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Cool Heads Prevail

While riding with a couple of friends on a class III bikeway the other day, we had the pleasure of the classic near pass. Everything about the interaction was seemingly stereotypical. A raised and blacked out Toyota Tundra clearly saw us riding and decided to get as close to us as possible
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Illness and Injury

For those of us who absolutely love cycling, illness and injury are frustrating setbacks. We know how much time it takes to get just a little bit better. We build on this form season after season. Those of us in search of good form endure the elements and treacherous conditions just to
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The Shrinking Amateur Race Calendar

Once upon a time, you could find me turning my pedals in anger at any number of local bike races on any given weekend. While mostly criterium based, there was a mix of short stage races, omniums, and one day road races within a two hour drive. Lower category races all had
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Developing World Bike Programs 

The bicycle is a perfect machine. The mobility it provides allows a rider to cover distances far greater than someone on foot. It’s durability allows a bicycle to haul many times it’s weight in order to transport items. It’s efficiency allows a rider to utilize a bicycle’s benefits with the only energy
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Hydration

Hydration is a tricky subject. When I started cycling, I had a coach who believed beyond a shadow of a doubt that water made cyclists soft. It’s an old European cycling myth that rivals any of the countless do’s and don’t a cyclist needs to adhere to in order to be tough
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Rest and Recovery

With November approaching the air begins to crisp. Mornings are dark before we change our clocks to fall back. Even here in sunny Southern California, our bright lit skies begin to grey. This early chill is a good indicator to begin tapering down for the year. As important as a solid training
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The Door Zone

My second worst injury on a bike happened a number of years ago when I caught a car door to the chest. I was riding with a friend of mine and we were chatting as one does when riding with a good friend. We had just come through an intersection. The next
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Keeping it Fresh

Living in the same town, riding the same roads day in day out, week in week out, year in year out, can become a bit monotonous. I’m a life long roadie, who has only dabbled in full fledged off-road activities a few times. What was once a faint echo is now ringing
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A Cleaner Peloton

Ever since Alejandro Valverde won the World Championship title a few weeks back, I’ve heard and read quite a bit about cycling fans not being happy with his victory. While I do understand their position, the reality is that Valverde has never had a positive test for doping. Yes, he served a
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Wheel Maintenance

Since I’m a total bike nerd, I think every rider should read The Art of Wheelbuilding by Gerd Schraner. That is of course unrealistic, but Schraner’s indispensable guide does go into the minute detail of every aspect of the spoked bicycle wheel. If more people were aware of the beauty of the
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