Category: Thing’s To Know

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Protected Bike Lanes

There are less than twenty lane miles of protected bike lanes in the City of Los Angeles for cyclists to enjoy, with a great deal more work to be done to make Los Angeles City streets safe for cyclists, which comes with a hefty price tag for taxpayers.

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Women’s Lib & the Bicycle

If you are a woman cycling in the twenty-first century, you will probably be grateful you don’t have to don a corset and long dress when cycling.

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My Stolen Bike’s 5,000 Mile Journey

This past January, after a few days of rain, I was ready to get back on my bike with my local women’s bike club, which I ride with two to three times a week. I had a new road bike, but it was in the shop, so I decided to ride my special old “movie bike.”

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Road Essentials: Part 1

There are a few staple items you should bring along on every ride no matter the distance or whether riding solo or with a group. Here are a few essentials:

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Road Essentials Part 2

Flat Repair: Be prepared for any punctures by carrying a Co2 pump or a hand pump. A Co2 pump is a small cartridge of co2 that will typically have an attachment that will be...

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Heart Rate Monitors

Monitoring your heart rate in real time can help to know your current effort, and know when to push a little harder or ease up. Although it may not be as concrete of a number as a power meter it can still be useful for those who are looking into upping their training to gain strength, endurance, or doing watch their effort while on a recovery ride.