Jim’s Tech Talk By Jim Langley Let’s start with a quick update on Dick’s clipless pedal problem, which we helped him with last week: Clipless Pedal Trouble. He emailed me saying he’s tried some of our suggestions and tips and he was pleased to report that his right pedal is releasing a little more easily. Plus, great ideas keep coming in, which he appreciates and will … [Read more...] about Steve’s Malfunctioning Front Shifting
11 Tips on How to Ride a Road Bike on Gravel
By Coach John Hughes You can ride your regular road bike on gravel – I do it all the time. Put wider tires on your road bike and your ready to roll. I ride 28 mm tires on my road bike — the maximum size that fits — and the bike handles well. Some people ride 25 mm and some 30 mm or wider. Technique The tire width is less important than good technique! Because gravel … [Read more...] about 11 Tips on How to Ride a Road Bike on Gravel
Delta Four Free-Standing Bike Rack with Basket Quick Review
By Sheri Rosenbaum Delta Price: $189.99 Dimensions: 86" x 24" x 24" Maximum weight - stand: 160 lbs Maximum weight – gear basket: 15 lbs How obtained: Company sample Availability: Online and retail RBR advertiser: No … [Read more...] about Delta Four Free-Standing Bike Rack with Basket Quick Review
You Know What to Eat Before a Ride. What About When?
By Kevin Kolodziejski Lifting weights is only a small part of bodybuilding contest preparation. In fact, some experts claim elite-level success is mostly a matter of what’s been eaten in the 16 or so weeks before competition. And they’ve pegged the “mostly” at around 80 percent. While eating’s influence on elite-level cycling may not be quite so high, diet does … [Read more...] about You Know What to Eat Before a Ride. What About When?
Leon Cycle NCM C7 Commuter Ebike Review
By Sheri Rosenbaum Leon Cycle NCM C7 eBike, $1599 – On sale $1,299 https://us.leoncycle.com/c7-electric-city-bike.html Hot High quality and great value for the money 350W Das-Kit rear hub motor with Intelligent Torque Sensor technology Motor is extremely quietTop pedal-assisted speed of 20mph (for a Class I rating) and a 75-mile rangeQuality hydraulic … [Read more...] about Leon Cycle NCM C7 Commuter Ebike Review