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THE BENEFITS OF BIKING

Besides its proven health benefits, there are many reasons to fall in love with biking. It’s a great way to explore a new city or get to know your neighborhood better and you can do it at your own pace, biking as fast or as slow as you like. Biking is also a great way…

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SUPPORT A GREAT CAUSE WITH THE 2016 SUBARU CASA CYCLING CHALLENGE

Are you an avid cycling fan look to pedal for a great cause? Why not consider the 2016 Subaru CASA Cycling Challenge in Lafayette, Indiana? There’s still six months before it begins, but it’s never too early to start preparing for the challenge. In fact, those who register before February 29th can save $20 or…

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U.S. CYCLING TEAM HAS STRONG AMBITIONS FOR RIO 2016

The 2016 Olympics are taking place in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil this year and cycling athletes have been training hard the past four years. The United States cycling team currently holds the top spot in the International Cycling Union (UCI) standings after a stellar 2015 that saw the team win twelve medals in the UCI…

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WINTER CYCLING

Cycling has been around for over ninety years, yet the sport remains relegated to the warmer fall, spring, and summer seasons. Most people would not consider cycling during the winter when the temperatures have dropped due to the many factors like the cold wind blasting in someone’s face or having to navigate slippery terrain due…

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BRIDIE O’DONNELL SEEKS TO BREAK THE HOUR RECORD

Of the many events associated with cycling, one of the toughest is the “hour record”. In this event, a solo track rider attempts to achieve as many kilometers as possible within a period of sixty minutes, requiring a significant amount of speed and stamina. The current hour record holders are American cyclist and competitive racer…

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UCI ROAD WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS 2017

The 90th edition of the UIC Road World Championships will be held in Bergen this September 17–24. It is the second time Norway will host the prestigious event and first time since 1993 when Lance Armstrong and Leontien van Moorsel won the rainbow jersey. The 2017 Worlds will start September 17 with the men and…

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GETTING STARTED WITH CYCLING: PART ONE

Cycling is one of the heartiest and best activities to adopt, especially if you’re looking to become more physically active. One of the best aspects of cycling is how it is open to just about everyone, from seasoned pros to those that are just beginning to get their feet wet. If you’re a newbie, it’s…

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U.S. BICYCLE ROUTE SYSTEM (USBRS)

What if cycling across the country was as easy as following the numbers? The U.S. Bicycle Route System (USBRS) will give you the ability to ride an officially numbered and signed bicycle route from your backyard to anywhere in the United States. Learn more at AdventureCycling.org/USBRS

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BIKING IN HOUSTON

Today we’re heading over to the city of Houston, Texas which isn’t considered to be the most biking friendly city in the county. Bicycle-related injuries tend to be a little more common than they should be, but the city has made strong efforts to improve biking trails along the bayous, with White Oak Bayou Trail…

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BIKING ACROSS AMERICA

Nearly a year ago, Bill Slade made headlines when he set out on an ambitious biking excursion that would take him across the United States. After more than 10,500 miles of biking and eleven months later, Slade returned home to a warm welcome last week after successfully completing his biking trip. Slade’s trip began in…

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