Ask Barton Haynes: Clipless Pedals

I recently had an email in my inbox from a Barton Haynes blog reader that included the question: Do clipless pedals really make a huge difference in your rides?  Today, I’m going to answer that question in three parts all stemming from my overarching answer of: YES. What Are Clipless Pedals? First of all, let me…

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Barton Haynes October & November Ride Update

Greetings, fellow cyclists! Today I am going to share my progress and journey with you regarding my cycling journey over the past couple of months. I wrote about my September ride update a couple of months ago and am happy to bring another uplifting synopsis to my readers. September and October Ride Update As many of…

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Cycling for a Charity | Barton Haynes

Have you ever wondered exactly how you could turn your love of cycling into a way to make money for a charity you care about? We often hear of inspirational cyclists doing this very thing to raise money or awareness for causes near to their hearts. Recently featured in the news was a 59-year-old retired…

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Cycling Socks | Barton Haynes

As winter approaches, I thought it appropriate to write an article about the best cycling socks on the market. Although I live in Rancho Santa Fe and do most of my cycling in sunny San Diego, I take several cycling trips every year to colder climates wherein warm socks are important to wear. In addition…

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Cycling and the Body | Barton Haynes

Have you ever wondered exactly what physical benefits you gain by riding your bicycle? Both the mental and physical aspects of cycling can be tremendously advantageous for your health. Inspired by “This is Your Body on Cycling” and “What happens during one hour of riding your bicycle,” we’re going to take a look at how…

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Barton Haynes Blog: Most Popular Posts

Greetings to blog followers, fellow cyclists, and those who have just happened to stumble across this post. Today, I’m going to step back in time and share some of my most popular posts with you all. After blogging for so many months, I’ve accumulated quite the collection of cycling posts. Many are for new cyclists…

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Fun Cycling Facts | Barton Haynes

As a continuum from a post that I wrote about a week ago featuring cycling jokes, today I’m going to be sharing some fun cycling facts on the blog. A friend who regularly reads my blog said, “Those jokes were great! I’d love it if you brought more lighthearted content to barthaynes.com.”  Therefore, without further…

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Barton Haynes Cycling Pinterest Picks

For those of you just beginning to follow along, you might know that I’m a big fan of Pinterest. Pinterest is a wonderful tool that allows people of shared interests to gather and explore new ideas in a visually effective manner. Furthermore, Pinterest is fun and inspirational. Even under the wide umbrella of the “cycling”…

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