• Three Cross America…
    On July 26th, three friends dipped their tires in the Pacific Ocean in the town of Bolinas, CA setting out on a 6 week unsupported journey to discover America, themselves and their will power! Day one ride from San Anselmo to Bolinas through the Marin headlands. Redwoods, unbelievable views, climbs and descents were fabulous with super switchbacks. First view of Bolinas was shrouded in fog due to the chill of the Pacific ocean and the warm air. Bolinas is a … Read more
  • Beginner cyclist tips to get new riders off to the best start
    If you’re a new rider yourself, or know someone who is, here’s all the advice we wish we’d received when we first got on the bike It’s understandable that during the first year of cycling, you may find yourself coming across a number of questions and stumbling blocks. Even those who have been riding ten years will occasionally find themselves stumped. 1-Buy from a local bike shop. Bike shops are allowed to stay open at this time, as they provide … Read more
  • Now that some of our SUMMER heat is beginning to fade…time to break out of the DOG DAYS and MOVE!
    Triathlon training, run, strength and personal training. We will be hosting an indoor triathlon at the Berkeley Heights YMCA on Sunday September 11th. 10 min swim(beautiful outdoor pool)/30 min bike/20 min walk/run. www.thesay.org Reach out to us at 908-256-1738. Coach Mickey
  • Groundhog day…Winter or Spring
    Now that Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow last Wednesday giving us SIX more weeks of WINTER it is time to reach out to Start-tri to help you reach your goals:) Time to thaw out and MOVE! Triathlon training, run, strength and personal training. We will be hosting an indoor triathlon at the Summit YMCA on Sunday Feb 27th. 10 min swim/30 min bike/20 min walk/run. www.thesay.org Reach out to us at 908-256-1738. Coach Mickey
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    The HOLIDAYS and FITNESS Holidays can undo healthy habits. From now until New Year’s Day, your schedule will likely be filled with family obligations, traveling and festive outings with all sorts of tempting treats. While some holiday events and gatherings will be affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, there will still be plenty of opportunities to overindulge. It’s no surprise that many of us see our waistlines expand during the holiday season, as even the most disciplined people can find it … Read more
  • Cycling and Safety
    From the time humans invented the wheel, we have been striving to reach more places. Bikes have been used for ages and they are the most eco-friendly, as well as the best mode of transport that humans have ever designed. Arguably, one of the best human-powered means of transportation, the bicycle, has seen a major resurgence in our area lately. In this article, I would like to focus on safety for the cyclists and the drivers. Below are some of … Read more
  • Bring in 2021!!!
    As I finished my last run of the year in Cape May capping off a Sandy Hook to Cape May run challenge it was…time to reflect. Time is a precious commodity that we cannot buy. Don’t take it for granted, cherish it and those you share it with♥ !!! Find things that make you happy, move, surround yourself with good, positive people, be healthy, be creative, etc… I look forward to 2021 and hope to spend more time with/see more … Read more
  • Cycling etiquette
    10 Cycling Etiquette Tips When Sharing the Road With Drivers There have been conflicts between cyclists and drivers since the dawn of man (maybe not that long, but you get the point). While many of these “disagreements” might have a valid argument, it never helps when either side digs in and isn’t willing to change or see the other’s point of view. Bikes nor cars are going anywhere anytime soon, so it’s best to try and get along.Sharing the road … Read more
  • How bikeable is your town?
    How bikeable is your community? – NHTSA National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Bicycling is a great way to get around and to get your daily dose of physical activity. It’s good for the environment, and it can save you money. No wonder many communities are encouraging people to ride their bikes more often! Can you get to where you want to go by bike? Some communities are more bikeable than others: how does yours rate? Read over the questions in … Read more