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Bikepacking 101

Republican Wins Special Election in Georgia Amid Concerns About 2018

The race shouldn’t have been this close.<p>Republicans fended off a fresh-faced first-time candidate in the Atlanta suburbs on Tuesday, keeping a House …

Jon Ossoff

Four Reasons Why We Leave

I remember the time I first heard about the world’s greatest missionary — how he left his home, his family, and everything familiar to minister among …

Christianity

No-Knead Rustic Bread Recipe - Laura Vitale - Laura in the Kitchen Episode 1025

Gabby Giffords Credits Bikes with Helping Her Heal from Assassination Attempt

The former Congresswoman completes El Tour de Tucson despite major paralysis<p>Nearly five years after being critically injured during an assassination attempt, former Arizona Congresswoman Gabby Giffords completed the 40-mile El Tour de Tucson ride Saturday.<p>Giffords, who is still mostly paralyzed on …

Cycling

The Best Orange Gear for Hunting Season

Increase your visibility—to hunters, cars, and other riders—with these brightly colored gear items

Cycling

Mung Bean Pancakes (Bindaetteok: 빈대떡)

Mini Band - Straight Leg Lateral Walk - Ankles

Movements<p>Mini Band - Straight Leg Lateral Walk - Ankles<p>Starting Position<p>Standing with mini band around ankles and feet slightly wider than hip width …

Fitness

The Best Workout Ever, According to Science

<b>The Best Workout Ever, According to Science</b>It seems like every other week there’s a new study touting the best way to work out. And, really, how you …

Workouts

Is the Hope of Heaven Beautiful or Boring?

In five minutes, John Piper describes the beauty and wonder of a never-ending life in God’s presence. When you think about spending a trillion years …

Theology

10 Best Car-Free Bike Paths in the USA

Why take just the lane when you can take the whole road? Pedal blissfully through stunning scenery on these car-free roads, lanes, and bike paths.<p>There’s no reason to yell “Car back!” on America’s rail trails and bike paths, where the bike is king of the road. On these 10 routes, take in the …

Hiking

Logos Bible Software

Watch this motion graphic clip of Timothy Keller's sermon!<p>Add Keller’s greatest sermons to your library—check out the Timothy Keller Sermon Archive: …

God’s Grace Will Find You

<i>He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name’s sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will</i> …

New UC website reveals health risks of hidden sugar

A great way to increase longevity — and stay lean and athletic — is to stay off the sugar, nutritionists have long argued. But obesity and diabetes …

25 Delectable Detox Smoothies

<b>Simple sippables</b><p>Forget everything you thought you knew about a liquid detox. These easy, 1-step smoothies are bursting with good health, and you …

Chia Seeds

Top Shelf: the future of electric bikes and biking

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4 Reflections About Online Dating

Two years ago today I met the woman who would become my wife. The vehicle that brought us together was the internet. So we are an online dating …

How to Work Ahead on Sermon Prep

It's Saturday afternoon, and your sermon is half-done, at best. Your normal sermon prep time got crushed this week by a big funeral on Tuesday, a …

Leadership Is Lonely (and It Should Be)

A wise, and lonely, leader once told me, “Leadership is lonely, so choose your friends wisely.” I believed him without hesitation because I saw the …

5 Strength Moves That Burn Fat Fast

<i>By Jessica Smith for Shape.com</i><p>The secret to slimming down isn't adding more cardio -- it's serious strength training! Rev up your metabolism and burn more calories around the clock with this muscle-making circuit.<p><i>How it works:</i> Perform each exercise back-to-back, resting 30 to 45 seconds between …

Compression Wear: In a Tight Spot

Manufacturers promise performance and recovery with compression, and cyclists have bought in. But research suggests the benefits are in our heads.<p>If you've raced a bike in the past few years, you've probably seen that guy—the guy with the tights—out in the parking lot. He wore the tights in the car …

Australian Universities

How to Preach a Stale Sermon

Sermon preparation is a delight and chore for the pastor. It is a delight because we love the Word of God and the people of God. After all, God uses …

Developing a gospel culture worldview -- Renewing every dimension of life

A Big Gospel In Small Places<p><i>TGCNE</i><p>Join us in New Hampshire!<p>Discussion on Gospel Shaped Mercy<p><i>TGC 17</i><p>A Conversation with Jason Cook, Timothy Keller, and …

Faith

CrossFit for Cyclists

The fitness craze can help you become a more powerful rider<p>If you’re any sort of exercise enthusiast, you’ve undoubtedly heard of CrossFit. The intense, gym-based program focuses on general fitness—endurance, stamina, strength, power, flexibility, speed, coordination, and accuracy. In other words, …

Cycling

Roll Out the Kinks

The world would be a better place if all cyclists had the luxury of daily postride massage. But with a foam roller, you can pretty much do the job yourself—minus the harp music.<p>The world would be a better place if all cyclists had the luxury of daily postride massage. But with a foam roller, you …

Exercise

How to Recover From Hard Rides

Before you wrap yourself in compression wear and guzzle chocolate milk after every ride, make sure your effort warrants it<p>If you’ve hit it really hard, the next few hours are the optimal window for helping your body get the most from your effort, says exercise physiologist Stacy Sims, PhD. The good …

Cycling

Strange Fire Conference: John MacArthur's Opening Address

I am always intrigued by current trends in the Evangelical world, and especially in this Reformed corner of the Evangelical world. When something …

Theology

Which Lube to Use on Your Bike

How to choose the right lube for every component<p><b>Drip It</b><p>For most riding conditions, use a bicycle-specific Teflon-based oil, such as Park Tool CL-1 or Finish Line DRY Teflon Lube, to lubricate pivot points—any part that moves—on brakes, derailleurs, and chain links. Don't forget springs and …

Road Bikes

Bike Fit: How to Set Your Bike Seat Height

Boost comfort and power by dialing in the perfect seat position on your bike<p><b>STEP 1</b><p><b>Set cleats</b><br>Slip on your shoes, run masking tape along the instep, and mark it at the widest point of your foot. "Align the middle of the cleat with that line, or up to 2 centimeters behind it", says fitter Paraic …

Cycling