Motivational Cycling Posters | Barton Haynes

In my spare time, I enjoy perusing Pinterest for motivational cycling posters. First, I have a collection of cycling photographs and pictures that I display on the walls of my garage where I train. Seeing images of my cycling heroes and reading quotes that motivate me help me to get the most out of my…

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San Diego Cycling Communities | Barton Haynes

Today’s post is one for my fellow southern Californians looking to become more active in cycling communities. The thought of joining a cycling-based community isn’t something many cyclists consider. However, I believe that staying plugged into groups that foster and support your passion can only grow your knowledge and level of skill. As I mentioned…

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Improving Cycling Times | Barton Haynes

A friend of mine began cycling roughly 5 years ago and has recently found himself hitting a plateau. He told me, “I’ve been riding consistently every week but haven’t seemed to be able to improve my times.” Despite the fact that he rides regularly, the uniformity of his cycling doesn’t make up for the lack…

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5 Free Cycling Apps | Barton Haynes

This past week, I read a fact published by the Pew Research Center that stated that roughly 95% of Americans now own smartphones. As a cyclist, this made me think about cycling apps and how they’re being utilized on the road. Cycling Weekly published an article documenting the best cycling apps for iPhone and Android users….

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Top 3 Cycling Injuries | Barton Haynes

Greetings, cyclists! Today, I’m going to be sharing a short list of the most common cycling injuries that cyclists face in the saddle of their bike. Most of these injuries are sustained due to lack of knowledge and improper form. Below is a list reviewing each of the most common injuries and how to prevent…

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What is Cyclocross? | Barton Haynes

Today, we’re getting into a category of cycling that has peaked my interest lately. Though my expertise lies in road cycling, I read an article about a cyclocross bike on bicycling.com that propelled me to further research the sport of cyclocross. For those of you who were like me a week ago regarding their knowledge…

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Cycling Nonprofits | Barton Haynes

In addition to cycling independently, I have a passion for supporting cycling nonprofits that are working to fuel forward motion in cycling communities nationwide. Owing to that, I thought it appropriate to share 5 bicycling nonprofits on the blog today to spread awareness. Though many cyclists spend hours of dedicated time in the saddles of…

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Doping in Cycling | Barton Haynes

Since it’s been some time since I’ve posted a “Bicycle History” article, I thought that I’d write a little bit about the history of a hot topic in the cycling world: doping in cycling. What is doping? According to Wikipedia, doping in sports is defined as ” [the] use of physiological substances or abnormal method to obtain…

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Cycling in the News | August 2018 | Barton Haynes

Since it’s been a while since I’ve written a “Cycling in the News” post, I thought it appropriate to share some noteworthy bicycle-related news stories today. As an avid cyclist, I believe that staying up-to-date with what’s going on in the cycling world is a must. Therefore, without further ado, here is your dose of…

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