Muchos corredores nuevos comienzan su viaje de acondicionamiento físico con el objetivo de completar una carrera en la que se han inscrito. A menudo, algunos van directamente a la distancia de medio maratón o de maratón completo, pero tanto los corredores experimentados como los entrenadores tienden a estar de acuerdo en que una distancia más corta, como de 5K o 10K, es más ideal para comenzar si es un corredor nuevo que además quiere evitar fatigarse o lesionarse.
Si planea un viaje de larga distancia que dure varios días o incluso una semana, probablemente esté recorriendo los senderos para estar en la mejor forma física. Pero el estado físico es solo una parte de la ecuación, ya que la forma de la bicicleta y el equipamiento también pueden ayudar a determinar la experiencia general.
Special thanks to American Forests for sharing these great tips on identifying trees. While leaves can make tree identification much easier, you can use these pointers for identifying deciduous trees year-round, even in winter!
Bob Hamblen takes to the Eastern Trail on his bike, riding through various sections of the route that traverses 24 miles of southern Maine’s spectacular coastline. While he sees it as “a win” wherever he ends up on the trail, the long-time Saco resident has his favorites.
Special thanks to our Celebrate Trails Day 2022 sponsor Catrike for these great tips on how to care for your recumbent or trike! Here are things you can do to make sure your trike runs smooth and looks good every time you ride.
What we like about cycle touring is the experience of meeting people. Traveling by bike allows you see snapshots of people’s daily lives and interact with them. As a fellow traveler told us once, “Traveling lets you see a thousand lives you might have lived.”
Located in North Carolina’s Triangle Region (a metropolitan area anchored by Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill, and home to three major research universities), the American Tobacco Trail connects to over 70 miles of trails and greenways through urban, suburban and rural communities.
I [currently] ride a recumbent trike with 20-inch wheels … [and] I also rode a two-wheeled recumbent for many years. Here are some tips to keep in mind if you are thinking of buying a two- or three-wheeled recumbent.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has invited applications for the next round of its competitive, multimodal Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) program (formerly known as TIGER under the Obama Administration and BUILD under the Trump Administration). This round promises to be your best chance yet to secure $5 million to $25 million to build your trail and other active-transportation connections, or a big planning grant to get your regional system ready.