By Brandon Bilyeu C7 Jersey: C3 Socks: Cost: C7 Race Bibs: $270 C7 Jersey: $100 C3 Socks: $15 How obtained: review sample from company Available: online, retail, GORE website … [Read more...] about GORE Summer C7 Cycling Jersey, C3 Socks and C7 Bibs Review
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Jim’s Tech Talk By Jim Langley I’ve been a member of our local bike club, the Santa Cruz County Cycling Club since I moved here in 1982. Good members make a good club, so when I’m asked to contribute something I try to help. And this time, I think what I was asked to provide will interest you, too. Our club newsletter editor, Grace Voss, asked if I'd like to write an … [Read more...] about Staying Safe from Distracted Drivers and Those with Negative Attitudes
By John Yoder As I watched the Tour de France on television the past three weeks (I’m retired), besides enjoying the insane sprint finishes, free-fall like descents and out-of-body time trials, I also enjoyed seeing the cycling landscape of France again -- the smooth roads, the minimal number of stoplights in small towns, the countryside free of billboards and railroad … [Read more...] about My Tour de France Envy Isn’t About the Riders of the Peloton
By Sheri Rosenbaum Women’s Flatline Men’s Flatline Hot! Grippy and stiff Vibram soles for better power transferEVA midsole provides comfort on longer ridesDirectional tread at heal and toe for added traction off the bikeReinforced toe & heal bumper for added protectionSynthetic leather upper easy to cleanLace lock with pull tab secures lacesExtra lace … [Read more...] about Bontrager Flatline MTB Shoes Review (Men’s & Women’s)
Question: There are so many GPS units out there; how do I decide what to buy? Can you do a comparison, or at least ask readers to weigh in on thegood and the bad? Thanks. -- Ann S … [Read more...] about Which GPS Bike Computer to Choose?
Jim’s Tech Talk By Jim Langley It’s August, which means some of the best pedaling of the year is ahead for a lot of us. The days start to cool off, the roads get quieter as the summer vacationers pack it in and there are more fun rides on the calendar. But wait! If you’re been knocking out the miles all season long, it’s likely your trusty two-wheeler needs a little … [Read more...] about Mid-Season Bicycle Check-Up
by Rick Schultz Rating: https://cirruscycles.com/ Hot Wow, this seatpost really works!4 different post diameters with 2 post length options for each post diameter.4 spring combinations offering support for riders weight of 50 lbs. to 250 lbs.2 setback options (12mm, 25mm)0-35mm travelMade from 6061 AluminumStainless Steel hardwareOnly other option to turn a … [Read more...] about KINEKT Suspension Seatpost Review
By Alan Bragman Question: I have recently been diagnosed with osteoarthritis in my lower back, after having seen a variety of health professionals. I am a keen recreational cyclist who enjoys competing in centuries and double centuries, but as my back condition has gradually deteriorated over the past few years, I wonder if these longer distances … [Read more...] about How do I Deal with Osteoarthritis?
by Scott Martin Cycling might seem, blessedly, like a sport of silence – no droning motor, no sneakers squeaking on hardwood, no thud of foot against ball. But if you pay attention, bike riding is full of sounds. Some good, some bad. … [Read more...] about Now Hear This
Move on the saddle to make seated climbing easier. If you sit in one spot on a long grade, your muscles will fatigue faster than if you shift locations. … [Read more...] about Quick Tip: Moving on Your Bicycle Saddle During Long Climbs
by Fred Matheny My most memorable attempt to catch a group that had dropped me happened in a race near Boulder, Colorado. The state's in- famous spring wind was howling and echelons formed on the unsheltered prairie roads. Soon the front group was down to 15 riders. … [Read more...] about How to Catch Back Up on a Group Bicycle Ride
by Sheri Rosenbaum www.kooworld.cc Hot High quality Zeiss lenses for superior clarityAdjustable arm lets you dial in fitSlider vent at brow line opens to reduce foggingInterchangeable lensesZeiss® anti-scratch technology for durabilityAnti-reflective coating for better visibility in bright sunlight100% UV protectionPrescription lens compatible … [Read more...] about KOO Orion Sunglasses Review
by Rick Schultz A great torque wrench! Last count, Topeak has 15 products in their Torq Tools category. They list a NANO TORQBAR series, NANO TORQBIT series, NANO TORQBOX series as well as two full-blown digital TORQ torque wrenches. … [Read more...] about Topeak D-TORQ Adjustable, Digital Torque Wrench Review
Jim’s Tech Talk Jim Langley Today’s topics come from an unexpected page on the Road Bike Rider website (at least to me), so I’ll start with an explanation. Like road riding meccas - Bend, Oregon and the tri-state area of NH, VT and MA are two of my favorites - the RBR website has almost endless ways to take a wrong turn following one article after another until you end … [Read more...] about On Pedal Threading and Safety Checking Crashed Carbon
by Sheri Rosenbaum Classy Camo Jersey Hot! Fun, unique design – Feminine without being too girlieItalian fabric is breathable and comfortable even in hot, humid tempsFast fit is great for curvy body typesLonger sleeve length provides more coverage3 rear pockets and one zipper security pocket for ample storageFull zip for easy on/offSilicon hem keeps jersey … [Read more...] about REGGIE Classy Camo Jersey, Classy Pink Bibs and Full Gas Socks Review