Tag: Cycling Stories

Sometimes Competition And Happiness Go Hand In Hand

Sometimes Competition And Happiness Go Hand In Hand

| March 11, 2015 | 1 Comment

Competition doesn’t always come in the form of a timed event with packet pick-up, podium ceremonies, and prizes.

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Bike Touring Is All About Finding Your Rhythm (And A Riding Buddy)

Bike Touring Is All About Finding Your Rhythm (And A Riding Buddy)

| February 27, 2015 | 1 Comment

Through the process of elimination, I found Carl.

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Meet The First Ever Girls BMX Team

Meet The First Ever Girls BMX Team

| February 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Meet the first organized group of competitive BMX riders who are all girls. The Buchanan Next Gen young women’s BMX team consists of three Australian BMX riders–all younger than 14 years old. Created by the world’s current number one BMX rider Caroline Buchanan, the Next Gen team will head to July’s BMX World Championships in […]

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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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Motivated by the Unknown

Motivated by the Unknown

| March 4, 2014 | 2 Comments

“It is the unknown around the corner that turns my wheels.” –Heinz Stucke, German long-distance touring cyclist

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Nurturing a Passion for Bikes

Nurturing a Passion for Bikes

| February 19, 2014 | 1 Comment

Participants in the August 30th charity ride will enjoy a 35- or 56-mile road ride, topping out at 11,018 feet on the iconic and incredibly scenic Red Mountain Pass.

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Top 10 Adventurous Women of 2013

Top 10 Adventurous Women of 2013

| January 3, 2014 | 18 Comments

2013 was a great year for women in sports and the outdoors! Here are some notable achievements that have inspired us this past year.

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The Road Not Ridden: Afghanistan’s First Female Cycling Team

The Road Not Ridden: Afghanistan’s First Female Cycling Team

| December 31, 2013 | 4 Comments

A former road bike racer gets a chance to ride with Afghanistan’s first women’s cycling team.

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The End of “The Way”: Traditions That Never End

The End of “The Way”: Traditions That Never End

| December 9, 2013 | 3 Comments

In the final installment of a four-part series on biking the Camino de Santiago, our pilgrim, Gigi Ragland, discusses her arrival at the journey’s end: Santiago de Compostela.

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A “Cycling Pilgrim’s” Journey along the Camino de Santiago: Part 3

A “Cycling Pilgrim’s” Journey along the Camino de Santiago: Part 3

| November 15, 2013 | 4 Comments

In Part 3 of a four-part series, travel editor, Gigi Ragland, discusses the highs and lows of biking the Camino.

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A Cycling Pilgrim’s Journey along the Camino de Santiago in Spain: Part 2

A Cycling Pilgrim’s Journey along the Camino de Santiago in Spain: Part 2

| October 30, 2013 | 4 Comments

Our travel editor, Gigi Ragland, discusses her transition from “cyclist” to “pilgrim” while traveling the Camino de Santiago–on bicycle–in Part 2 of this four part series.

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The Joy of a Ride, The Joy of Eating

The Joy of a Ride, The Joy of Eating

| October 23, 2013 | 1 Comment

Instead of focusing on “eating clean” or achieving “hardcore cyclist” status, just relax and enjoy yourself. You may find that you begin treating your body better as a result.

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