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The Washington DC Metro system is the second busiest rail system in the country and is in a state of crisis. There are large budget shortfalls and recent accidents have resulted in several deaths and a significant number of injuries. This past Sunday, the Washington Post had 3 articles focusing on the Metro system including one on the […]
I saw the movie Race Across The Sky this week at a screening at the Arlington Cinema & Draft House hosted by the Washington Area Bicyclist Association (WABA) and Bike Arlington. Spokes Etc., a local chain of bike shops, also needs to be recognized for contributing prizes to the raffle.
The film is a documentary on the Leadville 100 […]
Race Across the Sky is a documentary covering the 2009 Leadville Trail 100 bike race, one of the most intense endurance races of all time. The film includes candid conversations with Lance Armstrong, Dave Wiens, and other elite and amateur cyclists who overcame extreme challenges to participate in this grueling race. This was one of the first […]
The North American Handmade Bicycle Show will be held in Richmond VA from Feb 26-28. If you are considering a custom made bicycle or just want to see some of the most beautiful and innovative bicycles being built today, you won’t want to miss this show. This is the first time that the show has come […]
Retard (verb) - to make slow; delay the development or progress of (an action, process, etc.); hinder or impede.
Most bicyclists, especially racers and triathletes want to ride faster. However there are a number of factors that retard their forward motion and slow them down. Cyclists try of overcome these factors through training, technique and […]