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MT. HAMILTON: Cycling Desolate Back Roads to Summit the South Bay’s Big Mountain. . .Not An Insignificant Feat for Two Over the by Gambolin Man Posted Fri 31 Jul 2009 8:05pm Time for change of pace. Your ankle’s been killing you, and you’re itching to cover some big ground, do something athletic. After days of inertia, badly needing an adre naline flush, and desperate to cop an endorphin rush, you’re hell bent on chasing heart-racing thrills (even if it kills) that only speed can provide. The prospect of an all-day wo ... Read on »
Injury patterns in road cycling events by Annet Lenderink Patient Expert Posted Tue 13 Oct 2009 10:02pm Study undertaken during the races in Hamburg UCI ProTour Cyclassics in 2006 among professional cyclists (182) and recreational participants cycling 55, 100 or 155 km looking at injury patterns. A total of 193 injuries in 70 participants were registred, mainly localized at extremities (94.4%, mainly shoulder girdle). Ten percent suffered s ... Read on »
Injury patterns in road cycling events by Annet Lenderink Patient Expert Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:03pm Study undertaken during the races in Hamburg UCI ProTour Cyclassics in 2006 among professional cyclists (182) and recreational participants cycling 55, 100 or 155 km looking at injury patterns. A total of 193 injuries in 70 participants were registred, mainly localized at extremities (94.4%, mainly shoulder girdle). Ten percent suffered s ... Read on »
Florida Cycling State Road Race by Marni R. Healthy Living Professional Posted Fri 05 Nov 2010 9:17am This past weekend was the last official cycling race of the Florida Cycling racing series. What a LONG season. Karel typically races in early Feb and then takes a short break in mid summer and then finishes up the cycling season in the fall. This year Karel finished his last official race a week after I did IMWI. Karel had an excellent race, fi ... Read on »
Women’s Road Cycling Clinic is Open for Registration!! by Rachel M. Patient Expert Posted Thu 18 Mar 2010 9:30pm Last year’s incredibly popular women’s cycling clinic is returning this spring to Redlands, California!  It is open to only 100 riders!  We have three professional women cyclists flying in from Seattle, Washington to run the clinic and have as many volunteers as needed.  This event was a huge success in 2009 and we hope for it be even bett ... Read on »
Women’s Road Cycling Clinic by Rachel M. Patient Expert Posted Sun 16 May 2010 9:37am The women’s road cycling clinic has been a huge 3 day event.  I have been involved as much as possible all three days, hence no postings.  Pictured above are three girls imitating a paceline and how to rotate  when riding a bike.   It was quite hilarious watching them pretend to pedal forward while on feet.  We’ve had 100 participants ... Read on »
USA Cycling Pro Championships Road Race in Greenville by Neil Kao Medical Doctor Posted Sun 19 Sep 2010 12:00am In keeping with my theme of having a healthy lifestyle and getting aerobic exercise, I went to the USA Cycling Pro Championship Road Race today in downtown Greenville.  The course was 112 miles long.  Here I am right in front of the finish line.  The race ended with three 4.2 mile laps ending there, just over the Reedy ... Read on »
Shimanami Kaido Cycling Road in Hiroshima by chasingthenow Posted Sat 07 May 2011 2:52am I know I promised you this post two days ago, but the truth is I’ve been a total bum and hadn’t gotten around to finishing it… On Monday I was fortunate to do something wonderful with Jeremy that I never expected—a 65 kilometer bike ride through across the many small islands that connect parts of Japan. Now before any of you accus ... Read on »
Road Rider by Lindsey G. Posted Fri 29 Apr 2011 2:06am The best thing about the Spring is that I get to bring out Easton! I just love riding my bike. Yes, it is a great workout, but more then that it makes me feel so care free. I really more then anything just enjoy getting on and riding for pleasure, more then for the workout. Plus it’s GREEN! So if you’re a more serious cyclist, t ... Read on »
Harnessing Cycling Saddle Soreness by Carolyn C. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Tue 19 Feb 2013 11:52pm After a 5-week break from cycling, I recently resumed riding. In addition to my quads being out of cycling shape, I experienced the kind of  saddle soreness that I hadn’t had since I first started riding. While I attributed this mostly from the time off the bike, it led me to a closer investigation of saddle soreness – both in terms of causes a ... Read on »