Jim’s Tech Talk By Jim Langley Most bicycles today still use wire cables. The exceptions are those with hydraulic-only disc brakes and also electronic shifting. But some of those could have a dropper seatpost operated by a wire cable. If you have a bike without wire cables and you never work on bicycles with them, feel free to scroll to the next article. The thing … [Read more...] about New Tools for Finishing Cables
By Coach John Hughes My club had a party for anciens et anciennes (veterans) of Paris-Brest-Paris (PBP) as well as rookies. I talked with nine old friends, some dating back to the 1990s, now all in their 60s and 70s. I had moved from Boulder to the mountains and hadn’t seen some of my cycling buddies for years. I was interested to learn after their PBPs what kind of … [Read more...] about Anti-Aging: Nine Old Friends from Paris-Brest-Paris
Missoula, Montana – With a vision that the joy and freedom of bicycle travel should be accessible to everyone, Adventure Cycling Association launched the Short Routes Program, an innovative endeavor aimed at breaking down barriers and making bike travel more approachable, no matter someone’s level of experience or available time. On August 7, 2023, Adventure … [Read more...] about Adventure Cycling’s Short Routes for Bike Travel Beginners
QUESTION: How difficult is a century ride? I’m 35 years old and not overweight, but I don’t really exercise regularly. An older friend from work has invited me to do a century ride with him in a few months. I own a hybrid bike. Will I be able to do it cold, or should I train for it? He says I need a training program, but I’m more than 10 years younger. —Alan R. RBR’S STAN … [Read more...] about How difficult is a century ride? Should I train for it?
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