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The zen of running and riding

By Christopher Cudworth A martial arts student went to his teacher and said earnestly, “I am devoted to studying your martial system. How long will it take me to master it?”   The teacher’s reply was casual, “Ten years.” Impatiently, … Continue reading

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The club scene in cycling or running isn’t for everyone

It all started out so perfectly.  Every Wednesday at 6:00 we’d ride 40 miles in a big sweeping loop through the little town of Kaneville. A weekly group ride with the same sane leader leading the group at an average … Continue reading

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Become a Flexible Flyer to improve your cycling this year

Cycling is a multifaceted endurance sport that involves some contradictions, the first of which is that the lower part of your body is in almost perpetual motion while your upper body, if well-managed, should stay relatively still. It’s almost as … Continue reading

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Think before you go out and run or ride

Running and riding are not mindless activities. We should all know that, but it is easy to forget. Doing a little thinking before you set off on a 50-mile ride can, for instance, help you prepare for the inevitable challenges … Continue reading

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