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Must-carry items for the daily bike commuter

It’s early on a weekday morning and I’m looking out the window gauging the weather. I zip up my jacket, roll up my pant legs, slip on some gloves and close my helmet strap — the routine of bicycle commuter. I have been bike commuting for most of my life, ever since I was six […]

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Pregnant pedaling

Stroller strides, prenatal yoga, mama dance, swimming groups – there are plenty of fitness classes and groups aimed at keeping women active during pregnancy. But when a woman decides to hop on her bike, it raises some eyebrows. But it really shouldn’t, nowadays obstetricians are actually encouraging cycling as a great way to stay fit, […]

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Inside Line: Loren Rowney’s Redlands Bicycle Classic

The Redlands Bicycle Classic is the longest continuous running stage race in American cycling. Since its inception in 1985, the Californian race has crafted an honour board that boasts names like Jonathan Vaughters, Chris Horner and Phil Gaimon. The 2014 edition of the race finished on Sunday after five stages of racing for elite men […]

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Inside Line: Gracie Elvin’s Tour of Flanders

Yesterday’s Tour of Flanders was the third round of the nine-round UCI Women’s World Cup and one of the most prestigious one-day races on the women’s calendar. Raced at the same time as the men’s event, the women’s Tour of Flanders was contested over 140km with eight climbs and plenty of cobbled roads to contend […]

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Pro Team Structure – What About the Women?

No…I didn’t forget about the women.  I wanted to post this one separately so you could get some discussion of your own since I know how passionately you feel about the UCI’s pathetic position towards Pro Women’s cycling. Pro Woman (Only One Category) Roster Size: 8 rider minimum, 16 rider maximum. Minimum Salary: None Bank […]

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