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BP MS150 Priority Registration – Team Sun & Ski Sports

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to our RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!If you are getting registered for the BP MS150 ride for 2010 and wanting to join Team Sun & Ski Sports, when you get to the registration page that allows you to search for your team, use the search term [...]

Bicycling Essentials #1 — Bike Shorts

I used to think bike shorts just made you look cool, and weren’t necessary for anything other than enhancing the aerodynamic-ness in competitive cycling.  That is completely wrong!
Bike shorts are mandatory if you are going to be riding a bicycle for any length of time longer about 5 minutes a day.  Why, you might ask?  [...]

Bicycling Essentials — Introduction

Yesterday evening, Anna and I rode at Memorial Park for about an hour, testing out our new bikes.  I’ll post the video later today or tomorrow so y’all can see our initial nervousness about getting out of our confort zone to ride the new MS 150 bicycles.
This is a first of a series of blogs entitled “Bicycling [...]

Wayne’s Bio – Sun & Ski Sports Cycling Slim Down

I graduated from Cypress Creek High School in 1996 with the explicit intention to wear a suit and tie every day of my life and make millions of dollars (like my idol at the time, Bill Gates) complete with a Hiram of Playboy Bunnies, by the time I was 30. I set off to [...]

Anna’s Bio – Sun & Ski Sports Cycling Slim Down

I’m a native Houstonian and I attended Milby High School. I was a high school cheerleader but since then I have fallen out of an active life style. I consider myself a couch potato with a liking for the outdoors. (Usually watching it on TV) I’ve tried a variety of different activities from biking, hiking, [...]

Getting in Shape for Your Ski Trip

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 will be using while you ski.
Quadriceps:
Since skiing is a downhill activity, your quadriceps (the muscles [...]

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 [...]