Jim’s Tech Talk By Jim Langley Last week I attended an all-day seminar on setting up hydraulic disc brakes held at the United Bicycle Institute in Ashland, Oregon. Ever since hydraulic brakes appeared on bicycles (in about 1987) I’ve wanted to learn more about them. Because they just sort of started appearing on bikes, at first on BMX bikes, then mountain bikes and now … [Read more...] about Getting Schooled at the United Bicycle Institute
By Coach John Hughes “Get a bicycle. You will not regret it if you live.” — Mark Twain You’re unique. You’re similar to other riders in some ways and differ in other ways. In this series of Experiment of One columns I’m giving you a number of different anti-aging columns from which you can read the ones most applicable to the unique you. Anti-Aging: Experiment … [Read more...] about Anti-Aging: Experiment of One, pt. 3
By Sheri Rosenbaum Velocio.cc Price: $279 Sizes: XXS – 3XL Colors: Black Compression: Medium Fit: True to size Availability: Online How obtained: Company sample RBR advertiser: No … [Read more...] about Velocio Women’s Thermal Utility Bib Tights Review
By Gabe Mirkin, M.D. More than 40 percent of North American adults are seriously overweight, which puts them at high risk for heart attacks, diabetes, certain cancers and premature death (Population Studies, Feb 9, 2023;77(1)). Researchers at Boston University have explained how being obese is a major cause of heart attacks and death from heart attacks by preventing the bad … [Read more...] about How Excess Weight Causes Heart Attacks
Question: Because of my work schedule, I have ridden sporadically for the last 20 years, logging about 1,500 miles annually and doing one or two centuries just for fun. Last winter I took early retirement and decided to devote full time to cycling. I rode 5,000 miles in 8 months and improved fast. But now I’m tired and can’t stand the thought of hammering with the young … [Read more...] about Is Retirement Dangerous to My Cycling?