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Garneau and Reebok Collaborate to Launch Indoor Cycling Shoe

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Padres Pedal the Cause Announces New Cycling Routes Across Coronado Bay Bridge

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Pre-Season Resistance and Base Training for Cycling

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As a coach and professional bike fitter I always here this question “should I shim”? The answer to that question depends on what are you trying to accomplish. I would have to say 90% of the time shimming is like putting a band-aid on the problem. Putting a shim in the shoe or on the …

We caught up with the recently retired Neil Shirley as he transitions from life as a professional rider to life as a professional writer. Over the past few years, Neil has generously shared his race journals with SoCalCycling.com and now will continue to write as an editor for Road Bike Action. The past two seasons, …

In the last installment of Training Time, we discussed your Off-Season Break and Activities.  In short, upon the end of your racing season (typically August-September in southern California), you should simply rest until your energy levels are up.  When that is accomplished, it is time to do some cross-training and core strengthening activities to retain …

For most of us, the 2006 road cycling season is finally over! Here in Southern California, we have a long racing season indeed. It is typical for a rider to be physically and mentally fried after being competitive from February through September. It definitely pays to take a break, smell the roses, and get that …

We caught up with Jill Gass who recently competed in the Race Across America (RAAM) for Team Kalyra. The four women team (Jill Gass, Avalon Jenkins-Balker, Lisa Tonello, and Sonia Ross) raced across the country from Oceanside, California to Annapolis, Maryland with help from an incredible 16-member support crew. Team Kalyra competed the RAAM in …