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Michael Nystrom


Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Michael:

What Is Bicycle Insurance and Why Do You Need It?

For avid cyclists, bike insurance might just give you the peace of mind you're looking for while out on a ride. → Read More

10 Public Pool Etiquette Tips for Triathletes

Because there's more to swimming laps than flip turns and pull buoys. → Read More

How to Tell When You Need to Replace Your Road Bike Tires

Just like your car, your road bike tires need to be replaced periodically, too. → Read More

Our Favorite Triathlon Gear Right Now

Summer's here. Bring on the new swim-bike-run gear! → Read More

Trail Running Etiquette Tips

The only evidence showing you were there should be on your Instagram. → Read More

How Much Does a Tour de France Bike Cost?

Because refinancing your home never hurt anyone, right? → Read More

Everything You Need to Know About the 2019 Tour de France

From how to watch the race to riders to keep an eye on, here's everything you need to know as we head into the 2019 Tour de France. → Read More

Common Tour de France Questions, Answered

Because cycling isn't a mainstream sport in the U.S., we get asked a lot of questions as the Tour rolls around each year. It's time to answer them. → Read More

11 Famous Tour de France Fans

From big screen stars to sports icons, you'll be surprised which A-listers made this list. → Read More

Why Your Arms Are an Important Part of Your Running Form

We're not saying to stop focusing on your lower-body mechanics, but rarely do a runner's arms get any attention. → Read More

Where to Find the Best Deals on Triathlon Gear

It might be last year's model or a loud, unpopular colorway, but a deal is a deal. → Read More

10 Cycling Etiquette Tips When Sharing the Road With Drivers

Sharing the road with cars can be dangerous, but there are things to keep in mind to help protect yourself and foster a healthier relationship between motorists and cyclists. → Read More

How to Plan Your Next Bikepacking Adventure

The mountains are calling, and I must go—by bike. → Read More

Ways to Avoid Training and Racing in the Heat

Too hot? No problem. Here are seven ways to log all your necessary training hours without dealing with the blistering summer heat. → Read More

8 Bike Lane Etiquette Tips for Cyclists

Sharing is caring—here are eight things all cyclists should keep in mind when riding in a bike lane. → Read More

7 Running Socks You Should Try Immediately

All runners know how crucial the right pair of running shoes are. But remember: Running socks are just as important for a pleasurable running experience. → Read More

Triathlon Suits Explained: Two-Piece or One?

We've listed out the pros and cons, but at the end of the day, choose what's most comfortable for you. → Read More

Irresponsibly Early 2019 IRONMAN World Championship Predictions

It's May--why not pick the winners for a race that takes place in October? → Read More

Our All-Time Favorite Running YouTube Videos

When it comes to running, a little inspiration goes a long way. → Read More

What to Do If You Crash Your Bike

Be prepared in case an unavoidable crash happens. → Read More