Monthly Archives: August 2014

A Bicycle in a Bag Kit

This a pretty cool. It’s a light weight bike that you can carry in a backpack! <a href="” title=”Bike kit” target=”_blank”> Advertisements

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Feel good midsummer

You’ve ridden a bunch of miles, and perhaps even some races or events. The biggest mistake people make this time of year is not taking a recovery week. Instead of grinding yourself down with week after week of long rides, … Continue reading

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Injuries

Back off at the first sign of injury. Three to five days off the bike is better than missing a month or two. Take regular rest days.

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Strong abdominal and trunk muscles

Cycling requires strong abdominal and trunk muscles, but doesn’t work them as much as other activities. So core cross-training is very important.

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Dairy makes a good diet better

Milk added to whole grain breakfast cereal, yogurt mixed with fresh fruits and nuts, kefir blended into pancake batter, or Greek-style yogurt stirred into soup. One cup of dairy contains 30 percent of your daily calcium and vitamin D needs, … Continue reading

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Walk/Run/Bike Event at Mundy Park on Sept. 21

This is going to be the first Mt. Juliet BPAC event. Come out and find out about the BPAC and what it is all about.

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Rely on your front brakes

Shoot for 60 percent of your braking power up front, and you you have a smooth controlled stop.

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