Editor's Note: Last Wednesday, I had surgery to remove the plate and eight screws inserted nearly two years ago after a bad crash that left my clavicle in five pieces. I was told at the time the hardware could stay in forever, if tolerated, but that some people just don't tolerate it well. I turned out to be in the latter group and finally decided on the removal surgery. A … [Read more...] about The Great Helmet Debate – Revisited
Worldwide Bike Advocacy Association Formed; Felt Now Sells Online
By John Marsh, Editor & Publisher The bicycle, e-bike and bicycle parts and accessories industries have banded together to form the World Bicycle Industry Association (WBIA), in part to give the bike industry a voice in discussions over technology allowing communication between vehicles. Founding members are the Bicycle Association Japan, the Bicycle Product … [Read more...] about Worldwide Bike Advocacy Association Formed; Felt Now Sells Online
Riding Skills: Top 5 Tips When Riding In a Group
By Coach Rick Schultz On group rides over the years, and while observing riders in other groups, I've noticed some very bad decisions made by cyclists. So, I decided to start off the year with an article that serves as a reminder to us all of things TO DO & NOT TO DO when riding in a group. Even though most of these bad decisions were made by less experienced riders, … [Read more...] about Riding Skills: Top 5 Tips When Riding In a Group
File a ‘Ride Plan’ With Someone, If Possible
Editor's Note: We continue our recent series of QTs from the RBR Crew this this week's brief-but-worthy submission from Coach Dan Kehlenbach. After Dan offers his tip, I'll add a bit to it at the end. Here's what he writes: I try and file a "ride plan" with my wife and let her know the general route I plan on taking, just in case something happens. If I change plans … [Read more...] about File a ‘Ride Plan’ With Someone, If Possible
Should I Intervene – Or Not?
By John Yoder Recently, I was sitting in the bleachers at my grandson’s baseball game when a teenage boy on crutches hobbled to a seat in the first row near me. He was walking by leaning on the top of his crutches, and as he sat down with some friends, he greeted them with the words, “These things hurt,” an obvious reference to the crutches. … [Read more...] about Should I Intervene – Or Not?