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June 2, 2021

Can You Get Exercise Riding an E-Bike?

Person riding e-bike up hill

You’ve undoubtedly seen them around, standing near the bike rack at the farmer’s market, kicking up dirt on your favorite mountain bike trail or cruising along the neighborhood bike path. E-bikes seem to be everywhere these days. That’s because sales ballooned 145% in 2020 compared with the previous year, according to industry analysts at The […]

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May 24, 2021

Sadiqaa Horton: Limitless Sides to Outside

Sadiqaa Horton

There are so many ways to enjoy time outside. This is one of many unique stories we’re sharing as part of our effort to highlight the Limitless Sides to Outside. Outside is where I shine the brightest. It’s where I go to unwind and relax. Whether I’m arm deep in dirt from gardening, riding my bike, […]

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May 24, 2021

Kevin Frias: Limitless Sides to Outside

Kevin Frias

There are so many ways to enjoy time outside. This is one of many unique stories we’re sharing as part of our effort to highlight the Limitless Sides to Outside. Lots of my friends have experienced the great outdoors from a very young age. They tell me stories of riding dirt bikes through farm fields, or […]

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May 24, 2021

Jon Yazzie: Limitless Sides to Outside

Person standing on bike in desert setting.

There are so many ways to enjoy time outside. This is one of many unique stories we’re sharing as part of our effort to highlight the Limitless Sides to Outside. Getting outside resets my mind, body and spirit. We’ve all heard a similar expression about what outdoor recreation does for us individually. Maybe even shared a […]

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April 14, 2021

How to Log More Miles on Your Bike This Year

Two people riding side by side

So, you’ve got a bike and you want to use it. Maybe you picked up a second-hander last year to beat the pandemic blues. Or you unearthed a set of wheels that were previously gathering dust in your garage. Perhaps you’re a former bike racer hoping to return to the starting line. Whether you’re a […]

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April 8, 2021

Gear I Hold Dear: My E-bike

photo of blue ebike on lawn in front of water.

I fell in love with my e-bike while scrolling through my Twitter feed last summer. Someone shared a photo of the Tern electric bike and I knew I had to have one. With an electric assist and the ability to carry up to 440 pounds of cargo, I started thinking about all the things I […]

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April 2, 2021

Coming to a City Near You: New Mountain Bike Trails

Person riding bike with city in background.

Henry Aiyenero works at One City School, a charter elementary on the south side of Madison, Wisconsin. The school serves a diverse group of underprivileged students. When the pandemic hit last spring, classroom life switched to Zoom. No longer could Aiyenero sit beside the 6- to-10-year-olds and help them if they were struggling with a […]

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April 2, 2021

For Cyclists, E-Racing Mixes Competition and Equality

screen shot of women riders during first virtual Tour de France bike race

I am at the start line, sweat dripping down my temples. The countdown for today’s bike race, the Zwift Pro/Am Race Series, is on. Ten more seconds, then it’s full gas. I try to calm my race nerves and remind myself of all the training I put in. The banner drops, and off I go, […]

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March 31, 2021

Where Can I Ride My E-Bike on Federal Lands?

Person riding electric mountain bike

The Arizona National Scenic Trail spans 800 miles between Mexico and Utah and weaves through deserts, mountains, canyons, wilderness areas and national parks. One of 11 National Scenic Trails in the country, it is in the company of the Pacific Crest Trail and the Appalachian Trail. But unlike those two trails, the Arizona Scenic Trail […]

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