The Importance of Getting a Bike Fit

Riding bicycles is one of the purest forms of enjoyment. If you're like me, you have fond memories of riding as a child, and hopefully as an adult too. However, many people, in adulthood, give up on riding merely because they can't seem to feel comfortable on bikes. This is especially true for road bikes, … Continue reading The Importance of Getting a Bike Fit

How to Pick a Piece of Fitness Equipment

What is the right piece of equipment for your home gym? At Latitude 45 we have helped hundreds of customers make this decision. Choosing between a treadmill, elliptical, stationary bike, or bike trainer can be a hard decision. All of them will give you a great cardio workout but there can be some significant cost … Continue reading How to Pick a Piece of Fitness Equipment

The Best Real Mountain Bike Races in Michigan

Let me preface this piece with the fact that I think mountain bike races should be tough, technical, fun, and not extraordinarily long. If you look at World Cup XC races the winning times are usually right around 90 minutes. Also, many of the racers are now riding full suspension bikes and using dropper posts … Continue reading The Best Real Mountain Bike Races in Michigan

Caring For Your Bike During Winter Riding

For many riders snow doesn't mean an end to the riding season. Whether you rideĀ in the white stuff for recreation or commute on sloppy roads and sidewalks; your bike is going to need some extra care to survive the winter. The combination of cold, moisture (or ice), and worst of all salt can wreak havoc … Continue reading Caring For Your Bike During Winter Riding