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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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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