Raul Mesquita De Freitas

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Carbon Fiber Bike Tire Levers

New Campaign Highlights and Update<p>Hi everyone, you may have seen my original Kickstarter campaign for an all carbon fiber bike tire lever here over …

Cut Your Holiday Stress with These Helpful Templates

Posted by Charlotte Boyd on 11 Nov 2016<p>With the end of the year fast approaching, it’s easy to get overwhelmed with wrapping up projects, work, and …

Productivity

12 Health Benefits of Beetroot Juice

Overview<p>Highlights<p>Beetroot juice may help lower your blood pressure.<br>• Beetroot juice is high in fiber.<br>• Straight beetroot juice is low in calories and …

Health

February/March 2015 - 82

Is less really more? Can athletes benefit from consuming fewer carbohydrates in both training and racing? Are there potential pitfalls, and even …

Tested: Osymetric Chainrings

Osymetric chainrings first caught our attention when American Bobby Julich used them a decade ago while riding for CSC. In the time since, the oddly …

The unintended ways self-driving cars will change our lives

1/7<p>Driving could become illegal<p>Let’s put it bluntly: humans are shitty drivers. In America alone, there’s hasn’t been a year since WW2 where car crash didn’t kill over 30 000 people. And over 94% of those are caused by human error.<p>Meanwhile, computers are just much better. A recent study estimates …

Autos

FormMount Bicycle Computer Mount

<b>THE LOOK.</b><p>FormMount eliminates rubber bands, zip ties and bar clamps to quite literally become a natural extension of your bike. You get the best …

How to Find Your Parked Car Using iOS 10 on iPhone

No one likes getting lost in a parking lot. iOS 10’s parked car feature allows you to use Maps to find your car in a sea of vehicles. In order for this to work, your car will need either CarPlay or a Bluetooth stereo your iPhone pairs with. Once you’ve set up the parked car feature, it will be …

Apple News

10 Gmail Plugins All Marketing Professionals Should Consider

<i>Do you remember the early days of email, when everything was much simpler?</i><p>Back then, it was exciting to receive an email. Today, this isn’t typically …

Marketing

5 new Dropbox iOS features to help you work on the go

Working from your phone or tablet can make a big difference in your productivity, but sometimes it’s still hard to match the efficiency of working at …

Malcolm Gladwell on the 1 Biggest Problem Every Successful Person Faces

On Lance Armstrong's "The Forward" podcast, Gladwell hits on a simple yet profound truth -- and a universal conflict that never goes away.<p>Malcolm Gladwell has a way of putting something into words, something that you had never really thought about and definitely never articulated yourself -- but …

Road to Kona 2016

Once a year the elite of the long-distance triathlon world descend upon Hawaii for the official Ironman World Championships. The preparations for …

5 tips from Robbie to improve your time.

Robbie McEwen is an Australian former professional road cyclist and winner of over 200 professional races. He last rode for Orica-GreenEDGE on the …

Amateur cyclists tackle the Pyrenees in a grueling race

ANGLET, France (AP) For many people, vacation means lying poolside or beachside, reading and relaxing. But for me, it meant biking through the French …

France

How Breathing Changes Your Brain And Other Tips For Getting Mindful In The Madness

“Take a deep breath.” It’s what your mom told you when you were hyperventilating about some disastrous situation as a kid—maybe a fall off a bike or …

Mindfulness

Company masks deliveries as fragile TVs, sees huge reduction in damages

A cycling company that was seeing a high number of their bikes getting damaged during deliveries has seemingly solved the problem by making a simple …

I Drank Butter Coffee For A Month And It Was More Magical Than I Expected

And also it wasn’t gross.<p>Hi, I’m Sally. For six weeks this summer I started my day with a frothy, oily mug of butter coffee.<p>Butter coffee is made by combining brewed coffee, butter, and coconut oil (or a derivative of coconut oil) and blending it in a blender.<p>Let me explain why I did this.<p>When you …

Health

Plyometrics: The Runner's Secret Weapon

<i>Plyometrics are mandatory in any elite runner’s training program for good reason. They reduce your ground contact time, increase your stride power</i> …

This Guy Took Freezing Cold Showers Every Day For a Week. Here’s What Happened

Your whole world changes when you subject yourself to the icy spray.<p>My best thinking happens in the shower. Whenever I have to do something mentally taxing, I always take a long, ponderous shower before I get started. I would have done so before sitting down to write this article, but I …

5 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Switched From iOS To Android

Good news: switching from iPhone to Android doesn’t have to be a big deal. But you will need to take steps to get your new phone set up for daily use. One of the main differences between iPhone and Android is that Android allows for far more customization, but those custom options can be both a …

Android News

The Caribbean is running out of coconuts

At the worst possible time, the Caribbean is running short of one of its most emblematic products.<p>Rich-world consumers have never been keener on the …

How Writing To-Do Lists Helps Your Brain (Whether Or Not You Finish Them)

To-do lists get a lot of flack, but the simple act of planning has some psychological and productivity benefits all by itself.<p>For a long time, I resisted to-do lists. I wanted the flexibility. I felt that if I kept a list, it would tie me down to a particular set of tasks. Gradually, though, I came …

Mac tips, tricks and shortcuts: Here's your master list

Whether you have just purchased your first Mac or are a seasoned Mac user, this collection of shortcuts is sure to make your life easier -- or at least more efficient when seated in front of your Mac.<p>We have rounded up all of our recent Mac tips and tricks, from using Finder and Spotlight to …

Keyboard Shortcuts

4 Effective Strategies to Organize Evernote

Think of Evernote as the engine that helps keep your world running.If you peeled back the hood, you’d be surprised to see that there is the …

Productivity

Review: AbsoluteBlack Premium oval road bike chainrings

AbsoluteBlack has been making intricately machined oval chainrings for some time, and they’re beautiful. They’re also expensive, so this past spring, …

Cycling

Surface Pro: The Evolution Of Microsoft’s Comeback Device

#SurfacePro #Device – <b>Surface Pro: The Evolution Of Microsoft’s Comeback Device</b> : Surface Pro is a perfect example of why one needs to give a device a …

Microsoft Windows

How to Use Evernote with Google Calendar for Maximum Benefits

Having a digital calendar is practically a necessity when dealing with modern life. Whether you use it as a makeshift to-do list, or whether you …

Google Calendar

29 Free Writing Tools and Resources

While improved technology and empowered customers have heralded the rise of content marketing, the importance of communicating well with others is as …

Writing

How to create shortcuts for frequently accessed notes, notebooks, and searches

Shortcuts are a quick way to access most frequently used content in your Evernote account. Create a shortcut to notes, notebooks, notebook stacks, …

Note-Taking