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Naked Bike Riding; It’s a Thing.

There have been some very strange fads throughout the years. The Pokemon thing, the clown thing, the ice water bucket challenge thing, the flash mob thing, the boom box thing......the list goes on and on.So when I stumbled acrossed an article about naked bike riding, my immediate reaction was, "Is this REALLY a thing?!"...

BIKE USE IS RISING AMONG THE YOUNG, BUT IT IS SKYROCKETING AMONG THE OLD

The national surge in bicycling since 1995 may have more to do with healthy hips than with hipsters.Biking rates among people between the ages of 60 and 79 are soaring, an analysis of federal data shows. New trips by seniors account for 22 percent of the nation’s growth in adult biking. And because biking...

Considering a Cycling Tattoo? Read This First.

Starla Teddergreen, 35, of team Fearless Femme, has been getting inked for half her life. She has this advice for cyclists considering their first tattoo.Make it personal All my designs tell a story; one came to me in a dream. Don’t just pick something off the wall. That’s not going to mean anything to you...

Why People Are Skinny Fat and How to Fix It

Anyone who has not been living under a rock for the past 10 years has a good understanding what a skinny fat physique entails. Popularly known as the “dad bod”, skinny fat people are commonly characterized by a medium to high body fat percentage, paired with a substantial lack of lean muscle mass.Not to...

Cycling Can Boost Your Overall Health

Cycling is great for exercise - and those who wanting a thrilling, but somewhat cautious, sport. Cycling is also great for your health. In fact, many claim that cycling can actually boost your overall health. From mental to physical, the benefits are endless, and some of the best are listed below.Quicker CommuteWho doesn't want...

Get your children away from the TV – Cycling makes smarter brains

Want to raise healthy and smart children? Then don't allow them to be couch potatoes. Exercise, it turns out, does more than benefit the body and overall health -- physical fitness builds smarter brains in youngsters, too.That's the news from a study just published in the journal Brain Research. Scientists used magnetic resonance imaging...

Can Salt Prevent Migraines?

Salt, specifically sodium, is something that we need to help our bodies function. Too much sodium can bloat us can cause heart issues, and too little can cause other issues. Migraines may be one of those issues, as studies are showing that a little salt can help stop - or at least lessen -...

Watch Out For Self-Driving Cars, Cyclists!

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Uber Admits Self-Driving Cars Aren't Aware of Bike Lanes Less than a week after self-driving Uber cars were spotted committing a range of traffic violations in San Francisco, the company has admitted that its autonomous vehicles also have a "problem" with the way they handle bike lanes. An Uber spokesperson told the Guardian that the company...

Cycle Like a Pro: Beware of Developing an Eating Disorder

Cycling like a pro could result in an eating disorder. Eating disorders can be prevalent in endurance sports such as cycling, running, and rock climbing. Actually, any athlete could fall victim to trying to become the best through obsession over weight. You want to be the best and the best appear to be in...

9 Natural Remedies for Treating Plantar Fasciitis Pain

Plantar fasciitis is related to the painful condition of the heel, and affects more than 2 million people in the United States. Plantar fascia is the dense cord on the bottom of the foot, connecting the heel bone to the toes. This tissue can become injured due to overuse or being overweight and out...
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