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5 cycling items to stock up on.

Over the course of your cycling adventures it's sometimes wise to have a stash of commonly used items for you or your bike.  Listed here are 5 items we think everyone should stock up on when they find them on sale and absolutely will be used at some point. Tubes: You should always carry [...]

Newest Bicycle Tech for 2016

2016 is going to be a good year for new technology such as heads up displays, training and wireless drive train technology from SRAM.  Today we'll show you a little bit of what we've been reading about from various manufacturers. Garmin Vivoactive HR GPS smartwatch with a sunlight-readable, high-resolution color touchscreen Built-in [...]

Lezyne Super GPS Overview

The Super GPS is truly a super computer. It simultaneously utilizes ANT+™ and Bluetooth® Smart, allowing for synchronization with iOS/Android devices, power meters, heart rate straps and speed/cadence sensors. Notification of incoming phone calls, texts and emails (with actual message text) are displayed on the computer’s large, sharp monitor, along with power, heart rate [...]

Importance of Group Riding & Racing Skills

Unless you are a triathlete or just a time trialist, the answer might surprise you, and even then, it's still important because we all need to know how to ride in a group effectively. As a cycling coach at Greenville Cycling & Multisport, I find it amazing how power numbers don't correspond with performance [...]

Budget Bike Parts – Online Swap Meet – Facebook Groups

When it comes to shopping for a new bicycle or bicycle parts nothing supports the local economy and bicycle scene more than purchasing at your local bike shop (LBS) but what if you’re looking for an older part, a discontinued part or maybe some spare parts that you need to make a complete set of [...]

Innertube Handlebar Padding & Dampening for Free

If you’ve ridden long enough I’m sure there have been times where you wished your handlebars had a bit more padding especially when riding on rougher roads and terrain.  The feeling of having your hands rattle to sleep or aching on a long ride is not our idea of fun.  There are a number of [...]

What is Retul bike fit?

I’m sure I’m like most fitness cyclists when I say I think my bike fit is perfect for me. I mean, I’ve been riding for years with no significant pain or discomfort. I’ve had the occasional hot spot on my feet, the occasional numbing of the nether regions but I don’t get these sensations all [...]