Reader Russ Wood, writes: This comes from personal experience. I'm usually pretty good at keeping my saddle bag/commute trunk tire repair kit up-to-date, but I had gone several thousand miles without a puncture. Unfortunately, when I opened up my repair items, I realized that the tube was a punctured one from my last flat, which I hadn't replaced. I tried to patch it with … [Read more...] about Quick Tip: Keep Your Repair Kit Up-to-Date
Jim’s Tech Talk By Jim Langley After last week’s column on Dropped Chains with Chain Keepers a reader named “Phil” and Harvey Miller recommended other ways to deal with the problem of dropped chains, front derailleurs and chain keepers. Which is to do away with the double chainring and front derailleur by going to an alternative system. … [Read more...] about Front Derailleur / Double Chainring Alternatives
QUESTION: I’ve heard people talk about how easy it is to ride a bike, but what are the basic skills you need to ride on the road? —Dave S. RBR’S STAN PURDUM REPLIES: After stage 5 of the Paris-Nice bicycle race recently, a roaming camera operator captured a scene of professional racer Romain Bardet riding toward his team bus and being joined by his 3-year-old son Angus, … [Read more...] about What basic skills are needed to ride a bike on the road?
By Sheri Rosenbaum Hollow Socks Price: $49.99 (on sale at time of review $39.99) Sizes: Medium: Men 8-10 (US) | Women 7-10 (US), Large: Men 10.5-13 (US) | Women 10.5-12 (US), XL: Men 13.5-15 (US) Materials: 58% premium baby alpaca fiber, 40% nylon, and 2% Spandex Colors: Black or Grey Fit: True to size Where manufactured: USA Availability: … [Read more...] about Hollow Alpaca Ski Socks Review
By Sheri Rosenbaum KOM Cycling Price: $39.99 Color: Black Mount Compatibility: Garmin Varia RVR315 and RTL515 Availability: Online How obtained: Company sample RBR advertiser: No … [Read more...] about KOM Cycling Saddle Bag with Garmin Varia mount Review