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The post where we talk about butts

You're just getting into cycling and have taken your new bike out for a ride on a nearby trail. You were having fun and feeling fit, so you spent a good hour exploring the trail and got home feeling incredible. Fast forward to the next day: your butt is super tender. It might even be tough to sit down. Did you do something wrong on yesterday's ride? Did you pull a muscle? If you're getting back into riding as an adult after a long break, having a cranky-caboose after your first long ride can be common.   Why is my butt so sore? Bike saddles are meant to support you at or around your ischial tuberosities, or sit bones. On your rump, you ...

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Bike Repair Kits

It's that time again! Summer is just around the corner, and with it comes the fair weather that riders of all ages and abilities love! It's going to be a strange cycling season, however. With the Covid-19 pandemic arguably in full swing, and many cycling events being postponed or flat-out cancelled, it's hard for new riders to connect with experienced groups and learn about how to pack for a longer day in the saddle. So what do you pack if you're planning to get into longer rides, or trail riding on rough terrain? Don't let the picture above fool you. You don't need to pack a full set of tools and the kitchen sink. Whether you're riding a fixie or ...

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