Training Program Tips
Tips on Choosing a Cycling Training Program. If you’re going to enter into any form of cycle training, then the first thing to do is to be clear about your objectives. Think about what you really want from a cycle training program. Are you interested in racing? Or do you…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Oct 16, 2011  
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Great Incintinve To Ride Electric Bike
Have you ever wanted to ride an electric bike? Ever want to own your very own? Well now is the best time ever! There are government incentives to purchase alternative fuel vehicles, prices of EV's are becoming more competitive every day, and one of the leading electric bike conversion kit…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Sep 06, 2012  
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Are You Asking Yourself What Size Bike Frame Do I Need?
Are you looking at buying new bike but you are not sure what frame size? If you do, keep reading. First of all bikes are differently sized. If you are not too tall or too short you will probably need medium size frame. Every person is different and you should…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Mar 16, 2011  
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Electric Bicycles The Transport Of the Future
Electric bicycles are the transport of the future. We only need to look around us to see that our roads are getting more and more congested with gas guzzling cars while the air that we breath is becoming more polluted by the day. Here are a few good reasons to…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Oct 11, 2011  
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Keep Your Body Fit With Cycle Events 2015
Let us participate in the cycling events this season in 2015 at your favourite location i.e. Virginia. Are you fond of cycling and want to try it, so here is a perfect opportunity for you. Enjoy cycle events in Virginia and prove yourself. We are organizing a Virginia Bike Tour…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Feb 24, 2015  
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Beginners Guide to Competitive Cycling Part 1 - Bikes, Clothes And Clubs
What do you need to do to get into cycle racing? Firstly there needs to me a motivating force. Do you like competing? Do you want a challenge? are you involved in other individual competitive sports? Secondly there is going to be a significant investment in the kit. The Bike…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Nov 18, 2011  
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Bicycling at Drake Harbor at the Lake Of the Ozarks
I am so glad spring has sprung. It gives me a chance to get out of the house and back into nature. Last year, I had set my sights on riding the entire Katy trail across the state of Missouri. It is nearly 250 miles across and it normally takes…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Jun 03, 2013  
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I Can't Ride My Bike, I Am Too (fill In the Blank)
I know a lot of people who are younger than me who surprised at my daily physical activity regime. They usually say they can't do what I do because they don't have the energy, or they have aches and pains. On days when I don't get any physical activity, I…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Aug 13, 2013  
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Long Distance Cycle Rides
Cycle Tips for Long Rides. The definition of a long rides depends on where you are at with your cycling. For some it will be 100kms (62mls) for others, 200kms (125mls) would be a challenge. These rides could take anywhere from between 4 to 8 hours depending on the terrain,…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Oct 09, 2011  
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8 Steps to Choose A Beginner Road Bike
Road biking is definitely a great way to have fun, improve your fitness and engage in other social activities. Nonetheless, before you even think of hitting the road, it is essential to first aim your attention on the kind of bike you need to have. This means that you need…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Nov 03, 2015  
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How to Convert A Me Bike Into An E - Bike
You've decided to take the next step. You're commited to becoming more eco-friendly but you don't want to sacrifice the quality of life that you're used to in the process. OR... You're just fed up with gas prices and you desperately want to find some way to 'stick it to…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Aug 12, 2012  
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Why The Traders Obliged Safety Shoes In The Instability Working Field Of Different Sites?
Safety shoes prove to be the most effective one, whereby the wearer in the current trends of the industry, means it plays a significant role in the modern day of working the fields. These types of shoes are very necessary for those people who don’t pay much attention to protect…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Dec 16, 2013  
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Cycling Group Rides
Finding Yourself a Compatible GroupCycling invariably involves riding in a group, or bunch riding.Riding in close proximity to other riders can be quite daunting and nerve racking if you’re not used to it, not to mention dangerous to yourself and others. Finding yourself in the wrong group, where you are…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Oct 28, 2011  
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What Size Mountain Bike Do I Need?
Getting a bike that feels and rides well for your size and style of riding has several components to it, and when people ask, what size mountain bike do I need? They are not always asking the most obvious question, a better question would be what size mountain bike would…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Feb 21, 2013  
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We Only Have One Traffic Light In Town
Living in a small rural town has its advantages as well as its drawbacks. Until recently, riding a bicycle around here meant taking your life in your hands. It can be a challenge when there are few, if any bike lanes and most of the vehicle traffic are the big,…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Jun 12, 2013  
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Electric Bike Recommendations
Electric bikes. Things to look for. With the surge in electric bike or E-Bike sales in recent years the variety and range of E-bikes has increased and become more sophisticated. Being an avid E-biker myself I have discovered a few important features that will make the E-bike experience more fun,…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Oct 10, 2011  
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A Quick Glance at the Bike Tours In Virginia
Bicycle tours are organized by many biking clubs and associations who want to promote cycling all over the world. These tours represent the cyclists around the world and help them achieve their goals of being professional cyclists. The cyclists from all over the world come to participate by taking cycling…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   May 06, 2015  
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Top 10 Road Bikes Under £1000
Finding the right road bike can be daunting, especially on a budget. Which set of wheels will become a trusted companion? It's essential to have a road bike you can rely on that also provides comfort and durability, below are my top ten road bikes for under £1000. Focus Cayo…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Apr 13, 2012  
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Hill Climbing Tips. Hill climbing for most beginner cyclists is probably the most daunting aspect…
Basic Cycling Nutrition As you start cycling you will naturally start to increase the distance of…
Commuting by BikeWith the price of fuel constantly rising, and the economy tanking pretty much everywhere,…
Cycling in Winter Winter riding can be rewarding in the fact that, while you’re out doing something…
Okay, so you just got done watching a documentary on global warming or something, right? Carbon Nation…
My Number One Winter Cycling Tip. When winter arrives, the first you must do is to pack away anything…

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