VQ & You

This may be a strange way to start my story and journey with Vision Quest, but it all started after I got hit by a car at the end of a 40-mile solo ride, about a half-mile from my house, on November 8, 2016. The key word there is: solo. Read More

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Creating Harmony in Your Group

By their very nature, most cycling group rides are an exercise in chaos, hopefully a controlled chaos, but chaos nonetheless. Riders of different goals, backgrounds and fitness levels come together and are probably all looking for something different out of the experience. Often, there is no clear-cut outline of “what” the ride actually is, which is why factions can sometimes form in these groups. Under dire circumstances, splinter groups move away in different directions and the original group dissolves from lack of attendance or interest. Read More

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Riding Your Fastest Century (Without Getting any Faster)

The lure of a century or 100-mile ride captures the heart of many cyclists. The first one you complete is always a special achievement, and thereafter the goal is often to finish faster and faster. We all know that the fitness progression is not a continually upward trend. Read More

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What NOT to Do at a Stop Light

Keeping these ideas in mind as you ride, especially with a group, will help to keep you flowing smoothly with traffic. More importantly, you can avoid the extended chase and sometimes long ride home when you’re caught unawares and the group rides away before you get back on. Good riding! Read More

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