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Oh to climb like a god

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To climb, to reach, to strive valiantly…to come up short again and again…to push yourself to your limit and hold it there, balancing on the precipice of sanity and cruelty, to exercise your demons and blast away your fears of death and challenge the almighty to take you if now be the time, to go […]

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Staying Cool on your bike #2

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Skip the warm-up When the temperatures are at or above 80-90 degrees, there’s really no reason to put in much of a warm up. You’ll probably find that it won’t take long for your muscles to warm up so I would recommend trying to stay cool. Stay in the shade, pour cold water over your head […]

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This weeks free clinics and rides at Cycle U

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This Saturday May 2nd we do our Fix a Flat, lube your chain and basic maintenance clinic at West Seattle store 11-11:45am.  We then lead a free shop ride at noon of about 20 miles with Head Coach Craig Undem.  Learn to paceline and ride correctly along with finding a new route! Sand Point shop […]

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How to Fix a Flat (Step by Step Instructions)

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Fix-A-Flat Supplies: • Bicycle pump or Co2 Cartridge and Co2 inflator • Patch kit • Spare tube or 2 • 2 Tire levers ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ FIRST: Understand the Terms. The Tire is the round rubber circle that actually makes contact with the road. The Wheel is the metal frame that the tire sits on. The Rim […]