The Southwick Family Instills a Love of Cycling

The Southwick Family Instills a Love of Cycling

What motivates us to get up and ride to work everyday? Why do some teens love to ride their bikes for transportation while others wouldn’t touch a bike with a ten foot pole? Megan Southwick believes that getting kids used to a bike from their earliest days is the key to instilling a love of cycling and bike commuting.

Showalter to Red Canyon Ride

Showalter to Red Canyon Ride

I dumped two boxes of fruit snacks and a box of granola bars in my pack. At the time it seemed like a lot. We were planning on a three hour ride, give or take a bit for trail conditions. 7.5 hours later I was grateful I had dumped all those snacks in the pack.

Biking Through the ‘Hoods — Exploring Fifty American Cities by Bicycle

The first chapter discussed a bike tour through Philadelphia, up to Trenton and then returning via Camden. Having lived, worked, visited or attended school in all three of these locales, I was immediately interested in the book. Mr. Pinsky delved into the history, culture and politics of the cities he passed through along with a description of his ride.

Is Working with a Cycling Coach Necessary?

By Mark Deterline Good coaching is always beneficial, though arguably unessential I’ve always respected the science that sophisticated coaching brings to the table. Depending on your goals and whether or not you feel the need for motivation as well as direction, working with a coach represents a helpful option for recreational and competitive cyclists alike. […]

In a Real Winter

In a Real Winter

We are in the midst of a real winter here in Utah, and as much as it hampers any efforts to ride bikes, I am enjoying it. I have always liked the stark contrast of four distinct seasons. Growing up in Vermont it sometimes seemed like we would skip spring, and here in Utah the past couple years it seems like we have skipped winter.