Cycling Starter KitBy Ashley Vactor
Exercising doesn't have to be a drag. It doesn't have to be expensive, either. In fact, you could learn a thing or two from your past five-year-old self -- who needs the gym when you have a bicycle?
Cycling is great exercise. You can do it alone or in groups. It's cheap, benefits your entire body, and gets you to do cardio without ever once having to use a treadmill.
Just starting out and not sure what you need? Sign up for a chance to win our Cycling Starter Kit, worth a retail value of $545. Included, five lucky winners will find:
- The Escape 2 W (a basic, entry-level bike with a lightweight aluminum frame, 24-speed drive train, and large 700C road bike size wheels)
- A Talos Woman's Helmet
- A Recon LED front light, as well as a Numen LED tail light
- And a Quick Fix Kit (which is actually a seat bag containing a multi tool, patch kit, mini pump, and tire levers)
What more could you need? To enter the sweepstakes and learn the official rules, click here!
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