By Coach Robert Wilhite As I start with the final installment of this series, it's been a relief to finally take the time to get these thoughts from my head (and heart) to you. As with each previous article in the series, I'm going to paint you a picture based on reality and share what I believe is the safest response. It's up to you if you agree with and embrace … [Read more...] about Part IV: Why Riding With A Cyclist Mentality Is Dangerous
By Coach Robert Wilhite In Part 2 of this series, I spotlighted the unique responsibilities of the cyclist in the back of the group. The topic for this post is more of a continuation for that same cyclist -- just a different real-life scenario. … [Read more...] about Part III: Why is Riding With A Cyclist Mentality Dangerous? (Blind Spots)
By Coach Robert Wilhite At the ending of my last post, I alluded to writing a series about riding with a motorist mentality. If you didn't read that post, I hope you do, because it sort of set the stage for this series. Many cyclists, family and friends (especially in metro Atlanta) found out on Facebook I was hit by a car on March 8th of this year. It should have either … [Read more...] about Part 2: Why is Riding With A Cyclist Mentality Dangerous?
By Coach Robert Wilhite Yes, you read the title correctly, but what in the world does it mean? As with all my posts, I share my perspective on various topics, why I believe what I do, pulling from 250,000 miles of road cycling, and then let you decide what you do with it. This post is no different. A bit more controversial, but nonetheless, the same approach. … [Read more...] about Why Is Riding With A “Cyclist Mentality” Dangerous?
By Coach Robert Wilhite Talk about opening up a can of worms. Well, the subject of having float or not in your cleat system, is one sure to stir up the can. For someone who has no interest in being politically correct, my motivation is always to tell the truth with respect. That said, no matter what perspective on float you have chosen to accept or believe, my hope is that … [Read more...] about Should You Be Using Zero Float Cycling Cleats?