In the first installment of adventure cycling routes we have Rist Canyon. Situated in Bellvue, Colorado, this route is one of the most popular with cyclists in the area, with almost 10 miles of steep, blissful tarmac. Going from prairie lands to alpine mountains with incredible views, Rist Canyon should be at the top of any cyclists’ to-do list in Northern Colorado. Read on for what makes this one of my favorite adventure cycling routes! Continue reading Adventure Cycling Routes: Rist Canyon Colorado
Although its something many experienced cyclists might take advantage of, bringing the right gear on a ride can be confusing. From bringing so much stuff that it makes you screech up hills, to minimalists getting hypothermia by not bringing a rain jacket, or “gilet” as its known. There are all kinds of ways to be wrongly prepared for the ride ahead. So read on for a cycling equipment list that will help you properly prepare for your next cycling adventure! Continue reading Cycling Equipment List: What To Take On Every Ride
From close passes by cars, to loose gravel and other road hazards, road cycling can be dangerous. Car drivers sometimes don’t realize that by not giving you enough space when passing, they are endangering your life. So stay safe, and pay close attention to the following road cycling tips, they could save your life! Continue reading 6 Road Cycling Tips That’ll Save Your Life
On both of my parents’ side, almost everyone smokes cigarettes. Watching them puff away happily inspired me to smoke, from ages 20-26. When I first started to smoke, I didn’t pay much attention to any side effects. However, with my lungs full of mucous and tar from smoking, I eventually realized that I was not only harming my health, but also my athletic performance. Read on to find out how I quit smoking by cycling! Continue reading How I Quit Smoking By Cycling!
Challenge yourself and complete the 4 week cycling fitness program for beginners.
Cycling Fitness Program For Beginners: Why Cycling?
By riding a bike, you are not only getting in shape, but you are staying healthy and having fun. From road cycling to mountain biking, there are many ways to enjoy cycling, all with different sceneries and experiences. Read on to learn why cycling is awesome, and how to complete my cycling fitness program for beginners! Continue reading Cycling Fitness Program For Beginners
3 Golden Rules To Follow As A Cyclist
Make cycling a lifestyle, and not a fad, by following these 3 golden rules.
Cycling is an awesome sport that challenges you like no other. It can take you to exotic locations, introduce you to new friends, and help you have fun into your old age. Cycling also helps you burn fat, and keeps your heart and muscles healthy and strong. Continue reading 3 Golden Rules To Follow As A Cyclist
Cycling and Bodybuilding: Two Different Worlds
As a cyclist and a bodybuilder, my week consists of intense cycling and bodybuilding workouts. By doing two sports during the same week, it allows me to directly compare the intensity of both. Continue reading Cycling and Bodybuilding: Which Is Harder?
3 Cycling Fitness Myths You Should Believe
In today’s world, many fitness myths are created in order to sell merchandise or workout plans. Famous celebrities get behind these myths and say you need massive amounts of protein to build muscle, or that doing sit-ups will give you a six pack in 4 weeks. You know these are gimmicks, Continue reading 3 Cycling Fitness Myths You Should Believe
Enjoy a challenge? Then try some of my favorite Strava cycle routes in Colorado!
After moving to Colorado in 2011, I’ve had the opportunity to compile a vast list of Strava cycle routes. From epic mountain passes to serene spins through urban sprawls, Colorado has all the cycling terrain you can possibly ride. Check out my favorites out here! Continue reading The Best Strava Cycle Routes In Colorado
Strava Personal Heatmap lets you track your riding habits
The Strava personal heatmap is one of the coolest features of the very popular Strava app. Not only can Strava track every facet of data from a ride or run, but it can also generate a heatmap based on your riding habits, highlighting your favorite cycling routes. Continue reading Strava Personal Heatmap Helps You Explore!