Monthly Archives: April 2012

The 29er debate continues, this time vs the 650B

I’ve been riding a 29er for a little more than a year now. I’ve written about the comparisons of a 29 vs 26 inch wheeled mountain bike, and I’m still committed to the 29er. And, if you look around, so … Continue reading

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2012 NYS Cyclocross Championships Announced!

The 2012 NYS Cyclocross Championships will be contested at the Spa Cross Cyclocross in Saratoga Springs, New York, on October 21, 2012. The challenging course is located on the eastern section of the Saratoga Race Course property, behind the Oklahoma … Continue reading

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NICA Expands to Accommodate Growth in High School Mountain Biking

Founder and Executive Director, Matt Fritzinger, to transition and focus on building new leagues Contact: Paul Skilbeck 415.516.1444 BERKELEY, Calif. (Press Release) – The strong growth of the National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA) continues with applications from Arizona, Georgia, … Continue reading

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Cyclocross Everywhere at Sea Otter

It’s only April and the cyclocross bug has already bit. And it’s the fault of the Sea Otter Classic and the great coverage by Cyclocross Magazine. The big thing was disc brake equipped ‘cross bikes. Disc equipped 2012 and 2013 model year cyclocross bikes … Continue reading

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Endless Bike Company’s Kick-Ass-Cogs

If you’re a singlespeed rider, and you’re like me, you are often looking for a lower gear for those climbs. I would rather have a lower gear for climbing, than a higher gear to avoid spinning on the flats. I … Continue reading

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Albany Bicycle Coalition: 2012 Bike EXPO

Albany Bicycle Coalition (ABC) is proud to announce the Second Annual Bike EXPO to kick off National Bike Month and promote cycling across the Capital Region. The community event will take place on May 6th, 2012 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 … Continue reading

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Mavic debuts 29er wheelsets

Mavic finally has three brand new 29er wheelsets, the first full line of 29er wheels for Mavic. The Crossmax SLR, Crossmax ST, and Crossride wheelsets all offer Mavic’s signature system-engineered approach to wheels, as well as competitive weights and a … Continue reading

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Broken Bike campaign supports MS

NEW YORK — The Broken Bike campaign has kicked off in Albany, as well as other regions upstate. It’s part of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society of Upstate New York’s effort to raise awareness and support for the deadly disease. … Continue reading

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3 Reasons You Should Sleep More

Get enough zzz’s and you’ll… Avoid the aches A full night’s rest can end those I’m-too-sore gripes that make you skip Spin class. “Sleep is the most important part of physical recovery,” says Peter Walters, Ph.D., professor of applied health … Continue reading

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Training for my first dualthons, it’s now “crunch time”

With less than two weeks left before my first duathlon race, it’s now “crunch time” for training. I’ve always been athletic, but as far as running goes, it’s been several years since I had run for fitness. So, when cyclocross … Continue reading

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