How To: Load Tracks Into Your Garmin

Posted by on Aug 18, 2010 in Bike, How To | 2 Comments

Bike computers that use GPs technology to calculate speed and distance are commonplace. Especially int he mountain bike world, where mapping and tracking routes is an important aspect of endurance riding. Events like the Dixie Lite, the Arizona Trail Race, and even the Great Divide Race are all largely made possible by GPS computers. And […]

Lose Weight Now!

Posted by on Jul 30, 2009 in How To | 4 Comments

I have, in the past, publicly talked about trying to slim down, drop a few pounds, and as a result, become faster on my bike. That ongoing endeavor has proven more difficult that I thought it would be. However, I discovered a not-so-secret secret. That is, the answer was staring me in the face all […]

How To: Lobby your S.O. for Gear

Posted by on Apr 22, 2009 in How To | 8 Comments

This post is another in a series of ‘How To’ Posts that I started last year. Click here to read the previous installments. We all, at one time or another have needed new gear. Whether a bike, or a part for a bike, a new pack, or a pair of shoes, it is inevitable that […]

How To: Train with GPS

Posted by on Sep 1, 2008 in How To | No Comments

GPS bike computers are quickly becoming a standard mountain bike accessory. In the last 3-4 years the technology has improved by leaps and bounds. Today there are a few companies that are making GPS enabled bike-centric devices, but far and away – for now – Garmin is leading that charge. The Edge and Forerunner line […]

How To: DNF with Grace and Dignity

Posted by on Aug 7, 2008 in How To, Races | No Comments

There is one inevitability about mountain bike racing. At some point, in some race, you will have to bail out. It might be a mechanical failure or it might be a physical problem. Or, you might just realize with pristine clarity that you hate riding a bike and that you will never, ever, under any […]

How To: Get Sponsored

Posted by on Jul 30, 2008 in How To | No Comments

Editors Note: This is another post in an ongoing ‘how to’ series. Also see ‘How to: Ride Your First 100 Miler‘ There are several really useful benefits to getting sponsored. And you don’t have to be Lance Armstrong or Chris Eatough to attract sponsorship opportunities. It is actually quite easy. All you have to do […]

How To: Ride Your First 100 Miler

Posted by on Jul 16, 2008 in How To, Races | No Comments
How To: Ride Your First 100 Miler

Grizzly’s note: This is a post in an ongoing “How To” series. Have an idea for a How to post? Let me know. And if any topics come up that I am no help at all with, I will track down someone who is! Also see, ‘How To: Get Sponsored‘. Attempting an off-road 100-mile bike […]

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