I first saw this bike at the InterBike 2015 Expo in Las Vegas. After a long exhausting day of looking at many different bikes, a completely decked bike with high-end carbon rims and race components weighing in at 18 pounds caught my eye. I asked the representative if it was a carbon bike, and as[…]
People who ride bicycles are very generous. There is a generous program sponsored by a volunteer group to replace bicycle burned in the horrific Livermore fire that destroyed over 1,000 homes. Candy Alcott, now called the “Bike Angel” has taken upon herself to collect bicycles and helmets from around the state and transport them to Livermore.
Are you trying to fight the battle of the bulge through cycling? If you are just starting your adventure into the world of cycling or restarting, you have made a wise choice. Just as with other new workouts, there is always a chance of burning out or giving up shortly into your new routine if[…]
Southern California has over 150 sunny days a year. It’s impossible to avoid the heat for much of the year. Even though it is Fall, there are still many sunny days ahead. Here are some tips for riding on a hot day. Begin by putting sunscreen on (>20 SPF). Make sure it is broad spectrum[…]
Bicycles are amazingly well built and need only a small amount of ongoing maintenance. Even children in middle school should be able to perform basic maintenance so that when you are riding the bike is in good condition. If you haven’t ridden it in awhile, do the safe thing and have the bike serviced at[…]
One of the things bike riders fear the most is a flat tire. No matter what kind of tire you buy, you’ll will have a flat tire at some point in time. With some advance preparation a flat tire will be nothing more than an inconvenience. All bike shops offer ongoing bike maintenance classes. Be[…]
So you’re a 20-, 30-, or 40-something woman and have made a decision to focus on your fitness. First thought: I’ll start running. Well, if you’re anything like me, running doesn’t come easily. Actually, I would rather cuddle with a porcupine than endure the mental and physical anguish that I experience while running. Anyone can[…]
Day 1 of Tulsa Tough is over! What an exciting, hot and sweaty day. The people of Tulsa came out to support all the riders, often not knowing any one in particular. We are hear with many teams, as they are our friends. However, every single team is oustanding. DId yu know many of the[…]
Beginning cyclists may not be ready to participate in a cycling event, but they are a lot of fun to watch! I am at Tulsa Tough in Tulsa, Oklahoma.This is a professional event with lots of activities for riders of all levels. You can find locations of events online at Active, BikeRide and BikeReg. There[…]
Don and I just attended our first (of many years to come), Great Western Bicycle Rally It was the first time we had been to such a bicycle event. Shortly after arriving we saw that we were in our own special adult/family theme amusement park– dedicating to cycling! The rally occured over multiple days in Paso Robles, California. We started out in historical frontier land, Paso Robles, in Central, California home of the wine country and hot springs that were seen as sources of healing.