By John Marsh, Editor & Publisher I'm long overdue in providing one of my favorite types of articles – updating you on some of our most interesting recent poll results. Before I get into the individual polls, here's my one-sentence synopsis: RBR readers are a pretty fit lot who help fellow cyclists in need, wear bright, colorful jerseys and use daytime rear flashers … [Read more...] about QoW Results Update – Just How Fit Are We Roadies?
By Jim Langley My friend John bought a new house recently and asked for bike storage advice. The new place has a two-car garage with a wall he can devote to bike-hanging. So it’s a relatively easy project. I get asked this question a lot, so I thought I’d share the basic plans. First, understand that there are as many ways to store bikes as there are home and garage floor … [Read more...] about Bicycle Storage with Bike Hooks
Editor's Note: We continue our recent series of QTs from the RBR Crew this this week's brief-but-worthy submission from Coach Dan Kehlenbach. After Dan offers his tip, I'll add a bit to it at the end. Here's what he writes: I try and file a "ride plan" with my wife and let her know the general route I plan on taking, just in case something happens. If I change plans … [Read more...] about File a ‘Ride Plan’ With Someone, If Possible
By Coach Rick Schultz I am often asked coaching- and riding-related questions on rides. A recent one is a fairly common question, but it's an important one to new riders – and one that most experienced roadies find interesting in terms of comparing how they would answer it to how another rider would reply. That question is: “What are the most important tools/gear I should … [Read more...] about Which Tools & Gear Should I Carry While Bicycling?
By Gabe Mirkin, M.D. Most heart attacks are caused by lifestyle factors, not by genes, and the prevention of heart attacks depends far more on what you do now than what you did earlier in your life. It is an incredible tragedy that many physicians prescribe statin drugs to prevent heart attacks without also explaining the importance of lifestyle changes. Doctors are too busy … [Read more...] about Plaques are Reversible