CYCLE SMARTS:

If you’re just getting into cycling, you’re in for some fun! The joy of wind in your face and slight burn in your quads just never gets old. Whether you’re a newbie gear-head, or an accomplished cyclist looking to crank up your mileage, knowing the rules of the road will make your outings more safe, and more fun, too.

CYCLING 101:

Get up to speed on basic rules, skills, and bike care at The League of American Bicyclists’ Ride Smart page. The key intel ranges from sharing the road and trail responsibly, to fitting and caring for your gear, to staying visible by wearing bright colors.

BE A GOOD PACK ANIMAL:

If you’ve been around the block a bit, but are new to riding in a group, check out this intro to riding in a group video by Global Cycling Network for an overview of basic rules and etiquette (all delivered in a smashing British accent).

CONQUER THE CENTURY:

For a fitness plan and great training, nutrition, and hydration tips as you ramp up for your first 100 miler, check out The 100-Mile Goal from bicycling.com.

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