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A Thomson Valentine’s Day Gift for You

Thomson is excited to offer its loyal customers a 25% discount on new stems and posts when you trade in a THOMSON (or ANY other brand name) stem or seatpost that is 10 years or older! We not only want you to be as safe as you can be while you’re riding, we also want to help you improve your ride at an awesome price.
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How to Use Mountain Biking to Lose Weight

With each new year comes an influx of people to gyms trying to lose weight. While their intentions are good, the majority of people lose interest quickly and stop going. The fact is, running on the treadmill or riding the elliptical machine just aren’t very exciting aerobic exercises for most, so making a habit out of them is difficult.
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Five Tips For Getting the Kids Cycling

It’s perfectly natural to want to instill interests of ours in our kids. When we spend our lives loving something, whether it be a sport, an instrument, or some other hobby, we want to share that with people that we love.
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How to prepare your bike for winter cycling

Winter is coming. Many cyclists will put their cycling on hold and hibernate for the winter (or whatever it is non-cyclists do). All jokes aside, winter cycling brings with it a new set of challenges and often requires a higher level of motivation and commitment. Along with the obvious changes in clothing and physical gear to protect your body, your bike will require some extra care and attention to both prepare it before your rides and maintain it after you’re done riding.
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Did You Forget Your Bike’s 199th Birthday?

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You can’t imagine a future without your bike—your most trusted companion that never lets you down, right? Well, it’s a good thing you didn’t live 200 years ago, because then, bicycles were merely an idea. However, if you lived 199 years ago, you would’ve been in luck! Well, kind of. Choose Thomson Bike Products for your bike’s birthday gifts!
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Cycling Health Benefits You Didn’t Know About

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Statistics show that 100 million people ride their bike every year in America. However, only 14 million ride their bike at least twice a week. If you are in that 14% margin, you are most likely healthier, happier, and have more street cred.
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Must-Have Bike Parts: Bike Thomson Bolt Kits

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Buying quality bike parts is important to increase the longevity of your bike. Make sure to install the part properly to ensure rider safety.
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Preparing For Your First Long Distance Cycling Trek

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You may be contemplating a bike trek across America or a summer vacation with only your bike. If you enjoy a long bike ride, you’re in good company! This month, 198 cyclists from all over the world compete against each other for bragging rights and the yellow winner’s jersey. This 21-stage tour covers a distance of 2,186 miles of mostly French ground. This 22-day tour marks the 103rd Tour de France since 1903.
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