February 22, 2024 A Sad Announcement about Coach John Hughes by Lars Hundley I am saddened to write that Coach John Hughes passed away suddenly on February 4, following an emergency surgery. Read more. Product Review: Effetto Mariposa’s Mangiacatena Chain Cleaner Tool & Allpine EXTRA Biodegradable Chain Degreaser Jim’s Tech Talk By Jim … [Read more...] about Newsletter Issue No. 1109
Jim’s Tech Talk By Jim Langley Hot Tool has sealed ends to minimize spreading & dripping solvent Easy to use the tool Easy to clean the tool with water Replacement brush kit is available Solvent is biodegradable and water rinseable Solvent is harmless to chrome, painted parts and carbon but an abundant rinse with water after use is still … [Read more...] about Product Review: Effetto Mariposa’s Mangiacatena Chain Cleaner Tool & Allpine EXTRA Biodegradable Chain Degreaser
By Sheri Rosenbaum KOO Price: $200-$220 Colors: Six variations of frames and lenses Weight: 21 g Lens manufacturer and type: Zeiss - nylon toric UV protection: 100% Nose pad: Interchangeable w/standard and Asian nose bridges included Availability: Online How obtained: Company sample RBR advertiser: No … [Read more...] about KOO Supernova Cycling Sunglasses Review
February 15, 2024 More On Gearing And Crankarm Length Jim’s Tech Talk By Jim Langley It was so nice of many of you to weigh in on our discussion regarding whether bicycle gearing is affected by crankarm length, which was the technical question we attempted to provide help with last week. Thank you for the helpful and interesting comments, some of which we’re … [Read more...] about Newsletter Issue No. 1108
QUESTION: How can I keep my chamois cream from bleeding through my shorts onto my saddle — and onto my car seat when driving to ride starting points? —Chuck D. RBR’S STAN PURDUM REPLIES: It’s not much talked about, but it is a fact that some chamois creams or general skin lubricants can bleed through bicycle shorts. In their sales copy, bike clothing makers routinely mention … [Read more...] about How can I keep chamois cream from bleeding through my shorts?