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Cycling Caps to Keep your Hair Under Control on your Ride

Cycling Caps to Keep your Hair Under Control on your Ride

Spring is here and summer is in the air! I know there are some hardcore cyclists who like to bike in the snow, mud, and winter cold. For most cyclists though, spring and summer is the time to take advantage of the roadways. Are you stocked up with the cycling hats and caps to keep you stylin’? At Heatsweats we sure hope so! If you are looking to hold back your luscious locks while you’re out cruisin’ the roadways on…

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Items Every Cyclist Must Have

Items Every Cyclist Must Have

There are few things worse than having a mishap while cycling and not being prepared enough to handle it yourself and get back on the trail. Remaining able to deal with issues that may come up, like a flat tire, is key in enjoying any bike ride. Here are a few items that every cyclist should always carry along. Spare bike tube and tire levels – The most common problem that cyclists face is a flat tire. Make sure you…

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Tips for Beginning Cyclists

Tips for Beginning Cyclists

Yes, riding a bike is an American rite of passage for most kids throughout our country and therefore, almost all of us jump on a bike, even as adults from time to time. But there are some of us who look at cycling more passionately; and seriously enough to actually prepare for rides that are longer than around the neighborhood. The number of us that take our sport seriously enough to buy gear for it are growing year after year…

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When Was the Last Time You Got a Bike Fit?

When Was the Last Time You Got a Bike Fit?

Maybe its because the majority of us have had a bike, or have been riding one since early childhood or maybe its because, regardless of skill level, most of us can simply just jump on a bike and ride that very few of us consider getting our bike truly fitted to our body. We often do, just jump on and go. Many bike riders think that the only stipulation for fitting is if they can comfortably stand over the bike…

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Spring Cycling Tips

Spring Cycling Tips

Now that Spring is officially here, cyclists in most parts of the country are grabbing their gear and getting ready for a long cycling season. Before you just hop on and go though, there are few tips that will keep you riding injury-free and your bike in tip-top shape. 1. Get a bike fit. Making sure that your bike is set to your physical specifications can increase your endurance, reduce your chance of injury and add to your overall enjoyment…

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Awesome Cycling Events For the Die-Hard in All of Us

Awesome Cycling Events For the Die-Hard in All of Us

We thought it was only fair, after posting blogs on different types of 5k events and then mud and obstacle races throughout the country, that we should focus on this year’s lineup of cycling events across the United States. We know an awful lot of you that would rather spend your time on wheels rather than pounding the pavement, plus there are those of you who like to do both, God help ya. So here it is: a breakdown of…

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The Daddy of Them All

The Daddy of Them All

With Ironman® events happening all over the world, the most famous of all triathlons is attracting more and more participants year after year. Once a sport reserved for the most extreme athletes looking to push beyond their own physical limits, the Ironman is no longer looked at as just for the nuttiest of extreme athletes. From its quiet beginnings in February of 1978, including just 15 competitors, the Ironman® triathlon has grown to become a phenomenon with hundreds of thousands…

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