Category: "Bike" Articles

5 Things I Wish I Knew Before My First Triathlon
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...
KirkLee Bicycles
September 1, 2015
Brad Cason is creating a high-demand for custom carbon fiber bicycles
Start Cycling
September 1, 2015
Saddle up and become cycling savvy with this guide
Marco, Bike Polo
July 1, 2015
You've got to love a group with the phrase “social club” in the name. I mean, at that point it doesn't matter if you are competitive skipping, knitting, or dog walking. If you have...
6 Simple Keys to Sports Recovery
June 1, 2015
“You’ve got to rest as hard as you train.” Being a professional athlete is all about tearing down your body and then rebuilding it all over again. While most of the population doesn’t have...
Countdown to the Crit!
May 1, 2015
There’s no turning back now. My official race debut is set.
Crit Racing: Part II All About That Base
April 1, 2015
It’s been one month since I kicked off my cycling training plan to prepare for this year’s Crit, or Criterium, races at the Driveway Series and I just have one question: What in the...
What the Pros Ride
April 1, 2015
If this sunny, spring weather isn’t enough to inspire you to hit the trails on two wheels, this sick new gear sure will.
Do What Scares You
March 1, 2015
Diving Into CRIT Racing at the Driveway Series
Discover! – The Goodwater Loop at Lake Georgetown
February 1, 2015
Take on the challenge of this technical trail 40 minutes from Austin.
What to Expect at a Mountain Bike Skills Clinic
January 1, 2015
Crooked helmet, sleeveless jersey, aluminum bike; I was certainly a candidate for a “first-time racers clinic.” Despite my teenage pride, I attended the free day-before class at my first Texas Mountain Bike Racing Association...
Mountain Biking Comes to Texas High Schools
October 1, 2014
In recent years, mountain biking has become increasingly popular sport for active adults, and this interest has trickled down to high school kids. Last year, more than 160 student-athletes raced in the Texas High...
Sprints to Failure
August 1, 2014
Flying along the “Sweet 16” trail of the Barton Creek greenbelt, mountain bike riders encounter a series of short, technical climbs. Each one requires power, focus, and—as the climbs come consecutively—endurance. The effort required...
Maintenance on Two Wheels
May 1, 2014
The Austin Ridge Riders are a band of bike-riding volunteers who care for area trails
A Go-To Loop for Cycling Central Austin
April 1, 2014
MapMyFitness ambassador Nathanial Friedman loves a coffee and snack along with his ride. Here’s his go-to 20-miler.
Taking the New Dual Action Saddle for a Ride
March 1, 2014
Two independently moving, adjustable pads offer support for most sizes.
Ride Less, Lift More
January 1, 2014
Correcting muscle imbalances in cycling can improve your performance.
Gaining Street Credibility
June 1, 2013
Making improvements to the face of stationary cycling
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