Cycling

7 Christmas Gifts for the Cyclist in Your Life

7 Christmas Gifts for the Cyclist in Your Life

Christmas is quickly approaching and that means trying to pick the perfect gift for the friends and family closest to you.  It can be difficult to figure out what products cyclists want for the holidays, but there are a few appealing options available. Here are seven Christmas gift ideas for [...]

6 Electronics Products for Athletes

6 Electronics Products for Athletes

When I was routinely training, and racing trail half marathons, I ended up putting both my body and my clothing/audio equipment through rigorous abuse. Here is a list of seven different audio products athletes can take a look at this Christmas holiday shopping season.  You’re likely going to need to [...]

7 Night Time Riding Products for Bike Commuters

7 Night Time Riding Products for Bike Commuters

This guide is designed specifically for road cyclists and urban commuters, as these products are largely used to ensure a rider is visible to traffic.  When it comes to night time cycling products, you certainly get what you pay for.  The cheaper lights might seem like a great choice, but [...]

6 Recovery Products for Runners and Cyclists

6 Recovery Products for Runners and Cyclists

Bumps and bruises, injuries, and muscle pain are all part of endurance sports training, and it’s important to take care of yourself as these injuries happen. Here are six different recovery items that athletes should consider when you look to maximize recovery. Be aware that some of these products aren’t [...]

7 Great National Parks for Mountain Biking

7 Great National Parks for Mountain Biking

The life of a mountain biker can sometimes be frustrating.  Being a smaller niche group of the population, many times our needs are overlooked to a broader scope of the population.  Many local clubs have been successful in lobbying land owners and managers to allow trails to be built, but [...]

10 Reasons to Buy a Wooden Bike Frame

10 Reasons to Buy a Wooden Bike Frame

What better way to celebrate this Arbor Day than to chop down some trees and ride them? One of the newest design ideas sweeping the handmade bike market are wooden frames, and with good reason.  They range from sleek juxtapositions of new technology and old wood design, to glorified bauhaus [...]

Extreme Unicycling, Lost Hikers, and How to Make Shelter: Outdoor Videos of the Day

Extreme Unicycling, Lost Hikers, and How to Make Shelter: Outdoor Videos of the Day

You may have thought unicycling in and of itself was an extreme sport, but when compared to this… well, it really just doesn’t compare. Unicyclists Stephanie Dietze and Lutz Eichholz carry their unicycles to the top of a mountain in the Dolomites, then begin a treacherous descent down. This is really [...]

Want To Race Across Europe On A Bike This Summer?

Want To Race Across Europe On A Bike This Summer?

Long distance cyclists looking for a new challenge this year will certainly want to put the QuickEnergy Trans Continental Race on their bucket list. When this new event gets underway in August it promises to become Europe’s longest and most challenging unsupported bike race, running for more than 2000 miles between [...]

The 8 Energy Gel Brands Athletes Need to Try

The 8 Energy Gel Brands Athletes Need to Try

Energy gel is important for endurance athletes needing to fuel our bodies during long endurance activities.