1. Seven Deadly Sins: My Pur...

Title: Seven Deadly Sins: My Pursuit of Lance Armstrong Author: David Walsh Publisher: Atria Books Category: Cycling Summary of Seven Deadly Sins In Seven Deadly Sins: My Pursuit of Lance Armstrong, journalist David Walsh chronicles his...

2. Book Review – Wheel...

Title: Wheelmen: Lance Armstrong, the Tour de France, and the Greatest Sports Conspiracy Ever Author: Reed Albergotti and Vanessa O’Connell Publisher: Gotham   Category: Cycling/Ethics/History of Sports   Summary of...

3. Bont A-Three Cycling Shoe...

Bont A-Three Cycling Shoe Description The Bont A-Three cycling shoe represents maximum value for a minimal price. In addition to being handmade from lightweight fiberglass and fully heat moldable, this cycling racing shoe has many...

4. PowerBar Performance Ener...

PowerBar Performance Energy Blends Description Designed for high-endurance athletes, PowerBar Performance Energy Blends is a fruit-based energy food that comes in banana-blueberry and apple-mango-strawberry flavors. Each pouch contains a...

5. Adamo Road Saddle Review

Adamo is a popular line of saddle products from Ideal Saddle Modification (ISM), a company founded by cyclist Steve Toll. In addition to making appearances on road racing podiums and securing age group victories, cyclists sitting on ISM...
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Avoiding Common Cycling Hazards

Avoiding Common Cycling Hazards
How to Handle Your Bike through Common Cycling Hazards Whether you cycle as a hobby, for exercise or professionally, there is no doubt that you have come across some potentially dangerous cycling...

Getting Acclimated to Riding in the Summer Heat

Getting Acclimated to Riding in the Summer Heat
Tips for Biking During Warmer Months For many, the heat of summer becomes overwhelming, so much so that it prevents them from getting out on the bike. There are ways to help beat the heat, however,...

Building Base Miles for Your Strongest Season Ever

Building Base Miles for Your Strongest Season Ever
How to Properly Prepare for Interval and Event Specific Training Any cyclist who has signed up for an endurance bike riding event understands the amount of work that goes into preparation. However,...

The Benefits of Beetroot Juice for Athletes

The Benefits of Beetroot Juice for Athletes
There is an increasing body of evidence backing the claim that beetroot juice lowers blood pressure and improves athletic performance. The theory behind this claim is that it increases the amount of...
Recovery Foods You May Not Have Considered

Recovery Foods You May Not Have Consider...

Anyone who exercises should recognize the importance of a recovery meal. Experts agree that regardless of the type of exercise, certain nutrients are required to rebuild muscles and prepare for the next...
Summer Cycling Tips

Summer Cycling Tips

Summer will soon be here, bringing sunshine and warm temperatures perfect for cycling. While the weather may be picturesque, it also can wreak havoc on the skin and body. Dehydration, overheating, and sunburn...
A Brief History of the Tour de France

A Brief History of the Tour de France

Each year, the beautiful country of France hosts the most prestigious multi-stage cycling race in the world, The Tour de France. Even people who are not avid cycling fans have heard of this event, which has a...
Review of the Fuji Gran Fondo 1.3

Review of the Fuji Gran Fondo 1.3

Fuji is a leading brand in road bikes and its Gran Fondo 1.3 is designed for endurance. A revolutionary electronic shifting system courtesy of the Shimano Di2 Ultegra group creates an intuitive riding...
Feed Zone Portables Review

Feed Zone Portables Review

Feed Zone Portables Review Title: Feed Zone Portables: A Cookbook of On-the-Go Food for Athletes Author: Biju K. Thomas, Alan Lim, Ph.D. Publisher: Velo Press Category: Nutrition, Sports Training &...
Who is Mark Cavendish?

Who is Mark Cavendish?

Mark Cavendish touts himself as the “fastest man on two wheels” and there is truth to this claim. Known as the “Manx Missile,” this cyclist has been compared to a running sprinter that pushes on the...
Who Is Chris Froome?

Who Is Chris Froome?

Born in Nairobi, Kenya, Chris Froome is not your typical road racing cyclist. Though Froome was raised in South Africa, he rides under a British license resulting from the birthplace of his father and...
Who Is Tejay van Garderen?

Who Is Tejay van Garderen?

America has a new generation of professional cyclists who are giving the current leaders a run for their money and Tejay van Garderen is one of them. As a member of the BMC Racing Team, 22-year-old van...
Who is Peter Sagan?

Who is Peter Sagan?

Peter Sagan may be only 23 but he is already taking the cycling world by storm. Nicknamed “The Terminator,” Sagan is a professional road cyclist for the Cannondale World Tour team. The beginning of the...
Just Wear Your Bicycle Helmet!

Just Wear Your Bicycle Helmet!

This weekend in my town is Polar Bear Plunge weekend. Our town goes from about 1,500 full time residents to close to 50,000 occupants overnight. This is just a small taste of what we get once the summer kicks...
Fruit and Vegetables for Cycling Performance

Fruit and Vegetables for Cycling Perform...

Our diet affects us every second we are on the bike. Eat too heavy of a meal and you feel like you are dragging another person around on the bike that day. Don’t eat properly and you bonk halfway through...
Lance Armstrong…Please Just Go Away

Lance Armstrong…Please Just Go Awa...

Lance Armstrong, I hate to tell you this, but I think it is time that we break up. I have been a lifelong fan, have stuck by you through thick and thin, and this is how you repay me? For years, I defended your...
Save Money on Cycling Gear and Accessories

Save Money on Cycling Gear and Accessori...

Sunday officially kicks off the racing season as the Tour Down Under gets underway, which means every cyclist is about to start Jonesing for new gear and to get back out on the roads. If you are anything like...
Cycling Hydration

Cycling Hydration

Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate…it is all we ever here as athletes. Go back 20 years ago and coaches would tell us we should drink a gallon of water right before we headed out for a long ride or we would bonk....

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