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How to Mountain Bike Your Way to a Stronger Body

August 10, 2019

Mountain biking 101 Aside from a ten-speed, she had as a kid and the occasional one-mile commute to work as an adult, Rachelle Boobar, of Ridgefield, Connecticut, had never been much of a bike rider. Related: Bike Your Way to a Better Body After a winter of skiing in Whistler, British Columbia, though, she stuck […]

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How Much Should You Spend on a Mountain Bike?

August 10, 2019

Although the type of bike you’re looking for hardtail or full-suspension will largely dictate your buying decision, it comes down to how much you’re willing to spend. Those eyeing new set-ups under $1,000 can expect pared-down aluminum hardtails while upping the budget to $3,000-$5,000 can get you a lightweight, full-suspension carbon-fiber rig. In any case, […]

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Salsa Journeyman: One Bike For Many Riders

August 8, 2019

All-road explorer. Gravel bike. Bikepacking rig. Reliable commuter. Since its release in March of 2018, we’ve seen thousands of riders use the Journeyman for just about everything and that’s exactly how we planned it.The versatility designed into the Journeyman frame and fork allows riders an incredible amount of flexibility when choosing their journey, but the sheer number […]

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10 Tips for Better Cyclist

July 29, 2019

While you may never make it to the Tour de France, applying these ten training strategies will help you become a better, faster and more efficient cyclist, no matter what speed or distance you ride. 1. Train for Cardiovascular Endurance Long-distance bike racing requires cardiovascular endurance. This refers to the rider’s ability to generate energy […]

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Bicycle Safety Tips for Parents and Kids

July 27, 2019

Bicycling is fun, healthy, and great family activity. But a bicycle isn’t a toy; it’s a vehicle! Some bike crashes can cause serious injuries and most are related to the behavior of you (the bicyclist) or the motorist. There are some things you can do to prevent a crash, and protect your brain if a […]

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How to Avoid the Most Common Bike-Car Collisions

July 26, 2019

Cycling is on the rise. Bike shares are popping up in cities in the world. An increasing number of workers are commuting on two wheels. Related: The Ultimate Guide to Biking and Cycling And more folks are pedaling for fresh air and fitness. The number one concern among all of them? Traffic specifically staying safe […]

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How to Stay Ride Bicycle Safety

July 26, 2019

Everyone is increasingly bicycling to commute, for exercise, or just for fun. NHTSA’s bicycle safety initiatives focus on encouraging safer choices on the part of bicyclists and drivers to help reduce injuries on roads. Helmets Every bike ride begins with putting on a helmet. But it’s equally important that you ensure a proper fit so […]

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Hike and Bike Paris Mountain State Park

July 25, 2019

You don’t have to drive up to Table Rock or Caesars Head to find trails with calorie-burning elevation gains. Paris Mountain State Park in Greenville has several ascending routes steep enough to get you stripping layers and sucking on your hydration pack. Related: Top 7 Best Mountain Bike Brands Never mind that it’s a monadnock, […]

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Mountain Bike at Duncan Park

July 25, 2019

Duncan Park’s mountain biking trails offer several steep hills – some braced with boards – where you can pick up some serious speed. Get ready to rumble! Spartanburg’s mountain biking trail offers stump jumpers plenty of air-catching thrills. And this rock-’em, sock-’em ride is right in the middle of town. The six miles of single-track […]

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10 of the Best Bike Trails in South Carolina

July 25, 2019

You’re on vacation, where the most strenuous thing you want to do is choose a restaurant for dinner. But that doesn’t mean you can’t go for a bike ride and take in some of the local scenery. You’ll find paved pathways all over the state where you can pedal at your leisure with nary a […]

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