By Sheri Rosenbaum The route for the 2023 Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift was announced back in October, and it will cover 956 km (594 miles), include eight stages, 4 flat, 2 hilly, and 1 mountain stage, and culminating with a 22 KM individual TT. It’s like a Swiss Army knife of racing, requiring riders going for the yellow jersey to excel in all areas. The race … [Read more...] about 2023 Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift: Interview with Kate Veronneau, Director of Women’s Strategy, Zwift
Jim’s Tech Talk By Jim Langley Just when we thought we’d covered every aspect of derailleur hanger alignment in part 1 and part 2 of this series, two cycling luminaries reached out with some fascinating related facts. Plus, a helpful comment worth sharing was posted. That’s how we’ll kick this off. … [Read more...] about Fixing Bent Derailleur Hangers Part 3
by Lars Hundley After recently reading all over the web how the new AI chatbot called ChatGPT was going to replace human writers, I decided to go straight to the source put it to the test myself. What did it know about cycling? Are our jobs safe at RBR for now? Or will you all all be getting your cycling articles from an AI soon? I'd like to stay in the industry, but … [Read more...] about I Asked ChatGPT to Write About Road Cycling
By Sheri Rosenbaum A few weeks ago, I reviewed 45NRTH’s new Ragnarok Tall Boot and the company’s new warm wool socks and mentioned there were a couple of other products awaiting testing. I got my chance last weekend while celebrating Global Fat Bike Day. It was perfect testing conditions – blustery 20-something degrees with windchills of 11 degrees. I set out on my fat … [Read more...] about 45NRTH Sturmfist 3 Winter Cycling Gloves and Naughtvind Winter Cycling Shell Pants Quick Review
QUESTION: What’s the difference between a touring bike and a road bike? —Scott B. RBR’S STAN PURDUM REPLIES: At first glance, a touring bike doesn’t look much different from a standard road bike, and in fact, touring bikes, just like road bikes, are primarily designed for on-road travel. They both have the same basic configuration, and both have drop handlebars. But if … [Read more...] about What’s the difference between a touring bike and a road bike?