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Square one bike advice by Bliss Chick Posted Mon 26 Sep 2011 10:03am Me and Elle with our new bikes, exactly two years ago today. A high school friend who thinks I know something about bikes 'cuz I have this blog just wrote to me asking for bike-buying advice. Poor guy. If he knew how little I knew . . . Never to let the lack of information stop me from talking, I responded, and he said it ... Read on »
Triathlon Training: 4 Mile Run + 5 Mile Bike + Bilateral Breathing Advice by Jeff Irvin Patient Expert Posted Mon 20 Jul 2009 11:24pm Hello everyone! First I want to start off with some advice I received from my buddy Todd. Todd has been doing triathlons for a couple of years now and recently completed a 70.3 (Half Ironman ). I have been tinkering with my breathing during my swimming - which is probably stupid considering my Tri is less than 2 weeks away! But he posted this ... Read on »
Pyramid Run 5K Race Review: Podiumed again???????? by Julia Posted Mon 08 Nov 2010 8:23am Monday! Coffee! More Coffee! I am beginning to become quite the coffee addict. This is bad. I made it through 25 years of life never drinking coffee. Grad school + crazy hectic schedule = Coffee addict Julia. It doesn't help that there are so many yummy flavors out right now, like Eggnog, Pumpkin Spice, Gingerbread, etc. Did you know that of a ... Read on »
OnTheGo Weight Loss Club - Lori K by Mnowac Posted Tue 19 Jan 2010 3:51pm Hi everyone, today is Tuesday, Biggest Loser day, so here is another real weight loss success story!  I'll let Lori tell you about her journey in her own words: "My name is Lori and I have a blog at  I am 41 years old and am maintaining a 100+ pound weight loss.  I have struggled with weight throughout my whole ... Read on »
Now YOU want a bike too?! by LittleMissRunshine Posted Mon 11 Apr 2011 4:48pm Let me preface this with I am by no means a person who knows anything about bikes, but I wanted to relay the information I learned throughout my bike purchase experience. I have been getting some readers saying that they are looking to purchase their first road bike for races but might not want to spend as much.  I spent maybe just under $2000 ... Read on »
It’s National Bike to Work Day! (Did You?) by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted Fri 21 May 2010 6:40am It’s National Bike to Work Day! If you haven’t biked to work in a while and you’re a little intimidated, or you just need a quick refresher, here’s a handy guide to get you started. The following is an excerpt from Biking to Work by Rory McMullan . It has been adapted for the Web. As the old phrase goes, “It’s like riding ... Read on »
How to choose the right bike for you. by Lori K. Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 17 Aug 2010 9:00am Biking is such a great activity that burns calories, gets you fit, and takes you places! I think there are 2 main reasons that people don’t continue with biking once they start.  One is that they buy the wrong bike, and the other is seat comfort. When you are looking to buy a bike, ask yourself these questions: 1.  What ... Read on »
Out of excuses: You—yes, you—can ride your bike to work by pauldorn Patient Expert Posted Wed 13 May 2009 10:48pm From, 05.13.09: Paul Dorn knows that getting Americans to ride a bike to work instead of driving a car is quite the uphill battle. Even on a good day, he says, only a tiny percentage of the nation’s commuters use pedal power to get to their jobs. He remains undeterred. Given that this is national Bike to Work Week, ... Read on »
Tips for Bike Lovers: Beginners Welcome by Sierra Club .. Patient Expert Posted Mon 10 May 2010 9:30am Cycling is a great way to stay fit while reducing your dependence on fossil fuels. Since May is National Bike Month , this week's tips will help you get more enjoyment from your two-wheeled wonder. Tip #1: Find Your Comfort Level If you're new to cycling, gain confidence on recreational bike paths or roads without much traffic. Befo ... Read on »
Austin Bike Culture Calendar Events: 3/3- 3/9/11 by Marcus S. Posted Thu 03 Mar 2011 9:57am Spring is on our doorstep now, the best time in my opinion to be riding a bike in Austin. The weather is great and there is a lot going on. This Saturday will be Austin on Two Wheels’ Taste of Downtown #1 ride , the first in our 16 ride series of Urban Living Rides. The century ride season will also kick off with our sponsored ride, the Pedal T ... Read on »