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Amsterdam Can't Stand Rogue Bike Shares
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Rapha Bought by Walmart Heirs; Here's How the Brand Might Change
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The terms “enthusiast cycling” and Walmart don’t overlap much; the massive volumes of bikes the big-box retailer sells every year aren’t exactly aimed at dedicated cyclists. But on Monday, the two came together for the first time with the news that boutique clothing brand Rapha sold a majority stake in the company to RZC Investments, a closely held investment vehicle run by Steuart and Tom Walton. The two are the grandsons of Sam Walton, who opened Walton’s Five and Dime in downtown Bento...

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Hilly Lisbon launches electric bike share system in bid to solve congestion
Madrid has its scheme, while Muswell Hill’s never happened. Hilly cities from Rome to Rio will be watching as Lisbon starts e-bike hire www.theguardian.com/cities/...
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Cop Killed in Charlottesville Helicopter Crash was Avid Cyclist and Coach
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Jay Cullen, one of the two Virginia state troopers killed on Saturday while doing surveillance work during the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, wasn't just a serious cyclist: he was an integral part of the Virginia mountain bike scene as a coach and friend. The 48-year-old was killed in the helicopter crash while surveilling the protests, though the cause of the crash is still undetermined.

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Forget all the other reasons you should be riding a bike. This is the one that matters
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A new study offers perhaps the most definitive reason yet why society should be doing more to encourage cycling, and serves as another reminder that the health benefits of cycling far outweigh the … shifter.info/forget-all-the...
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​How to Train for Climbing When You Don’t Live Near Hills
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Most conventional wisdom on how to improve on climbs suggests that practice makes perfect—keep getting out there, and eventually those mountains get to be more conquerable.

So what if you aren't around any mountains to climb? Fear not, because Florida cyclist Eric Barton has a great tip for cyclists who ride in the flatlands. (And for more tips to bring your riding to the next level, check out our

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Sharing the Road - Bicycle Law in New York State (full)
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Felt Road Bike
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Garmin's Edge 1000 GPS is 20 Percent Off
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Garmin’s cycling computers have been so successful that the brand’s name has seemingly become synonymous with any GPS enabled unit. It’s not uncommon to hear riders refer to their computer as a Garmin regardless of its actual brand – that’s how successful and dominant the line has become.

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Jillian Bearden Starts the Colorado Classic as the First US Transgender Woman in a Pro Tour
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This week elite-level cyclist Jillian Bearden will ride in the inaugural Colorado Classic as the first out transgender woman to compete in a race at this level. A bike racer since 2007, Bearden helped shape the recent USA Cycling policy on transgender athlete participation with performance data from before and after her transition in 2014. Last year she won Arizona’s El Tour de Tucson, but the Colorado Classic will be her highest-profile event ...

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