Cycling

How to easily live pain-free

Did you know that many fitness positions reinforce bad posture and go against our natural curves? Chronic pain is directly related to poor posture; in fact 95 percent of pain is a result of dysfunctional alignment. Many a sore back is blamed on too much time sitting at a desk, but just as harmful...

Eric Barone sets new mountain bike speed record at 141 mph; video

On Friday, Eric Barone — the 56-year-old French mountain biking speed demon — set a new world record for the fastest time ever recorded on a mountain bike by reaching a blistering 141.498 miles per hour while traveling down a snowy ski slope in the French Alps:https://youtu.be/7gBqbNUtr3cAs reported by Bike Radar, in successfully going...

10 Tips for Bike Touring With Kids

Charles Scott had never gone bike touring until 2008, when he took his eight-year-old son, Sho, on a 2,500-mile, 67-day, self-supported ride from one end of Japan to the other. "I was so completely intimidated," admits Scott, 45, who lives in Manhattan with his family and took an unpaid leave of absence from his...

The Cyclist’s Sugar Detox Recipes

If you’re feeling bogged down by a few too many ice cream sundaes and margaritas, a cleanse can be just the thing to steer your nutrition back on a healthy course. But a cyclist needs more than a cooler full of green juice to get her through the day. Below are some of my favorite...

Fashion Find: Sugoi Evolution Shorts

I'll be honest: I was mega reserved about giving shorts with padding a good hard try.It wasn't until I slipped on this #FitbieFind, the Evolution Short from Sugoi, that I reconsidered. Sure, a little awkward to move around in at first, by mile 3 on my bike ride I was extra thankful for the added support....

Never Make These 7 Mistakes When Teaching Someone to Ride

There are few pursuits more noble than teaching someone to ride a bike, and those early instructors—teachers, parents, the kid next door—remain the unsung heroes of the everyday cycling world.But as honorable as it is to give a child or adult the gift of two-wheeled independence, it’s not always easy to nail it the...

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...

Low Fat Versus High Fat: The Best Diet For Cyclists Is…

Whether you’re looking to improve performance or shed pounds, you’ve likely heard someone mention a high-fat/low-carb or high-carb/low-fat diet. Both diets get media hype (one more than the other, depending on the week), which caused us to wonder: Which is better for cyclists? It turns out that—no surprise—the answer isn’t as clear as we...

Top 10 Cycling Routes Around The World

Sometimes it's fun to break out of your cycling routine. Be it a trip across the state or across the pond, a new trek is fun for your - and it makes for a great workout. Below are the top 10 cycling routes from around the world.La Route Verte - CanadaThe newly completed Route...
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