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 |2018-02-06T02:41:52-05:00May 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 |2018-02-06T02:32:29-05:00February 5th, 2017|Resources|1 Comment

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 |2018-02-06T02:12:55-05:00October 5th, 2015|Resources|3 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 |2015-03-05T09:08:50-05:00March 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|6 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 |2018-02-06T02:22:06-05:00August 11th, 2014|News From The Road|8 Comments

What is Carb Cycling?

Cyclists tend to be active, health-conscious athletes who take pride in their appearance. Whether a cyclist is in shape due to a lucky metabolism or a strict diet, the active nature of any cyclist’s daily routine typically leaves them in great shape. Fad diets are something that is no stranger to the marketplace over the last decade. Ever since the [...]

By |2014-07-31T12:06:18-04:00July 31st, 2014|News From The Road|0 Comments

10 Tips for Cycling in the Rain

Florida and summer rains go together like peanut butter and jelly. From beautiful, clear and sunny to dark and stormy, the skies in the “Sunshine State” are rather unpredictable. As a cyclist, getting in those miles is important and necessary, rain or shine. Whether it’s a light sprinkle or a torrential downpour, cyclists who are prepared before getting on their [...]

By |2014-07-07T13:56:36-04:00July 7th, 2014|News From The Road|0 Comments
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