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Tips for Buying a Used Bike - AARP News (blog)

Tips for Buying a Used Bike - AARP News (blog) | SportActive Cycling tips | Scoop.it
AARP News (blog) Tips for Buying a Used Bike AARP News (blog) Of course you may need to put a little additional money into some repairs, but if you get a used bicycle that's mechanically sound, then you'll usually still come out way ahead compared...
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A used bike can do the job rightly. Here are a few tips to find out what is important and what is not. I hope it helps. Flora

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Top 5 Cycling Tips for Beginners

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Olympic silver medalist Dotsie Bausch gives us her top 5 tips for those starting in cycling:
1. Just because you are not as fit as you want to be or will be, does not mean you cant complete that...
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Olympic silver medalist Dotsie Bausch gives us her top 5 tips for those starting in cycling.

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7 Simple Stretches for Cyclists

7 Simple Stretches for Cyclists | SportActive Cycling tips | Scoop.it
Looking for better flexibility? Here is a selection of stretches designed to make you a better and more comfortable cyclist.
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Sportive Tips - Planning your post ride kitbag - British Cycling - British Cycling

Sportive Tips - Planning your post ride kitbag - British Cycling - British Cycling | SportActive Cycling tips | Scoop.it
Sportive Tips - Planning your post ride kitbag - British Cycling
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Feeding, cleaning, and clothing will enhance your post ride recovery, making your next training ride or event that little bit easier.
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Top 5 Cycling Tips for Beginners

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Olympic silver medalist Dotsie Bausch gives us her top 5 tips for those starting in cycling:
1. Just because you are not as fit as you want to be or will be, does not mean you cant complete that...
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Olympic silver medalist Dotsie Bausch gives us her top 5 tips for those starting in cycling.

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Bike Shoes: How to Choose

Bike Shoes: How to Choose | SportActive Cycling tips | Scoop.it
"Compared to typical athletic shoes, cycling shoes are designed with stiffer soles to provide more efficient... http://t.co/HQhDeeab36
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Cycling in the snow - London Cyclist Blog

Cycling in the snow - London Cyclist Blog | SportActive Cycling tips | Scoop.it
Snow tip 8: Mudguards! If you don't do it for yourself, then do it for the cyclist behind you. Add a mudguard to your bike, it takes two seconds! We recommend the SKS Mudguard. ...
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Best Workout Foods: Cycling Ally Stacher Shares Recipes and Tips | Women's Health Experts

Best Workout Foods: Cycling Ally Stacher Shares Recipes and Tips | Women's Health Experts | SportActive Cycling tips | Scoop.it
WH Experts (Womens Health Alert: The 5 Best Pre-Workout Foods: Recipes and tips from Ally Stacher, a professional cyclist ...
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Learn to Climb & Make That Ascent - Cycling Tip

Learn to Climb & Make That Ascent - Cycling Tip | SportActive Cycling tips | Scoop.it
RT @velohut: #Cycling Tips for #climbing. Don't be defeated by that #ascent. #pacing #training #tips http://t.co/xMA068m3Em
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Laser Levels and Motion Capture Show Everything You Know About Bike Fit Is Wrong - Wired News

Laser Levels and Motion Capture Show Everything You Know About Bike Fit Is Wrong - Wired News | SportActive Cycling tips | Scoop.it
Laser Levels and Motion Capture Show Everything You Know About Bike Fit Is WrongWired NewsTrained experts use that data, and an infinitely adjustable stationary bicycle, to determine, often to the millimeter, your ideal frame geometry and riding...

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Bike Fit : one fo the most important, if not THE most important point about biking. Not being fitted right takes away almost everything : comfort, pleasure and performance...

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Training hard is part of cycling, but so is taking a day off - Los Angeles Times

Training hard is part of cycling, but so is taking a day off - Los Angeles Times | SportActive Cycling tips | Scoop.it
Los Angeles TimesTraining hard is part of cycling, but so is taking a day offLos Angeles TimesCycling isn't just about getting a good bike -- it's also about learning how to become a great rider.
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"I tell the athletes I coach that the hard training days only create the potential for fitness," he said. "They don't result in fitness improvements unless there is rest.

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How To Descend on a Bike

How To Descend on a Bike | SportActive Cycling tips | Scoop.it
You've gotten up that hill, now it's time to #descend. Are you skittish? Check out some of these tips. #cycling http://t.co/kgYHbvcqR3
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Tips for increasing cycling speed - Carroll County Times

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Tips for increasing cycling speed
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A: The first thing you need to do to boost your average speed on the bike is to put in the time.
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The 10 Best city bikes

The 10 Best city bikes | SportActive Cycling tips | Scoop.it
1. Boardman Hybrid Race Eighteen gears is more than you’ll need on all but the hilliest commutes and you’ll struggle to find something that better combines comfort, speed and looks than the performance hybrid from Chris Boardman’s well-rated range.
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4 Nutrition Secrets for Your First Century Ride

4 Nutrition Secrets for Your First Century Ride | SportActive Cycling tips | Scoop.it
Make sure you are properly fueled before--and during--your first century ride. Here are four tips that will keep your body feeling good for all 100 miles. (I want to ride my first #century this year - aiming for Sept.
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Road Cycling UK - Six fitness fixes for that looming sportive

Road Cycling UK - Six fitness fixes for that looming sportive | SportActive Cycling tips | Scoop.it
Top tips for the time-pressed (No short cuts in cycling unless you actually take a short cut - some solid advice here to prepare you for that event :http://t.co/UKl7XkjCce)...
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Cycling in icy conditions and bad weather

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How to ride in the frost, wind and rain this winter - The thought of winter cycling is often enough to put off even hardened road riders – a turbo trainer or lie-in can seem...

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