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Tips for fat biking with children

If your family, like ours, welcomed a few new fat bikes over the holidays, it’s time to get outside and ride. Here are a few tips, and photos, from our recent fat biking fun: Other tips Keep it short – Don’t try to take a multi-hour trek your first time out. Start small – 30 minutes to an… Continue Reading Tips for fat biking with children Continue Reading Tips for fat biking with children
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Callahan State Park Fat Biking

It was a beautiful, sunny day for a fat bike ride with friends and clients – several riding new Framed Wolftrax fat bikes from the Velo Studio! Check out our route on Strava, or watch the video below for some highlights of our ride. Fat Biking – Callahan State Park from Steve the Bike Guy… Continue Reading Callahan State Park Fat Biking Continue Reading Callahan State Park Fat Biking
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Wet Riding in Walpole

While the kids slept, Steve worked and the cyclocross world focused on Divine Providence, my friend and I took the fat bikes out for a wet ride at Adams Farm in Walpole. Made up of approximately 365 acres of town-owned land,the Friends of Adams Farm have formed agreements with the New England Forestry Foundation and… Continue Reading Wet Riding in Walpole Continue Reading Wet Riding in Walpole
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Riding the Rapha 100

It’s hard to believe, but it has already been two weeks since my friends and I joined over 8,800 women worldwide to ride 62.13 miles as part of the Rapha Women’s 100. Given that my training had been thrown off track by my recent accident and rib injury, I was more than a little nervous about… Continue Reading Riding the Rapha 100 Continue Reading Riding the Rapha 100
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Preparing for the Midnight Marathon Ride

For the second year, my wife, friends and I joined over 1,000 local cyclists in the “Midnight Marathon Ride,” following the Boston Marathon route from Hopkinton into Boston. While the weather at this year’s event was perfect, cool but not cold without a hint of precipitation, owe still needed to properly prepare for riding in… Continue Reading Preparing for the Midnight Marathon Ride Continue Reading Preparing for the Midnight Marathon Ride
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Trolling the local trails

My wife and I have been on the hunt for great places to ride the fat bikes, recently checking out three local parks – Ashland State Park; Hopkinton State Park and Rocky Narrows in Sherborn. At both parks in Ashland and Hopkinton, the trails were fairly narrow, packed by foot by local walkers. While Ashland’s… Continue Reading Trolling the local trails Continue Reading Trolling the local trails
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Riding her new Fat Bike

With Ashland State Park close to our home, we had the perfect place for my wife to test ride her new 2015 Framed Minnesota 2.0 Fat Bike. It was a beautiful day, and the park was filled with walkers – many of whom commented on, or asked questions, about the bike. Despite one incident (as… Continue Reading Riding her new Fat Bike Continue Reading Riding her new Fat Bike
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