By John Marsh, Editor & Publisher Even if you're not closely following the Tour de France, you probably heard the news that after Tuesday's stage Peter Sagan – the reigning world champion and arguably the most popular pro rider – was tossed from the Tour after race referees ruled that his actions in the final sprint not only had caused the bad crash that ended … [Read more...] about Did Sagan Deserve the Boot for Downing Cav?
Issue No. 768
Red Yeast Rice Pills May Not Deliver Desired Protection
By Gabe Mirkin, M.D. People who take red yeast rice pills to lower their cholesterol levels may not be getting their expected protection against suffering a heart attack. North Americans spend an estimated $40 million a year on these pills. Harvard professor Pieter Cohen tested 28 brands of red yeast rice supplements purchased at major U.S. retail chains, such as GNCs and … [Read more...] about Red Yeast Rice Pills May Not Deliver Desired Protection
Recent Question of the Week Feedback
By John Marsh, Editor & Publisher It's that time again. Time to take a look at how readers responded to some of our recent Questions of the Week. Over the past several weeks, we posed a series of questions about various aspects of bike tech: Both what you currently use, and what you might or might not switch to along the way (in terms of more recent innovations like road … [Read more...] about Recent Question of the Week Feedback
Question of the Week
Today's QoW follows from Jim Langley's 2-part series on the use of torque wrenches. Don't miss his Tech Talk columns from last week and this week. (We really need to replenish our stock of Questions! Please submit you own QoW ideas using the Question of the Week Ideas link.) Do You Always Use a Torque Wrench and Tighten Parts to Exact Specs on Your Bike(s)? … [Read more...] about Question of the Week