Why Is It Still So Hard To Buy A New Bike?

Why Is It Still So Hard To Buy A New Bike?

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There are few things as exciting, as enjoyable, and as motivating as buying a brand new bike. For a lot of riders, however, that new bike day has been kicked back indefinitely. Why is it still so hard to buy a bike right now?While much has been made…
You're Not Crazy: Cycling And Mental Health

You're Not Crazy: Cycling And Mental Health

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After scrolling too long, I put down my phone. After seeing more disturbing images on the TV, I flick that off, too. It had been a long day, after a long night, after a long week, after the longest year ever.2020 has taught us a lot of things, but on…
Wax At Home: The Right Set-Up Makes All The Difference

Wax At Home: The Right Set-Up Makes All The Difference

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If you’ve spent anytime in the snow, you know one thing; wax makes all the difference. There have been plenty of days where pals have simply breezed past without effort while you’ve been struggling to keep moving. Your planks feel like they have velc…
Winter Riding Etiquette: Don't Be That Guy

Winter Riding Etiquette: Don't Be That Guy

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Snow is finally here, and that has many riders pulling out their fat bikes for winter riding. Especially with so many new trail users due to the cabin-fever caused by COVID-19 lockdowns, there are many new fat bikers making their first tracks on groo…
Pain Cave Season: How To Share A Single Trainer With The Whole Family

Pain Cave Season: How To Share A Single Trainer With The Whole Family

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It’s great having a spouse and kids who love to ride. Most of the year, a family bike ride is a treat, especially when it leads to a treat; who would say no to an ice cream ride? But when winter rolls in and most riding is indoor, it can be a bit of…