Jim’s Tech Talk By Jim Langley My son-in-law Frankie has really taken to cycling. I introduced him to you a year ago when he asked for tips on shifting double-chainring road bikes to share with his riding group. Here’s that story in case you’re learning to shift or know someone who needs a quick primer: Beginners’ Guide to 2X Shifting. … [Read more...] about Identify the Exact Problem with Frankie’s Shifting and Win a Prize!
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By Sheri Rosenbaum Price: $299.99 Colors: Black, Camo Charcoal Cleats: 2-bolt SPD Sizes: 38-48 EU Closures: Double BOA L6 micro-adjustments Weight: 360 g (size 42) Outsole: Carbon and rubber outsole … [Read more...] about Garneau Baryum Gravel / MTB Cycling Shoes Review
PROBLEM: You're getting really annoyed by that chirping on every pedal stroke. SOLUTION: Silicone spray is the best fast fix we've found. Check that your cleats are on tight and not terribly worn. Make sure there's no mud or gravel stuck in them. Check the pedals, too. Everything look OK? Spritz silicone around the edges of the cleats and on the pedal surface. Think … [Read more...] about Keep Cycling Cleats from Squeaking
By Sheri Rosenbaum Hot! Tail light version goes from solid to flashing as vehicle/bike overtakesFellow riders can leverage a single Varia by adding it as a sensorProvides an extra layer of safety, audible alert and visual display with # of vehiclesSmartphone Varia App displays graphics and audible/vibration alerts for approaching vehiclesWorks with … [Read more...] about Garmin Varia RTL515 and RVR315 Review
By Rick Schultz While I am waiting for parts, two new tube technologies arrived to test. Tubolito - https://www.tubolito.com/en/produkt-kategorie/road-en/Revoloop - https://revoloop.com/racer-cyclocross/ These are the latest highest-tech tubes currently available. As robust as a butyl tube but at 23g, 38g (Tubolito) and 25g, 30g, 39g (Revoloop). Due to their extremely … [Read more...] about Building My Litespeed With Shimano Components: Part 2