The difference between exercise and training has been discussed and written about many times. That doesn’t mean however, the topic should be put on the shelf. This distinction, while seemingly small to some, can ultimately change a person’s life, and yet it starts with something as simple as a thought.…

Awe Mom, Do I Have To Go To Spin Class!?!

Tuesday, 06 January 2015 12:00 AM Written by
Maybe a better title would have been: 3 Reasons We Hate To Ride Inside.  If you talk to avid cyclists (anyone riding outside even just 2 times per week during the summer) you’ll hear 9 out of 10 riders tell you how much they hate riding indoors. It’s like their…
There are so many good reasons to experience life on 2 wheels.  There are so many disciplines that are related to cycling.  Indoor cycling, trail riding, moutain biking, road riding, racing, comuting, and the list goes on and on.  Then the winter comes, and while Indoor Cycling doesn't skip a…

What If You Could Show Up Without Leaving?

Monday, 15 December 2014 12:00 AM Written by
Have you ever heard this expression: "80% of success is showing up". Twenty years ago when I first heard that statement you actually had to show up - physically.  Pretty straight forward, right?  Maybe not.  Today with high speed internet being the norm rather than the exception, you can show…
Dirty Dozen number 30 is in the books, and participation is at an all time high. If you’ve only followed it for the last few years, you may be interested to see how it has only just come into it’s own in these last 5 or 6 years.  There are…

Vitamin D, What can it do for you?

Wednesday, 03 December 2014 07:46 AM Written by
Vitamin D has been a major topic of discussion recently. Over the past 5 years this vitamin has been the focus of many scientific communities. While some of the areas of impact need more research, there is quite a bit of promise from repeated data, which makes the case for…

Pittsburgh's Signature Cycling Race Is This Saturday

Tuesday, 25 November 2014 07:47 PM Written by
No, it's not football, nor does it have the fan base of hockey or even baseball, but the Pittsburgh Dirty Dozen race puts this amateur cycling event almost on par with those sports once a year. Every year on the Saturday morning following Thanksgiving, in very unpredictable weather, this crazy…
This is a story about a good friend of mine, who I've had the pleasure of watching go from didn't-own-a-bike to dedicated commuter to officially finishing her first century ride. In the years over which this awesomeness happened, I claim full responsibility for: convincing her to purchase a bike, convincing…
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