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Don’t Bike Alone

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Biking with a group can improve your safety, up your efficiency and speed and just be plain old fun. If you’re looking for folks to pedal with, Map My Ride can help you connect. They’ve also got tools to help you map out smart routes for your skill level, training tools, challenges and groups.

Don’t Bike Alone

How do you hydrate?

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What’s your favorite way to keep cool and hydrated during the hot months of summer? We’d love to know! Participate in our quick poll and we’ll share the results in a week or two so you can see how your hydration habits compare with other Guiding Stars readers.

How do you hydrate?

Bike Ergonomics

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Safety, speed and comfort on a bike start before you even take it home. If you’re in the market for a new bike, or if you’re thinking about getting into biking as a serious sport, you want to be sure that you bike fits you properly. The pros at Bicycling.com explain how to choose a proper fit to make sure your biking experience gets off to a smooth start.

Bike Ergonomics

Know Your Basic Bike Repairs

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Enjoying a safe and satisfying bike ride is easier when your equipment is in good repair. Fortunately, maintaining your bike well is not a difficult skill to pick up. Top 10 Bike Fixes has a great list of basic repairs with detailed instructions on how to do them. Here are a few to start with:

Know Your Basic Bike Repairs

Pedal Safely!

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It’s a glorious day to be out on a bike, so grab your family and hit the road or a local biking trail! Before you go, make sure you’re familiar with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s guidelines for a safe outing

Level Up Your Biking Skills

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Summer is the prefect time to get your bike on. If you’re newer to riding, Bicycling.com has some excellent tips for helping you safely make the move from low-key recreational biking to biking that will give you a serious workout.

Level Up Your Biking Skills

To Cook a Fish

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Cooking a fish you’ve just caught yourself only gets better when you have a chance to cook it over a fire after a great day of enjoying the outdoors. If you’re not already an expert woodsman, Earth Easy has great advice on how to build a solid fire you can safely cook over. Once you get the coals going, try our Baked Fish, Spinach and Tomatoes in Foil Packets for an easy, delicious meal.

To Cook a Fish