By Coach Rick Schultz In last week's RBR Newsletter, I wrote an article on learning how to pedal more efficiently this winter. After going through the comments, I felt that there needed to be some clarification. The two main categories of comments were (a) “Is the math right?” (referring to the text description of the graphics included) and (b) “I was told [by someone] to … [Read more...] about Learn How to Pedal Like a Pro this Winter: A Clarification
Keep Extra Cycling Provisions on Hand
Today's QT is something that came to me when preparing for the ice and snow storm Atlanta was forecast to be pummeled by last weekend. If you've ever lived in a Southern city – or anywhere else that seldom, but sometimes, gets smacked with a little snow and ice – you'll know what I'm talking about. Here, the mere forecast of frozen precipitation sends citizens … [Read more...] about Keep Extra Cycling Provisions on Hand
Fit for Life V: 105 Isn’t Old!
By Coach John Hughes Robert Marchand, a 105-year-old cyclist, set a world record by riding 22.547 km (14 miles) in one hour on January 4. He rode on the track of the Velodrome National, a state-of-the-art venue used to host the elite of track cycling in Saint-Quentin-En-Yvelines, France. This was not Marchand's first record. In February 2012, he set the world … [Read more...] about Fit for Life V: 105 Isn’t Old!
Maintaining Your Road Cycling Shoes
By Jim Langley The off-season is a great time to catch up on maintenance that is super important for riding, yet easily forgotten or ignored since it’s not specifically on the bike. When planning your pre-season mechanical schedule, be sure to include everything related to your cycling. It can become a long list these days, with shoes, helmets, gloves, clothing, accessories, … [Read more...] about Maintaining Your Road Cycling Shoes
Bontrager ION 800 RT Bike Headlight Review
By Sheri Rosenbaum HOT! Long battery life; recharges quickly with micro USB Extremely bright for day- or nighttime riding 5 settings, including daytime flash Fast/easy removal of light from handlebar mount Small size takes up minimal handlebar real estate Syncs with select Garmin devices Optional Transmitr for wireless control Silicon … [Read more...] about Bontrager ION 800 RT Bike Headlight Review