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  1. Woman Discovers Her Stolen Bike on Craigslist, and Steals It Back

    by on 11-11-2011 at 02:38 PM (Sierra Blogging Post)
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    I live in Fort Collins, Colo., and much like the nearby city of Boulder, there is a big cycling community there. Not surprisingly, bike theft is a common public issue both cities share. I know several people who have had bikes stolen, and usually when that happens, you can expect to never see your bike again. But that wasn't the case for one Boulder resident. She not only found her bike, she stole it back!

    According to ABC News, last month,
  2. Winner! Share Your Adventure Photo - Cycling Great Allegheny Passage Trail

    by on 10-21-2011 at 09:00 AM (Sierra Blogging Post)
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    Congrats to David Finkenbinder, winner of this week's photo contest. David snapped this awesome pic on a cycling trip to the Great Allegheny Passage Trail, which traverses 141 miles between Cumberland, MD, and Homestead, PA, near Pittsburgh. Looks like fun!

    Want to enter your own photo in the contest? Details below:

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    Submit your photo and you could to in a $50 eDeals Gift Card. Click here to upload your photo.
  3. STP Bike to Work Day 2011

    by on 06-23-2011 at 01:16 PM (Sierra Blogging Post)
    This morning, 28 STPers left their cars in the garage, jumped on their bikes and rode to the office in celebration of our own Ride to Work Day. It was great to see so many employees participating this year, and we hope to make it a regular event in the future.

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    Sarah Glatfelder, one of our resident gear gurus, helped organize the ride. "Most people donít realize how easy or quick it is to ride their bike to work until they do it,"
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  4. From Garage-Built Clunkers to Cycling Phenomenon: The History of Mountain Biking

    by on 05-16-2011 at 09:00 AM (Sierra Blogging Post)
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ID:	592Mountain biking is still relatively young compared to the overall pastime of cycling, which has been around in one form or another since the early 19th century. Of course, old-school dirt junkies assert that the roots of the sport still go deep. Lee Bridgers of eloquently explains: "Riding bicycles off-road was a tradition long before I stripped my 1948 Schwinn 'step-through' cruiser with 24 inch wheels, clothpinned cards to the seatstays and farted