The dark season is upon us, which means it's time for the annual ritual when folks hotly debate the dos and don'ts of running and riding at night. Even avid, long-time area cyclists are surprised to learn that blinking front lights are illegal on bikes in Washington state. They are only allowed on emergency vehicles. Despite the prohibition, light manufacturers produce all … [Read more...] about Ride Safely at Night
The dark season is upon us, which means it's time for the annual ritual when folks hotly debate the dos and don'ts of running and riding at night. Seattle native, cyclist, and ultra runner Martin Criminale recommends reflective clothing and rechargeable lights: "In my experience, neon or bright clothing makes zero difference when it comes to being seen. You either need a … [Read more...] about Run Safely at Night
The dark season is upon us: day length is currently decreasing by about 3 minutes per day. The shortest day of 2018 happens on Dec 21, which for long-time residents of the Pacific Northwest is the day we all rejoice because the days start to get longer. It's also the time of year for discussions and debates about the best ways to be visible to motorists. Back in the early … [Read more...] about Contest: Night Riding & Running Best Practices
Seattle area photographer Dennis Crane is holding a fun contest to give away a Feedback Sports Team Edition Tool Kit, with a retail value of $249.99. Rules: Post a creative photo on Instagram that proves your need for new tools, and tag @dbcphoto_com, @feedbacksports, @cxmagazine, and #FeedMeTools. Dennis will pick the best entry, and the winner gets the … [Read more...] about Win a Feedback Sports Team Edition Tool Kit!
Because I know some of you love contests: Cannondale is looking for a cycling enthusiast to join them for cycling’s most prominent race. Cannondale is providing one lucky person the job of a lifetime working behind the scenes with the Team Liquigas-Cannondale pro-cycling race team for one week at the 2011 Tour de France. To enter, submit a one to two-minute video to … [Read more...] about Cannondale Tour de France Video Contest