By Thomas Henson | Riding in a paceline transforms a solitary activity into a team sport that demands skill, focus, and athleticism. For new riders, a paceline can increase stamina and confidence on the road. For experienced cyclists, a paceline is a great way to train for a race, pushing performance to a higher level while building camaraderie among teammates.
By Thomas Henson I have been road riding for many years, but my first experience with cycling as a young adult was mountain biking. Back then, I was still young enough to think I was invincible, and the cuts and scrapes from conquering rocks, roots, and steep trails were
This summer a group of teens from the Triangle set out on a transformational 730-mile journey. The 2018 Spoke’n Revolutions summer cycling tour was filled with adventure, discovery, teamwork and some unplanned detours and flat tires, as the teens biked from Chapel Hill to the NC Outer Banks and
What is Cyclocross? Lynn: Cyclocross is its own specific type of bike racing that combines elements of road cycling, mountain biking, and cross-country running on courses that often include pavement, grass, mud, sand, steep hills, and man-made obstacles or barriers. Racers navigate many short laps of 1.5-2 miles and
By Thomas Henson | Aside from the thrill of reliving our cycling experiences, such devices also serve critical functions that keep cyclists safe and provide important evidence, should there be some kind of accident.
By Brian Sain Survey a map of Pisgah National Forest and you will quickly realize how expansive it truly is. The entire forest encompasses 500,000 acres, regions of 12 counties, and parallels the Blue Ridge Parkway from mile marker 294 to 424. Pisgah has a lot of land to
Cannondale Scalpel Si The Cannondale Scalpel Si represents pretty much every advancement made to cross country racing bikes in the last few years. Cannondale uses the acronym Si for System integration to explain why so many parts on a Cannondale bike are specific to the frame. This bike in