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?
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!
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.
It's no secret that when we find the perfect balance between work and rest, our fitness gains skyrocket. But it can be hard to trust the truth that the magic happens when we allow ourselves to rest and recover. We are told to work harder and go farther, but doing that all of the time only sets us up to fail, or get hurt. It's time to stop the glorification of workouts that almost kill people, and start training smarter.
From a few elite pro cyclists in the late ‘80s to indoor cycling studios all over the world, cycling with a power meter has become a standard both indoors and out. Here are the top reasons why teaching indoor cycling with a power meter can bring your classes and your members’ experiences to the next level!
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.
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.