Author: Julio Barajas

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Blood Road a Documentary

“Blood Road” is a documentary released in 2017, produced by Red Bull Media House. More than a film documenting a 46year old woman’s emotional trek on a mountain bike as she and a local cycle the 1,200miles (1,930km) to reach a Vietnam war era crash site. Rebecca Rusch was 3 years old and daughter of an Air Force pilot shot down during the Vietnam war and reported missing in action in 1972. Capt. Steven Rusch was the father she never knew.

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Buyer’s Guide: Helmet’s

Shopping for a new helmet and need to know what to look for? In this article, we’ll be covering topics such as aerodynamics, comfort, breath-ability, and most importantly safety.

Safety
Before considering purchase of a helmet for its style, comfort, and breath ability, be sure it meets Bicycle Helmet Standards. These standards are put in place to ensure helmet manufacturers are accountable while analyzing the safety of their products and meet requirements.

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Finding Motivation to Ride

Can’t count how many times I set out to ride only to find myself too busy, too tired, and most of the time unmotivated to make the effort. There’s definitely a long list of excuses we can come up with, “The weather is bad, my bike isn’t ready, I’m not ready, probably get dropped on that one hill, don’t know if I’ll make it on time, the cat probably needs me at home.”

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Women’s Bike vs. Men’s Bike

Of the many challenge’s women face in the sport of cycling, purchasing a bike can definitely be one of them. Should you purchase a women’s specific bike?
There are a number of manufacturers, e.g., Canyon, Trek, etc. that offer bikes that have been manufactured specifically for women offering choices for comfort by tailoring a bike’s geometry in the following ways: