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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How to Treat Road Rash

If you’re an avid cyclist, you’re bound to encounter the dreaded road rash at some time or another. As someone who’s been cycling for many years, I must admit that I’ve come face-to-face (literally) with pavement quite a few times. I recently received an email from a blog reader posing the following question: “I just…

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Ask Bart Haynes: Common Cycling Mistakes

Hello, fellow cyclists! Today, I’m going to be posting another article in the “Ask Bart Haynes” category of this blog inspired by my experience on the road as of late. Recently, I’ve been cycling along the coast through Encinitas, Leucadia, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, and Olivenhain. In my opinion, this ride is one of the most beautiful in…

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Ask Bart Haynes: Motivation for Cyclists

A while back, I posted a blog entry titled Cycling Quotes for the sake of motivation. I was thinking about this post recently when a friend of mine posed a question to me recently. He asked, “Bart, how do you find the motivation to get up every single morning and ride your bike?”  This friend, like many…

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Ask Bart Haynes: Diet Tips for Cyclists

Here’s a question I received last week from a novice cycling buddy: “Given your experience, what diet tips for cyclists do you have?”  Nutrition isn’t something I was always concerned about. When I started out, I was a young man in my early twenties and believed I could eat whatever I wanted. I’d consume lots…

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Ask Bart Haynes: Check Before Riding

Greetings cyclists! Today marks the first day of my new Friday series. This series, titled, “Ask Bart Haynes,” will focus on answering questions from beginning cyclists. Although I can anticipate what issues or problems novice cyclists might run into, I’d like to hear from all of you to generate real life situations that need an expert opinion….

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