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VetBikes.org Getting Great Bikes to the Right People

I know that the bicycles I’ve had throughout my lifetime have been tools of change for me. More than just moving me from place to place, they’ve provided me with freedom, joy, speed, pain, and healing (okay, maybe an injury … Continue reading

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Rad Racing Wreaths are on sale now!

Rad Racing NW is once again firing up their Holiday Wreath sale. All proceeds will benefit Rad Racing NW and go toward youth cycling development. Orders must be made by November 17th and will be delivered on December 1, 2013. … Continue reading

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Deadlift Basics for Cyclists

This article originally appeared in the Capital Bicycle Club Newsletter September 2013 The deadlift is weight-bearing exercise that can be a great addition to a cyclist’s year-round strength training program. Honestly, if only one exercise existed in the world, I’d hope … Continue reading

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Fine Tuning Your Water Bottle for Hot Weather

This article originally appeared in the Capital Bicycle Club Newsletter August 2013 Huzzah! Huzzah!  The clouds have parted and allowed for some really great summer cycling.  For most of us, that means longer rides and the challenge of staying hydrated while … Continue reading

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Andy Rosser’s First White Paper… of sorts.

This article originally appeared in the Capital Bicycle Club Newsletter June 2013 Sometimes I get kinda carried away. I’ll admit that sometimes, I find myself asking how I got where I am. After all this time, you may even ask, “Who … Continue reading

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Riding Habits: A Collections of Tips from Racing

This article originally appeared in the Capital Bicycle Club Newsletter May 2013 Think back on some of the valuable lessons you’ve learned in cycling. Whether by experience or accident, something “worked” and has become part of the way you do things. … Continue reading

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Improve Your Cycling by Focusing on Your Breathing Style

This article originally appeared in the Capital Bicycle Club Newsletter April 2013 I decided to write about breathing this month, only slightly spurred by the flurry of events that followed Rep. Ed Orcutt’s comments about breathing last month. Though he has … Continue reading

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Incorporating “Spin” Biking into Your Training

This article originally appeared in the Capital Bicycle Club Newsletter March 2013 Spin bikes are fixed gear stationary bicycles with a heavy flywheel that you most likely will find in a gym for group fitness classes. And, like anything else that … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Massage for Cyclists: An Interview with Amy Murry, LMP

This article originally appeared in the Capital Bicycle Club Newsletter February 2013 I recently visited with my friend and colleague, Amy Murry, LMP. She works as a Licensed Massage Practitioner (LMP) here in Olympia in her practice, Human Body Works, that … Continue reading

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Introducing the Stealth Align foam roller by MuuvSport

Recently, Michael Palizzi, Founder and CEO of Olympia’s own MuuvSport dropped off a very unique looking foam roller for me to try out in the office. He and co-founder/VP, Ernest Peralta, refer to the Stealth Align as the next generation … Continue reading

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