Thursday, January 1, 2015

Happy New Year! Need A New Year's Resolution?

How About 7 Resolutions To Choose From?

#1 Lose Weight

Killing two birds with one stone has never been more fun. Cycling is ideal for weight loss because it burns tons of calories! Riding at a moderate speed (12-14 mph) you will burn approximately 235 calories per half hour!

Who said burning calories can't be fun? Even riding at a moderate 12-14 mph for half an hour will burn approximately 235 calories! Explore your neighborhood or local trails and get the benefit of exercise.

Just about everyone's New Year's Resolution list mentions something about shedding a few extra pounds. Why not have get fit and have fun at the same time? Cycling can burn upwards of 235 calories per half hour! Grab your bike from the garage or come in to see the many bikes we have in stock geared specifically towards your needs.

#2 Go on a Group Ride

Weather permitting, our shop hosts rides on Tuesdays at Pee Wee's Mountain Bike Park. Follow us on Facebook for updates

#3 Ride Before or To Work

Save gas and squeeze in extra training rides when you are crunched for time. Riding in the morning will speed up your metabolism too.

 #4 Clean/Maintain Your Bike

#5 Discover Roads Less Traveled

 #6 Commit To Stretching

#7 Take the Computer off your Bike

To mix things up, leave your bicycle computer or smart phone at home once a week. It can be way too easy to get sucked in to heart-rate numbers and mph averages. Ride your bike simply because you enjoy it. You'll have much more fun and be less likely to burn out before the end of the year.

#8 Support your local bike shop      :)

Ride-A-Bike Shop
116 NE. Court Square
Lincolnton, NC 28092
(704) 735-1746

Brantley SmithAbout Me
Hello, I am Brantley Smith and have been riding road and mountain bikes since the mid 90's. I previously worked here at Ride-A-Bike from mid-97 to mid-2000 doing repairs and other duties around the shop. I attended Wester Carolina University and graduated in 2004 with a computer information systems degree. Add my to your circles.