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Posts from ‘October, 2008’

The iStik “How Many Ways Can You Stik?” Contest

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We all know about the armbands available to hold your iPod Nano while you’re working out. But what if you aren’t running or walking? Sometimes you just need more mobility when you are working out with your music, [...]

Garmin Forerunner 405 – Never Get Lost While Cycling or Running Again

Having GPS is great in your car, but what about on your bike or on a run ? There is nothing more miserable than getting lost when you are running out of steam, especially if you get stuck in some hills.
Garmin, the maker of some of the best GPS system in the market, has [...]

Check out the Tour de Donut Benefit for Make-a-Wish This Weekend

Shipley’s Donuts+Cycling 28 miles=Tour de Donut!
If your chances of winning the Tour de France waved bye bye long ago, do not fret. You still have a chance at winning the Tour de Donut. Sure it may not take you along the gorgeous French countryside, but you will be helping raise money for the [...]

Be Ready for the Cycling Season by Preparing in the Off Season

Whether you’ve decided to enter the BP MS 150 for Team Sun & Ski or other races in your area, it’s easy to lose focus on your training during the winter months.  Stefan Rothe of Rothe Training in Austin, Texas offers the following tips in his blog to keep you focused so you start the [...]

Come out to “Rock the Cradle for Johnny Romano”

Sun and Ski was very dismayed when Johnny Romano, a local skater from Galveston, Texas lost his brave fight against leukemia.  Johnny was  very revered in the southeast Texas community for his skills as well as his generosity towards charities such as the Make a Wish Foundation.
To honor Johnny’s memory, Sun and Ski is sponsoring “Rock [...]

A Checklist for Using Your Bike to Commute

Although gas prices are down somewhat, they are still a lot more than they used to be.  Since riding your bike is economical, good for the environment, and helps you lose weight, we are all about helping our customers use them.  Aside from the obvious, here’s what you need to make the economical switch to [...]

Join NuRide, The Online Ridesharing Community & Earn Reward Points

Sun & Ski Sports is really pleased to be a part of a program that will provide a real community benefit! By offering special rewards to NuRide members, our sponsorship will result in 100,000 less miles driven and prevent 41 tons of emissions.

UPDATE: BP MS 150 Registration Closed!

The registration for the MS 150 closed in record time this year by registering the 13,000 riders within a few hours of opening. I’m sure there are a lot of disappointed potential riders that didn’t get to their computers fast enough to register for the largest bike ride in the United States. If you are [...]

Ski Season is Here! Arapahoe Basin and Loveland are Now Open

Stop dreaming and start hitting the slopes.  Arapahoe Basin and Loveland officially opened today at 8:30 am MST.  Check out A-Basin’s mountain cam to check out the snow.
Now’s a great time to get great deals on tons of 2008 gear.  We are also getting a lot of our 2009 gear in, so be sure to [...]

Finally Snowboard Equipment Made Just for Women

So what makes a women’s board, well, a women’s board? The simple answer is waste width and flex pattern. For the most part, women have smaller feet and frames than men, so a narrower board keeps everything to scale, ensuring optimum steering power and control over your edge.