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10 Cycling Books to Help You Achieve Your Biggest Training Goals

Reading a hundred online articles sometimes doesn’t provide the same benefit as reading one great book — at least that’s what I’ve found in my 10+ …

Triathlons

Haute Route: Survival tips for riding the world's 'highest and toughest sportive’

Riding through the mountains for a week – whether at an amateur event like the Haute Route or just with your friends – can be a life-affirming experience, for some it may even be life-changing. There will be times, though, when you will need to dig deep into your reserves of not only physical, but …

Cycling

Which Solar Companies Manufacture the Best Solar Panels? -- The Motley Fool

Opinions on panel quality differ, but one solar stock is the clear winner on value.<p>Which solar companies make the best solar panels for homes? Search …

Clean Energy

Chuwi LapBook 12.3 Review: $300 MacBook Air clone with a better screen

What if you could get a MacBook Air for a little over $300? That’s essentially the value proposed by Chuwi’s LapBook 12.3, with some obvious but very reasonable compromises.<p>Chuwi isn’t exactly a household name, but the company has gained some attention recently for its budget computers – low on …

Laptops

Build the Perfect Productivity System with Paper Notebooks and Digital Tools

Apps aren't everything. Despite the plethora of to-do apps and note-taking apps available, pen and paper can still be a valuable productivity tool. …

Evernote

20 gadgets under $20 that you'll actually use every day

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission.<p>There are plenty of products out there that cost less than $20, but most of them never get used. A USB drive that works in outer space? Can’t imagine a situation where that would come in handy …

Gear & Gadgets

The truth about how much protein you need to eat

As fitness and healthy living has become a priority for more and more of us, protein has been hailed as a secret weapon for building lean muscle and …

Nutrition

Microsoft’s minimal Modern mouse and keyboard are now available

Microsoft revealed its Modern Keyboard and Mouse last month. Both are styled like the company's Surface devices and the keyboard has Apple-style "chiclet" keys and a sturdy aluminum frame. It also has a fingerprint sensor tucked in between the Alt and Ctrl keys for Windows Hello biometric security. …

Microsoft

7 ways to navigate YouTube like a pro

These tips will help you make the most of YouTube's features for your next viral video binge.<p>On the surface, YouTube can be a bit boring. Sure, the videos you watch are entertaining, but the app or website itself doesn't offer much. Or does it?<p>As it turns out, there's a whole heckuva lot to …

iOS

8 tips for being productive on the iPad with iOS 10

You can do more than you think<p>In my review of the iPad Pro 10.5, I said that most people should probably wait until all the productivity improvements coming in iOS 11 are available before buying one. But you didn't wait, did you, you maniac? You went out and bought one, and are now wondering how …

iOS

Change Your Desk, Change Your Life?

The idea that orderliness breeds success reigns supreme. But what if messiness, especially a messy desk, offers its own rewards? What if we could eat …

Creativity

Buying a MacBook Pro from Apple's Refurbished Mac store was the best decision I've made for getting a new computer

You'll find Apple's latest and greatest products on its main online and physical stores, but they sure are expensive.<p>What about slightly older models that you know would suit you just fine and should cost less than the new model purely because they're older? Missing from Apple's main stores are …

MacBook Pro

Going Paperless: Answers to Your Questions on Paperless Lifestyle

First, let me say thank you to everyone who asked questions. There were 28 questions and I’ve tried to answer them all below, and it has made for an …

Evernote

5 Simple Ways to be More Productive with Evernote on Your Phone

For some of us, smartphones have become one of the greatest threats to our productivity. For others, they are the greatest productivity tool ever …

Microsoft Outlook

Pirelli returns to road cycling with promising nanotech PZero Velo race tire range

Almost half a century out of serious bicycle racing, the premier Italian tire maker is making a return to the road bike with three new nanotechnology …

How to master Google Photos

Tips and tricks for getting the most from Google’s great service<p>By now, you’ve almost certainly heard how good Google Photos is. Your friends, family, and coworkers are probably using it and singing the app’s praises. It makes backing up your photo library effortless. It can identify people — even …

25 Productivity Secrets from History's Greatest Thinkers | Mental Floss

Want to get stuff done? Try these productivity tips from some of the most influential minds in history, as compiled by Mason Curry in <i>Daily Rituals:</i> …

Grammar

Microsoft's Outlook mobile apps help you edit your contacts

Believe it or not, Microsoft's Outlook app for Android and iOS hasn't let you add or edit contacts -- you've had to turn to your PC or the web for that. At last, though, common sense prevails. As of now, you can add and edit your Outlook.com and Office 365 contacts through the iOS app (Android and …

10 Gmail Shortcuts Everybody Ought to Know

If you're anything like me, you spend a lot of time each day clicking through your inbox. (And, admittedly, if you're anything like me you also walk …

The “Peter Attia” Approach to Dieting for Endurance Athletes (Part One)

I’ll start by declaring my bias from the outset. I’m a fan of Dr. Peter Attia. So I was flattered when asked by TrainingPeaks to write this blog …

Ride the Haute Route with Fish, and his Bombtrack

Over the last few months we’ve been seeing more about the Haute Routes trickle across our desk, and as nice road riding weather has taken hold in the …

Cycling

Uncovering Templates, the Hidden Gem of Evernote

One of the advantages of Evernote is flexibility. When you get a brand new account, it comes as an empty vessel to fill up with your ideas. That …

Graphics

3 ways to improve Chrome's performance

Find out how to curb Chrome's appetite for CPU, memory and battery resources.<p>With Chrome 57, Google's browser is less of a resource hog than it has been in the past. It achieves this efficiency by a new mechanism for throttling background tabs so they consume less power.<p>Since updating to version 57 …

Google

Functional Training: How to Strength Train for Movement, Not Muscle

What exactly is functional training and why is it a great option for triathletes? Functional training, as the name implies, is based on strengthening …

Exercise

I Quit Sugar For 30 Days And This Is What Happened

No added sugars, no artificial sweeteners, no fake sugars, no honey, no agave, no syrup, no joy.<p>View this post on Facebook

HIIT

7 Tips From Experts: Watch Business Productivity Soar in Evernote

Have you ever wished you could ask Evernote experts to unlock their top tips for business productivity? That’s exactly what happened in Australia and …

Small Business

What to Do When Your Boss Says No

Several years ago I sat down with the CEO of a fast-growing retail business. The company started as a single store, but about a decade later it was a national chain on the heels of filing an IPO. I asked the CEO, whom I’ll call Mike, about the secret of his company’s rapid growth. His answer blew …

Harvard Business Review

HOW TO CREATE AN AWESOME GRAPHIC DASHBOARD IN EVERNOTE | EVERNOTE Hacks + Automations + Templates

Evernote

3 Essential Hiring Truths This CEO Learned From Reviewing 10,000 Applications

The CEO of OkDork shares a handful of helpful lessons he learned building out his team.<p>Firing under-performing employees can be incredibly costly (one estimate puts the price tag as high as $840,00 for a mid-level manager), but keeping around mediocre hires is seriously expensive too (another …

Employment

Translating the Tunnel to the Road: A BBS Aero Analyzer Case Study

Over our short history at Best Bike Split we have had the pleasure of working with several pro cycling teams and many pro triathletes. Every …

Cycling