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Race Report: Enchanted Rock Extreme Duathlon by Marcus S. Posted Mon 30 Mar 2009 4:04pm The finish line was all the way up there. On Sunday, I competed in the what is hoped to be the 1st annual  Enchanted Rock Extreme Duathlon put on by San Antonio based Redemption Race Productions. The 4 mile run/16 mile bike/2 mile run race was advertised as a challenging course with a finish on the top of Enchanted Rock. Their race motto w ... Read on »
The Road Bike; an Elitist Machine. by Dave M. Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 8:10pm If I am having a conversation with someone who knows nothing about bikes; on learning that I once built racing bicycles they invariably ask. “Isn’t it uncomfortable to ride bent over like that?” You may as well ask. “Isn’t uncomfortable for a jockey to sit on a horse like this?” If you had little or no experience in riding a horse ... Read on »
Site Review Makaibike.com by Flatoutjim Posted Thu 18 Feb 2010 2:59am I was asked to review the web site for Makaibike. The site is a cycling website that features thousands of bicycle related products including: bicycles, components, accessories, bike frames, cycling clothing, and more. I have to admit, my initial impression was that it wasn’t for me. The opening page featured some retro looking cruisers which ... Read on »
Road Bike Basics by bamarunner11 Posted Sun 06 Mar 2011 1:05pm Road bikes are one of the oldest and probably the most popular type of bike around. Ultimately, they are built for speed and agility. I have a 2009 Specialized Allez Elite Typically, road bikes are known as racing bicycles because weight and stiffness are their distinguished characteristics. These two greatly determine the e ... Read on »
Giro Prolight Bike Helmet - What Most of the people Will need to Apprehend That is certainly Related To Giro Prolight Bike Helme by Alexander85959 Posted Wed 02 Jan 2013 1:05am A bicycle helmet is usually a special helmet created for the bicycle riders to provide these with maximum safety against serious head injuries which could occur throughout a fall. Undoubtedly, that using a Giro Prolight Bike Helmet is really a step towards an excellent journey but concurrently, its ability to prevent or reduce the possibility o ... Read on »
Giro Prolight Bike Helmet - Precisely what Many people Really should Apprehend That's In connection with Giro Prolight Bike Helm by Alexander85959 Posted Wed 02 Jan 2013 1:05am A bicycle helmet can be a special helmet created for the bicycle riders to deliver them maximum safety against serious head injuries which often can occur throughout a fall. Undoubtedly, that utilizing a Giro Prolight Bike Helmet is usually a step towards a superb journey but concurrently, its ability to prevent or reduce the possibility of the ... Read on »
Evolution: The Mountain Bike by Dave M. Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 08 Mar 2010 12:00am In my last article I was outlining a talk I gave recently to a group of some 80 people here in Charleston. The subject was the Evolution of the Bicycle, and I had reached the period around the 1950s when my own interest in bicycles began. In October 2009 I wrote a series of three articles here on the history of frame design, where I covered ... Read on »
Austin Bike Culture Calendar Events: 3/22- 3/28/12 by Marcus S. Posted Wed 21 Mar 2012 11:54pm The weather this week is why we live in Austin… get out and ride! There are several century rides, a mountain bike race and a road ride this weekend. For the civic minded, check on the Austin City Council and Mayoral Candidates Bicycling Forum on Monday and the Downtown Wayfinding Community Presentation on Wednesday. Here’s a quick run down ... 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 »