Mammoth Fall Century Ride & Gran Fondo

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2014 MAMMOTH  LAKES, CALIFORNIA Not only has the Mammoth Fall Century and Gran Fondo been chosen as a "Top-Ten Century" bike ride by Bicycling Magazine (June 2012) for its "Jaw-Dropping Vistas," but Road Bike Action Assistant Editor, Neil Shirley considers it to be on-par with Levi's Gran Fondo in Santa Rosa, CA. In other words, the Mammoth Fall Century and Gran Fondo is a "Bucket-List" ride. Situated to the east and south of…

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Crags Century – June 21 2014

It's no wonder the first annual Castle Crags Century was such a huge success, it's a ride with just the right amount of everything! With four ride options, the second annual Castle Crags Century promises to be a wonderful day of cycling for all level of riders. The full century ride features roughly 9000 feet of climbing, making it not only challenging but especially rewarding as well. Participants will enjoy an incredibly scenic route along…

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2014 Colorado Bicycle Summit Feb 10-11

Bicycle Colorado hosts fourth-annual Colorado Bicycle Summit on Feb. 10-11 in downtown Denver. The Colorado Bicycle Summit is a must attend event for those interested in seeing better bicycling in their community and across Colorado.  This year’s Summit keynote speaker is Andy Clarke, president of the League of American Bicyclists, a Washington, DC-based organization representing bicyclists across the country. Their focus is the creation of safer roads, stronger communities, and a bicycle-friendly America. The League also…

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Fredericksburg to Host Inaugural Texas Gran Fondo

Fredericksburg, long considered the cycling capital of Texas, will host the inaugural Texas Gran Fondo on April 5, 2014.  The much anticipated, inaugural Texas Gran Fondo will have it's start and finish in downtown Fredericksburg, which has long been a hotbed for cycling in Texas. Three course options will offer the Gran Fondo, a fast-paced but challenging 95 mile route; the Medio Fondo, a challenging 56 mile route; and the Piccolo Fondo, a friendly but fast 35…

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VeloSwap 2013

Look for Pactimo at the 2013 VeloSwap! Buy … Sell … Recycle! The Subaru VeloSwap is the world’s largest consumer bicycling and sports expo that celebrates all things cycling. This cultural cycling event is a not-to-be-missed experience where you can feel the pulse of the cycling community and rub elbows with like-minded-cyclists. At the Subaru VeloSwap, you have the opportunity to see, swap, buy and sell your new or used bikes, components and cycling accessories…

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Pactimo Customer Prepares for Haute Route

Calgarian and 7-time Ironman, Robert Armstrong is getting ready for the hardest and highest amateur cycling sportif in the world, the Haute Route. The Haute Route cycling events are prestigious and professionally run 7-day road races aimed at amateur road cyclists. The two Haute Route events in 2013 each cover over 750km and traverse the greatest cycling terrain in the world – the Alps and the Pyrenees. The Haute Route Alps, which Robert will be…

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Why Improving your CADENCE for Triathlon is Critical

 by Stephen Gallagher, Dig Deep Coaching Head Coach When we look at top athletes in sports such as cycling and running, we see fluidity in their movement – effortless and ‘smooth’ to the naked eye.  Some great examples of this can be seen in African runners whose physique gives them an edge to run at a high pace with little cost to energy stores.  Another example is that of Elite Pro cycling where the cadence…

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