LDD

LDD

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Taking science into his own hands in the service of road harmony, Ashley Holtmeulen explores  the damaging effects of LDD. As always science has been a little slow to substantiate or be willing to look at what most cyclist have always known, that LDD has always been the single biggest cause of stress and anger
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I can’t sell a member of the family

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Cory Boardman’s personal struggle with cycle separation spawned a smart solution. It’s been a part of my life for over 23 years. I spied it in the Cash Converters on Puckle Street during my lunch break. It was there again the next week, and the week after. I’d been without a bike for a few
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Office workers, stand up from your desk for two hours a day

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David Dunstan, Baker IDI Heart & Diabetes Institute We’ve known for some time that too much sitting increases your risk of diabetes, certain cancers, heart disease and early death. But until now it’s been unclear how much standing during the work day may counter this increased risk. Guidelines published in the British Journal of Sports
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Love is now review

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Andrew Lovett has a look at a bicycle-based road trip movie set in rural New South Wales and a chat with the director. Love is now, a new film from first-time director Jim Lounsbury, takes a unique look at the tried-and-true road-trip. He swaps cars for bicycles (provided by Reid Cycles)  as his characters pedal
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Velo-city Global 2014: Thursday, 29 May

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Bicycle Network CEO Craig Richards is in Adelaide for the Velo-City Global 2014 conference this week and reporting daily highlights here on the Ride On blog. See his summary from Thursday.  Today was my turn to take to the stage with our Please, Tony! campaign. Pretty intimidating with the world’s bike riding royalty watching on. I had 19 minutes (this conference
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Velo-city Global 2014: Wednesday, 28 May

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Bicycle Network CEO Craig Richards is in Adelaide for the Velo-City Global 2014 conference this week and reporting daily highlights here on the Ride On blog. See his summary from day two.  Adelaide’s put 400 metres of separated facilities in a city street and as always—it’s causing a bit of a stink. This morning I went to check it out
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Velo-city Global 2014: Tuesday, 27 May

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Bicycle Network CEO Craig Richards is in Adelaide for the Velo-City Global 2014 conference this week and reporting daily highlights here on the Ride On blog. At the Mayor’s Reception on Monday night, Lord Mayor Stephen Yarwood spoke about Adelaide’s commitment to bike riding. He also mentioned how Adelaide is the 35th biggest city in the world, the
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O-Shikoku on a bike

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For a holiday with a difference, Tony Gibb made a traditional Japanese pilgrimage, the O-Shikoku, by bike. It seemed like a good idea at the time and, surprisingly, it turned out to be a very good idea. I would hire a bike in Onomichi and cycle the 70 or so kilometres along the Shimanami Kaido
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Newcastle Challenge – the wrap up

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It rained, but no amount of inclement weather could dampen the spirits of the Newcastle Challenge riders today. Guest blogger Anthea Hargreaves explains.       Elated riders cross the finish line at Nobby’s Beach Reserve in Newcastle The skies may have been grey, but the weather was as warm as the greetings from the riders as
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Fuel your ride

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David Heatley offers nutrition advice to help you go the distance. With the weather warming up, now is a great time to push yourself to tackle longer rides, and knowing what and how much to eat and drink before, during and after a big ride will help you reach your full potential. Fat and carbohydrates
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