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Tacx Flux Smart Trainer Review

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The Flux models, the Flux 2 and Flux S by Tacx, are solid smart trainer options for the money.  The term “sweet spot” comes to mind when writing about them — they occupy a nice price point but also provide impressive functionality. What we like most about the Flux models is that they give you … Read more

5 Great Entry-Level Road Bikes

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We love seeing people get into cycling – whether it is purely recreational, or to build up to longer rides, or to ultimately compete in a bike race or triathlon.  Our attitude is that the more cyclists there are — regardless of your budget — the more demand for trails, dedicated bike lanes, and bike … Read more

Our 5 Favorite Climbs on Zwift

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Zwift has grown in its popularity by leaps and bounds, now with an estimated half a million users (maybe more) and being the talk of the town among indoor bike riders. For anyone with a smart trainer, they have no doubt heard of Zwift if they aren’t already using it. While Peloton has the huge … Read more

Best eBikes Under $2,000

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E-bikes are more popular than ever! E-bikes help people ride further, faster, make riding more fun, and help people get on a bike who otherwise couldn’t. And with more manufacturers making e-bikes than ever before, the cost of an e-bike has become much more accessible, as well.  We are going to take a look at … Read more

Cycling Training While Traveling


Bike Training Travel: Tips and Tricks for Cycling While Traveling Keeping your cycling conditioning up while on vacation or traveling can be a challenge, especially on longer trips like vacations. Unlike running, where you can just pack some running shoes, preparing for bike training requires many more steps. I’ve been training for triathlons while doing … Read more

How are Gravel Bikes Different?

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How Gravel Bikes are Different Anyone who spends time on a bike trail or a bike shop knows that gravel bikes are exploding in popularity. But what exactly sets gravel bikes apart from other types of bikes?  I often have to answer this question for people, and the conversation usually goes like this. “So are … Read more