BALANCING ACT.

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How to get the kids rolling. Training wheels are a thing of the past. The new thinking in getting kids comfortable on bikes is to get them started on a pedal- and drivetrain-free balance bike to help learn the basics. Kids sit low enough and learn to balance and steer with both feet on the […]

A MIDSUMMER CYCLIST’S DREAM?

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  If a friend invites you to a Solstice Ride this week, be very careful what you wear. It sounds like a wonderful idea to celebrate the longest day of the year with a group ride, but in some places, a Solstice Ride has a particular dress code: none. Most famous of these celebrations, the […]

THE BICYCLE DRESSMAKER.

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Here’s another custom builder, but one who uses textiles rather than tungsten. Katharine Andrews has an eye for design, a passion for bicycles, a mastery of pattern making and sewing and may change the way you think about clothing. I discovered her custom clothing label, Telaio, at Hub and Bespoke in Seattle a couple of […]

WHERE’S GEORGENA?

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As a matter of fact, she’s just launched a wonderful new website for her custom bike building business: georgenaterry.com. Georgena started Terry Bicycles some 30+ years ago, building bikes by hand and building a company dedicated to female cyclists, along the way. At first, her basement was her workshop until the demand for her women-specific […]

SHOP IT LIKE IT’S HOT.

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  Ends Sunday at midnight. Save 30-50% on a select group of cycling and activewear bottoms. Lots of lengths, features and fits, just in time for the events of summer. Don’t miss these… Highest Rated Touring Short/Short   Optically Patterned Velo Short from Craft     Longer Length & Lightweight Navaeh from Zoic     […]

POETRY IN MOTION.

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When I think about my mother  I don’t necessarily think about bikes. But I think about beach days and learning to fly kites. I think about how hard she worked  to raise a family in the States and how she managed to get all six of us on the ice in our hockey skates. She […]

LOVE LIFE – LOVE BIKES – LOVE RICHARD.

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Spinning for a Cause. Last month, twenty riders from the Green Mountain Bike Club gathered together to take part in a spin class lead by Ann MacDonald, the Spinning Director at Synergy Health and Fitness in preparation  for the second annual Richard’s Ride in memory of Richard Tom.     The Richard Tom Foundation was […]