Jim’s Tech Talk By Jim Langley Last week we answered reader “Fixieguy’s” question on how rear derailleur limit screws work. Afterward another RBRer named “Bryan” asked if I could next explain how rear derailleur B Tension screws work. Since that’s another important rear derailleur adjustment to understand, we’ll cover that today. … [Read more...] about How Rear Derailleur B Tension Screws Work
By Brandon Bilyeu Hot! 100% waterproof with excellent breathability Zippered vents for top notch climate control without flapping Two bright colors and reflective accents for better visibility Durable design stands up to daily use Stretch incorporated for a close fit Fits into a jersey pocket Not! Size chart seems off Cost: $325 How … [Read more...] about Showers Pass Spring Classic Jacket Review
By Kevin Kolodziejski I don’t think I’ll merit serious consideration for the lead role if they ever remake “Lady Sings the Blues.” Catch me on a bad day, however, and you might think otherwise. But it’s not because my acting and singing reminds you of Diana Ross portraying Billie Holiday circa 1972. It’s because on a bad day I do indeed sing the blues. I complain. I … [Read more...] about Let’s Count Our Biking Blessings This Thanksgiving
By Sheri Rosenbaum ABUS introduced two helmets with features uniquely designed to offer commuters safety and comfort. Both models have rechargeable rear lights, flip/flop visors, and loads of urban style. There’s even an adjustment to accommodate a rider’s ponytail. … [Read more...] about ABUS Commuter Helmet Round-up
QUESTION: I usually do my solo training on flat terrain but have begun riding with a group on a hilly route. I want to train more frequently on hills so I can keep up -- and maybe even put the hurt on these guys! What's the correct balance of flat and hilly training? -- Jason L. RBR REPLIES: This is a good question for every roadie who's able to choose between hilly and flat … [Read more...] about How Much Should I Train on Hills?