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  • How to spin more effectively; better pedaling tips

    Posted by Jackie Semltd on 
    Tuesday, January 17, 2012

    Correct spinning technique is almost as important for bike riders as endurance is. If you learn how to spin when you pedal, your overall biking performance out on the trails will greatly improve for sure. One of the first things that you need to strive to master is the basic movement of spinning. You need to allow your feet to pedal in a smooth circle without letting yourself jerk your legs or sto...

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  • A few things you should know about shifting gears on your bike

    Posted by Jackie Semltd on 
    Monday, January 16, 2012

    There are a lot of things that you can learn about bikes in order to become a better rider. One very important element of riding your bike is the act of knowing exactly how you should go about shifting gears while you are out riding. Although this part of biking may not seem to be all that important for effective riding, it really is. Shifting gears can make things much easier for you when you are...

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  • Wax and sharpen your skis; how to increase your ski performance

    Posted by Jackie Semltd on 
    Friday, January 13, 2012

    Sharpening the sides of your skis is usually a pretty important task for any serious skier to do. The sharper the sides of your skis are, the easier it is for you to effectively carve your way through harder types of snow. If you want to do this job on your own, then you should definitely know how to do it correctly. The first thing that you will need to do to effectively sharpen, detune and debur...

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  • How to survive the downhill parts of your bike trail

    Posted by Jackie Semltd on 
    Thursday, January 12, 2012

    Steep downhill rides are a lot of fun. There is an element of fear and danger. You can fall and, depending on the size of the hill, that fall may be long. When executed correctly, a downhill can be an exhilarating stomach tingling adrenaline rush, like the first steep drop of a rollercoaster ride. Read over the tips below to give you the confidence you’ll need when riding a steep downhill so when ...

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  • Gearing up for comfortable cold biking

    Posted by Jackie Semltd on 
    Wednesday, January 11, 2012

    For the best traction in snow and ice you’ll need studded tires. Studded tires are made up of a tire with carbide tipped studs. The studs will bite into the icy snow giving you control and prevent you from slipping.While riding during the summer you’ll get hot and sweaty. In the winter you’re doing the same activity only at lower temps, and when temperatures drop our normal tendency is to bundle u...

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  • Ski Profile and side cut; how they affect performance

    Posted by Jackie Semltd on 
    Tuesday, January 10, 2012

    A ski's dimensions are determined by measuring (in millimeters) its width in 3 places: at its 2 widest points, the tip and tail, and at its narrowest, the waist. They indicate how skis will react to your movements and identify their most appropriate use. heliskiingSki profileThe main profile of a pair of skis can be summarized into three simple pieces. The first one starts up at the tip of the ski...

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  • Revelstoke luxury transportation

    Posted by Jackie Semltd on 
    Monday, January 09, 2012

    Fernie is a fantastic place for skiing and vacationing, however, all of its pristine powder snow and beautiful landscape are hard to get to from the nearest airports. This used to pose a bit of a dilemma for travelers and tourists since they had to figure out a way to get to the city. Those days are now a thing of the past! There is now a wonderful transfer service for all guests who need a reliab...

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  • The definition of dynamic snowboarding

    Posted by Jackie Semltd on 
    Friday, January 06, 2012

    Dynamic snowboarding is extremely useful for snowboarders. Some people believe it is just something fun to learn, however, dynamic snowboarding actually helps riders acquire more control over their boards and movements. It also allows you to take on more difficult types of terrain that call for a more aggressive riding style. Anything from ice and crud to moguls and powder can become a much easier...

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  • Good snowboards for beginners to try out

    Posted by Jackie Semltd on 
    Thursday, January 05, 2012

    This board is definitely a good choice for aspiring snowboarders who want to start off their snowboarding life on the right foot. It is a great all mountain, do it all kind of board and is definitely one of Rome’s best designs for starters. It has a much more mild feeling flex than other boards of its category which makes it a lot more forgiving and useable for beginners in the sport. The soft fle...

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  • What is speed-flying?

    Posted by Jackie Semltd on 
    Wednesday, January 04, 2012

    Speed flying is a pretty cool new sport that can be extremely exciting and fascinating for people everywhere, no matter if they are actually participating or just observing the activity. Even though this sport is relatively young and new to the public, it has begun to become very popular among skiers around the world. Its influence began in Europe. It originated in France and has quickly begun exp...

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