Jim’s Tech Talk By Jim Langley Early this week I answered a question from a roadie wondering about the tire inflation capacity of his and his friend’s CO2 inflators. Since I only rarely use them, I’m hoping you CO2 aficionados will read the question and my answer and weigh in with your advice. Please share your favorite CO2 inflator, too. If you don’t know what a CO2 … [Read more...] about Please Share Your CO2 Inflator Expertise
Anti-Aging: The 80 / 20 Principle
By Coach John Hughes Getting fitter follows an arc, whether a roadie is exercising for health and fitness or a pro contending to win the Tour de France. As a roadie rides more he gets fitter and he can handle a greater training load, i.e., more miles. As a rider gets fitter, he can also handle a harder training load, i.e., more hills and more intensity. At some … [Read more...] about Anti-Aging: The 80 / 20 Principle
Zwift Hub Direct Drive Smart Trainer Unboxing
By Rick Schultz New ZWIFT Direct Drive Trainer https://us.zwift.com/pages/zwift-hub Price MSRP: From $499 Source: Bike shops, Websites Features: Similar to the Wahoo KICKR CORE (Wahoo is suing over it.) How Obtained: Purchased Summary: 5-minute easy setup … [Read more...] about Zwift Hub Direct Drive Smart Trainer Unboxing
Can I use WD-40 to lube my bicycle chain?
QUESTION: Can I use WD-40 to lube my bicycle chain? I’ve heard pros and cons. —Larry R. RBR’S STAN PURDUM REPLIES: WD-40 now makes a bicycle-specific chain lube, so if that’s what you are asking about, the answer is yes. But I’m assuming your question is about the original WD-40 product, which for years was the only formula by that name on the market, and many of us have a … [Read more...] about Can I use WD-40 to lube my bicycle chain?
Learning The Art of Drafting
You’ve ridden by yourself and feel your fitness increasing. You want to join group rides and jump into pacelines. But you’re uncertain how to learn to draft, and you feel intimidated by more experienced cyclists. (This is also good info if you’re a seasoned rider asked to teach a newbie how to draft.) Learning to ride with others is relatively easy, although picking up the … [Read more...] about Learning The Art of Drafting