Category: "Bike" Articles

December 1, 2019
Cynthia Salazar never dreamed she would have the opportunity to run an international race. As a local Austinite working full time and owning her own physical training business, at 40 she decided to compete...
August 31, 2019
After a hard day’s work, Nik Hubbert loads up his bike, loads up his cooler, says goodbye to his dog and heads down to Festival Beach Park in Austin. Hubbert is one of many...
June 1, 2019
There is something special about visiting new places. But for the adventurous athletes out there, there’s something even grander about pushing your physical limitations and competing in a new place. There are so many...
April 1, 2019
Pointers to get you pedaling on the road or the trail
August 31, 2018
A perfect combination of outdoors, adrenaline, and fitness, the Mx Factory makes learning to ride motorcycles as easy as riding a bike.
July 31, 2018
The women who are fighting to put the brakes on human-trafficking by way of a bike
March 1, 2018
As the CEO of a rapidly growing tech company, I prioritize and schedule high intensity exercise four to five times per week. It is not a luxury—it is a requirement to do my best...
November 1, 2017
  Excuses, Excuses I don’t have the right bike. I don’t need another bike. I don’t want to get injured. I’m a triathlete so I’m terrible at bike handling skills.  I’m too old for...
September 1, 2017
Rediscover this tree-lined park and Austinites’ favorite refuge from the sun.
August 15, 2017
“I just love the feeling of adrenaline,” gushes Carolyn Defoore. “That 30 seconds to one minute before the race starts when the officials are going over last minute instructions and you’re standing toe-to-toe with...
August 1, 2017
1. Not enough resistance Resistance is your friend! The flywheel on a spin bike typically weighs around 40 lbs, so you can imagine once you get enough speed going, the momentum without resistance is...
April 30, 2017
This month’s workout segment caters to your inner triathlete! Brick workouts combine two or more of the triathlon legs into a single workout.
November 1, 2016
Athletes dream of the off-season and of all the relaxation, coffee dates, and trips to the farmers market it will grant us when weekends aren’t cluttered in between training and naps. Unfortunately, there is...
October 1, 2016
I recently watched the documentary Touch the Wall that chronicled the meteoric rise of Missy Franklin to the 2012 London Olympics. At those games, she dove her way into America's hearts with five gold medals, a...
September 1, 2016
On Jan. 1, 2011, I attempted to start my year off with a 10-day Master Cleanse. That's right—10 days of drinking nothing but a questionable concoction of water, lemon juice, maple syrup, and cayenne...
June 1, 2016
If the number of new studios opening in Austin is any indication, indoor cycling is a trend that has people excited to get sweaty on a stationary bike. While indoor cycling may interest you,...
May 1, 2016
If you're itching to re-explore Austin while burning a few calories, take a tour with these two up-and-coming businesses.
April 1, 2016
They may say that ignorance is bliss, but in the world of triathlon, knowledge is power. Knowledge and lots of practice, of course.  There's no doubt that the sport can be intimidating. Those triathletes...
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