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Cheap Athlete

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Name:
CheapAthlete
Category:
Lifestyle
Tags:
frugal, athletics, cycling, bike commuting, running, triathlon
Start Year:
2017

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Location:
New Jersey, United States
Age:
30s
Race:
White
Gender:
Male
Life stage:
DINK (Dual Income, No Kids)
Profession:
Finance
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Latest Blog Posts

So you want to buy a bike and you don’t wanna spend a lot of money? Buying a used bike can be one of the best ways to score a deal but it’s also a great way to get ripped the heck off. In this article we will discuss a few tips for buying used bikes […] The post How to avoid getting screwed buying a used bike on Craigslist appeared first ...
Posted: May 13 2017 @ 5:53 PM
Shoes. The cause of, and solution to, all of runner’s problem. Talk to a runner and you’ll eventually end up talking shoes. And probably pooping, let’s be honest. Ask 10 runners what their favorite running shoe is and you’ll get 10 different answers, it’s just how it is. For beginners choosing a running shoe can be […] The post How to buy running shoes for half the price appeared first on The ...
Posted: May 11 2017 @ 9:11 PM
This post may contain affiliate links. See the full disclosure here. Q: What GPS watch should I buy? Do I even need one? I’m asked those two questions by beginner runners more than any other so let’s discuss. When I started running I was mainly logging my miles on the ole treadmill which meant a […] The post Should I Buy a GPS Watch? appeared first on The Cheap Athlete. ...
Posted: Apr 21 2017 @ 12:01 AM
Q: Are you saying a timeshare is a good investment? A: Hell no. But lets capitalize on other people’s bad investments What exactly is a timeshare? Lets define that first: Time Share:  A bad investment vehicle. Don’t waste anymore time with figuring out what it is (CheapAthlete) A timeshare (sometimes called vacation ownership) is a […] The post A Case for Timeshares appeared first on The Cheap Athlete. ...
Posted: Apr 17 2017 @ 9:16 AM
This post may contain affiliate links. See the full disclosure here. About a year ago a shock went through my family when my wife’s father passed away at 67 years old. He retired 3 months prior to receiving the worst news of his life and died 2 months later; never having pulled a dollar from […] The post The best investment I’ll ever make appeared first on The Cheap Athlete. ...
Posted: Apr 05 2017 @ 9:32 AM
Before we start I must give you a disclaimer. I have an economics degree and I currently spend my days as a professional excel jockey for a financial institution. So in other words, I like to math. Boring….next article Egon. I understand you may not live for this stuff and that’s cool, I guess, but […] The post The opportunity cost machine appeared first on The Cheap Athlete. ...
Posted: Mar 28 2017 @ 9:18 AM
I just want to get a best time! So unlike the beginner plan the expectation here is that you’re a seasoned runner looking to run a faster time. Maybe you have a few half marathons under your belt or you’re a former college runner looking for something  a little more than a “just finish” program. In […] The post Free Intermediate Half Marathon Training Plan appeared first on The Cheap Athlete. ...
Posted: Mar 28 2017 @ 8:08 AM
I just want to finish this damn thing! If you’re a first timer, second attempter or a veteran and your objective is just to finish a half marathon then this is your plan. The purpose here is to establish a base of running and not to worry about incorporating any speed work. Also note that […] The post Free Half Marathon Plan for beginners appeared first on The Cheap Athlete. ...
Posted: Mar 22 2017 @ 11:25 PM
This post may contain affiliate links. See the full disclosure here. Q: Are you planning on bike commuting in the winter or when it rains. A: Umm, obviously. This is the third post in a series of “so you wanna start bike commuting posts.” Just to recap, the first post discussed bike buying advice and the […] The post Stay strong! Guide to bike commuting in the winter and rain appeared first ...
Posted: Mar 21 2017 @ 12:32 AM
This post may contain affiliate links. See the full disclosure here. Hola! So in Part 1 we discussed the most important part of bike commuting – the bike. Now well move on to a few more bike commuting essentials. In this post we’ll discuss all the other stuff you probably want to consider. Like I […] The post Bike commuting essentials (part deux) appeared first on The Cheap Athlete. ...
Posted: Mar 14 2017 @ 4:14 PM

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