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Basic Bike Info! by Healthy-Clues .. Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 19 Apr 2010 10:20am Cycling is a very practical way to get exercise. It gets you from point A to point B without worrying about finding a parking place or paying for gas. Cycling works muscles differently than walking or running, is considered low impact, and is great at improving aerobic endurance. Most cities have well-planned bike routes that you can tour to c ... Read on »
Bikes made for commuting are hot! by pauldorn Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Dec 2008 3:06am From U.S. News & World Report, 06.21.08: Comfy New Commuter Bikes for Getting Around Town Neither age nor inexperience need be a barrier to biking If $4-a-gallon gas has you looking for relief, consider: A concerted effort is underway to attract casual bike riders into the fold. The lure is a range of new commuting bikes that promise ... Read on »
Bikes made for commuting are hot! by pauldorn Patient Expert Posted Sun 11 Jan 2009 4:23pm From U.S. News & World Report, 06.21.08: Comfy New Commuter Bikes for Getting Around Town Neither age nor inexperience need be a barrier to biking If $4-a-gallon gas has you looking for relief, consider: A concerted effort is underway to attract casual bike riders into the fold. The lure is a range of new commuting bikes that promise ... Read on »
Feature: The New "in" Sport for Those in The "know" by Scott Fliegelman by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 4:13pm Editor's Note: You've probably seen those funky bikes that look like a hybrid between a mountain bike and a road bike. The bikes feature big round and sometimes fat tires on sturdy road bike frames. But the sport and the cyclo-cross bike predates the mountain bike by several centuries. Today the sport and the bike is red hot so we asked Sco ... Read on »
Ventura Sport by Running the Windy City Posted Tue 19 Jun 2012 8:53am Yesterday after blogging and doing some “work” I got ready to make my big purchase. I let out the furmonster, gathered my stuff, and looked for my car keys only to realize that I had left them in my mom’s car. Whoops. A quick call to her (or more like 5 panicked calls until she picked up) told me that the spare key was on her key ring. So I did ... 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 »
Bicycle Sport Shop starts beginner mountain bike series by Marcus S. Posted Tue 20 Sep 2011 1:03pm If you are just getting into mountain biking or need a refresher, these rides may be for you. Bicycle Sport Shop is kicking off a Beginner Mountain Bike Ride Series this Saturday with rides at Walnut Creek Park in north Austin and several road trips to some of the best mountain bike trails in Central Texas. RSVPs are requested, and you can ... Read on »
Austin Bike Culture Calendar Events: 9/22- 9/28/11 by Marcus S. Posted Thu 22 Sep 2011 10:12am Cyclocross season is at hand! This Sunday we’ll be host the last of our weekly CX practice sessions to prep for the season with the Dirt Derby starting on Tuesday, September 27. There is also lots of opportunities to ride and race mountain plus Frankenbike’s monthly chance to build up the bike you’ve always wanted. Here’s a quick run down ... Read on »
The bad boy of cycling (Rock Racing) throw a Vegas party complete with hot bike babes? by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted Fri 25 Sep 2009 10:01pm In case you are not aware our automotive sister site: www.TFLcar.com usually gets to write about hot and half naked women at races. They are called grid girls and as far as we can tell their job description is to hold an umbrella over a race car driver' s head ( while wearing as little clothing as possible ) so that he ( and it is almost ... Read on »
Bicycle Shop Profile: Bicycle Sport Shop by Marcus S. Posted Tue 10 Feb 2009 11:43am Exterior image courtesy Bicycle Sport Shop Bicycle Sport Shop is the behemoth of Austin bike shops. Whatever you want, they probably have it tucked away in a corner of their massive, warehouse-like central shop at south Lamar and Barton Springs. Last month, I interviewed Leslie Luciano, Community Relations Manager, about the shop and go ... Read on »