Running for Cyclocross

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Should You do Specific Workouts for Running for Cyclocross? Running is a big part of cyclocross.  Its one of the key elements that makes cyclocross what it is.  Without the necessity to get off your bike and run, cyclocross would be little more than mountain biking on boring courses or grass crits.  And the amount of running and the importance

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Louis Garneau P-09 Time Trial Helmet Review

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Louis Garneau P-09 Time Trial Helmet Review The Louis Garneau P-09 is Louis Garneau’s time trial and triathlon helmet offering.  The P-09 replaced Louis Garneau’s previous offering, the Vorttice, and brings improved aerodynamics, improved ventilation, and an improved lens system.  The P-09 offers many high end features at not high end prices and its performance is quietly excellent. The most

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2017 Ontario Cyclocross Calendar

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2017 Ontario Cyclocross Calendar Announced Earlier this week, the Ontario Cycling Association released the preliminary calendar for the 2017 Cyclocross season.  Building on last year’s success which say record turnouts for events and massive fields, the 2017 calendar features 12 days of racing including Citizen, Ontario Cup, and UCI level events. The highlight of this season’s calendar is the return

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A Tale of 2 Seconds

A Tale of 2 Seconds: Dundalk Time Trial Report 2 seconds. There are a lot of ways to make up or lose 2 seconds. I could go out and buy 2 seconds right now.  Maybe if I wore a different skinsuit.  Or a different helmet.  What if I used shoe covers?  Or some fancy aero socks.  I could get some

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New Tour de France Aero Tech

Latest Aero Tech from the Tour de France The Tour de France, cycling’s biggest annual event, started this past weekend in Germany.  With so much media and fan attention, brands often use the Tour de France to tease or release new products.  Here is a round up of some of the newest aero tech spotted at the Tour de France

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Louis Garneau Course Skinsuit Review

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Louis Garneau Course Skinsuit Review – Your Everyday Skinsuit There is something special about putting a skinsuit on.  Normally saved for race day, you know you are preparing for something big when you are pulling on your skinsuit.  Also, nothing beats that feeling of slipping through the air silently with hardly a ruffle of your clothing.  Most skinsuits come with

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Do You Really Need a Time Trial Helmet

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Do You Really Need a Time Trial Helmet: Putting it to the Test When Giro released their latest and greatest time trial helmet the Aerohead last summer, they also released aerodynamics data on their helmets that really struck me.  You can see the data for yourself in the chart below.  At the time, I was considering buying a Giro Selector

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Wahoo Element Cycling Computer Review

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Wahoo Element Review: User Friendly Cycling Computer I have been using the Wahoo Element for a couple of months now, as a replacement for my Garmin 510.  Garmin has been the leader in the GPS cycling computer market for years now but now Wahoo has brought their Element to the market to offer a little competition.  The Wahoo Element was

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