Outdoors

This Crazy Downhill Stunt Will Terrify You Into Trying New Things This Year

What better way to celebrate surviving to see the next calendar year than to seriously carpe the diem? Enduro rider Kyle Mears kicked off 2017 with a jawdropping descent in the Moab, Utah desert that will make anything you've considered trying in life seem far less scary.Two decades of riding in Moab has turned...

Tour of Britain 2017: What We Know So Far

Rumours have begun circulating as to the 2017 Tour of Britain route, with the full announcement expected in the coming weeks.Glasgow hosted the start of the race last year, and it was reported in 2015 that Scotland would once again host the race’s Grand Depart in 2017, with the country’s capital Edinburgh playing host.Organisers SweetSpot...

The Best Yoga Poses for Cyclists

Yoga is something that is great for most everyone. Many athletes can take advantage of the calming, stretching, and toning benefits of yoga. While the practice is great overall, there are specific poses that benefit cyclists more than others. Below are some of the best yoga poses to benefit the cyclist body and lifestyle.Pelvic...

Should Cyclists Fuel With Candy?

Following his win at Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne this past weekend, current Road World Champion Peter Sagan stuffed handfuls of Haribo gummy bears into his mouth. (See all the hilarious Sagan moments from the weekend here.) The GIF of that moment is absolutely delightful...... but it also got us wondering: How effective is candy as part of a...

Exercises to Combat Cycling Back Pain

If you have spent any amount of time hunched over a bike, you have experienced back pain. It's just part of the game. And while it does happen, there are things that you can do to minimize your pain - and lessen the chances of it emerging into something that keeps you off the...

Outdoor Family Fun for the Summer

The outdoors can be fun for kids and adults alike, but sometimes the activities can have limited age attractions. Whitewater rafting can be fun for teens and adult, but small children are left out. Petting zoos are fun for smaller children, but teens and adults are left out. There is a fine balance between...

How Daylight Savings Time Can Make You Healthier

Daylight Savings Time is coming up in a few weeks, and while it can take us a while to adjust to the time change, it can be beneficial to our health. While sleep is great, we who live outdoor in our free time may be scrambling to fit in our routine. Our minds must...

4 tips for pedalling off the pounds

Rebecca Williams, performance nutritionist for Maxinutrition, has some advice for us on how to keep your weight loss resolutions and targets... 1. Eat right for each ride If your aim is to be lighter while keeping power output high, periodising nutrition around training is imperative. Fuel your rides with optimal glycogen stores but on rest or light...

These 15 edible plants could save your life in a dangerous situation

You never know what life is going to throw at you. One moment you may be trekking through the mountains, while seconds later you could be fighting for your life as the wilderness takes over. Whether you are lost in the wild or bugging out, knowing your plants might show a crucial skill in...

Family of Deceased Cyclist Receives $4.5 Million Settlement From City of LA

The City of Los Angeles is paying big for neglecting to spend money on roads. On Wednesday, it settled a suit, brought by the family of a man killed while cycling on uneven pavement, for $4.5 million in damages.On August 21, 2014, Edgardo Gabat joined a group ride through LA's Eagle Rock neighborhood. The...
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