Tips and Advice

This grid shows all of the posts I’ve written that are tagged as cycling tips or advice. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, please contact me and let me know what information you’d like added to the site!

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What to Wear Whatever the Weather
Deciding what to wear while cycling in inclement weather is tricky. It can take a lot of trial and error
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Worth It
I pedaled ahead, and Little Man kept dinging his bike bell 3 times, what he had declared as his "I
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Bike Fit Basics: Fine Tuning Fit
What can you do to modify the fit of a bicycle you already own? What can you change for comfort?
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Bike Fit Basics: Stack and Reach
Here are two other bike measurements that can dramatically affect how far away the bars feel when you're sitting on
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Bike Fit Basics: Frame Size
Frame size unfortunately means almost NOTHING when selecting a bike. Read more to find out what numbers are a little
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Getting Dropped is Good for You.
When I was a brand new cyclist, I didn't dare show up to a ride if I thought there was
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Motivation
I'm determined to keep pushing myself forward and not letting suggested limitations or timelines hold me back. I will listen
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Tips for Trainer Rides
A few people asked how I survive long trainer rides, so I wrote about the general things I think about
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Building a PVC Bike Rack
How to build your own PVC bike rack: a blog including plans, specs, and final results
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Training for Long Distance Rides
This post covers how I train for "long distance" or multi-day rides, covering training plans, nutrition, gear, and recovery!
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Share the Love: Biking with your Kids
"Mountain biking is all about getting dirty, having fun, falling down and getting hurt. Actually no, not getting hurt. Just
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Long Distance Rides: Planning and Preparation
Want to go on a long cycling journey of your own creation but don't know where to start? This post
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