Jim’s Tech Talk By Jim Langley Rating: Hot Effortless to use - no more upper body workout Smaller than some CO2 inflators A whole new type of mini pump - a tiny air compressor! Battery-operated - no need to buy CO2 cartridges Charges in 20 minutes with USB cable Presta/Schrader compatible Only 115 grams So small it might even … [Read more...] about Product Review: Cycplus Cube Mini Bicycle Tire Inflator
By Sheri Rosenbaum Go Chirp Price: $129.99 Sizes: 10”, 6” and 4” Weight: Availability: Online How obtained: Company sample RBR advertiser: No … [Read more...] about Chirp Wheel XR 3 Massage Roller-Pack Review
By Coach John Hughes Winter is here in the mountains of Colorado. This is the view out of my living room window. Last week I was zipping around on my bike. Now it’s time to wax my cross-country skis, pump up the tires on the trainer, and get out the dumbbells. What should you do during the off-season? Avoid these mistakes: … [Read more...] about 12 Common Off-Season Cycling Mistakes
QUESTION: Should you always use both brakes on a road bike? I’ve heard that I should mostly use the front brake, but won’t that cause me to flip over the handlebars? —John K. RBR’S STAN PURDUM REPLIES: The answer I’m about to give presumes two things: First, that your brakes are working properly. Each brake should engage smoothly, and the lever should bottom out before … [Read more...] about Should you always use both brakes on a road bike?
by Gabe Mirkin, M.D. A healthful diet can help to prevent diseases and prolong life, but snacking on unhealthful foods can negate your diet efforts even if your regular meals are healthful. Highly-processed, sugar-added snacks can make you hungrier so you eat more food and have higher blood levels of triglycerides that are associated with increased risk for obesity, heart … [Read more...] about Snacks Can Change a Healthful Diet to an Unhealthful One