Outdoors

The Best Time to Work Out Revealed – Via a Rabbi

Astronomer and physician Rabbi Moses ben Maimon, also known as Maimonides, wrote, the general rule is that the best time to exercise is at the beginning of the day, after waking up and before eating. He also says that it is proper to eat only after moderate exercise. According to Maimonides, it seems that there...

3 Powerful Reasons Fat Makes You Faster

It is clear that diet is powerful. A primal diet not only has the potential to improve endurance performance, but it also protects you against some of the negative effects of those endurance miles.The sheer healthiness of a high-fat/low-carb diet helps mitigate the stresses of mega-miles, keeping you competitive at a time when your...

This Bizarre Video Captures the Best-Case-Scenario for a Car-Bike Crash

In one of the most bizarre car-bike crash videos we’ve seen—and sadly, we've see a lot—an Australian cyclist wound up in an amazing situation.The cyclist, according to YouTuber Dracothian (uploader of the dashcam footage), was riding through an intersection in the Prahran suburb of Melbourne on April 19 when he was hit by a...

The Most Awesome Rides Through the Solar Eclipse’s Path of Totality

On August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will darken the sky from coast to coast for approximately two and a half minutes. It’s been a full 38 years since the last time the continental US has experienced an eclipse of this magnitude, so you’re not going to want to miss this rare event....

The Most Amazing Mountain Biking Trails in the USA

IMBA returned to its roots when selecting this year’s crop of designated “Epic” trails. The popular program began a decade ago as a way to recognize the country’s best and most adventurous rides—trails like Big Boulder in Downieville, California and the Womble in Hot Springs, Arkansas.Since then the Epics have grown in scope to...

Explore 39,000 Miles of Colorado Trails With This Incredible Interactive Map

The Centennial State is becoming even more inviting for cyclists: Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper has made possible an interactive online map that showcases the state's 39,000 miles of recreational routes, gathered together in one place for the first time. Whether you want to cruise paved bike paths or a shred technical singletrack, maps for each will...

7 Crazy Things That Happen to Your Body During RAAM

When Len Forkas opened his eyes, he was staring straight at an oncoming guardrail. The Reston, Virginia, native was so fatigued four days into his 2012 solo attempt at Race Across America (RAAM)—a single-stage race from Oceanside Pier, California, to Annapolis, Maryland—that he nodded off in his drops while careening 25mph down a 1,500-foot...

Riders ready for the unknown at Hammer Series

On the eve of the inaugural Hammer Series in Limburg, Netherlands, the star riders of the new three-day event assembled for the pre-race press conference and team presentation. Recently knighted Giro d'Italia champion Tom Dumoulin was the star attraction on home soil with the fans reserving the loudest cheers for the Team Sunweb rider.Still adjusting...

10 year old takes on Mt Ventoux for charity

A ten year old is to take on the French mountain stage of Mt Ventoux to raise money for a hospice.Gavin Siebert from Oxford will ride the climb with his father Eric next Saturday, and hopes to raise money for Helen & Douglas House, where a relative was cared for.Gavin told the Oxford Times(link...

Manchester cycling festival to begin with nude bike ride

North West Velo Fest 2017 will begin on Friday June 9 with the city’s World Naked Bike Ride (WNBR). The two-week festival, now in its sixth year, is described by organizers as a free, non-corporate, DIY event and will run until Saturday June 24.Run in cities the world over, WNBR is designed to highlight the...
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