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What to Know Your First Time at Group Cycling Class

Ready to try a group cycling class? You’ll need to set up your bike and learn how to connect your shoes, but once you’re in the saddle the instructor will tell you exactly how to work your butt off. Here’s what you need to know for your first time.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Nothing But Water Powers This Tricycle That Goes From 0 to 62 MPH In Half a Second

Remember that feeling of terror when a five-year-old version of you climbed aboard your tricycle before careening down a giant hill? That’s nothing compared to what François Gissy must have felt climbing aboard this adult-sized trike powered by a water tank pressurized to 6,000 PSI.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Watch a Madman Ride a Bike Packed With 1,000 Exploding Rockets

Riding a bike without a helmet or other protective gear is already a risky idea. But climbing aboard a custom-built bike packed with 1,000 rockets while you’re protected by nothing but a fireproof slab of foam strapped to your back is risk on a whole other level—even if you’re a semi-pro mad scientist like Colin […]

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Use the “Dutch Reach” to Avoid Hitting a Cyclist With Your Car Door

As someone who lives in a city with a veritable ass load of cyclists, I live in constant fear of hitting one with a car door. But no more, for there is an easy way to make sure this tragedy never befalls you or your friendly neighborhood bike enthusiasts.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Bike Showdown: Which Easy-to-Assemble, Low-Maintenance Bike Should You Buy

It’s finally summer, so it’s time to hop on a bike and riding around your neighborhood. One of the quickest (and cheapest) ways you can do this is to buy one of the many low-maintenance bikes you can find online for super cheap. There are a bunch to choose from, but we’ve decided to focus […]

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