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How to Patch a Bike Tube

How to Patch a Bike Tube

| September 19, 2014 | 1 Comment

Ed. note: This is the fourth in a series covering common bike repairs in a mountain bike trail setting, including repairing your flat tire, fixing your dropped chain, and fixing a broken chain with a power link. Many of these repairs can be applied or adapted to road bikes as well. My favorite half-day mountain […]

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A Race Report to Inspire

A Race Report to Inspire

| September 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Future mountain bike riders (a.k.a. children) pedaled the streets of Grand Junction in 4- and 1-mile rides for charity.

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No Pedaling Necessary In Peru’s Sacred Valley

No Pedaling Necessary In Peru’s Sacred Valley

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

We took in majestic views of the famous Urubamba River flowing far below and snow-capped peaks jutting high above as we rode the grassy riverside trails passing through the ancient Inca roads that carved the desert highlands and deep canyons. There were many ruins, some waterfalls, a few stone huts built sometime in the 15th century, and llamas galore along the way.

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Dear Motorist

Dear Motorist

| August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Over the last decade, almost 7,000 cyclists have been killed. Pledge to be more aware, stop the distractions, and stay courteous on the road.

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Don’t Miss the First Ever Women’s La Course in Paris

Don’t Miss the First Ever Women’s La Course in Paris

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Other than watching the race and taking in all the action, here are five ways you can participate in La Course by Le Tour de France.

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How To Fix a Dropped Chain

How To Fix a Dropped Chain

| July 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

What’s the most important part of a bike? Arguably, the chain. Read on to learn how to fix a dropped chain.

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Cyclocross: Muddy, Messy, Brutal Fun

Cyclocross: Muddy, Messy, Brutal Fun

| July 11, 2014 | 2 Comments

My legs burned, I was wheezing, and dirt covered every inch of me. I pedaled through the muddy corner toward a sudden, steep hill. I knew my legs wouldn’t make the climb. I jumped off my bike, threw it over my shoulder, and ran.

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Vacation By Bike

Vacation By Bike

| July 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trips that take you off the beaten path, specializing in adventures that are guided “ethically” with consideration of the local people and terrain.

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Funds Needed to Send Afghan Women’s Cycling Team to Asia Cycling Championships

Funds Needed to Send Afghan Women’s Cycling Team to Asia Cycling Championships

| March 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Help get gear to Afghanistan’s first women’s cycling team, start up two new teams, train a mechanic, and send them to the Asia Cycling championships in May.

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The Effects of Weather, Womanhood, and Wednesdays

The Effects of Weather, Womanhood, and Wednesdays

| March 6, 2014 | 3 Comments

Those “moods” were hormone-caused, I thought, and so was this weaker-than-usual feeling, the compulsion to put forth as little effort as possible.

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Best Mountain Bike Parks of 2013

Best Mountain Bike Parks of 2013

| February 23, 2014 | 3 Comments

Take some of the guesswork out of planning your next mountain biking trip.

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Ladies In 24 Hour Town

Ladies In 24 Hour Town

| February 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

Showcasing the strong and lovely 24 Hours in the Old Pueblo ladies’ teams.

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