Jim’s Tech Talk By Jim Langley Winter’s on the way here in the USA and I only recently learned that the tubeless tire sealant company Orange Seal makes a product specifically designed for frigid temperatures, their Subzero Sealant. I thought I’d tell you a little more about it and share how well Orange Seal products have worked for me as a pro mechanic and … [Read more...] about Quick Product Tip: Orange Seal’s Line of Bike Tubeless Tire Sealants now Includes Subzero
By Coach John Hughes Roadies sometimes spend weeks or longer off the bike for various reasons. Family vacation. Injury, illness or surgery. Changes in life such as moving to a new home, especially in a new city or starting a demanding new job. Four years ago I stupidly fell off a ladder, broke my ankle and was off the bike for 12 weeks. In this column I’ll use my experiences … [Read more...] about 8 Tips for Coming Back From Time Off the Bike
By Kevin Kolodziejski If you wish to be wise in all walks of life, you need to eliminate the non-essential. That’s the gist of the advice prolific writer and Harvard scholar Lin Yutang offers in “The Importance of Living,” a rather easy-to-read and unconventional book of philosophy first published 86 years ago. I can only suppose you agree with this observation — and … [Read more...] about It’s What Wise Cyclists Do: Get the Lead Out and Get Cooking
QUESTION: I am a truck driver. I only get to ride one time in two weeks. How do I make that one time count to stay in shape? —Gil RBR’S STAN PURDUM REPLIES: I’m somewhat in that same situation myself lately. Some family responsibilities have limited the number of days I’m free to ride, so many weeks, I get just one ride in, and some weeks I get none. I was in good riding … [Read more...] about How do I make one ride every two weeks count?