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HIIT for Runners and Cyclists

If you're a runner or cyclist, you may have heard of HIIT training. HIIT, which stands for high-intensity interval training, is a type of exercise that is growing in popularity. It's a great way to quickly improve your fitness level and burn ...

Bike Chain Lube Basics

Bike chain lube is a vital part of cycling.  If there are only two things you do regularly, you need to oil the chain and keep your tires inflated.  Those two things will solve a large chunk of possible cycling maintenance issues.   The good news ...

The Ultimate Triathlon Race-Day Checklist

It is the night before your triathlon, and you know that you need to be on the road by 5:30am.  Now is the time to get your stuff together, your car loaded, and be ready for a quick escape once you wake up in the morning.  Let’s talk about what ...

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 ...

Garmin Rally Power Meter Pedal Review

The Garmin Rally power meter pedal is a cycling gadget that any gear junkie is going to be intrigued by.  We were too, so we gave the pedals a 2-month test. Over many miles and many types of rides, here is what we thought: Overview and How We ...

Best Bike and Cycling Computers

A good bike computer can be a great way to get more out of cycling. Competitive cyclists, triathletes, touring cyclists, weekend athletes, and bike commuters alike are continuously looking for getting more out of their rides, adding to the ...

Skratch vs. Hammer Perpetuem vs. Nuun vs. Zym

Many cyclists and runners use nutritional supplements to help them on long runs or rides. There are many hydration mixes on the market, but there are 4 that we in our endurance training circles use and trust. They are Skratch Drink Mix, Hammer ...

Best Bike Stands

There are two types of bike stands -- those built for storing your bike, and those built for working on your bike.  Storing your bike is often best-done up off the floor, allowing for you to make the most of your space, whether it is a garage, ...

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 ...

How Much Does It Cost to Ship a Bike?

For bike buyers, sellers, online retailers, and cyclists who may want to bring their bike to a destination race or vacation, it's important knowing how to ship a bike, and how much it might cost. In the realm of online buying and selling, or ...