Peter de Boer

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How the science of breathing can improve your cycling

The idea that you can improve your fitness by sleeping in an oxygen tent or doing a few breathing exercises in front of Eastenders has always seemed a …

5 Crucial Bike Maintenance Hacks

If you watch enough YouTube, you can probably figure out how to fix most things on your bike. Making a bike work isn’t too difficult; but making it work <i>perfectly</i> (and look flawless) is what sets the best mechanics in the world apart. We asked some of our favorite pro bike whisperers to share their …

Books Every Cyclist Should Own

The Cyclist's Bucket List<p>cyclists bucket list<p>Looking for a new dream vacation to save for, or just want to get motivated to find more local adventures? Check out <i>The Cyclist’s Bucket List</i>. Author Ian Dille delves into what makes each one truly special: The smell of lavender at a roadside picnic, …

11 of Europe’s toughest road cycling climbs

There’s no shortage of beautiful mountains to climb by bike in Europe, but only a few that are elevated to global renown by famous races like Le Tour …

Inside The Brooklyn Workshop of America's Most Stylish Bicycle Builder

Here’s a trivia question: When Ralph Lauren—he of world conquering taste and discernment—wants a custom bike, where does he go? The answer is Ascari …

Ralph Lauren

10 Inspirational Life Lessons From Bruce Lee

Bruce Lee

The Best Travel-Friendly Grooming Products for Men

1<p>L.L. Bean Personal Organizer Toiletry Bag, Medium<p>There’s a reason why this toiletry pack became an instant classic: its hinged design and built-in …

2017 Pivot Vault becomes your one bike cyclocross, gravel drop bar quiver

The Pivot Vault gets several updates for 2017 to update its looks and compatibility with the latest components and trends, namely bigger tires. The …

Cyclo-cross

5 Things You Must Know to Achieve Incredible Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this video, Addicted2Success' Joel Brown interviews self-development expert and best-selling author Dr. John DeMartini about the future of human development, crainial functions and entrepreneurship.<p>Whenever you do something that's …

Entrepreneurship

How To Sharpen Your Fixed-Blade Knife

“A sharp knife is a safe knife” — these aren’t just words to live by if you go hunting, camping or fishing on a regular basis. In a dire survival …

How This Couple Created the All-In-One Travel Jacket That Is Nearing $2 Million on Kickstarter

Hiral Sanghavi is a smart dude. At 29, he’s already started multiple businesses, won several robotics competitions and is studying for his MBA at Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management. But that doesn’t mean he’s not forgetful.<p>Sanghavi, who grew up in India and owns a company there, was …

Kellogg School

The secret ingredient used to treat bicycle tires at the Tour de France? Vinegar

Mechanics keep the vinegar in a water bottle and pour it into a rag before rubbing it onto the tires.

Need a Road Bike? Ride Aluminum

Ignore what the shophands, old men straddling Dogma F8’s and those dastardly bike reviewers tell you — aluminum is not harsh, not weak, not heavy, …

Carbon Fiber

Here's what the Tour de France cyclists eat during the race

That's why you often see pictures of the riders eating mini doughnuts, scarfing down banana and eating sandwiches while traveling at ultrafast speeds, according to Bon Appetit.<p>Each of the cyclists try to eat 200 calories an hour during the race, though they eat even more if they're at a harder …

Tour de France

33 Quotes Packed With Pure Wisdom

In our fast-paced society today, we seem to be in a constant struggle to keep up. While the advancement of technology has its benefits, we are now …

Mindfulness

The 10 greatest cycling holidays on Earth, chosen by David Millar

I first started road cycling at the age of 15 – in Hong Kong, where my father and I moved in 1990. I used to love riding around the New Territories pretending I was in the Tour de France, imagining I was at the front of the race being chased by the peloton (the main pack of riders in a bike road …

Cycling To Heal The Body And The Mind

Warm weather is finally here, and it's time to get outside and get moving. As an exercise physiologist, a former Olympic Coach for USA Cycling BMX, and a fitness fanatic, I can personally attest to the many benefits of being active -- both physical and emotional.<p>Especially for America's veterans, …

Cycling

The Search and Rescue Pack

Working for search and rescue is no easy task, and when your job is to go out and save people, you need the right gear not just for yourself, but …

Just try not to drool – Speedvagen 2016 Road Guidebook is out

There’s nothing cooler than a fully customized bike, built to perfectly fit your body and please your eye. Fans of custom bicycles are probably …

Chapman Cycles Tandem

Riding a tandem is a great test of a relationship — it requires the unified exercise of both pairs of legs, riding towards a common goal. Rhode Island frame builder, Brian Chapman, and his wife obviously work well together, and now they’ve got the ultimate vehicle for that purpose.<p>The tagline of …

Can A Bike Be Designed For A Specific City? This One Is

THE WINNER:<p>Click to expand<p><b>Denny</b><br>By Teague + Sizemore Bicycle <i><br>Seattle</i><p>“Our goal was to give Seattle commuters a choice,” says Roger Jackson, a Teague creative director. “We had to challenge the car for security, safety, and convenience.” The bike will be sold nationwide in 2015.<p><b>The Key features</b><p>1. A …

1965 Shelby 289 Cobra Alloy

Vintage Shelby Cobras draw plenty of attention on their own, but if you want to ensure that <i>everyone</i> in the vicinity will notice you, this 1965 Shelby …

cyclocult:

Track Crank by Phil by mobius cycle on Flickr.<p>PHIL

Jan Sallings' Honda CL 350

Every now and then, it’s good to go back to the blueprint. And this is as good as you’ll get. It’s a textbook resto-mod of a classic 1970s Honda, dripping with charm and style.<p>Builder Jan Sallings has an eye for detail—and the steady hand required for quality work. The mods he’s made to his 1973 …

Motorcycles

Auto Fabrica Yamaha SR500

The English workshop Auto Fabrica is fast developing a distinctive style. It’s the reduction of the motorcycle to its simplest form, finished to the highest standard with low-key paintwork. And it’s incredibly easy on the eye.<p>If there’s a four-wheeled parallel, it’s those super-sanitary hot …

Motorcycles

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence. - Helen Keller

A dysfunctional family is more than disagreement or constant arguments. Anything from plain neglect, to abuse and even verbal and physical violence …

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