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Inspiring people of all ages to get on a bike and discover the world on two wheels
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Recognizing Fatigue & Overtraining by Mood | Fit Chick | Bicycling.com

Recognizing Fatigue & Overtraining by Mood | Fit Chick | Bicycling.com | Girls Talking Bike | Scoop.it
Selene Fit Chick Yeager recognizes the effects of training, stress, and fatigue by mood.

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Fueling For Cycling -

Fueling For Cycling - | Girls Talking Bike | Scoop.it

Not everyone is only looking to have fun when riding or doing any kind of exercise, more and more people nowdays are looking for outdoor activities as an alternative for gyms and indoor exercises, to loose weight. No matter what your reasons are for taking on your bike one thing you have to keep in mind: Cycling burns a whopping number of calories! You want to begin your rides with your muscles pumped up with glycogen. That’s where you get your energy from. Start out on empty and you’ll play catch-up all day, which often leads to overeating at the next meal ...

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The Simple, Beautiful Pedal Stroke « «

The Simple, Beautiful Pedal Stroke « « | Girls Talking Bike | Scoop.it

It's not only clip on and go, focusing on a smooth, round stroke will actually help to produce more power per stroke ...

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Tour de France 2012 - The Tour 2012

Tour de France 2012 - The Tour 2012 | Girls Talking Bike | Scoop.it

It's almost here ... Le Tour de France 2012! Running from Saturday June 30th to Sunday July 22th. 

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Forget calorie and carbon reduction: here’s the real reason people ride bikes | Bay Bikers: The Bay Area's bicycle blog | an SFGate.com blog

Forget calorie and carbon reduction: here’s the real reason people ride bikes | Bay Bikers: The Bay Area's bicycle blog | an SFGate.com blog | Girls Talking Bike | Scoop.it

It's a simple question with a simple answer: People ride bikes because it makes us feel good ... 

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Lance Armstrong Brings Attention, Bigger Business To Triathlon - Forbes

Lance Armstrong Brings Attention, Bigger Business To Triathlon - Forbes | Girls Talking Bike | Scoop.it

Here he comes again, can he win a Ironman? In any race that Lance decides to run the winner will always be the sport's fans and industry, in this case The World Triathlon Corporation, which operates Ironman races ...

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UCI Mountain Bike World Cup Downhill Round 3 Fort William, Scotland

UCI Mountain Bike World Cup Downhill Round 3 Fort William, Scotland | Girls Talking Bike | Scoop.it

America's Aaron Gwin and Frenchwoman Emmeline Raggot are the big winners at the Fort William world cup downhill. The american took away the british hopes to see their country first winner since 2010 ...

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Around the world in 92 days … by bicycle!

Around the world in 92 days … by bicycle! | Girls Talking Bike | Scoop.it

Ready  to break teh world record by 14 days, Mike Hall is on course to end his World Cycle Challenge in Greenwich on Monday...

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Bike Month Ends: Bicycling to Continue Indefinitely | Easy As Riding ...

Bike Month Ends: Bicycling to Continue Indefinitely | Easy As Riding ... | Girls Talking Bike | Scoop.it
My inside connections have given me access to a host of experts on the topic; designers, engineers, product managers, retailers, distributors, racers, advocacy groups, fundraising organizations, journalists, and cyclists of all ...

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Pedaling to Prosperity: Biking Saves U.S. Riders Billions A Year - Forbes

Pedaling to Prosperity: Biking Saves U.S. Riders Billions A Year - Forbes | Girls Talking Bike | Scoop.it

Enough said! New data highlight that if American drivers replaced just one four-mile with a bike each week for the entire year, it would save more than two billion gallons of gas ... 

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Foods That Heal and Boost Recovery for Cyclists | Bicycling Magazine

Foods That Heal and Boost Recovery for Cyclists | Bicycling Magazine | Girls Talking Bike | Scoop.it

We all know a balanced diet is essential during training season, but who would guess watching your diet can also help you recover and heal from injuries faster? To mend muscles and fix fractures more quickly, look no further than your local market...

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Shifting For Beginners -

Shifting For Beginners - | Girls Talking Bike | Scoop.it

Shifting is the trully secret to a better ride, and can be tricky when you first start cycling.

What gear to be in when you start a hill, how to shift when going up a hill, etc.

 

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Why We Ignore Women's Sports

Why We Ignore Women's Sports | Girls Talking Bike | Scoop.it
Women's cycling is neglected throughout the year. But every Olympic season, our interest in most women's sports peaks—only to quickly wane.
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How to Get a City Cycling: Focus on Women

How to Get a City Cycling: Focus on Women | Girls Talking Bike | Scoop.it
In most cities, women tend to use bicycles less than men. John Pucher, author of the forthcoming book City Cycling, explores how to increase female bicycle ridership by improving cycling safety.

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A bicycle gourmet in France

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Following the longest main road in France, the route to the sun from Paris to Provence, cyclist Adam Ruck makes the most of the vineyards and foodie pit stops that have been refuelling travellers for centuries...
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Riding with the Pros: Kathryn Bertine offer tips for new cyclists | ESPN-W

Riding with the Pros: Kathryn Bertine offer tips for new cyclists | ESPN-W | Girls Talking Bike | Scoop.it

Helpful, informative article with lots of tips and practical advice for newbies on which riding equipment is absolutely essential and what you should consider and look for when purchasing it. 


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Lance Armstrong, Cycling's All-Time Great, Faces Lifetime Ban For Doping - Forbes

Lance Armstrong, Cycling's All-Time Great, Faces Lifetime Ban For Doping - Forbes | Girls Talking Bike | Scoop.it
The USADA officially brought doping charges against Lance Armstrong today, immediately suspending him from cycling and triathlons.
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Concern for London cyclists as Olympics approach - South West Londoner

Concern for London cyclists as Olympics approach - South West Londoner | Girls Talking Bike | Scoop.it
South West LondonerConcern for London cyclists as Olympics approachSouth West LondonerWith around 1000 members, Lambeth Cyclists work with Lambeth Council and Transport for London to make the borough's roads safer and encourage more people to cycle.
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A quest for inspiration - ObserverToday.com | News, Sports, Jobs, Community Information - Dunkirk | The Observer

A quest for inspiration - ObserverToday.com | News, Sports, Jobs, Community Information - Dunkirk | The Observer | Girls Talking Bike | Scoop.it

As a 38 year old Massage Therapist crosses the country in hopes to find new challenges and maybe a life change she will inspire women from all over to take on a bike and face the roads ...

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Descending on a Road Bike -

Descending on a Road Bike - | Girls Talking Bike | Scoop.it
Cycling downhill may appear to be effortless, doing it safely takes a lot of different bike handling skills.
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Watch: Travel Through California With AIDS/LifeCycle

Watch: Travel Through California With AIDS/LifeCycle | Girls Talking Bike | Scoop.it

The California coast and countryside is one of the most beautiful travel destinations in the country, and one of the best ways to see it is on a bike ... 

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Sun Valley Proposes New Biking Trails

Sun Valley Proposes New Biking Trails | Girls Talking Bike | Scoop.it
SUN VALLEY • Sun Valley, which has been a destination ski resort since 1936, now wants to turn Bald Mountain into a destination mountain bike resort.
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Wheels of Change: How The Bicycle Empowered Women

Wheels of Change: How The Bicycle Empowered Women | Girls Talking Bike | Scoop.it

The riveting story of how the two-wheel wonder pedaled forward the emancipation of women in late-nineteenth-century America and radically redefined the normative conventions of femininity.


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Strength Training: Benefits for Endurance Athletes | Trifuel

Strength Training: Benefits for Endurance Athletes | Trifuel | Girls Talking Bike | Scoop.it

The topic of strength training in endurance sports is always a controversial one, with some coaches avoiding it at all costs and others praising it as the key to success. ironguides coach Alun "Woody" Woodward explains why and how strength training can be an extremely effective tool for endurance athletes.


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