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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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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