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Category Archives: Cycling

Entertrainment: Virtual Road Rides Begin Next Week

Coach Bees will be leading virtual indoor road rides set to some of America’s most scenic road ways. Continue reading

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140.6 in 2012: Pinch Pennies

Ironman training doesn’t cause you to go broke. Poor planning for Ironman training makes you go broke. Here is what to consider. Continue reading

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140.6 in 2012: Establish Baselines

It is hard to measure progress if we don’t know what to measure it against. Before each major phase of training, it is good to check in, see where you are at and establish new baselines. Here are options for both lab- and field-tests you can use in establishing your own baselines. Continue reading

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140.6 in 2012: Fix Your Weakest Link

This is the fourth in a ten post series on doing your first 140.6 in 2012. The off season is the time work on your weakest of the three disciplines. Here is what to focus on. Continue reading

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20% Off Rudy Project Cycling Glasses

Want to gain huge street cred with your cycling geek friend? Want to do that without shaving your legs? Add a pair of Rudy Projects to your must have gear list. Now you can do that for 20% off at just for being part of the extended Soles Inspired family. Continue reading

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Data From TJ Tollakson’s IM USA Bike Leg

Ironman USA champion TJ Tollakson released his Training Peaks file from the cycling portion of his race. Here’s a look at how a pro paces himself on the hills. Continue reading

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Is Your Bike Really Insured?

This will mark my fifth summer here in the Twin Cities and I am convinced it’s a town of thieves. I’m no snob either – my last two homes weren’t exactly on the nice side of the tracks. So far I’ve had two bikes stolen. Here’s how they were covered. Continue reading

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Entertrainment: Man vs. Wild (alt title: Cyclist vs Pissed Off Farm Dog)

Every urban cyclist has their favorite route to leave the city and log big miles on open road, moving through gears with a zen-like feeling as minutes turn to hours. And if you been around long enough, you also know what it is like when that feeling is disrupted by a pissed off farm dog that wants to kill and eat you. Continue reading

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