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‘Sweet, salt and substance’

November 4, 2014
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Matt Tanaka tackles winter racing. Fuel fast rides with sweet foods. Andy Romang

Tend to your nutritional needs while winter biking I can hardly wait for the rivers, lakes and swamps to freeze thick enough to support two fat tires and a winter…

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Pointless tragedy Anchorage cycling community loses a best friend

September 22, 2014
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Tributes to a fallen friend. Janice Tower

Jeff Dusenbury, a 51-year-old avid cyclist, was killed by a motorist on Saturday, July 19. Within 30 hours of Jeff’s death his best friends organized, via social media, a gathering…

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Free ridin’

August 13, 2014
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Lee Bolling on Northwest Passage. LESLIE KEHMEIER

Tireless work puts Kincaid Park one-way bike trails on the map Carpenter by day, trail builder by night, Ryan Greeff knows the value of having an outlet for a passion.…

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Where we roll

July 7, 2014
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Ted Timmons, Jan Schwarzburg and Tom Dozik pedal toward Pioneer Peak on the Old Glenn Highway. Courtesy Eric Nelius

These cycling alternatives can beat the training doldrums One of the challenges of road cycling in Alaska is beating boredom. Because long, paved sections of roadway are hard to come…

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The spirit of the Fireweed

June 11, 2014
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Peter Lekisch competed at Masters Nationals. COURTESY GEORGE STRANSKY

This year’s race will remember beloved Lekisch, now gone Alaska lost a hero when Peter Lekisch died from complications of a heart procedure that was meant to fix his atrial…

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Pedal to the pavement

May 23, 2014
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Mike Hancock attacks the pack in the Tour of Anchorage.ANDY ROMANG/IN2FUNPHOTO

For real results, work these high-intensity intervals into your training Because I am a cycling coach, I am often asked how to make someone faster on the bike. The answer…

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