Eating During Century Bike Races | Barton Haynes

Barton Haynes here in sunny San Diego. In this article I’ll talk about my experience eating during races, what has worked and what hasn’t, and something new I’m going to try in 2019. I’m not a nutritionist expert, but I do highly advocate for trying different things out to see what diet helps you the…

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Good Quality Cycling Gear on the Cheap | Barton Haynes

Barton Haynes here in sunny San Diego. I want to talk about something that concerns any of us who don’t have an unlimited cycling budget: getting GOOD cycling gear on the cheap. Anyone can buy bad gear that costs little, but it’s harder to find good gear. Cycling Gear is Expensive (but doesn’t have to…

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How to Build a New Bike | Barton Haynes

Barton Haynes here in sunny San Diego. I’ve recently starting planning for building my new bike and buying parts, and wanted to share what my priorities are. List of Bike Pieces Here’s how I think about buying new parts: Body Rims Handlebars/seat Crankset and pedals Gear levers and cables Cassette and chain You can probably…

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Snow Cycling | Barton Haynes

Although I live in Rancho Santa Fe, CA, where the sun is constantly shining, I wanted to celebrate the upcoming Christmas week by discussing snow cycling. Recently, I took a short weekend trip to snowy Colorado where I tried my wheels on the ice. Given that most of my cycling is done on sun-dried pavement,…

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Cycling for a Charity | Barton Haynes

Have you ever wondered exactly how you could turn your love of cycling into a way to make money for a charity you care about? We often hear of inspirational cyclists doing this very thing to raise money or awareness for causes near to their hearts. Recently featured in the news was a 59-year-old retired…

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Barton Haynes Blog: Most Popular Posts

Greetings to blog followers, fellow cyclists, and those who have just happened to stumble across this post. Today, I’m going to step back in time and share some of my most popular posts with you all. After blogging for so many months, I’ve accumulated quite the collection of cycling posts. Many are for new cyclists…

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Barton Haynes Cycling Pinterest Picks

For those of you just beginning to follow along, you might know that I’m a big fan of Pinterest. Pinterest is a wonderful tool that allows people of shared interests to gather and explore new ideas in a visually effective manner. Furthermore, Pinterest is fun and inspirational. Even under the wide umbrella of the “cycling”…

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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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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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