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How to Pedal better.

Here is some good information on the art of pedaling. Advertisements

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Grab a bike

6 good reasons to go for a bicycle ride. May is bicycle month. If you have not ridden your bike in a while come on out on May 1 at 2 pm to the Mt. Juliet train station for the … Continue reading

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Saddle Discomfort—Solutions for Women Cyclists

Women’s Cycling Blog “Women’s Cycling, your trusted resource for training tips, skills, nutrition, bicycle fit, maintenance, product reviews and more . .”

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Calcium and performance

Calcium, like sodium and potassium, plays a supporting role in muscle contraction. Go for fat free or low fat versions of milk and yogurt, which are both high in calcium. During rides sip a calcium-enriched electrolyte drink such as Luna … Continue reading

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Drink as you go

Top off as you go. Take in about 6 to 8 ounces (2 to 3 gulps) of fluid every 15 to 20 minutes while you ride.

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Wash your bike

Never put away dirt bike. You wouldn’t put away soiled laundry or dirty dishes would you?

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Trailing Riding

When riding on a trail turn off your rear light to avoid distracting the riders behind you. Some lighting systems come with an extrernal battery that you can carry in your water bottle cage or jersey pocket. Secure the battery … Continue reading

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