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Support a Pro

August 07, 2015

What I love most about cycling is the sense of community.  Whether you be a racer, a commuter, a cyclo-tourist, a randoneur, or a messenger, whether you ride carbon, steel, titanium or aluminum, whether you have thirty three gears or just one we're all in this together.  Here at Greenlite our number one purpose is to support and promote cycling - not simply cycling for sport but cycling as an everyday activity. At Greenlite we absolutely love bicycle racing.  The sport is physical, mental and emotional, it's an "all-in" experience, and like in most sports we have our elite professional athletes.  Like elite athletes in any sport bike pros give us a glimpse of what is possible while also providing us mortals with thrilling competition. ...

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Biking Vs Tranquilizers

July 24, 2015

…Cycling is an especially favorable type of exercise. It has a very good effect on the brain, on the mental state, and on the psyche. It’s the best antidote-this kind of muscular exercise-for stress and mental fatigue. Instead of tranquilizers, I advise muscular action-even to the point of fatigue, so that you won’t need medicine to tranquilize you.”    Dr. Paul Dudley White, from the President’s Council of Physical Fitness, as quoted in the 1967 Schwinn catalog

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