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Power for Every Rider | How Stages Power Meters Are Made

Stages Power Meter

The Stages Cycling brand was launched in 2012 with the mission of bringing power to every rider. Up until that point, power meters were cost-prohibitive (costing close to $3,000) and difficult to use. The first power meters on the market also had trouble compensating for temperature fluctuations, were difficult to install, and required additional sensors and components. Stages’ team of engineers, business-minded entrepreneurs, and avid cyclists, had a vision of how to solve these problems, not just for the professionals, but for every rider. So they hit the market head-on to make incredibly accurate power meters that were accessible, affordable, and easy to install. Today, Stages makes a power meter for every type of rider and every type of bike.

 

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Tony & Sam Holness | Father + Son Duo Taking on IRONMAN and Autism

Tony and Sam Holness

Meet Sam Holness (aka “Super Sam”), a triathlete with autism, and his father/coach Tony. Sam will make history this month as the first openly autistic athlete to compete at the Mainova IRONMAN Frankfurt European Championships. And he’ll do it again at the Supersapiens IRONMAN World Championship in Kona, Hawaii, later this fall. It’s fair to say that this dynamic father/son duo is taking the triathlon world by storm, but the impact they are having on neurodivergent individuals, and everyone else they meet, reaches far beyond the podium. 

 

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David Lloyd Clubs Takes Indoor Cycling to the Next Level With Stages Studio Pro

David Lloyd Leaderboard for Indoor Cycling Classes

With 126 locations (100 in the UK and 26 across Ireland and Europe), David Lloyd Clubs is a prominent leader in the health and fitness industry. They pride themselves in being a fitness destination for families and community members to connect and be active. To accomplish this goal, David Lloyd Clubs uses a comprehensive wellness approach for programming, especially in the area of group fitness. We sat down with Marie Graham, Lloyd’s Product Head Cycling Director, to gain some insight on how they are taking their indoor cycling classes to the next level with Stages Indoor Bikes and Stages Studio.

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Road Biking 101: A Beginner's Guide

Ladies Road Biking

Cycling is fun and is one of the most effective ways to improve your health! I dare you to try to find another low-impact form of cardio that not only takes you from point A to point B, but also boosts the metabolism, builds muscles, burns body fat, and helps you lose weight! 

It’s a vehicle of adventure, matching the level of adrenaline, speed, and scenery preferences of every rider. And it’s a life-long sport that accommodates the slow and steady beach cruiser to the fast and fierce road bike racer, and everyone in between. 

With all of these benefits at hand, who wouldn’t want to become a cyclist?

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The Best Way to Tune Up Your Bike

Springtime: The days are getting longer, it’s getting warmer, and it's the busiest time of year for your local bike shops. You can skip the next available appointment and save a bunch of money by tuning up your bike yourself. Let our step-by-step Tune Up Guide show you how!

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Why Train With Power?

Stages Power Meter

Whether you’re training to win a world championship, training for your first race, or just riding for fun, a power meter can be the single best tool to increase your fitness and cycling performance. This guide will tell you all you need to know about power meters and why you need to ride with one.

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Mother's Day | Erin Huck on Juggling Motherhood & a Pro Cycling Career

Stages athlete and cross country mountain bike pro, Erin Huck talks about training for the Life Time Grand Prix and her latest adventure as a new mom. 

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Where the Dirt Meets the Road

The Redlands Bicycle Classis is the longest continuously running invitational stage race in the country. Known throughout the world as the race "Where Legends are Born," this race has hosted riders who have gone on to compete in the Olympics, Tour de France and other world championships. Read along as coach Grant Holicky recounts Blue-Stages Racing team’s great foray into the road racing racing scene at this legendary event.

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Sea Otter Classic | Life Time Grand Prix Opener Athlete Highlight: Hannah Otto

Only sixty (30 men and 30 women) cyclists are selected to ride in the Life Time Grand Prix and Stages Cycling’s own Hannah Otto is one of them. We had the chance to catch up with Otto as she prepared to take on the first race in the series. She had a lot to say about how training with power has charted her career and spurred her on to the massive success she’s been having.

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