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Follow the Cycling Training Schedules of the Pros…on Twitter

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to our RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!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 [...]

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, [...]

4.5 TONS of Warmth Offered by Sun & Ski Patrons in Houston

We are happy and proud to report that Houstonites offered 4.5 tons of coats to the Star of Hope Shelter in Houston for our “Share Your Warmth” Coat Drive.  It is inspiring to know that despite these hard economic times, people looked beyond themselves to see not what they could take, but what they could [...]

A Great Gift? A Replacement for Old Sweats

We all have those old sweats we’ve had for ten years that bring back memories.  Sweats are an okay way to stay warm, but they do not compare to the technology available to us today.  Fabrics like the Polartec available in The North Face products and water resistant fabrics such as Marmot’s M technology allow [...]

Skiing or Snowboarding on a Budget? Look No Further

Anyone who skis or boards a lot can tell you that much of the initial expense comes with the equipment.  You can’t just hit a mountain in any old clothes.  It’s too cold and you are too likely to get wet from snow if you aren’t prepared.  That makes for one miserable trip.
So how can [...]

Choosing the Right Length for Your Snowboard

Snowboards shouldn’t be picked on cool graphics alone. Choosing the right size snowboard is often the difference between flying down the mountain and falling down the mountain. Among the many factors that should be considered when purchasing a snowboard is your weight.
The length of the snowboard is the most important [...]

Preparing for Cold Weather When You Are Cycling

There’s no reason to stop riding when it gets cold.  Ron at Sun & Ski Austin discusses how to manage when the temperature cools down:

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The Pros Showed Up Big at “Rock the Cradle for Johnny Romano”

We were a proud sponsor this weekend at “Rock the Cradle for Johnny Romano”.  Pros such as Rune Glifberg, Dave Duncan, and Lance Childers showed up big at Lee and Joe Jamail Skatepark this weekend.  We hope everyone had a good time, and that the event offered the Romano family both financial and moral support.
We [...]