Just signed up for a couch to 5k program? Got talked into running Dam to DSM this year? Maybe you’re looking to simply stay in shape or lose a couple of pounds. Perhaps you just enjoy walking, or your podiatrist told you that you need better shoes. Out of all of the thousands of running shoes, how do you find the right pair? Don’t panic. The experts here at Kyle’s Bikes have a carefully developed selection process to help you out. Continue reading
Market to Market Relay
75 mile Relay Running Race
Jefferson to Des Moines, Iowa
Saturday, May 9, 2019
This marked my fifth year of running in the Iowa Market to Market Relay race, a ~75 mile (depending on the year) team relay event from Jefferson to downtown Des Moines, primarily following the Raccoon River Valley Trail.
Each year, I participate in several running races and triathlons including marathons and Ironmans, but this easily is my favorite event each and every year. As a team, we are lucky to have Kyle’s Bikes as a sponsor of the event and loaning the sweet minivan for us to use. Continue reading
by Robert Seaberg
The prospect of purchasing two pairs of shoes for one season may appear excessive. Rest assured, however, there are significant differences between training shoes and racing spikes. Most importantly, having a pair of spikes to accompany your training shoes is essential to making the most out of your season. And don't forget, we are here to help you.
Kyle's Bikes has been a running store as long as we've been a bike store. Gear, accessories, knowledge... we have it, and you'll find it in our runner gift guide. Make the runner in your life happy this holiday season with one (or more!) of these great gift ideas.
by Katherine A. Roccasecca
Do you find yourself asking, "Which watch should I get?" … Poll your friends, tri club, or running group for the best watch—you'll get at least twenty different answers, and it will only tell you which watch is right for them. We will help you find which watch is the best sports watch for you.
First you need to imagine yourself using the watch. What do you plan to use it for? What might you also want to use it for? Continue reading