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Here are the top ten articles for the Cycling Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. History of the Tour de France
It’s been 107 years since the first Tour de France, and the race shows no signs of slowing down. Read on for more information about the beginnings of this great race, as well as highlights from the years.
2. Miles from Nowhere – Book Review
23,000 miles, 25 countries, 2 years. Miles from Nowhere chronicles Barbara and Larry Savage’s global bicycle odyssey in this not-to-be-missed award-winning book authored by Barbara.
3. Bicycling Maps
Before you venture forth into new cycling territory, it’s a good idea to have a bicycle-specific map of the area. This article will point you in good directions for finding those maps.
4. Tour de France 2010
Perhaps the world’s most famous bicycle race, the Tour de France is scheduled to start July 3, 2010 in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Read on for more information about the 2010 Tour.
5. Starting Over as an Adult Cyclist
Are you way past childhood, but want to get back on a bike? Read on for motivation and helpful hints to get you back in the saddle and riding again.
6. Wheels of Change - Book Review
Wheels of Change by Sue Macy describes the history of the bicycle and the role it played in advancing women’s rights through historic photographs and artwork featuring bicycles, as well as glimpses into the lives of those important to the development of bicycles and women.
7. Warm Showers
For cyclotourists on a budget, as most of us are, finding inexpensive places to sleep can be one of the hardest parts of the trip. The generous members of Warm Showers may be able to help you out.
8. Take a Seat - Book Review
Dominic Gill not only rode from Deadhorse, Alaska to Ushuaia, Argentina, he did so alone on a tandem bicycle. Alone, that is, except for short-term stokers he collected along the way. He tells his story in Take a Seat.
9. Be Brave, Be Strong - Book Review
Whether you’re an armchair adventurer or a veteran two-wheeled traveler, you’ll be thrilled to go along with Jill Homer down the spine of North America in her second book: Be Brave, Be Strong – A Journey Across the Great Divide.
10. To Clip or Not to Clip
Are you interested in maximizing your cycling power? Consider switching to toe clips or clipless pedals. Read on for more information and confidence building tips.
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