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How not to Get Hit by a Car when Riding a Bicycle

A friend of mine posted a comment on facebook about cycling and cars. The conversation was a poignant reminder that there are people – possibly even in my own network of friends and family – who think cyclists should not

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Mountain Bike Adventures = super funsies and ouchies

Mountain Bike is the funnest thing ever.     And I am fortunate enough to live close to some really great mountain bike trails.     My favorite riding grounds are Carolina North Forest and Lake Crabtree County Park. When I

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Getting to the root cause of Plantar Fasciitis

I know alot of folks swear by foam rollers.   They talk about how they have this roller or that roller and they spend hours massaging out their pains.   But, it seems that their pains never really go away.

Posted in >Biking, >Running, General

Girly Bike Issue. Ewww. Gross.

This blog post is for females only.  It is about comfort issues while using tampons while cycling.   So, if you are a male, I’m going to have to ask you to please just go ahead and press your back

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Roan Moan 2011 Metric Century Ride

Today I did the Roan Moan 2011 Metric Century ride put on by the Bakersville Firestation.   The ride is  62 miles of hills, including a Cat1 climb up to the top of Roan Mountain.  It was the hardest thing

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