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Mar 20 2014

Leg Stretcher Challenge II – 100K or Not

Leg Stretcher Challenge II 22 March 2014   The Leg Stretcher Challenge II is March 22, 2014. Introduced by Mac’s Harpeth Bikes last year as a way to “shake off the rust”, the Challenge is a fully supported ride including a fully stocked watering hole, SAG support and lunch. Cost is only $10 (it covers […]

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Oct 25 2012

Nights are For Riding

If you thought the riding season was over, maybe it’s time to give riding at night a try. It’s a whole lot of fun and with the right equipment can be just as safe as riding during the day. We have enjoyed some really terrfic nights lately with warm starts and cool finishes. It sure […]

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Jan 27 2012

29, 29r, 29’er, niner Whatever You Want to Call It, We’ve Got One For You

We’ve brought in a new shipment of 29″ wheeled bikes to allow you a broad selection at a price that leaves you enough left over for a couple of Shiners At Mickey Roo’s when you get back. From entry level Haro Flightline 29 Sport to the Fuji Tahoe 29 2.0 we’ve got something for you. […]

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Dec 01 2011

ROAD ID – Christmas Special 15% off

That’s right, one of the Top 10 Things You Should Always Carry is on sale until December 7th. To take advantage of this deal simply go to www.macsharpethbikes.com and click on the LINKS tab at the top and the click on the Road ID icon. When you go to checkout enter the code pcsanta15. Be […]

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May 17 2011

Bone Density Research Study – Saturday May 21, 2001 at MTSU – Free Food

Did you know many male cyclists have low bone mineral density which may lead to osteoporosis? Did you know the bone density actually decreases during racing and training? Did you know that low bone density and osteoporosis can contibute to broken bones? If you’re conerned about this you are asked to participate in a Bone […]

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May 02 2011

GU Introduces Electrolyte Tablets

During last weeks’ MHB Club meeting samples were handed out to members of the newest addition to the GU lineup of performance products. These new GU Brew tablets are sweetened with stevia allowing for a low-calorie electrolyte product. The convenient tablets are compact and covenient to carry for on the go refills. Peach tea, lemon-lime and orange flavors available. […]

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Jan 07 2011

Plan Your Ride, Ride Your Plan

Published by under Bicycle Tips,Training

Get ready to start your year off on the right foot by making a training plan.

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Dec 22 2010

Cycling and the Law-Do you Know Your Responsibilities?

Published by under Bicycle Tips

Of course we always think about how careless and stupid those dopey car drivers are, but have you ever considered what drivers – and cops – think about us? We have a whole bunch of responsibilities while we ride as well. The most important thing to remember is that all cyclists have the same rights […]

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Dec 10 2010

10 Things You SHould Always Carry

Published by under Bicycle Tips

Here’s a simple a reminder of what you probably already know. Carry 1 – 5 in a Ziploc bag with your cell phone in your jersey pocket and the rest in an under seat bag. Why is this important to have these with you on every ride: 1. Insurance Card – Pretty obvious if you […]

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Dec 04 2010

Mostly Sunny and 39

OK, it’s going to be mostly sunny and 39 tomorrow. Meet at the shop at 1:30 and we’ll do about 20 and finish at the usual spot. If you can’t make the ride, meet us around 3. See you tomorrow. Peace-

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