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Top 7 Mental Health Benefits of Cycling

When we discuss the many health benefits linked to cycling, almost every article highlights the physical advantages of riding a bicycle. While the physical health benefits are certainly noteworthy and abundant, it is important to recognize the fact that cycling is really great for your brain too. The mental and psychological benefits of cycling are legitimate yet incredibly under-publicized. In [...]

By |2018-07-04T11:04:09-04:00January 30th, 2018|News From The Road|8 Comments

Muscle Groups Targeted and Used While Cycling

Regular cyclists understand the power that cycling has on transforming the body. From both a speed and strength perspective, cycling builds the muscular structure while targeting cardiovascular endurance. Cycling tones and works many muscles in the body. While the primary muscles targeted are certainly the lower body muscles, the arm muscles as well the as the core also get in [...]

By |2018-07-04T08:29:38-04:00July 2nd, 2017|News From The Road|7 Comments

Pros and Cons of Biking to Work

As bicycle proponents, it is often difficult to take a step back and view the topic of bicycle accidents and bicycle safety from an unbiased perspective. However, the truth of the matter is that cycling is dangerous sport and biking to work comes with many potential hazards. Countless theories and studies exist to both support and oppose the benefits of [...]

By |2018-02-06T02:41:52-04:00May 23rd, 2017|News From The Road|0 Comments

Bicycle Buying Guide for Beginners – Road Bicycles

The popularity of cycling is growing with thousands of people taking up the sport for the first time on a daily basis, so we thought it would be helpful for new riders and those thinking about buying a new bicycle to provide some practical buying tips. The good news is that the number of available models and options are at [...]

By |2018-02-06T02:32:29-04:00February 5th, 2017|Resources|0 Comments

Bicycle Buying Guide for Beginners Part 2: Mountain Bicycles

Introduction Mountain bikes (“MTB”) are designed for off-road cycling on unpaved terrain, including dirt, rocks, sand, and gravel. They are purpose-built for handling difficult riding environments containing steep grades, streams, vertical drop-offs, and miscellaneous obstacles. Some design elements of MTB that address the rigors of off-road cycling include a suspension, large knobby tires, rugged wheels, powerful disc brakes, and low [...]

By |2018-02-06T02:12:55-04:00October 5th, 2015|Resources|2 Comments

West Palm Beach Unveils New Bicycle Sharing Program

Bike sharing finally comes to West Palm Beach.  The official unveiling is scheduled to take place at 9:30 a.m. on March 4, 2015.  The program will reportedly begin with 14 bike share stations throughout the downtown area, offering up to 150 bikes available for public use.  Annual membership in the program is anticipated at $120 to $155.  Alternatively, monthly membership [...]

By |2015-03-05T09:08:50-04:00March 5th, 2015|News From The Road|0 Comments

Florida Cycling’s Terrifying Future

For a cyclist in Florida, the words “terrifying future” in relation to the sport of cycling is haunting, and puzzling. From what we’ve all been reading, Florida is making tremendous strides in regard to cycling safety all throughout the Sunshine State. Just last year, Florida circulated a newfound plan of action to increase safety and reduce the accident rate for [...]

By |2014-10-30T12:34:55-04:00October 30th, 2014|News From The Road|0 Comments

Colombian Women’s Cycling Team Responds to Uniform Frenzy

If you’ve paid attention to any cycling news recently, it was hard to miss the social media response to the Colombian cycling kit. Worn during a race in Italy where the elite women’s Colombian team competed in Giro della Toscana last weekend, the “nude” uniforms had people from all walks of life giving their opinions. Contrary to some reports, the [...]

By |2014-09-18T09:50:39-04:00September 18th, 2014|News From The Road|0 Comments

Dangers of Using Aerobars on Group Rides

Aerobars can be a cyclist’s best friend when used correctly. They allow for a fast and smooth ride that match perfectly with a triathlon or time trial. Unfortunately, riders often insist on using aerobars during group rides, despite of the mounds of evidence proving the dangers involved in doing so. While there is no “cycling law” against the use of [...]

By |2014-08-21T16:12:31-04:00August 21st, 2014|News From The Road|2 Comments

12 Fun Facts About Cycling

Summer is often a time when Florida cyclists get serious. With more sunlight, more free time, and a calendar full of races to prepare for, it’s easy for cyclists to get lost in the training hustle. Training is something that requires immense amounts of dedication, focus, and patience. All riders can agree that while some of life’s greatest joys come [...]

By |2018-02-06T02:22:06-04:00August 11th, 2014|News From The Road|3 Comments