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To Everyone

To everyone who has followed this blog, I appreciate you and your support. A while back I transferred to a self hosting site. A lot of stuff has happened. We have given away more bikes and have continued a blog … Continue reading

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The Wheels Keep Spinning

Wheels are what keep the bike rolling. Without them all we have is some welded metal. The bike would be useless. Wheels come in many forms, but they are all circular. Our wheels are the only part of the bike contacting … Continue reading

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Pedals Always Come Around

The pedals on our bike are what allow our feet to power us forward. We push the pedals forward and then pull them back up. It is this pattern of motion that keeps us going. Unless we are on a … Continue reading

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Do you have a handle(bar)?

  Can you imagine riding your bike without the handlebars? Picture what it would be like to use the stem as the main control panel for your bike. It may be possible, but extremely difficult and unnecessary. A variety of … Continue reading

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It Doesn’t Stand Alone

  The bike can’t stand alone. Without the rider, the bike flops to its side. It becomes a jumble of medal on the ground. In order for the bike to progress forward, the rider needs to exert a force on … Continue reading

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Gray Skies

  A while back I wrote about the equation here: A (Factors in which we have no control) + B (Complete control) = C (Outcome/Attitude) Yesterday was down right gloomy in NYC. The sky was gray, the temperature was low, … Continue reading

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BICYCLE BREVITY

I believe brevity is powerful and is the key to engagement. Below I hope to concisely describe the way in which biking can (powerfully) promote mental well-being. Keep in mind the equation is very fluid/flexible and can be adjusted to … Continue reading

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CYCLING TO CONFIDENCE

! I have noted that cycling leads to increased self esteem, which in turn reduces anxiety/depression. This article further proves this point. Check out the quick read here

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Chainring Catalyst

  I simply had to pick up a few items from someone a few blocks away from my apartment.  Despite the apparent dullness of this task, I realized that my bicycle was a catalyst for many great connections and events … Continue reading

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Bike mechanics….. part of the therapeutic process?

Mental health professionals + people + bike mechanics + passion to help + passion to bike= amazing outcomes! It seems the UK is where it’s at for cycling and mental well being. These guys received funding to start up an amazing … Continue reading

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