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 What Makes A Professional?

Cycling Stories

Source: PEZ Cycling News

Comment: What Makes A Professional?
In a world where money is in short supply, it’s encouraging that there are so many pro cyclists in the UK. Or is it? Sponsor of Team Velo Ecosse, a long established UK amateur team thinks that there’s a lot of self delusion going on.”

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 Why do cyclists shave their legs?

Leisure cycling

By: Zdenko Kahlina

Cyclists shave their legs. Did you even know this?
I think this is an interesting question. Why cyclists shave their legs? I’ve had many people tell me I should be shaving my legs, but no one has actually given me a solid reason to do so, and everyone gives me a different reason. Why are they doing it? Aerodynamic benefits? For massage? Road rash? Tradition?

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 Age and Cycling

Leisure cycling

By: Jason Sumner

Age Is No Barrier to Cycling Training
Getting older… it happens to us all. Most people are content to pick up their pipe and slippers, and enjoy a more relaxing, sedentary lifestyle in their twilight years.

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 How to Replace a Bike Chain

Cycling Toolbox

Source: Bicycling life

How to Change a Chain
There are a lot of people new to cycling who are not aware that a bike chain is considered a “consumable”, that is expected to be replaced periodically.

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 Never get dropped

Coach’s corner

By: Simon Hayes

Rider performance – technique
I guess we all know the feeling. That critical moment when the wheel in front of you hits the point where you know you’re not going to get it back. It can be a hideous feeling. Your lungs are burning, your legs are burning and quite possibly, your mind is burning as well.

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 Riding into spring

Top rides

By: Zdenko Kahlina

REV UP FOR SPRING CYCLING
The good news is that officially we are already in spring. The not so good news is that this is Alberta and there’s still cold weather ahead.

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 $10,000 bikes – What’s the point?

Bike Technology

Source: Cyclingnews.com, by James Huang

This article originally appeared on BikeRadar.
Most companies have a ‘halo’ bike, but only a handful can afford them. We’ve all seen or read about them at this point, and some have even been lucky enough to ride (or better yet, own) one: those ultra-premium ‘halo’ bikes that are cycling’s equivalent of that old Lamborghini Countach poster on your childhood wall.

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 Keeping a diary

Leisure cycling

By: Zdenko Kahlina

The Benefits of a Cycling Diary
New cycling season is upon us again. It’s time to begin training for the new season and prepare a new diary. You do keep a diary, right?

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 SRAM RED 2012

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Source: PEZ Cycling News, By: Richard Pestes

SRAM RED 2012: Pez’s First Ride!
The big news in group sets right now is SRAM’s all new 2012 RED gruppo – every piece has been redesigned, it’s even lighter than before, and works better than ever. I rode it at the Tour of Flanders cyclosportif in late March and after 6 hours 36 minutes, here’s what I can tell you…

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 Inside the team buses

Race Tech

Story and photos by: James Huang
This article was originally published on BikeRadar

A look at the WorldTour support network.
Inside the team buses at pro race Paris-Roubaix in 2012. Paris-Roubaix is fought over by the riders on the road but there’s also a tremendous support network in place to keep the massive machine that is WorldTour-level bicycle racing rolling along. From team buses and trucks to mechanics, soigneurs and fans, check out our image gallery for a look at what goes on behind the scenes at the world’s greatest one-day road race.

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 Bicycling’s 50 Golden Rules

Coach suggestions

By Bicycling Magazine

Bicycling’s 50 Golden Rules
Cyclists are innovators, constantly hunting for an edge. Over the last half-century, we’ve tried thousands of methods to become stronger, faster, and smarter on a bike—many of which have been discarded through the years. These have endured.

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 Lance Armstrong Ruined My Gym

Retro Cycling legends

By: Neal Pollack

The greatest bike racer in history won’t stop motivating me.
One Monday morning last month I went to my friendly neighborhood in Austin, Texas, and discovered that it had been transformed into a Lance Armstrong shrine.

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 High-Tech Reinvention of a bike

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By: Team Sky on Facebook
 
Future Proof: How the Common Bike is Poised for a High-Tech Reinvention
Three remarkable innovations are transforming the mechanics of the common bicycle. In fact, these new technologies may be the most significant developments in bike engineering since the original “safety” bicycle was invented at the end of the 19th century. Is your current two-wheeler even worth keeping? The following report should make you wonder.

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 10 Reasons to Work Out

That Have Nothing to Do With a Sexy Bod

By: John Wesley

The greatest challenge in developing a permanent exercise habit is finding motivation that lasts. It’s easy to get to the gym when you’re preparing for that big beach vacation or want to look great for your high school reunion. But what about the rest of the time?

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 Bikes Of The Giro d’Italia

Cycling Toolbox

By: Zdenko Kahlina

Bikes used at this year’s Giro d’Italia
I thought it would be interesting to show you bikes used at this year Giro d’Italia. I put together a gallery of the bikes currently in use at the Giro d’Italia. We’ll keep adding bikes throughout the race, so check back often to see more pictures of these awesome machines.

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 Lance Armstrong’s bike

Cycling Toolbox

Source: CyclingNews.com

Lance Armstrong custom Tour of Italy bicycle
Take a look at this beautiful custom bike that was made for Lance Armstrong for this year’s Tour of Italy!

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 Do you shave your legs??

Leisure cycling

By: Zdenko Kahlina

Shorn! Do you shave your legs?? Then read this…
Bicycle racers ride in a pack, forming a group with a very distinct style and unmistakable presence.

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