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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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 Don’t forget the snakes

Leasure cycling

Source: The Wheeler; words: Bill Frew

Gippsland cyclist and author Bill Frew recalls his sometimes embarrassing but typical induction into club racing.
When I survey my wonderful bike, leaning against the shed wall, I am always impressed by how potent it looks. I know it was made in a Taiwanese factory and is not the latest model, but you can see that it’s all about speed. My legs are well-trained, but I have never pushed this machine to the limit.

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 Never Get Dropped

Coaches corner

By Simon Hayes

Tips for Staying in the Bunch
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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 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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 Italian Swap Meet

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From Italian Cycling Journal – Posted by Angelo Senza
 
Across the Atlantic for an Italian Swap Meet
John contributes this story of his trans-Atlantic trip to a swap meet in the Reggio Emilia region for cars, motorcycles, motor scooters and bicycles in March, 2011.

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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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