Jim’s Tech Talk By Jim Langley Possibly timed to coincide with the start of the Tour de France, Shimano announced recently that they did what they said they would and have now made their former entry-level group 105 into a brand new electric group with their Di2 technology, the 105 R7100. Of note, it’s now their least expensive electric group. I said “their former … [Read more...] about Thoughts On Shimano Making 105 Di2
Hokolite 1400 Lumens Bike Light With Horn Review
By Stan Purdum Hot! A bright headlight and a loud horn in one deviceSeparate push button to operate the hornBoth light and push button attach by stretch strapThree headlight modes: high (1400 Lumens, 3-4 hours); medium (700 Lumens, 4.5-6 hours); strobe (8 hours)WaterproofTail light also attaches with stretch strapTwo tail light modes: On and strobe Not! Tail … [Read more...] about Hokolite 1400 Lumens Bike Light With Horn Review
Anti-Aging: Ride Like the Pros – Train in the Sweet Spot
By Coach John Hughes Riding like the pros means climbing better you did than last year. Or increasing your cruising speed. It doesn’t mean averaging over 40 km/h (25 mph) for a multi-hour ride. Or having a killer sprint. Although most of us don’t race and don’t use power meters, we can learn from the pros. My wife and I enjoy watching the recap of the Tour de France each … [Read more...] about Anti-Aging: Ride Like the Pros – Train in the Sweet Spot
Pearl Izumi Quest Bib Short and Interval Jersey Review
By Brandon Bilyeu Cost: Quest Bib Short: $75 Interval Jersey: $125 How obtained: review sample from company Available: online, retail Colors: Quest Bib Short: Black Interval Jersey: Dark Ink, Solar Flare Hatch Palm, Pale Pine Scrib Website: Quest Bib Short, Interval Jersey RBR Sponsor: no Tested: 20+ hours Sizing: Bib Short: S – … [Read more...] about Pearl Izumi Quest Bib Short and Interval Jersey Review
Which is more important with cycling, calories or carbs?
QUESTION: I was wondering which is more important in cycling - calories or carbs. I’m a type 2 diabetic and have to watch my carbs. - Mike E. RBR REPLIES: To start with, this is not medical advice and you should always ask your doctor when it comes to controlling your type 2 diabetes with nutrition and exercise. I am definitely not a doctor, but my personal understanding … [Read more...] about Which is more important with cycling, calories or carbs?