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Initiating the Cycle of Fitness

by Angela Yorke July 30th, 2012| Biking, Family Fitness
Cycling is an activity that is easy to maintain if you do it alone or with a fellow enthusiast. Conversely, sustaining this fitness habit may appear more challenging when you have young ones in tow.

The easy solution would be to leave the kids out of it entirely until they’re

Bike Maintenance

by Bea November 1st, 2011| Biking
Bike maintenance is extremely important. As with many other things, once one thing is going wrong, it is typically an invitation for more things to start to fail. If you ignore one small problem, the chance that the problem will grow is pretty large.

For example, if you notice that

Getting into Biking

by Bea October 4th, 2011| Biking
My goal is to try to convince you to get into biking. If you are already biking to work or using biking as a source of exercise, feel free to read along. You will probably find yourselves nodding in agreement, and perhaps you may want to leave some tips

Kryptonite Locks

by Bea September 6th, 2011| Biking
Rather than driving to where you need to be, take your bike out for a ride. You'll be exercising, as well as saving costs; however, it is important to keep your bike safe and secure. I doubt you want to be walking 5 miles to get home with your

Your Bike Saddle

by Bea August 12th, 2011| Biking
When biking, there are typically three points of contact. These are your handlebar, your pedals, and your seat. With these three critical parts of the bike, your work is distributed throughout the bike. If something is not correctly placed, then you will be less efficient as you could be.

If

Bike Your Way to Cardio Health

by Heather Duchan August 1st, 2011| Biking
Who needs a gym when you can purchase one piece of equipment for under $100 that will improve your cardio fitness, build muscle tone, and get you where you need to go? Although a gym has its advantages, air-conditioning being one, a bike is an awesome way to get

Tour de France 2011

by Bea July 14th, 2011| Biking


This is the first year in many that the Dutch stand a chance in the Tour de France. You would think that a land where there are more bikes than people, there would be an abundance of riders in the Tour de France, but this isn’t so.  No one really

Mountain Bike Must Haves

by Bea June 16th, 2011| Biking
So, you are going mountain biking, huh?

Though the summer months can be a little too hot to mountain bike in comfortably, it still remains a great time to hop on a bike and embark on an adventure. You'll probably be in the woods anyhow, so at least you will

Getting into the Cycle of Things

by Chang Song June 9th, 2011| Biking, Exercises
In almost all sports, the participants are sure to get plenty of healthy benefits from participation; however, cycling is one of the more beneficial sports out there. In fact, cycling is one of the best forms of exercise according to many fitness experts.

Although cycling is a sport of vast

Exercising While on Vacation

by Bea April 20th, 2011| Biking, Exercises, Family Fitness
You know what’s unfair? The more fit you are, the faster you can lose that fitness. In just three weeks, you could lose 5-10% of your aerobic power and/or endurance; however your strength may stick around a little longer because of muscle memory. If you decide to take a

MoonSaddle

by Bea March 9th, 2010| Biking
If running seems to be too tiring for you, start out with biking! By biking first, you will be able to build up some of your muscles and stamina, and maybe you will be able to run what you bike in some time.

Today I had the opportunity to bike
running shoes

Hills

by Louise September 22nd, 2009| Biking, Running, Walking
Sitting in volleyball or track practice, I cringe when I hear the word being spoken, "Hills." A dreaded word. On a run, on a bike ride, hills are menacing; they are threatening. They loom in front of me, and only seem to grow as I get closer. Yet, as inherently
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