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AMain.com Cycling – Eating Before A Ride

May 28th, 2015 by Jason Sams

By: Ryan Oakes  Eating before a ride You’ve probably heard the phrase “carb-loading” in reference to the type of food someone eats before a big event. I often hear of people eating big pasta dinners the night before a big ride. Some people eat big bowls of oatmeal the morning of an event and some […]

AMain.com Cycling – Warner Stronger for 2015

May 27th, 2015 by Jason Sams

AMain.com’s Kyle Warner has been training at Chico, California’s TNT Athletic Performance Center to get stronger for the 2015 season. Warner will be defending his NAET (North American Enduro Tour) Championship and looks to compete in the EWS in 2016. In this quick clip he is shredding some trails in the Sierras. Enjoy!

AMain.com Cycling – Folsom Crit with Ryan Oakes

May 27th, 2015 by Jason Sams

  Folsom Crit May 23, 2015 By: Ryan Oakes Having stayed the night prior at my parents new place in Cameron Park, I decided the 45 minute bike ride down to the race would be an ideal warm-up. Unfortunately, I chose to take an alternative route that “felt” more direct and possibly faster than my […]

Osborne Takes TCRC Wins in Nitro Buggy & eBuggy

May 26th, 2015 by Jason Sams

I had a great time yesterday at the first points race of the year at TCRC.  I ran both nitro buggy and ebuggy and both of my cars were on point all day. I managed to top qualify and winn both classes by a good margin. I would like to thank AMain.com and ProTek R/C for […]

AMain.com Cycling – Cool Rear View Video of Ferretti’s Leadout & Prime Win at Golden State Race Series

May 26th, 2015 by Jason Sams

Anthony Ferretti is one of AMain.com’s top riders and in the Golden State Race Series he was cranking up the leadout train in the first video, which was captured by his rear-facing Shimano Camera. In this video, Ferretti grabs one of the race’s prime laps:

AMain.com Cycling – 3 Race Tactics That Will Improve Your Results

May 26th, 2015 by Jason Sams

If you’ve ever been to a bike race before, you know that the fastest and fittest competitor is not always the one that wins. A lot goes into winning- you need good fitness, opportunity, good fortune, to strategize correctly and timing. Many of the elements required to win are out of your control, yet we […]

AMain.com Cycling – Eat Better: How To Eat For The Bike

May 20th, 2015 by Jason Sams

By: Ryan Oakes   It’s no mystery that nutrition and diet has a direct effect on your riding experience. If you’ve ever experienced a “bonk,” you know this is true. “Bonking” is when you haven’t eaten enough going into a ride or don’t eat enough during a ride and in a rather sudden fashion, you feel […]

SWorkz S350 EVO II Pro VIDEO – RC Driver Magazine

May 19th, 2015 by Jason Sams

RC Driver has been racing and testing the new SWorkz S350 EVO II Pro 1/8-scale buggy and have been impressed with the results. They recently featured the buggy in a five-day article that covers everything. You can see additional photos, specs, detailed build info and more at RC Driver here: SWorkz S350 EVO II Pro  Here […]

AMain.com Cycling – Warner Grabs Top 5 Despite Crash in Whistler

May 19th, 2015 by Jason Sams

AMain.com’s Kyle Warner grabbed fifth overall in the first round of the NAET in Whistler, BC. Here is his first-hand report of the race:   By: Kyle Warner I just got home from the first round of the NAET up in Whistler, BC! I was excited to get the first round of the Naet underway […]

AMain.com Cycling – The Team Talks Catlike Helmets

May 18th, 2015 by Jason Sams

The AMain.com Cycling Team stopped by the Catlike Helmets booth at the Sea Otter Classic where they were asked about using the top of the line Whisper. This year, the team has unfortunately been caught up in a number of crashes and thankfully were wearing Catlike’s tough helmets.

AMain.com Cycling – How To Improve Your Endurance

May 11th, 2015 by Jason Sams

How to Improve Your Endurance By: Ryan Oakes Endurance is a funny area of cycling. Everyone is always looking for tips and tricks to allow them to ride longer in comfort. A friend of mine summed it up best: “There is no substitute for volume.” There are no shortcuts or secrets. If you want more […]

AMain.com Drones: Battery Charging & Storage Tips

May 11th, 2015 by Jason Sams

By: Derrick Threatt One of the most important components of your multi-rotor are you batteries.  Batteries are the fuel for your cameraship and no matter how good of a mechanic or pilot you are, if you have a battery problem, you won’t be having a good day. *Most multirotors use a lipo battery, usually in a 2S, […]

AMain.com Cycling – Fergus Liam’s Golden State Race Series Report

May 11th, 2015 by Jason Sams

By: Fergus Liam  Golden State Race Series A Test in Patience I went into the weekend feeling relatively good about myself. After the previous weekend at Visalia, I was feeling pretty confident about my fitness, but not quite sure of myself. Before I did the elite race, I decided to stretch my legs in the Masters […]

AMain.com Cycling – Kyle Warner Grabs 2nd at CES and Talks About His First Race of the Season!

May 11th, 2015 by Jason Sams

By: Kyle Warner It was a great winter but getting back into the swing of racing is always the most exciting part of the year for me. Nerves set it after a while away from the clock but at the end of the day we all generally remember how to race, it just takes a […]

AMain.com Cycling – Get Fit Fast!

May 6th, 2015 by Jason Sams

Get Fit Fast: Tips for Getting in Shape  By: Ryan Oakes   Five weeks ago, I was flying. I was fast and feeling great. I was coming into great form for my road racing season, but then a crash changed everything. While playing around in a local race-ride, a rider lost focus and overlapped wheels. The […]

The Quick & Dirty Way To Clean Your Rides w/Marty Korn

May 5th, 2015 by Jason Sams

By: Marty Korn Cleaning your car is probably the most important maintenance you can do. Not only does it keep your car looking nice, but it forces you to look over every part. This is when you will find loose screws, bent hinge pins, or cracked plastic. For my electric cars I use a damp […]

AMain.com Cycling – Tips For Traveling All Athletes Should Know

May 5th, 2015 by Jason Sams

Korina Huizar of the BMW/Happytooth team has traveled all of the world for races and in her most recent blog entry she shares her travel tips for athletes:  Packing up and headed off to the next destination is something that I’ve become accustomed to. The next race, town and adventure await. Being on the road more often […]

AMain.com Cycling – What You Should Have In Your Seat Bag

April 28th, 2015 by Jason Sams

  When someone is new to cycling and getting their first bike, the question always comes up about a seat/tool bag. So, what goes in it? How large of a seat bag do I need? Most people don’t need a very large bag, but some people like to bring everything with them. The most important […]

AMain.com Cycling – How To Safely Pass Cyclists

April 27th, 2015 by Jason Sams

Here is a great video that illustrates how to properly pass a cyclist when you encounter them on the road. Please remember to share the road and use caution when passing those riding under their own power.

LiveRC Loves the new EcoPower Portable Bluetooth Speaker

April 27th, 2015 by Jason Sams

We recently sent an EcoPower Portable Bluetooth Speaker to LiveRC for them to play with at the races. Not only were they surprised by the EcoPower Speaker, dubbed the “PBS” in their review, but so were racers who listened to the tunes that thumped through the tiny device. From LiveRC:  Conclusion: I was skeptical when […]