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Posts from ‘December, 2008’

Getting in Shape for Your Ski Trip

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to our RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!Skiing is a lot more fun when you are in shape. You are less likely to get hurt, can go longer, and will be able to handle more challenging runs. It’s important to understand what key muscles you [...]

Choosing Ski Bindings

Ski bindings are the all-important component that anchors you and your ski boots to the skis. Convenience, performance and riding style are all important considerations when selecting the right pair of bindings for your setup.
Types of Ski Bindings
Step-in bindings, also called alpine bindings, are by far the most popular type of binding for downhill skiers. [...]

Choosing Snowboard Bindings

Snowboarding is all about having complete control of your board. Bindings are an integral component in ensuring you can comfortably and easily turn the snowboard in a variety of snow and riding conditions. Before you head to your local snowboard shop to buy bindings, consider the following:
Pick Out Your Boots
Bindings typically [...]

Sun & Ski Sports Customer Decides to Bike Across U.S.

For some people, cycling is recreational.  For some, it’s a basic means for transportation.  For Sun & Ski customer John “Waldo” Pyle, a bike is a means to evangelize his faith.  John is riding from San Antonio, Texas to Pensacola, Florida.  He’s taking a mobile camera phone and sharing his experience.  Check out “Where’s Waldo” [...]

Cycling Clothes for Winter

We all think spring time is the right time to hit the bike.  If you are prepared, cycling during the winter can be just as much fun.  What are some good ways to make the most out of riding during the winter?
The Canari Men’s Eclipse Cycling Jacket is perfect for the winter.  It’s bright so [...]

Follow the Cycling Training Schedules of the Pros…on Twitter

You may have heard of Twitter on CNN or in tech magazines.  Twitter is a microblogging service that allows you to update your friends and followers on what you are doing day to day.  This might seem mundane, but if you are following updates of your favorite cyclists, you may get insight as to how [...]

Help Us Support World Bicycle Relief

We love riding our bikes at Sun & Ski Sports.  Cycling is a great way to get around and also a wonderful way to stay in shape without incurring much strain on your joints.  For some people though, cycling gets people to work, delivers medicine and goods, and allows people to have a better way [...]

Choosing the Right Flex for Your Snowboard

Flex refers to the degree of stiffness or flexibility that a snowboard delivers. Since snowboard flex directly affects the rider’s ability to control the board in different snow and terrain conditions, it should be an important consideration when buying a snowboard. There are two types of flex associated with a [...]

Gifts for Your Favorite Cyclist

Cycling is a great sport, and the gear associated with it can be somewhat addictive.  Bearing this in mind, any cyclist should appreciate getting the latest and greatest gear for the holidays.  Here are a few choices you might want to consider:
Cycling Jacket
We all think of jerseys when we think of cycling.  When it’s cold, [...]

Free “Bike U” for Cyclists Set for Jan. 23-24, 2009

Houston – Dec. 5, 2008. . . .Sun & Ski Sports will kick cyclists’ training for the 25th anniversary MS 150 charity bike ride into first gear with its annual “Bike University” Open House Friday, January 23, 5-10 p.m. and Saturday, January 24, noon-6 p.m. at Sun & Ski Sports, 6100 Westheimer. The free [...]