By Coach John Hughes Are you grumpy anticipating winter with even less daylight and colder weather? Wondering if you can ride outdoors a few more weeks before putting the bike on the trainer? Concerned you’ll develop the done-laps condition when your belly done lap over your belt? I’m writing a series of columns about winter activities: Endurance riding Riding … [Read more...] about Anti-Aging: 8 Tips for Facing Winter
By Rick Schultz Just watched a video where a mechanic discusses why he prefers one frame compared to another, in this case, Trek vs. Giant. … [Read more...] about What makes a high quality carbon fiber bike frame?
If you have an old extra helmet, pair of shoes and a couple of water bottles, keep them in the trunk of your car in case you forget your favorite helmet, shoes or bottles when you drive to a ride start. They don't weigh much or take up much space, and they can be a ride-saver should a moment of forgetfulness strike you! Or if you're at an event or group ride, someone else … [Read more...] about Carry Extra Helmet, Shoes, Bottles in Your Car
Question: I've been unable to follow my regular training schedule because of work. In fact, I've done nothing but easy rides for two months. A friend talked me into racing a time trial next week. How can I get ready? -- Brenda N. RBR Replies: I'm afraid there isn't much physical progress you can make in one week. Exercise physiologists (and experience) say that it takes … [Read more...] about Can I Train for a Time Trial in One Week?
By Rick Schultz New ZWIFT Direct Drive Trainer https://us.zwift.com/pages/zwift-hub I’m running this on ROUVY Hot Easy 5-minute assembly Solid trainer for the price Not Zwift tries to force you into creating a paid membership. After three days of prodding, Zwift finally said that you can calibrate without a subscription. After firmware update, … [Read more...] about Zwift Hub Direct Drive Smart Trainer Review: Installing, Updating, and Riding