By Coach John Hughes I was riding uphill with a buddy in his early 70s. His front wheel kissed my rear wheel and he went down. We were only going about six mph and he just fell sideways … and broke his hip! He had been diagnosed with osteoporosis, which is significantly lower than normal bone density. He loved riding his bike, didn’t do much weight-bearing exercise and … [Read more...] about Anti-Aging: 9 Weight-Bearing Activities for Strong Bones
By Rick Schultz Hot Straightforward design, easy to useHigh quality mechanical torque wrench – for those that didn’t like the digital one last reviewedIncluded 9-piece tool bit set (3mm, 4mm, 5mm, 6mm, 8mm, 10mm, T20, T25, T30)S2 hardened steelMagnetized head holds onto bits so they do not fall outAudible click that you can actually hearEasy ¼ turn for forward or … [Read more...] about Topeak TORQ STICK 4-20 Nm Torque Wrench Review
By Stan Purdum QUESTION: What is touring on a bike? How is it different from just riding for recreation and exercise? Do you have to go a certain distance? - Timothy M RBR’S STAN PURDUM REPLIES: Bicycle touring refers to long-distance journeying by bike for vacation, adventure, sightseeing, exploration, pleasure, self-fulfillment, personal discovery, travel or almost any … [Read more...] about What is touring on a bike?
Jim’s Tech Talk By Jim Langley TOMBSTONE, Arizona, 2/9/2022 - Dirty Desperados UTI & KI Deliver the Deadly Shots Well, pardners of the iron horse, I regret to have to inform you - especially you faithful followers who have kicked up your spurs and hooted and hollered for me to never leggo the reins - that the bronc has bucked me off and my cycling streak has … [Read more...] about Langley Streak Bites the Dust on Boot Hill
by Gabe Mirkin, M.D. At some time, one out of three cyclists suffers serious knee pain (Am J Sports Med, 2010 Dec;38(12):2494-501). It often occurs with a new bike, upon returning to cycling after a long hiatus, or when you are trying to increase either your intensity or your mileage. If your knee starts to hurt while you are on your bike, stop riding and try to find out the … [Read more...] about Knee Pain in Cyclists