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Cycling and Biking Statistics

If you read much of our content, you will know that we LOVE cycling. Whether it is chewing-up the gravel roads, cruising along on a road bike, or tackling tougher terrain with a fat bike or mountain bike, we just enjoy the idea that you can explore so much ground on a bike. This fascination … Read more

Stiff-Legged Deadlift for Endurance Athletes

While preparing to perform at your best and get a new personal record, reducing the chances of injury is something every athlete should consider. An injury could mean weeks or months out of one’s sport of choice, or even be career-ending. From recovery to injury prevention, our bodies need to be prepared before we can … Read more

Pearl Izumi Bike Shorts

Since 1950, Pearl Izumi has been providing premium gear for riders of all levels from beginners to top-notch triathlete champions. Each piece has been rigorously thrown through the wringer by testers all around the world, and to add the icing on top, all their products come with a lifetime warranty against manufacturing or materials defects! … Read more

How to Find a Running Track Near Me

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Becoming fit and building exercise into your lifestyle can be difficult to do.  Having a personal trainer is not always appealing or can be justified on the grounds of costs.  Going to gyms can be a lonely and intimidating experience, especially if only just embarking on trying to get fit and feeling body conscious – … Read more

Thermal Running Tights

north face winter tights

If you plan to run outside in colder weather, a good pair of thermal tights are critical to keep your legs warm.  Thermal running tights are similar to other running or compression tights, but with one major difference:  They are built specifically for colder-weather running, so they are a key piece of your cold weather running … Read more

Cold Weather Running Gear

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Runners who live in colder climates or climates with the possibility of a couple colds snaps a year undoubtedly face a common question: Should I run outside, run inside on a treadmill, or temporarily stop my training until it gets warmer?  Being a Minnesota-based organization, we know a thing or two about cold weather running.  We … Read more

Five Reasons to Consider Joining a Triathlon Club

 When it comes to athletics, everyone has different ways of motivating themselves and becoming better at training.  Some have a workout buddy, others subscribe to highly-scientific online training programs.  Others employ a coach.  One of the most common ways to stay engaged and motivated is to join a local triathlon club.  Triathlon clubs might be … Read more

Why Do Bikes Cost So Much?

groupset bike cost

A common reaction we hear from cycling newbies looking for their first new bike is “Wow, bikes are really expensive!”  We don’t disagree.  Buying a bike for frequent cycling, be it training for endurance races or just staying in good shape, will cost a pretty penny.  It is far from the days of our youth … Read more

Salsa Journeyer Bike Review

Salsa has been making high-quality bikes since the early 80s. The Minnesota-based brand has always focused on making a solid variety of bikes, and today makes some top-notch road, gravel, and fat tire bikes. For the money, we consider it a very good brand. When it comes to Salsa’s road bike lineup, we are big … Read more