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The compact Taggio Pro Stepster makes pumping tires easy, comfortable and safe - Bikerumor

The compact Taggio Pro Stepster makes pumping tires easy, comfortable and safe - Bikerumor | Sporting life | Scoop.it
Sometimes it’s not so much necessity, but annoyance that is the mother of invention. When a team of product engineers and avid cyclists decided most portable hand pumps were irritatingly awkward to use, they set out to make an easy-as-pie pump that didn’t require any arm strength, and didn’t force you to crouch uncomfortably or …
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Five essential yoga poses for cyclists

Five essential yoga poses for cyclists | Sporting life | Scoop.it
I met Ali Watts at the TaiwanKOM Challenge in September and was immediately impressed with her physique (so ripped!), her flexibility and strength on the bike. I had to know her secret. “Are you a triathlete?
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'The Cyclist's Bucket List' celebrates 75 of the world's best cycling experiences - austin360 (blog)

'The Cyclist's Bucket List' celebrates 75 of the world's best cycling experiences - austin360 (blog) | Sporting life | Scoop.it
Mont Ventoux, Leadville, Moab, Alpe d’Huez - these are the places that make cyclists’ swoon.
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Ask ALP: How do I train with minimal free time?

Every week, Alison Powers and her fellow ALP Cycles coaches — Jennifer Sharp and Patricia Schwager —share their experience, stories and advice with Ella readers in a ‘Weekly Wisdom’ training tips column.
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How To: Get ready for a time trial with Ellen van Dijk

How To: Get ready for a time trial with Ellen van Dijk | Sporting life | Scoop.it
Whether it’s a short prologue, a national time trial championship or the Olympic team pursuit race, the “race against the clock” is one of the hardest and most beautiful races in the sport of cycling.
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Identifying & targeting the primary muscles used in cycling - Triathlete Europe

If you want to improve your cycle speed you need to work on the specific muscle groups
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Running Faster by Focusing on the Finish Line

People who gaze at an object in the distance go faster and feel less exertion than those who let their attention wander, a study suggests.
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What Is Fatigue? - The New Yorker

Physiologists have long believed that endurance comes from the body, but a recent subliminal-messaging study suggests that it may be a product of the mind.
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TrainerRoad iOS App Now Available, Puts a Virtual Coach in your Pocket

TrainerRoad iOS App Now Available, Puts a Virtual Coach in your Pocket | Sporting life | Scoop.it
TrainerRoad showed us a beta of their iOS app at Interbike, and now it’s available for download through...
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Kinetic Announces New Consumer Website with 30 Days of inRide Contest

Kinetic Announces New Consumer Website with 30 Days of inRide Contest | Sporting life | Scoop.it
Known for their bright green trainers, Kinetic is beefing up the digital side of their business with an...
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Physiology and Nutrition: Your Gut is an Alien.

Physiology and Nutrition: Your Gut is an Alien. | Sporting life | Scoop.it
In our high stressed, fast moving lives, we are often overtired, overstressed, undernourished (although overfed), and immunocompromised. This...
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New Multiplayer Online Cycling Game Zwift Revolutionizes Indoor Training

New Multiplayer Online Cycling Game Zwift Revolutionizes Indoor Training | Sporting life | Scoop.it
Riding indoors sucks, but a new startup called Zwift is looking to change all that. The company has...
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Bike Check: Greg LeMond’s Mavic Equipped 1989 TVT Carbon

Bike Check: Greg LeMond’s Mavic Equipped 1989 TVT Carbon | Sporting life | Scoop.it
It seems fitting that right after getting to see Greg LeMond’s TVT Carbon race bike at the Mavic...
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Watteam Powerbeat stick-on powermeter finally shipping, now with carbon crank compatibility! - Bikerumor

Watteam Powerbeat stick-on powermeter finally shipping, now with carbon crank compatibility! - Bikerumor | Sporting life | Scoop.it
Powerbeat, the stick-on powermeter that retails for just $499 and measures individual left and right side output, is finally shipping. Watteam tells us the first batch has left their factory and is en route to round one pre-orders. Along with the news, they sent this image of the unit installed on a carbon crank arm. …
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Bike needs a tune? The Otto Tuning System has an app for that, With Smart Phone based Derailleur Adjustment

Bike needs a tune? The Otto Tuning System has an app for that, With Smart Phone based Derailleur Adjustment | Sporting life | Scoop.it
Otto Design Works says that you can let your phone do the tuning with their “vision app” and hardware...
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Garmin’s New Varia Cycling Computer Introduces Rearview Radar

Garmin’s New Varia Cycling Computer Introduces Rearview Radar | Sporting life | Scoop.it
According to the smooth voice over narration in Garmin’s latest product video, 40% of cycling fatalities occur...
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Wheelworks NZ rolls out Maker, a lightweight, everything-proof carbon road bike wheelset

Wheelworks NZ rolls out Maker, a lightweight, everything-proof carbon road bike wheelset | Sporting life | Scoop.it
Wheelworks, based in New Zealand, has been building custom wheels for more than nine years. About 12 months...
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Scicon AeroComfort 2.0 TSA Soft-sided Bike Travel Bag – First Impressions

Scicon AeroComfort 2.0 TSA Soft-sided Bike Travel Bag – First Impressions | Sporting life | Scoop.it
Looking at our spring and summer that will have us stuffing bikes on trains and airplanes to get out and ride...
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How To: Descend quickly and safely

How To: Descend quickly and safely | Sporting life | Scoop.it
Descending is a skill that’s better learned on the bike than by reading a blog. However, two-time Olympian Rob Crowe does a fantastic job of breaking down the art of riding downhill. Descending is obviously full of risks but when done correctly...
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Top 10 cycling holidays in Europe - The Guardian

If your New Year resolutions include going beyond your usual commute and weekend cycle routes, there are plenty of options in Europe to test you, including races, climbs and mountain bike treks – plus guided tours and bike-friendly B&Bs, says Peter...
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Healthy hearts: why the UCI’s mandatory medical checks are important

In preparation for their 2015 season, Orica-GreenEdge last week held a training camp that saw much of the team ride from Central Victoria up to Canberra.
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Sleep for cyclists: how to ensure you’re recovering properly

Sleep for cyclists: how to ensure you’re recovering properly | Sporting life | Scoop.it
We all know how important sleep is, not just for physical regeneration but for mental and psychological recovery as well.
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Jabra’s New Earbuds Can Hear Your Heart Through Your Ears

Jabra’s New Earbuds Can Hear Your Heart Through Your Ears | Sporting life | Scoop.it
The Sport Pulse Wireless earbuds from Jabra are wireless, have premium sound and other features similar to other...
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How to get a body like an Olympic rower - Telegraph.co.uk

How to get a body like an Olympic rower - Telegraph.co.uk | Sporting life | Scoop.it
Build the muscular legs, toned core and upper-body brawn of an Olympic rower with the help of Alex Wolf, head of strength and conditioning at GB Rowing
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Rubber side down: the function of road tyre tread patterns

Rubber side down: the function of road tyre tread patterns | Sporting life | Scoop.it
Our intuition tells us that tyres with a patterned tread are less likely to be slippery in wet conditions, but is that really the case? In this article, CTech Editor Matt Wikstrom looks at the factors that influence the grip of road tyres.
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