QUESTION: Are disc brakes really better than rim brakes on a road bike? I'm planning to buy a new bike soon and pretty much every bike has disc brakes in my price category, but I've always ridden rim brakes up until now. - Elliot G RBR’S STAN PURDUM REPLIES: The short answer is yes, but question may soon become academic, at least as far as new bikes go, because the bicycle … [Read more...] about Are Disc Brakes Really Better Than Rim Brakes on a Road Bike?
By Sheri Rosenbaum Roll Recovery Price: $59.99 (R4 Roller); $49.99 (StretchMat) Size: 18" x 6" (45.7cm x 15.2cm) (R4 Roller); Folded Dimensions: 18” x 13” x 2” (45.7cm x 33cm x 5cm) Unfolded Dimensions: 51” x 51” (130 x 130 cm) (StretchMat) Weight: 2.6 lbs (1.17 kg) (R4 Roller); 1.0 lb (0.45 kg)(StretchMat) Colors: White, Red, Black (R4 Roller); Light … [Read more...] about Roll Recovery R4 Deep Tissue Body Roller & StretchMat Quick Review
Jim’s Tech Talk By Jim Langley It was nice of so many of you to share your stuck bolt removal tricks, tips and hacks with RoadBikeRider reader “Dave.” His bike came with unlubricated steel bolts and one bottle cage bolt was frozen in the frame. He explained in detail in our last Tech Talk. Have a read if you missed it; with all the comments, there’s now a wealth … [Read more...] about Dave’s Update on His Frozen Bolt & Maybe a Great Invention