By Coach John Hughes Last week I responded to a question by RBR reader Brian W., “I have been riding on and off for about 35 years. I am 54. I frequently "bonk" after about an hour. It doesn’t matter if I am doing a moderate or higher intensity ride. What can I do to increase my endurance and be able to ride 75 plus miles without bonking?” … [Read more...] about Anti-Aging: Preventing Bonking with Daily Nutrition
By Rick Schultz This is the start of a several part series on ebikes. What they are, what is legal, trends, maintenance, etc. Why This Article? Even as roadies get older, we still like to ride and still be able to keep up on the group rides. The problem is that as we do age, we lose muscle mass, tone, flexibility, and strength making it harder to stay up. In … [Read more...] about Intro to Ebikes
By Coach John Hughes In a recent column Brian W. asked, “I have been riding on and off for about 35 years. I am 54 now. frequently ‘bonk’ after about an hour. It doesn’t matter if I am doing a moderate or higher intensity ride. I can do 20 miles flat riding at about 15 MPH, my heart rate stays above 150 the whole time, after about an hour I just run out of gas. I drink … [Read more...] about Anti-Aging: Preventing Bonking and Hitting the Wall, part 1
By Rick Schultz Power Pro with Mirror | Specialized.com Hot 3-D Printed MIRROR technology“Baby-brother” to the $450 S-WORKS version, for those that don’t need carbon railsSofter material (firm with just the right amount of ‘squishy’)Conforms to your personal anatomical shape, i.e., super comfySizes: 143mm & 155mm widths Not Hard to find for sale anywhere … [Read more...] about Specialized Power Pro Saddle with Mirror Tech Review: The Dichotomous Saddle
By Coach John Hughes I’m actually 73 but I feel like I’m 50 again! Sitting in my office I see my training journals going back to 1973 I feel morose about how much fitness I’ve lost due to aging. I won three qualifiers for the Race Across America (RAAM) and finished solo RAAM from San Diego, CA non-stop to Savannah, GA, in 11 days 15 hours. I rode seven 1200K (750-mile) … [Read more...] about Anti-Aging: I’m 50 Again!