Jim’s Tech Talk By Jim Langley Illinois roadie Darryl wrote for help with his 2010 Cervelo RS. Here’s his question and my thoughts. Cervelos are pretty popular so if you’ve got one like Darryl’s or have some experience with the 3T fork he’s got, please share your tips to help him out. … [Read more...] about Tech Q & A: Can You Help Darryl with His Fork Clearance Issue?
By Sheri Rosenbaum At the end of July, Machines For Freedom (MFF) launched its Everyday Collection, which prioritizes comfort and affordability. Previously, MFF focused on the endurance rider, and now, with their Everyday Collection, they can offer gear tailored to those everyday riders. “Technical gear so often has a high price tag,” says Jenn Kriske, founder of … [Read more...] about Machines For Freedom Everyday Collection Roundup
If you've ever tried to put on or take off a set of pedals, maybe you've run into the confusion of not being sure which way to turn the wrench. Right pedals loosen by turning counterclockwise and left pedals loosen by turning clockwise. It's not an easy thing to remember. But it turns out that there is an easy way to keep things straight that's always the same. When you … [Read more...] about Quick Tip: Tightening and Loosening Bike Pedals
By Coach John Hughes Several weeks ago I wrote about Anti-Aging: Mastering Fatigue. The bottom line is your perceived exertion of how hard you are working controls how far / fast you can ride, not the physiological workload of your body. Matt Fitzgerald in How Badly Do You Want It uses multiple case studies to illustrate this point. In that column I drew on the book and … [Read more...] about Anti-Aging: Fatigue Resistance Research
By Stan Purdum I recently read Dr. Gabe Mirkin’s article “Late Afternoon Exercise Helps to Control Blood Sugar, Cholesterol and Triglycerides” in last week’s RBR newsletter. I don’t have his medical insight, but I wonder if the research he cited connects with something I discovered several years ago about cycling in the late afternoon. Most of us realize that our energy … [Read more...] about Cycling Through the Circadian Slump