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15 Bicycle Safety Facts, Statistics, Tips

This article was originally published on CyclingHow.com, and is republished here with permission. The benefits of cycling are well…

2020 Resolutions Results

We've officially crossed over into 2021 (*collective sighs*), and we're here to reflect on how we've done on our 2020 resolutions. 202…

Day 11 - On Fear and Loss

During the month of December, Buddy will highlight, the Twelve Days of Fearlessness. Whether it is getting up the nerve to lace up your old…

Day 10 - Dealing with Fearless Feedback

During the month of December, Buddy will highlight, the Twelve Days of Fearlessness. Whether it is getting up the nerve to lace up your old…

Day 8 - Do Things. Or Move On.

During the month of December, Buddy will highlight, the Twelve Days of Fearlessness. Whether it is getting up the nerve to lace up your old…

Day 7 - Choosing Which Fear to Face

During the month of December, Buddy will highlight, the Twelve Days of Fearlessness. Whether it is getting up the nerve to lace up your old…

Day 6 - Fearlessly Marching to the Beat of Different Drum

During the month of December, Buddy will highlight, the Twelve Days of Fearlessness. Whether it is getting up the nerve to lace up your old…

Day 5 — Find your local outdoor gems

Like most, I’ve spent a lot more time playing close to home in 2020 than previous years. In reflecting on my adventures, what really stuck…

Day 4 - How to Get Unstuck When You’re Stuck In a Rut

A quick Google search lists two definitions of a ‘rut’ - 1) a long deep track made by the repeated passage of the wheels of vehicles; and…

Day 3 - Instead of Sitting on my Hands, I Got Shot

If you are like us here at Buddy, you are probably worn out by this COVID year and the havoc it has wreaked on our nation, communities…

Day 2 - Creating Portable Routines in Response to "Pandemic-Proof Your Habits"

During the month of December, Buddy will highlight, the Twelve Days of Fearlessness. Whether it is getting up the nerve to lace up your old…

Day 1 - For Your Own Sake, Try Something New

During the month of December, Buddy will highlight, the Twelve Days of Fearlessness. Whether it is getting up the nerve to lace up your old…

Buddy's Buddy: Noah

Who are you, and where do you come from? Noah Moore @gildedmtb and I’ve lived in over 20 homes in eight states and two countries, but I…

Buddy's Buddy: Spencer

In 2019, my partner and I outfitted a Dodge Promaster van and set off in search of world-class mountain biking. After 13,000 miles around…

How Virtual Races Are Keeping Us Sane

We're all going a bit stir crazy, right? Maybe you trained up for some spring races, eschewing that second helping of chocolate chess pie…

Strength Training For Endurance Athletes

When it comes to overall fitness, we want people to have a solid grounding in three main areas: Cardiovascular fitness, strength, and…

Resolutions Update #3

It's crazy that we're already closing out April. With that said, it means it's time for another update on Buddy's resolutions. Read the…

Resolutions Update #2

March is almost through, which means it's time for another update on Buddy's resolutions. Quarantine life has certainly impacted many of our…

It's Nice Out. Time to Train Outside

Hey, March is here! For most of us, that means the dreary cold of winter begins to turn into gorgeous spring days. Why remain cooped up in…

Resolutions Update #1

We've now had over a month (longer for those of us that actually started on January 1st) to make some headway on our resolutions, so we're…

Buddy's Resolutions 2020

Yeah, yeah, yeah, we know it’s almost February. And while we embrace the concept espoused by Amy Brachman of taking life in as it comes and…

My Resolution: Live in the Magic of Unfolding

As I sat down to write this guest blog post, the stranger sitting next to me said to his (I now know) daughter on speakerphone (imagine my…

Day 12 — Mentorship

During the month of December, Buddy will highlight, the Twelve Days of Fearlessness. Whether it is getting up the nerve to lace up your old…

Day 11 — Community

During the month of December, Buddy will highlight, the Twelve Days of Fearlessness. Whether it is getting up the nerve to lace up your old…

Day 10 — Reflection

During the month of December, Buddy will highlight, the Twelve Days of Fearlessness. Whether it is getting up the nerve to lace up your old…

Day 9 — Surprise Guest

During the month of December, Buddy will highlight, the Twelve Days of Fearlessness. Whether it is getting up the nerve to lace up your old…

Day 8 —  Teamwork

Every year during the month of December, Buddy highlights the Twelve Days of Fearlessness. Whether it is getting up the nerve to lace up…

Day 7 —  Hitting a Wall

Every year during the month of December, Buddy highlights the Twelve Days of Fearlessness. Whether it is getting up the nerve to lace up…

Day 6  —  Fear of Mistakes

Every year during the month of December, Buddy highlights the Twelve Days of Fearlessness. Whether it is getting up the nerve to lace up…

Day 5  —  Injured? Do this.

Every year during the month of December, Buddy highlights the Twelve Days of Fearlessness. Whether it is getting up the nerve to lace up…

Day 4  —  Landing On My Feet...Or Wrist

Every year during the month of December, Buddy highlights the Twelve Days of Fearlessness. Whether it is getting up the nerve to lace up…

Day 3  —  Motivation Through Fear

Every year during the month of December, Buddy highlights the Twelve Days of Fearlessness. Whether it is getting up the nerve to lace up…

Day 2 —  The Climb

Every year during the month of December, Buddy highlights the Twelve Days of Fearlessness. Whether it is getting up the nerve to lace up…

Day 1  —  Determination

Every year during the month of December, Buddy highlights the Twelve Days of Fearlessness. Whether it is getting up the nerve to lace up…

Apple Helping You Get After It

On Tuesday, Apple dropped a ton of product and service updates from new watches and iPads to creating a new on-demand fitness service. Some…

Buddy Links - 11/4

Every week, Buddy finds the best links on the internet about the outdoors, athletics, and generally getting after it. October 29 - November…

Buddy Links - 10/28

Every week, Buddy finds the best links on the internet about the outdoors, athletics, and generally getting after it. October 21 - October…

Buddy Links - 10/21

Every week, Buddy finds the best links on the internet about the outdoors, athletics, and generally getting after it. October 14 - October…

Buddy Links - 10/14

Every week, Buddy finds the best links on the internet about the outdoors, athletics, and generally getting after it. October 07 - October…

Buddy Links - 10/07

Every week, Buddy finds the best links on the internet about the outdoors, athletics, and generally getting after it. September 30 - October…

Buddy Links - 09/30

Every week, Buddy finds the best links on the internet about the outdoors, athletics, and generally getting after it. September 2…

Buddy Links - 09/23

Every week, Buddy finds the best links on the internet about the outdoors, athletics, and generally getting after it. September 1…

Buddy Links - 09/16

Every week, Buddy finds the best links on the internet about the outdoors, athletics, and generally getting after it. September…

What the Apple Event Means for Outdoorsy Folks

If you happened to catch the entire Apple event this last Tuesday, then you know it was a ton of new software, hardware, and general Apple…

Buddy Links - 09/09

Every week, Buddy finds the best links on the internet about the outdoors, athletics, and generally getting after it. September…

Buddy Links - 09/02

Every week, Buddy finds the best links on the internet about the outdoors, athletics, and generally getting after it. August 26 - September…

Buddy Links - 08/26

Every week, Buddy finds the best links on the internet about the outdoors, athletics, and generally getting after it. August 19 - August 2…

Buddy Links - 08/19

Every week, Buddy finds the best links on the internet about the outdoors, athletics, and generally getting after it. August 12 - August 1…

Buddy Links - 08/12

Every week, Buddy finds the best links on the internet about the outdoors, athletics, and generally getting after it. August 5 - August 1…

Buddy Links - 08/05

​ Every week, Buddy finds the best links on the internet about the outdoors, athletics, and generally getting after it. ​ July 29 - August…

Buddy Links - 07/29

​ Every week, Buddy finds the best links on the internet about the outdoors, athletics, and generally getting after it. ​ July 21 - July 2…

Buddy Links - 07/22

​ Every week, Buddy finds the best links on the internet about the outdoors, athletics, and generally getting after it. July 15 - July 2…

Buddy Links - 07/15

Every week, Buddy finds the best links on the internet about the outdoors, athletics, and generally getting after it. July 7 - July 14 Buddy…

Run Alone? Here's How to Make Sure You're Totally Prepared

As you lace up your shoes to head out for a run on the road or the trail, you’re likely preparing to clear your mind, or preparing mentally…

Mulch Happens

I have a 5-year old son with red hair and he earns every strand of it. Not a day goes by that I don’t hear a loud bang from somewhere in the…

Day 12 — Team

During the month of December, Buddy will highlight, the Twelve Days of Fearlessness. Whether it is getting up the nerve to lace up your old…

Day 10 — Generosity

During the month of December, Buddy will highlight, the Twelve Days of Fearlessness. In the spirit of generosity we are sharing our platform…

Day 8 — Experience

During the month of December, Buddy will highlight, the Twelve Days of Fearlessness. Whether it is getting up the nerve to lace up your old…

Day 7 — Grit

During the month of December, Buddy will highlight, the Twelve Days of Fearlessness. Whether it is getting up the nerve to lace up your old…

Day 6 — Training

During the month of December, Buddy will highlight, the Twelve Days of Fearlessness. Whether it is getting up the nerve to lace up your old…

Day 5 — Goals

During the month of December, Buddy will highlight, the Twelve Days of Fearlessness. Whether it is getting up the nerve to lace up your old…

Day 4 — Mindset

During the month of December, Buddy will highlight, the Twelve Days of Fearlessness. Whether it is getting up the nerve to lace up your old…

Day 3 — Community

During the month of December, Buddy will highlight, the Twelve Days of Fearlessness. Whether it is getting up the nerve to lace up your old…

Day 2 — Food

During the month of December, Buddy will highlight, the Twelve Days of Fearlessness. Whether it is getting up the nerve to lace up your old…

Day 1 — Fear Itself

During the month of December, Buddy will highlight, the Twelve Days of Fearlessness. Whether it is getting up the nerve to lace up your old…

Buddy is ready to #OptOutside

Four years ago, REI asked us all to reconsider how we spend the day after Thanksgiving. Rather than elbowing one another to get a once in a…

What my toddler taught me about chat bots

What my toddler taught me about chat bots I’ve been building bots for a while now. A lot of bots. Bots to remind me of my favorite parts of…