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Online Resources for Bicycles

I often get asked, like everyone, for tips on biking.  Well, this article 10 Online Resources For Bicycle Maintenance And Riding Skills, from MakeUseOf contains just about all my favorites and some I haven’t tried yet.  Give it a look.

SheldonBrown.com 

JimLangley.net

TriNewbies.com — Cycling

Bikexprt.com — Bicycling Street Smarts

BikeLeague.org

MadeGood.org/bikes

Bike198.com

BicycleTutor.com 

CyclingTips.com.au

MTBtips.com

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BikeCraft 2013

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BikeCraft 2013 has shown up on my radar as the Holiday Season is upon us.  It is Saturday and Sunday after Thanksgiving at Velo Cult. 

Schedule

Saturday, November 30th

  • Event hours: 11:00am to 6:00pm @ Velo Cult
  • After-party: 7:00p @ Velo Cult

Sunday, December 1st

  • Event hours: 11:00am to 6:00pm @ Velo Cult

Admission

As always, BikeCraft is FREE to attend. But be sure to bring cash for beer, coffee, food, vendors and, of course, those donations that keep BikeCraft running year after year!

Location

Velo Cult
1969 NE 42ND AVE
Portland, OR

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Rides

Experience the 100th Tour de France on Google

Ride the Tour Routes on Google and more, read the post below, from Google and have fun each day. 

This year, the Tour de France is celebrating its 100th edition with a special route, from Corsica to Les Champs-Elysées, giving people around the world the chance to admire beautiful sights as well as amazing athletic feats.

Our recent Doodle celebrating the 100th edition of the Tour de France

The Tour de France is using a variety of Google products to help you experience the race like never before, including aYouTube channel, a Google+ page and an Android app where you can keep up with this 100th edition. We’ve also used Google Maps and Street View to create a new interactive experience that lets you feel what it’s like to pedal alongside the greats. Put on your helmet and cycle along at g.co/yourtour.

So what are you waiting for? Line up and get started!

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Simple Tour de France Guide

letour2013carteIf you want a simple and accessible online Tour de France guide, here it is. There’s a concise preview of every stage, with my quick take on the day added. Use the links at the top of the page here to find your way around the stage previews, the start list and the other points.

http://inrng.com/tour/