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6 Reasons Why You’ll Love Cycling Route 66!

Sign of Historic Route 66 in Arizona[/caption] As one of America’s first highways, Route 66 is one of the most well-known and iconic roads in the country. Although it is no longer in operation as an interstate highway, the path…

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5 Fun Facts about Route 66

If you’re looking for an exciting adventure, why not bike Route 66? Route 66 is a historic American highway that is perfect for a long bike ride. In this post, Cycle of Life Adventures presents five of our favorite facts about…

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5 Cyclists New Year’s Resolutions

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Cyclists 1  Lose Weight–  not just for cyclists. Cycling is a great way to lose weight, stay fit and have fun. After packing on the holiday pounds, just an hour or cycling per day will…

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5 Reasons You Will Be Amazed Biking the Appalachian Trail

No matter what type of landscape or historic sight you are looking for, odds are you will find it somewhere along the Appalachian Trail. Here are 5 reasons why we think you’ll be amazed biking the Appalachian Trail.   Mountains…

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Post Ride Recovery Rituals

From I Love Cycling  PUBLISHED IN TRAINING TIPS Many cyclists have different ways of cooling down after a long ride. In fact, each person will find that they have different needs when it comes to their muscles depending on the…

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Positive Talk Increases Endurance

From I Love Cycling: http://www.ilovebicycling.com/positive-talk-increases-endurance/ In a study published in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 24 participants were told to do a cycling test to exhaustion. Half of the participants then underwent a two week positive talk intervention while the other…

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Not Your Mama’s Sweet Potatoes: Sweet Potato and Quinoa Skillet Cake

From “CTS and Trainright.com” In this recipe, sweet potatoes and quinoa come together to make a delicious skillet cake, or you can use the same recipe to make smaller patties to make sandwiches or wraps. Personally, we like the larger skillet-sized…

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How to Breathe While Cycling – I Bet You Don’t Do it Properly

From “I Love Cycling” Take a quick test on how to breathe while cycling. Look down and take a deep breath. Did your chest raise like superman and tummy stay relatively flat? Great. Like I said… You don’t know how…

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Cold Weather — The Beginning of a New Cycling Season

Pro cyclists know that the coming of winter is not the end of the cycling season — it’s the beginning. If you leave your bike in the garage all winter, say goodbye to hard-earned summer muscle. The riding you do…

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Why You’ll Love Cycling the Outer Banks of North Carolina

For bicycle enthusiasts, there are many beautiful and exciting settings around the country to explore. One such area that we recommend is the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Before a bike tour in Outerbanks, find out what makes this spot…

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