Fitness

60 Minutes Is Investigating Motor Doping Scandal In Pro Cycling

For months, Istvan “Stefano” Varjas has told select press outlets that a major exposé of illicit use of hidden motors in pro cycling is coming.Varjas should know. He claims he’s the inventor of hidden motor systems that have been used by pro cyclists as far back as 1999, and has cast himself in interviews...

Natural Ways to Combat Gastritis

Many stomach ailments can keep you at home and out of your normal routine, but few can turn quickly disastrous as gastritis. While it may sound like a simple stomach ache, it is far from it: This irritation of the stomach lining can quickly become a major medical emergency if you do not seek...

Seattle adds new protected bike lanes downtown

Seattle is about to add two protected bike lanes on two of the busiest downtown streets. Starting in September, six blocks of Pike Street and Pine Street between 2nd Avenue and 8th Avenue will be changing.The Department of Transportation said the streets will be reorganized to allow biking on the left hand side, separated...

Which Chicago neighborhoods are the most bike and pedestrian friendly?

Chicago has made huge investments in mass transit in recent years and this trend will have to continue if the city wants to see continued economic development and growth throughout its many community areas. Most recently, a brand new “superstation” which replaces two previous Loop ‘L’ stops opened two weeks ago at Washington and Wabash. And...

Cycling Tips for New Exercisers

Most of us rode a bike when we were a kid, so it can't be that hard to get back on. For some of us, it comes second nature. For others... yeah. They need help. Cycling can be freeing for many reasons - and it can help you get into great shape. Your legs,...

Young Mountain Bikers Ride In Remembrance

Mountain biking is a beautiful and soul, touching sport. You feel things deeper after you mountain bike for awhile and experience the vastness of nature. These teen aged mountain bikers remember their friends that died in a tragic crash every time they ride.For the Corner Canyon Mountain Biking team, this fall is the season...

Celestial Cycling Is Just Better Than Day Biking

 As I mentioned in my previous article, How Night Riding Helped Me Grieve, riding a bike at night is a very unique and spiritual experience. Other people think so too25-year-old Shashank recently completed his 100th ride under the full moon. He says, “Many people could be put off by the idea of riding in the...

Mountain Biking Mysteries; Monsters on the Trail

I grew up in a very rural area. I would ride my bike down miles of snow mobile and ATV trails and rarely see a single person at all for years and years. I never really worried about crazy things happening; such as wild woodsmen, creepy lumberjacks, or big foot. I guess I am...

Bikers Beware; Common Clumsy Moments

Maybe it is just me, but I have always been kind of clumsy and have these weird situations happen that are never quite like the way you thought things would be.For instance, imagine yourself riding a bike down a beautiful hill with a gorgeous lake to your right as the sky turns pinkish purple...

Why You Need Only One Bike

After building himself (and eventually selling) 16 bicycles over five years,  bike shop manager Robert Grunau decided to commit to one. A year later, here are the three biggest revelations he's had. 1. Your bike is more capable than you think. Your road bike can handle dirt trails—put wider tires on it—and your cyclocross bike is...
- Advertisement -