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Race Report: The Leland Kermesse

by Mark Swartzendruber

Disclaimer: (Feed)Zone exists in a world of hyperbole and the lines between fantasy and reality are smeared like the finger-painting of an artistically challenged 3 year old. All stories are mostly accurate if not actual…

THE LELAND KERMESSE

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WHAT A MESS

The Feed(ZONE) wishes to thank the fine people

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A proud finish. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Nadeau

Race Report: O’Fallon Grand Prix, O’Fallon, IL

by Joan Hanscom

I’ve had a rough season this year.  Between being a bit of a headcase about descents, a rotten winter for training and a rough work travel schedule, I have not been getting the results I’ve hoped for.  Early season goal races came and went with poor results and lots of

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Safe Riding Tips

by Meredith Miller

The freedom and spirit of riding a bike is a beautiful thing, whether it’s used as a means of transportation or a way to stay fit, but regardless of the reason you ride, there are things to consider to keep yourself safe.

  • Wear a helmet. Helmets aren’t just for kids,
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Hydration Tips: Cycling

by Mark Swartzendruber

I could get very scientific and write to you about mitochondria, electrolyte uptake, and homeostasis.  But, as a wise person once told me, just because you “can” doesn’t mean you “should”.  Besides which, I am a layman, not a physiologist so I don’t have the initials after my name to

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Training Plan for Road Cycling

by Joan Hanscom

I’m excited to have this opportunity to be part of the Bob’s Red Mill Train with Grain Family this road season.  I’ll let you on to a little secret though, I am not a pro bike racer or even a really great amateur one.  What I am is really enthusiastic

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“Dog Hill” in Cherokee Park - where the ride really starts....

Best Training Spots

by Joan Hanscom

It’s a common problem for road cyclists: Where on earth can we safely ride our bikes and get in good training?  Stories of driver rage against cyclists appear all too frequently in the news these days.

Happily in Louisville we are very fortunate.  We’ve got a beautiful parks system (did

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Let’s Get This Party Started!

by Cassidy Stockton

Welcome to Train with Grain Summer/Fall 2011! We had such a blast meeting folks from all over the country last fall and are really pumped up about some of the events that will bring us to a city near you (we hope). Here is a run-down of some of the

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What is Train with Grain?

by Cassidy Stockton

Train with Grain is designed to help fuel the workouts and boost the training efforts of dedicated athletes everywhere. The idea: create a well-fueled community where athletes of every level can share and learn and grow together.

It kicked off last year with Cyclocross, and this year we’re eagerly expanding

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