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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

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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

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?

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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

Best Road Bike Saddles

Finding the right road bike saddle is extremely important, yet often overlooked. Perhaps your original seat broke or is worn out, or you just don’t like how it feels and you want to invest in a better one.  You might invest in a great road bike, but if you are using the wrong saddle with … Read more

10 Great Destination Triathlons

We are again excited to publish our list of 10 great destination triathlons in the U.S. To be considered a destination race on our list, it must offer either an Olympic or Sprint distance, have stood the test of time, and be in a special venue worthy of traveling to from other parts of the … Read more

How to Find Good Bike Routes

There’s nothing quite like the feeling of freedom that comes with hitting the open road or a scenic trail on a bicycle.  While the rise of indoor bike trainers and apps has growth like crazy in recent years, any cyclist will tell you that they are no substitution for riding outside. Unfortunately, finding good bike … Read more

How to Remove Rust From a Bike

If you’ve ever owned a bike before, you’ll know how sad it can be to see your once-gorgeous looking bike turn into something rusty and old looking.  Even a little patch of rust can randomly show up, creating some cause for concern. Rust on bikes can be caused by many things, ranging from condensation during … Read more

Cyclists Legs vs. Runners Legs

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You can often identify a hardcore cyclist or an elite marathon runner by looking at their legs.  Given the type of workouts they do, and the body types that are naturals at each sport, cyclist and runner legs often have a consistent profile. Cyclists are known for their incredibly ripped and vascular legs, but for … Read more