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Safety Tips for the Biker

August 23, 2004 Guest 0

No matter what type of motorcycle you ride, almost everyone falls off sooner or later and good protective riding gear can help prevent or reduce injuries. Protective gear is most effective in simple falls and

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The Bliss of Retiring in Belize

August 22, 2004 Guest 0

Belize in Central America is another place that you might consider as a destination for retirement. If you think that you could be happy in a tropical paradise, here’s one for the asking. Belize, which

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MOUNTAIN BIKING IN BHUTAN

August 6, 2004 Guest 0

Want to turn heads in Bhutan? Try whizzing past locals on a State Of The Art Mountain Bike and you’ll realise that Mountain Biking is a relatively new phenomenon in this rugged Buddhist kingdom. Few

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Unforgettable San Miguel

July 22, 2004 Guest 0

San Miguel in Mexico is another spot that you could consider as a choice for retirement. San Miguel was given the status of a national monument in 1926 and has attracted about 5,000 expatriates from

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Mexico – The Lure of Lake Chapala

June 22, 2004 Guest 0

If you’ve ever spent a vacation in Mexico, you’ve probably enjoyed yourself thoroughly – beautiful beaches, marvelous scenery, fascinating cities. But a vacation is a vacation. Did you ever start thinking about something more permanent

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How to develop better aerobic capacity

May 9, 2004 Guest 0

Capacity to run/bike faster at lower h/rates -this is very trainable but needs patience – it’s worth it. What we are after is to develop things like your long runs so that you can run

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Cycle cadence and the effect on run splits

March 9, 2004 Guest 0

Pedal efficiency and cadence are the 2 most important factors that need to be considered by triathletes who are looking to improve their bike splits and even run splits for that matter. It is a

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XC Trail Bikes

March 7, 2004 Guest 0

Often called all-purpose, XC Trail bikes are what most people think of when they hear the phrase “mountain bike”. XC Trail bikes are designed to climb with control and comfort and descend with speed. With

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XC Racing Bikes

March 6, 2004 Guest 0

Often called Cross Country bikes, XC Racing bikes are designed to tackle a mountain from the bottom. Lightweight and efficient, XC bikes often sacrifice comfort and control as luxuries you can’t afford when racing to

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How do I choose an MTB?

March 5, 2004 Guest 0

Because riding styles and equipment have evolved to suit different terrain, deciding which bicycle is right for you will be easier if you know what type of terrain you intend to ride. A common misconception