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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 ...

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 ...

Floor Bike Tire Pump Buying Guide

After dropping 3-or-4 figures on a nice new road bike or time trial bike, you might think an accessory like a bike tire pump is an afterthought.  Don't. The ability to pump your bike's tires quickly and accurately should be a staple of your ...

Tacx Flow Review

Trainers could be exactly what you need to keep your cycling game on point without heading outside, especially in inclement weather.  When the weather turns cold, wet, or snowy, getting off of the roads or trails can be a relief.  Snowy riding is ...

What is the Minimum Gear for Triathlon?

You can spend thousands on the sport of triathlon, but you don’t have to.  True, there are many athletes who invest hundreds or thousands of dollars each year to keep their triathlon times fast, and give themselves their gear-junkie fix.  But ...

Your First Step as a New Triathlete

Let’s set the stage: You signed up for your first triathlon, and the reality is now setting in that you have to actually be in race shape in just a few months. Whether you are a couch potato or a workout warrior, getting both physically and mentally ...

Thule T2 and T2 Pro XT Bike Rack Review

As far as hitch-based bike racks go, the Thule T2 lineup (classic and Pro XT) are sturdy, durable, and will get the job done for a long, long time.  While the price is a little higher than we would prefer, if you have the ability to extend your ...

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, ...

Is Peloton Worth It? What are the Alternatives?

Peloton is the popular in-home, connected workout service that has grown like crazy in the past year.  It is not inexpensive, though, so can be a major investment. One of the questions we get most often is “is Peloton worth it?” That is a ...

Indoor Bike Trainers

If you are like us, a good bike ride can make your day.  Getting outside, exploring, and having some sun on your face are all part of what we define as a great ride.  One of the problems with cycling, though, is that when the weather gets bad, ...