Month: December 2011

Custom Fezzari Fore CR5

Often we get to customize a spec from what we normally do on our website.  The most recent was a flat black, silver and gray, Fezzari Fore CR5 that we upgraded the wheels to Reynolds 46c carbon clinchers and changed all the bar tape, cable housing, and saddle to really make the bike pop!  It […]

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The Health Benefits of Biking

The United States is a car country. We drive everywhere, and we all pay the price: transportation alone accounts for 20 percent of the family budget and is the second biggest cost after housing. A sedentary lifestyle doesn’t just kill our pockets, either — it kills us. Research has proven that swapping out driving in […]

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Calories: How to Refuel During a Ride

What are you eating to charge up and store calories before, during, and after each ride?  What kinds of energy sources are required for cycling, and then at how we can refuel after a ride? Cyclists are mostly concerned with two sources of energy, fats (triglycerides) and sugars (glycogens).  Whether you are maximizing speed, distance, […]

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Worldwide Obesity Statistics and Trends

We found this infographic on worldwide obesity statistics to be a little eye opening, so as you gnaw down those holiday treats, keep in mind what it takes to work off that extra pound or two of Pumpkin Pie and candy canes. The writer personally lost 15 pounds by eating healthier foods and exercising. What […]

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