(This is the first of a two-part series detailing a recent bikepacking trip taken by Latitude 45 employees.) Seven Latitude 45 Bicycles and Fitness staff members enjoyed great weather and good times on an annual, two-night/three-day bikepacking trip that departed from the shop on Wednesday, Oct. 9, and returned Friday, Oct. 11. This year's adventure … Continue reading Latitude 45 Staff Bikepacking Part One
Should you try cyclocross? Absolutely. The races are business in the front, party in the back, just like the mullet sported by US National CX Champ Stephen Hyde.
By Karen Wright When asked to do a blog about women's bike clinics I was happy to oblige. A big part of the women's clinics are the support and camaraderie that women share with each other. There is nothing more empowering then a group of women working together to learn and support other women in the … Continue reading The Joy of Women’s Cycling Skills Clinics
I hope you enjoyed part I of this article. For part II I'll be writing about clothing, studded tires, and companions. Clothing, the fine art of layering I have been wearing roughly the same outfit while winter cycling for about 4 years. Seriously, check the pictures. Why? Two reasons, because it works and because it lasts. Since … Continue reading Winter Fat Biking Tips Part II
Winter cycling presents a variety of challenges; however, with the proper gear and planning it can be incredibly rewarding. Snow transforms the forest and the trails. Places that are inaccessible in the summer become passable. Winter creates an entirely new riding experience. In this article I will share with you some of the considerations for winter … Continue reading Winter Fat Biking Tips Part I