4 Bicycle Storage Solutions | Bart Haynes

Today’s post comes as an inspiration from an issue that my good cycling buddy faced last week. My friend, upon moving into his super-small studio apartment, quickly discovered that there was no space in which to store his bike. After moving his beautiful Cervelo into numerous corners of his 500-square-foot space, he was stumped. He called…

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Radars for Cyclists | Bart Haynes

A fascinating article was released today by Forbes discussing the use of radar for safe cycling. The article, titled “The Revolutionary Bike Safety Breakthrough Every Cyclist Needs – Including You,” caught my attention because of its opening words: “Bicycles and cars don’t play well together, and between a rapid increase in smartphone-driven distracted driving and…

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3 San Diego Cycling Routes | Bart Haynes

Recently, I’ve been taking advantage of all of the beautiful cycling routes that the San Diego area has to offer. Living in San Diego certainly has its perks; year-round cycling being one of them. However, as a sun-loving creature, the sunny weather has given me more inspiration to get out on the road and veer…

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Tour de France Stages

Bart Haynes here in sunny San Diego with some information on the Tour de France, which begins in a couple of weeks. A non-cyclist friend recently asked me, Hey Bart, do you think you could ride in the tour, not to compete, but just finish it? Could Bart Haynes finish the Tour de France? The…

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Bart Haynes Ride Update: San Diego Century

Bart Haynes here in sunny San Diego with my weekly ride update. Last week I rode in the San Diego Century race, a 102.5 mile ride with several challenging hill climbs. The ride traverses all over the greater San Diego area, including near down town, Poway, Encinitas, Carlsbad, San Marcos, and Escondido. I have cycled…

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Two Types of Nutrition For Cycling | Bart Haynes

If you’re a cyclist, you’re probably at least semi-conscious of the food you eat. Nutrition is an especially important strategy, especially as race season shifts into full gear. I’m not a doctor. I’m not you. So I am not qualified to tell YOU the specifics of what you should eat. That being said, I have…

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Why Bart Haynes Switched to Electronic Shifters?

Another question from an acquaintance who I sometimes ride with, who was a bit surprised that invested in electronic shifters. Why did Bart Haynes upgrade to electronic shifters? Well, I’ll say this, electronic shifters are not for everyone. They should be the icing on the top of your top-tier bike. They should be the extra…

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