NW Trails: Bike and Hike Williams Lake and Dutch Miller Gap

By Chuck at June 7, 2013 | 9:00 am | 2 Comments


Bike-hike to an old mining district in the heart of the Alpine Lakes Wilderness Story and Photos by Craig Romano Photo at right: Williams Lake with La Bohn Gap in the distance. When the upper reaches of the Middle Fork Snoqualmie ...

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Mountain Biking at Whistler!

By Chuck at May 17, 2013 | 10:44 am | 0 Comment


Bike Park NOW OPEN! Photo at right: A mountain biker explores the singletrack around Creekside in Whistler. Photo by Steve Rogers/Tourism Whistler. The Scene: Whistler Blackcomb doesn’t skip a beat when it transitions to ...

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NW Kids: Mountain Biking 101 for Families

By Chuck at May 7, 2013 | 9:00 am | 1 Comments


By Amy Whitley Photo at right: Mountain biking is a huge hit with kid cyclists. Photo by Amy Whitley Which is better: walking a mountain trail, or mountain biking it? This is what my kids would call a “no-brainer.” If they ...

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Sports Medicine: Body Meets Bike

By Chuck at May 7, 2013 | 8:00 am | 0 Comment


The Ergonomics of Cycling The importance of choosing the right equipment is an essential part of performance and injury prevention for any sport.Whether it’s the latest moisture-wicking apparel, custom shoes, or the right bike, ...

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Sports Medicine: Healthy Hip Movement Promotes a Healthy Back for Cyclists

By Chuck at April 15, 2013 | 9:00 am | 0 Comment


A recent report concluded that back pain is more common than severe headaches or allergies in the United States. Low back pain in the cyclist is especially common, regardless of age, gender or type of bike. Having a proper bike fit ...

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NW Cyclist: Resources

By Chuck at April 12, 2013 | 9:00 am | 1 Comments


A selection of resources to keep your gears turning   Compiled by Hilary Meyerson Photo at right: Cyclists riding on the Burke-Gilman Trail. Courtesy-of-King-County-Parks, Eli-Brownell Street closures Check your city’s ...

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NW Cyclist Buzz: 2013 Cycling News Shorts

By Chuck at April 10, 2013 | 9:00 am | 0 Comment


Sweet Ride for the Ladies Another new ride is coming this Mother’s Day weekend, May 11, and this one is for the ladies. Why do a spa day with your girlfriends when you could be cycling together? Enter the Living the Dream ...

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NW Cyclist: Castle Rock Bike Park

By Chuck at April 8, 2013 | 10:31 am | 1 Comments


Castle Rock Rocks!A bike park for the people, by the people By Hilary Meyerson Photo at right: You too can learn how to do this at Castle Rock. Photo by Jim LeMonds Looking for your inspirational bike story of the day? Look no ...

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Profile: Kathleen Emry, Free Range Cycles

By Chuck at April 5, 2013 | 9:00 am | 1 Comments


Finding a Home in the Northwest Bike Industry Story and Photos by Anne-Marije Rook Photo at right: Emry prefers steel because it’s affordable, bendable, sturdy, and has good riding quality. As I rode up to the small square ...

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