By John Marsh, Editor & Publisher Even if you're not closely following the Tour de France, you probably heard the news that after Tuesday's stage Peter Sagan – the reigning world champion and arguably the most popular pro rider – was tossed from the Tour after race referees ruled that his actions in the final sprint not only had caused the bad crash that ended … [Read more...] about Did Sagan Deserve the Boot for Downing Cav?
By Coach John Hughes Watching the Tour de France, every so often you'll hear commentator Phil Liggett say that the riders have stopped for a "nature break," and the camera pans to something else. Maybe you've noticed that during a multi-hour race the riders will only stop once or twice. A reader, Andy, emailed me about nature breaks: “I learned how little time one of my … [Read more...] about Nature Breaks and Dehydration
By Jim Langley Last week, I shared a warning about the dangers of incorrect torque wrench use from Park Tools' John Krawczyk and Calvin Jones. If you work on your bike and use torque wrenches, you don’t want to miss it, so click here to read that first. Now that we know how to correctly use a torque wrench, this week I’m looking at a full range of … [Read more...] about Park Tool Torque Wrenches, Sockets & Drivers
By Gabe Mirkin, M.D. People who take red yeast rice pills to lower their cholesterol levels may not be getting their expected protection against suffering a heart attack. North Americans spend an estimated $40 million a year on these pills. Harvard professor Pieter Cohen tested 28 brands of red yeast rice supplements purchased at major U.S. retail chains, such as GNCs and … [Read more...] about Red Yeast Rice Pills May Not Deliver Desired Protection
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