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Choosing a Bike

Choosing a Bike

Your friends have taken up biking and now you want in.  You’ve seen the benefits of cycling in your friends’ increased energy from cycling and have noticed slimming and toning of their physique. After a buddy [...]

Protect that Nugget, the Importance of Bike Helmets

Protect that Nugget, the Importance of Bike Helmets

Deeply embedded in the ego of even the most seasoned cyclist is an air of invincibility. We tell ourselves:  “I’ve ridden for years without a bruise.  My keen judgment and quick reflexes are enough avert any [...]

How to Start Group Riding

How to Start Group Riding

Cycling is one of the most entertaining and rejuvenating exercises a person can partake in. There’s nothing like feeling the sun on your skin and the breeze flowing through your helmet. The sound of the road [...]

Cycling Growing Amongst Blacks

Cycling Growing Amongst Blacks

Visit your neighborhood park these days and you are bound to notice a new craze among African-Americans. Alongside the roller-bladder and jogger you now notice more Blacks cycling. And, get this, we are cycling in groups. [...]

Black Women and Cycling

Black Women and Cycling

A Petition to Black Women by Cathryn D. Blue, PhD Black women have a lot of unique struggles. We have to learn to balance our jobs, school, family and our personal health while also dealing with [...]

Signs it’s time to visit the bike shop

Signs it’s time to visit the bike shop

All month you’ve been hearing an agitating clicking with each pedal and it’s driving you crazy!  Tempted to turn your bike around and coast all the way home, you don’t. You press on. Clickedy-click….. Clickedy-click….. Clickedy-click….. [...]

What’s My Bike Size?

What’s My Bike Size?

The worst thing you can do, regarding your safety and comfort, is to buy a bike that is too big or too small.  Nothing can deter you from continuing a riding regimen more than a bike [...]

8 Tips for seasonal cycling

8 Tips for seasonal cycling

You took up cycling this summer as a promise to yourself to tone-up. Now your body looks awesome! You are convinced, cycling definitely has its benefits. Your life of good health and great tone has just [...]