Question: I've been riding when temperatures get above 25F degrees, but I recently read about a pro who says he never rides outside if it's below 40. I can't be tougher than a pro, can I? What is the minimum temperature for training outside? -- Barry M. Coach Fred Matheny Replies: If you're dressed correctly and have the right equipment, you can ride … [Read more...] about How Cold is Too Cold to Ride a Bike Outside?
A Trifecta of Bike Finery from Spurcycle By Jim Langley It's said that some of the nicest things come in the smallest packages. The trio of trick toys I'm looking at today, Spurcycle's Bell, Tool and Multi Pouch, prove the point. Spurcycle's Bell Spurcycle's Tool Spurcycle's Multi Pouch HOT! The finest materials Handcrafted in the USA Precision … [Read more...] about Spurcycle Bell, Tool & Multi Pouch Review
By Coach John Hughes “Act Now.” No, this isn’t a sales pitch on late night television! Even if you’re a young 50-something now is the time to start taking care of all aspects of your physical condition, not just riding your bike! Last week I wrote about the Physiological Changes with Aging. Duke study: Physical Aging Begins Earlier than Expected Recent research confirms what … [Read more...] about Anti-Aging – American College of Sports Medicine Recommendations
By Brandon Bilyeu Assos HabutightsMille S7 Tights Assos MilleintermediateJacket_evo7 Jacket HOT! Assos HabutightsMille S7 Tights Most luxurious feeling tights I have ever worn Generous stretch and relaxed fit means better comfort for more body types Chamois is very comfortable on the bike Excellent warmth from … [Read more...] about Assos S7 Tights and EVO7 Jacket Review
By Gabe Mirkin, M.D. If you want to become stronger and faster and have greater endurance, you need to exercise on one day intensely enough to damage your muscle fibers and feel short of breath and sore on the next day and then train at reduced intensity for as many days as it takes for your muscles to heal and the soreness to lessen. Then you take your next intense … [Read more...] about Recovery: the Key to Cycling Improvement