Learn To Ride A Bike In One Hour – A New, Better Way To Teach Your Child To Ride

Kids learn best when they can see and feel what they're learning.  Despite that, we often try to teach them with words and concepts with which they're not familiar.  Like telling your child to "keep your balance" when they haven't yet learned what balance is, or how one keeps it. Nevertheless, this is how our parent's taught us, so we just keep doing it until eventually our child figures it … [Read more...]

Fuji to be Official Bike Sponsor of Team NetApp-Endura

(Philadelphia, PA) September 6, 2012 - Fuji Bikes is pleased to announce that it will be the official bike sponsor of the highest ranked German professional cycling team, Team NetApp-Endura, for the 2013 and 2014 seasons. Penned at Eurobike in Friedrichshafen, Germany on Friday, August 31st, the 2-year sponsorship agreement marks Fuji's re-entry into the top level of pro tour racing … [Read more...]

Team TIBCO and Specialized Host Women’s Demo at Global Bikes

Pescadero, CA – With the winter fast approaching, Team TIBCO/To the Top teamed up with Specialized to help keep cyclists motivated to ride in the “off-season” by hosting a group ride and women’s clinic at Global Bikes in Phoenix, AZ. The two-day event attracted more than 20 women, ranging from beginners to competitive cyclists. They were all eager to learn more about Specialized's … [Read more...]

Cannondale and GT Named Official Bike Sponsors for Highland Mountain Bike Park

Visitors to Enjoy More Benefits from the Brands and the Park in 2011 and 2012 Bethel, CT, December 16, 2010 —Snow may be falling in parts of the US, but mountain bike enthusiasts will be hoping for an early thaw as Cannondale and GT have joined forces with the Highland Mountain Bike Park in Northfield, NH, becoming the official bike sponsors for 2011 and 2012. As part of this new … [Read more...]

UCI – Tour de France Bikes To Be Scanned For Motors

PARIS, June 18, 2010 - Bikes used at the Tour de France will be scanned to make sure they do not contain illegal motors, the International Cycling Union (UCI) announced on Friday. The move comes following rumors that Fabian Cancellara used 'mechanical doping' during his victories in the Tour of Flanders and the Paris-Roubaix, which the Swiss Olympic time-trial champion strongly denied. … [Read more...]

US ENERGY CRISIS UPDATE

Gas prices are too high, right?  Absolutely unbelievable -- somebody should do something about this, shouldn't they?  How can we get by paying $4 a gallon?  Who's getting rich off this?  Why doesn't the government step in?   Those thoughts - headlines - rants - often go through my mind as I ride.  Sitting on a bike turns out to be a great place from which to observe strange behavior, … [Read more...]