The 2016 BC Ride to Conquer Cancer starts today! 1,687 riders set off this morning to cycle from Vancouver to Seattle over two days in the eighth annual BC Ride to Conquer Cancer. Their fund-raising will support breakthrough research and enhancements to care at the BC Cancer Agency. This year the cyclists have helped to raise $7.1 million for the BC Cancer Foundation as the BC Ride to Conquer Cancer commenced in British Columbia. Funds raised through BC’s largest cycling fundraiser support breakthrough cancer research and enhancements to care at the BC Cancer Agency.
Comparison of Trekz Aftershokz Titanium vs SainSonic BM-7. Trekz Aftershokz Titanium and SainSonic BM-7 look quite similar. Both have bone conduction technology, Bluetooth connectivity and built-in microphones. But their price points are very different. Is it possible that SainSonic offers the same quality as Trekz for a much lower price? Which of these bone conduction headphones are the best buy for cyclists?
XALO products are essentially a suite of three products to cover the three key needs: get energized enough to exercise; promote optimal performance of the exercise; and then recover as fast as possible from the exercise (so you can do it again!).
Matt Fenrich talked to Average Joe Cyclist about his plans to celebrate his marriage and his recovery from cancer by completing the BC Ride to Conquer Cancer on his wedding anniversary. Matt has gone from being bed-ridden and on a feeding tube, to riding a 200 km charity bike ride. Read his inspiring story!
Here are photos and video of a situation that endangered small children. It was caused by a truck driver who was only thinking about the most important rule of the road – cars CANNOT be blocked. Compared to that central tenet of modern life, children are almost literally invisible. Cars are IMPORTANT – little kids, not so much.
In Ireland, the last few years have seen a massive upsurge in cycling. There are many benefits to using the cycling trails in Ireland. Ireland is increasingly becoming one of Europe’s top cycling destinations. Irish tourist providers now offer a whole host of cycling holiday packages to international guests, helping them to enjoy cycling trails in Ireland. So what makes cycling trails in Ireland so special? Ireland’s moderate year round climate ensures that no matter what time of year it is, you can always use the roads and trails for cycling. However with so many options, it can prove challenging to narrow down which cycling trail in Ireland is the right route for you. The people at The Ocean Sands Hotel have sent us the infographic below that reveals some of the best cycle routes throughout Ireland.
Thinking of buying a used bike on Craigslist, Kijiji, eBay, LesPAC, or any other Online Market Place? Here’s a guide to help you find a good quality, bargain-priced used bike. This guide will show you what research you should do, what to watch out for, and which brands can be trusted when you set out to buy a used bike.
I reviewed a BELCH cycling jersey. BELCH cycling gear is designed for fun, with a target market of people who like to ride bikes (and drink beer)! Read my full review here.
Interview with Jody Malo, a mature man who is about to take on a challenge many of us dream of doing – the RBC Whistler GranFondo! Jody talks about why he is doing the RBC Whistler GranFondo, and how he trains for it.
Here’s a product review of the Two Wheel Gear Classic 2.0 Garment Pannier, written from a woman’s perspective. Read all about this unique cycling pannier, which is ideal for professionals who cycle to work. Get a workout on the way to work, and look like a boss when you get there!
The Gastown Grand Prix (sponsored by Global Relay) is the richest criterium in North America. This year the winning woman and the winning man each took away $12,000. The annual Gastown Grand Prix is held on the cobbled streets of downtown Vancouver, with a short course and tight curves making for a very challenging race. This year the women’s race was won by the oldest cyclist in the field!
George A. Custer said it best: “It’s not how many times you get knocked down that count, it’s how many times you get back up.” Georgia Simmerling – two-time Winter Olympian and five-time Ski Cross World Cup medalist – epitomizes this winning spirit and inspires us all to get back up and keep going (and cycling)!
The stunning northern county of Northumberland is a great destination for those seeking an adventurous cycling holiday. Cycling in Northumberland offers something for everyone – from the world-famous coast-to-coast (C2C) cycling route to mountain biking the trails of the Northumberland National Park.
Featured Product Reviews
The Urge Endur-O-Matic Helmet is a great-looking, comfortable cycling helmet that offers superior protection and uses the Venturi effect to keep your head cool on hot summer rides.
Garmin Edge 200 GPS Bike Computer is an excellent bike computer at a price most average cyclists can afford. If you want to just enjoy your ride, then examine your route afterwards and gloat about how far and fast you went, and how many calories you burned up, then this is the bike computer for you.
This in-depth post explains how waterproofness and breathability work in waterproof cycling jackets, and explains all aspects of these jackets, so that you can make the best choice of waterproof cycling jackets for your needs. Includes a detailed table comparing 7 of the best waterproof cycling jackets.
Five Ten urban cycling shoes are tough and grippy, making them perfect urban cycling shoes for cyclists who want to use their pedaling power effectively, but don’t want to go clipless. They are also great looking urban cycling shoes, on or off the bike. Of course, they also make excellent mountain biking shoes, as this was what they were first intended to be.