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Navigating Austin & Cyclocross Nationals

In my day job many people know that I work on the global social media team for Whole Foods Market. I do reside in Colorado, but I make a monthly pilgrimage to Austin, TX which is home to Whole Foods’ world headquarters. Austin is a bustling small city in Texas that seems to have something…

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2015 Austin Cyclocross National Course Map

Hot off the press is the 2015 USA Cycling Cyclocross Nationals course map for the race coming up in January. I travel to Austin every month for work and I can attest that this will be a great venue for the race. Not to mention the weather in January is usually a complete crap shoot…

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The World’s Safest Bike

Many more people are now leaving their suburban communities and heading to the city. The world’s cities are in turn becoming much more congested with more and more cars dominating these already busy roads. We certainly live in a car centric world in the United States, but thankfully more and more of our cities are…

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5 Tips So You’re Ready for Bike Season

Bike riding season is just about upon most of the country. My fingers are crossed that most of the spring snow storms are done. So while the snow is still melting, here are some of my best tips for making sure your first outdoor rides of the year are great. Tires: Check your tires for…

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Simple Traffic Separator for Cycle Tracks

A company out of Barcelona called Zicla has come up with a simple and eco-friendly solution for quickly creating a  traffic separator for cycle tracks (bike lanes). Their product called the Zebra “Armadillo” accomplishes this feat in as little as one day, as evidenced by their video below.

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Gadgets to Boost Bike Safety

Cycling Examiner‘s insight: Looking to bring your cycling to even safer levels? Here’s some advice from the NY Times for a lot of the latest technology hitting the cycling scene including the air-bag scarf and See.Sense light. See on

SRAM Force CX1

SRAM Force CX1

Today, after months of speculation and photos of pro cyclocross bikes on the secret 1.×11 setup, SRAM has officially launched their new Force CX1 1×11 drivetrain. The drivetrain is meant to be super durable, but also 205 grams lighter than the 2×11 Force group. The group is not at the very top of the line for…

No(r)way - Lofoten Island

No(r)way – Lofoten Island

Hans “No Way” Rey has done it again! This time he brought his sense for adventure to Lofoten Island in Norway. This new film was shot all last summer and is perfectly named, “No(r)way ” Give it a watch and see what these old military and hiking trails have to offer mountain bikers. These are…