Jim’s Tech Talk By Jim Langley The subject this week is a fussy detail related to increasing the typical 140mm rotors on disc brake road bikes to 160mm. The brakes are Shimano Ultegra R8070 flat-mounts. … [Read more...] about Quest for the Right Road Disc Brake Adapters
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By Brandon Bilyeu Cost: Skyline Jersey: $230 MK3 Bibshort $200 How obtained: review sample from company Available: online, retail … [Read more...] about 7mesh Skyline Jersey and MK3 Bibshort Review
By Sheri Rosenbaum I stopped using hydration packs over 20 years ago because I never liked any of the designs. The old packs used just hang on your shoulders, shift around during pedaling, and required removal to access nutrition, phone or what not. … [Read more...] about Trying Out Camelbak and Orange Mud Hydration Packs on the Road
Jim’s Tech Talk By Jim Langley It’s all Ed Pavelka’s fault. You remember, Ed. He’s the founder and original editor/publisher of this here RoadBikeRider e-newsletter and comprehensive online resource for roadies. Ed’s retired from writing and publishing now and riding just as much as ever. Ed and I go way back. We first met during the Putney Bicycle Club’s Route 9 … [Read more...] about Observations of a Zwift (Virtual World Riding) Rookie
QUESTION: I've met several cyclists who've fallen and sustained injuries to the hip joint, pelvis or femur. We all wear helmets for obvious reasons, but is there any protection available for the hip? I'm particularly worried about going down on my gravel bike in a turn. -- Al D. … [Read more...] about How Can I Protect My Hips in a Bicycling Crash?