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Stefan Rothe, a Professional Cycling Coach, Discusses Training in the Off-Season

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to our RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!It’s really easy to get lost in the delicious food and hectic pace of the holidays. However, it’s never fun to get back to the cycling season and realizing you aren’t ready for the races you’d plan to sign [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Sun and Ski Has the Sleepy Traveler Covered with the Burton Sleeper Hoodie

Sometimes you get sleepy when you travel.  And there usually isn’t a good napping place handy, especially if you are in the middle seat of a plane.  That’s why Burton created the Sleeper Hoodie!
Why is it a thousand times better to have a sleeper hoodie than a non-sleeper hoodie?  Well, when you get tired with [...]

Help Us Support Cycling as Sustainable Transportation at Bike to Coworking Day

Traffic, smog, high gas prices, why bother?  Cycling is healthy and solves all three problems.  Join Sun and Ski at Conjunctured Coworking Space in Austin, Texas for Bike to Coworking Day.  Ride your bike or wear a green shirt and get one free day of coworking.  Here’s more info:
Date: Thursday, October 23, 2008, 9 am [...]

Choosing a Pair of Goggles for Skiing and Snowboarding

You might feel cool skiing in sunglasses, but you could be endangering yourself. Because you sweat when you ski and this sweat can collect as condensation on your glasses, you can seriously impair your vision. Not a good thing when you are coasting down a mountain at high speeds with other people and [...]