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THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF CYCLING

Do you need another reason why you should take up cycling? Consider its many health benefits. In fact, a recent study by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine shows that cycling or walking to work is linked to having lower levels of body fat, strengthening the benefits of active commuting should your work…

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CYCLING FOR A GREAT CAUSE

Among cancer-related deaths, ovarian cancer comes in fifth among women between the ages of 35 to 74. In fact, it’s believed that about one in every 71 women will develop ovarian cancer in her lifetime. Each year, over 14,000 women succumb to the effects of ovarian cancer and because there is no proven test to…

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GETTING STARTED WITH CYCLING: PART THREE

Last time we discussed how to get started with cycling and what you’ll need, but what if you’ve never had the pleasure of riding a bike? Whether it’s because you’ve never tried or perhaps lack the confidence, now is a great time to get started as cycling continues to gain in popularity. Of course there…

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GETTING STARTED WITH CYCLING: PART TWO

Yesterday we took a look at how to start getting into the world of cycling by buying the proper protective gear and clothing. Today we’ll be exploring further with some additional tips on ensuring that your first time cycling is one that will have you wanting to continue bettering yourself and breaking your personal records.…

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STATE OF DOPING IN CYCLING & MOUNTAIN BIKING

Cedric Gracia has opened up about doping in mountain biking in an explosive video on his vlog channel today.

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LONDON SWITCHES TO CYCLING

The benefits of cycling extend not only to its positive health effects but also its positive environmental benefits. Arguably one of the best “green friendly” methods getting around, cycling reduces the hazardous emissions of traditional vehicles and cities are increasingly adopting methods to encourage cycling. With all of the benefits of cycling, it comes as…

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MILAN SEEKS TO ENCOURAGE CYCLING

Contrary to what most people may think, Italy is not well-known for its cycling. In fact, driving traditional vehicles remains the de facto standard. While a large portion of northern Europe has made efforts to encourage its citizens to use bikes, cars continue to be the preferred method of transportation in Italy. The city of…

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SAN DIEGO SEEKS TO BOOST BIKING

There are big plans in store for the downtown area of San Diego. The city is currently spearheading the Downtown San Diego Mobility Plan, a project consisting of an elaborate network of pedestrian friendly greenways, road diets, curb bulb-outs, and perhaps most notably, protected bike lanes. Should the plan move beyond being just a concept…

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REMEMBERING DAVID DUFFIELD

David Duffield passed away on Sunday at the age of 84. Duffield, or “Duffers” as he was affectionately called became something of a legend in the world of professional cycling with his role as a regular commentator on British Eurosport. Duffield was also an avid amateur cyclist himself, achieving records during the 1950s. Duffield was…

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CORYN RIVERA EYES THE OLYMPICS

American racing cyclist Coryn Rivera has quickly become one of the most decorated cyclists in history. At the age of 23 she has already won over seventy national championships over the past decade and yet her cycling career is still in its infancy. With the number of medals and trophies Rivera has won, she’s now…

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