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BICYCLIST | SoCal & Beyond

BICYCLIST | SoCal & Beyond
18 Jan 2019

Author: BICYCLIST Staff

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About the BAT, the bat, the bicyclist and the BICYCLIST 

The BAT (BICYCLIST Adventure Team) is a non-profit social-enterprise dedicated to informing, guiding and promoting ‘personal-transportation options’ for recreation, competition and as a viable means of sustainable transportation for the individual. The BAT uses your contributions to further the mission of our organization; championing sustainable transportation and travel by bike for sport, recreation, and transportation.

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137: Race Meat, Carbo-loading, Riding With Cars, Warm Showers, Why It Matters Santa Ana Got A Protected Bike Lane, The ‘Stigma of the Vegan Brand’ 

We cover a range of topics including race day carb loading, post-adventure fueling, vegan supplements, and DIY supplements on the cheap. We also discuss EF Education First team kits for 2019 and their new partnerships, new bike lanes in Santa Ana supports the community, and breaking down the assertions that ‘fewer Americans bike to work’.

Podcast

135: Fixmas in Fullerton, Controversy Surrounding Race Radios in the Peloton, and Virtual Group Rides Becoming More Popular 

Issue 155 is released! In this episode we discuss our exploration of the bike friendly areas of Fullerton, followed by a discussion of race radios’ place in the peloton and Romain Bardet’s desire to see them banned. We also touch on the popularity of virtual group rides, how the landscape of bike industry expositions is changing, and another reason not to use Uber.

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Podcast

134: The Pete Rose of Pro Cycling, Team Abuse Allegations, Electric Bikes Better Than Walking, Clif Embracing A Solar Destiny 

We discuss some professional cycling ‘icons’ (Bradley Wiggins and Geraint Thomas disagree on one person), and some cyclists from team Cervelo-Bigla team reveal serious incidents under reign of manager. We also touch on how Clif Bar company plans to do their part in lowering CO2 emissions, and the studies that prove that ebike riding requires more physical activity than walking.

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REI Launches Camping Project 

REI Co-op launched Camping Project, a new product that enables users to search for bookable campsites and outdoor properties by location and nearby activities. REI members and customers can now search REI.com for more than 3,400 bookable campgrounds, cabins, and lookouts and thousands of other outdoor properties using Recreation.gov data.