Having worked in the bike industry almost 20 years now, I’ve never seen such an increase in ridership.  When the world shut down for COVID-19 six months ago, brick and mortar retailers were terrified that this might mean the end of their business.  But bike shops have thrived.  With nothing else to do during Shelter-in-Place, the one thing we could all do safely was get outside.  We’ve seen record numbers of walkers, hikers, runners, skaters, and bicyclists.  Folks are dusting […]

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As a coach, I’m often asked about training in poor air conditions. I’ll be honest with you, I love my lungs. I’d like to have maximum lung capacity for as long as possible in my life. I’ve also got a lifetime history of respiratory illness, so I may be more conservative than others, but here are my guidelines. I monitor several different AQI sites. If AQI is 100 or more, I will not train outside. I may walk, but I […]

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By special request, we’ve brought back one of my all-time favorite designs from Pactimo. We even designed a really sweet California Poppies mask! https://teamstore.pactimo.com/stores/savvy_bike/show  

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