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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Bart Haynes Average Weekly Ride Schedule

Recently one of my readers asked, “What is Bart Haynes average weekly riding schedule.” The full answer is it depends on the time of year, and what my goals are. Every year, I ride somewhere in the vicinity of 10 full century races (~106 miles), and a handful of metric century races as training rides….

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Are Helmet Cams for Cyclists Worth It?

Bart Haynes here in sunny San Diego. In this article I want to answer a question from a reader on whether its work it to wear a helmet cam while cycling. It’s increasingly common to see cyclists do this on the road – at least, in San Diego – and I have a suspicious that…

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Barton Haynes Roundup

Greetings, friends and cyclists! Today, I’m going to be sharing a summary of the highlights I’ve shared around my little corners of the Internet. For those of you who have recently tuned in, I manage a series of blogs and social media pages that share and discuss all things cycling-related. Below, I’m going to be…

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Ride the Point | Barton Haynes

Today, barthaynes.com is featuring an annual San Diego charity event called Ride The Point. According to the organization’s website, this charity raises money and awareness for Pancreatic Cancer and honors Jim Krause, a Point Loma resident and local philanthropist. The Ride The Point “About Us” page reads: “Ride the Point was inspired by the late…

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The Best Exercise Bikes | Barton Haynes

Today’s post comes as a suggestion from our readers over at reviews.com. After finding my blog, they asked me to review a recent article they published titled “The Best Exercise Bikes.” I recently received an email stating the following: In recent years, spin classes and stationary bikes have become all the rage for anyone looking…

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Ask Bart Haynes: Best Cycling Blogs of 2017

Hello, fellow cyclists! Today, I wanted to dedicate a post to other corners of the Internet that share my love of cycling. I recently received an email asking about a list of cycling blogs I’d recommend. Therefore, today’s sharing is in honor of that question. Below, you’ll find links and excerpts from 5 blogs that…

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Ask Bart Haynes: Common Cycling Injuries

Hello to all of my fellow cycling friends! Today, I’m going to share another post under the category of “Ask Bart Haynes.” A buddy of mine was recently talking with me about a cycling injury he’d gotten on his foot which led him to asking me the following question: “What are the most common cycling injuries…

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Ask Bart Haynes: 2017 Races for Beginners

For those of you who don’t know, I’m a racing enthusiast. One of my favorite aspects of cycling is the races I get to participate in every year. Everything about racing gets me excited from the preparation to the racing adrenaline to the prospect of beating my previous time to the beer and massages afterwards!…

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