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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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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Bart Haynes Ride Update: San Diego Century

Bart Haynes here in sunny San Diego with my weekly ride update. Last week I rode in the San Diego Century race, a 102.5 mile ride with several challenging hill climbs. The ride traverses all over the greater San Diego area, including near down town, Poway, Encinitas, Carlsbad, San Marcos, and Escondido. I have cycled…

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Bart Haynes San Diego Ride Update 4/17

Bart Haynes here in sunny San Diego for my 4/17 ride update. It was a perfect day for riding: just over 70 degree, bright but not “sunny-hot.” Enough clouds so that I didn’t need suntan lotion but not so many clouds that I needed a jacket. San Diego is full into Spring. Summer green bloom…

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Greatest Dangers I’ve Experience Cycling

Bart Haynes here in sunny San Diego, delivering you a list of the biggest dangers of cycling. Cycling is dangerous, there’s no question. Any serious cyclist has had their share of close calls, or worse, has actually had dangerous collisions. I have never made a list before, but a conversation with a non-cyclist friend (NCF)…

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Cycling on a Trainer vs Road

Cycling on trainer vs road Bart Haynes here in sunny San Diego. Spring is here and that means one thing for me: getting off my bike trainer. The first ride away from the trainer – after 4 months of exclusively riding on the trainer – is always a little strange. There’s no getting around the…

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Best Cycling Accessories of 2018

Greetings, fellow cyclists! I hope all has been going well with you in your cycling adventures thus far in 2018. Today, I’m going to be sharing with you the best cycling accessories of 2018. If you’ve been shopping for bicycle knickknacks that will help to improve your overall ride, this is the post for you!…

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Top Female Cyclists

A reader recently pointed out that my website is heavily geared towards male cyclists. This, of course, is due to the fact that I am a male and that’s the cycling world I ride in. However, it goes without saying that there are wonderful resources out there for women cyclists. A few notable cycling bloggers out…

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Barton Haynes Bicycle Website!

Today’s post comes in the form of an exciting announcement. Just last week, I launched another website dedicated to bicycles! I’m sure you can sense my enthusiasm for bikes by now. Why would I launch yet another site, do you ask? Well, first of all, I’m a cycling enthusiast. Sharing my love for all things…

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