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Dark streets, busy roads, obstacles in your path. These may be some of the reasons you’ve stayed away from climbing on your bike and heading out on a ride at night. But these shouldn’t deter you. When riding at night, whether commuting home after a late night at the office, riding around the urban greenways or taking your mountain bike along trails at night,  there are tons of things you can do to get ready for your ride and make the experience an easy transition from day to night. Below are some tips in order to get ready for your...

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Throughout history adventure seekers, dreamers, explorers have raced to be the first. The first to reach the north pole, to cross continents, to circumvent the globe and of course to reach the peak of Mount Everest. This mehemath of a mountain seemed unattainable for so long, a monumental undertaking that has become a yardstick, that which we measure all of our physical challenges by. The first ever confirmed summit of the rugged mountain high in the himalayas was completed in May 1953; since then endurance athletes have been continuing to race to claim more difficult climbs, harder mountains, and more...

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Anyone who has ever taken a seat on a bicycle, has experienced the feeling of a low or flat tire. Inflating a tire is a mundane task that bicycle owners deal with on a regular basis. However, those new to owning a bike or cycling in general, may not be familiar with the different type of pumps available to them or what they may need. While not overly complicated, there are different things to consider when purchasing a pump. The first thing to take into consideration is that most bikes have two different valve styles: Presta and Schrader. Presta is...

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Who Let the Dogs In? We did! It's Bring Your Dog to Work Day, one of the best holidays of the entire year, in which your K9 companions, man's best friend, gets to come to work with their owners. A day when doggos don't have to stay at home, pining for their owner to walk back through the door. Instead, they get to tag along on the adventures, or not so much adventures of their hoomans.  Today we had two special guests in our office. We would like you to meet the dogs of LuminTrail. We hope this inspires you...

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 The sun is shining bright and summer is finally here. With it comes the chance to head out to the beach or to the pool; fill the weekends with fun activities that the whole family can enjoy together. There are tons of local events including festivals, museums and movies that make for great kid friendly fun. But it really is hard to beat a family bicycle ride. Before heading out on the bike to explore local parks, trails or even your own neighborhood there are some important things to consider first.   Bike Maintenance After a long winter in the...

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