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Best Cycling Gloves For 2018

Cycling gloves are an essential aspect of cycling just like a helmet and the right pair of shoes. A pair of cycling gloves allows to be in control and prevent the handlebars from slipping, something that can cause dangerous accidents.  Furthermore, best winter cycling gloves prevent the development of blisters that appear as a result […]

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Tri bike vs Road bike for first Ironman

Tri bike vs Road bike for first Ironman A lot of people breaking into Ironman, myself included, eventually come across this question. Should I use a Tri bike or Road bike for my first Ironman/Triathlon? We all know cycling in general can start costing money very quickly as you add in bike upgrades to make […]

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Does working out on an indoor trainer give the same results as using a regular bike?

Does working out on an indoor trainer give the same results as using a regular bike? This is a frequent question I see posted around and in discussion forums. Working out on an indoor trainer vs. working out on a regular bike (on the road). Long story short, yes they yield the same results. But […]

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Why are aero wheels faster

Why are aero wheels faster One of the big topics that comes up when you are looking to get into time trials and triathlons in cycling is aero wheels. Wheelsets on bikes are an expensive upgrade, in fact in most cases upgrading your wheelset is frequently more expensive than your entire bike! This is especially […]

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Best Sunglasses for Cycling

Best Sunglasses for Cycling

Best Sunglasses for CyclingYou don’t have to wear sunglasses while cycling – but it certainly makes riding much more enjoyable. For starters, sunglasses keep the sun out of your eyes. They also provide a barrier against wind, rain, and bugs. But sunglasses do a lot more than that. They also provide a long list of health benefits, […]

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Best headphones for cycling

Best Headphones for Cycling

Best Headphones for CyclingMany cyclists enjoy using headphones while training, during competitive events, and for casual rides. Listening to music, podcasts, audio books, and other media while cycling is entertaining and provides motivation. Multiple studies, including one in the Journal of Music Therapy, show that listening to music during exercise can improve focus and even boost […]

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Best Triathlon Shoes

Best Triathlon Shoes

Best Triathlon Shoes (Cycling And Running)A triathlon tests your endurance in a variety of ways. It also requires you to make quick transitions between three different sports; swimming, cycling, and running. The right shoes can enhance your performance, prevent injury and make you feel less frantic as you streamline your process. We’ve reviewed six triathlon shoes […]

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How to tighten a bike chain

How To Tighten a Bike Chain

How to tighten a bike chainEver come back from a long bike ride, or go to dust off that bike in the garage and notice that the bike chain is hanging from the spokes. Or just notice that the chain itself isn’t as tight and fluid shifting gears as it used to be. Well then […]

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How to Track Cycling on a Fitbit

How to track cycling on a fitbitIn the age of fitness trackers, one very common question I get is, how to track cycling on a Fitbit? Fitbit does still have the largest market share of fitness trackers and as such, it is a relevant question. Especially since most people are looking into cycling for health […]

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Best Triathlon Watch

Best Triathlon Watch in 2018

Best Triathlon Watch 2018Pairing constant and methodical training with the right triathlon watch is a powerful combination for improving your strength, agility, and time to complete. Modern triathlon watches provide valuable information for trainers. Metrics and features like GPS tracking, barometers, and even smartwatch functionality offer athletes new perspectives on their performance. There are many options […]

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