Great Visibility, No Matter What Speed By Sheri Rosenbaum I’ll admit it, I’m a Garmin Gal. I upgraded a while back from an Edge 800 to a 1000 for my bike and have a Forerunner 920 XT watch for open water swims, hiking, triathlons, or when I forget and leave my 1000 charging on the counter. Garmin released the Varia UT800 Smart light last April and then in the … [Read more...] about Garmin Varia Smart UT800 Light Review
By Lars Hundley One of my favorite parts of a group ride is checking out what other cyclists are riding and quizzing them about bikes and gear to see why they ride what they do. There’s such a huge variety of options, and it’s always fascinating to hear why someone has chosen a particular tire, frame, gruppo, saddle, etc. You’ll see some guys who always ride the very newest … [Read more...] about What Are You Riding?
Coach John Hughes lays out in Your Best Season Ever, Part 1 how to improve, by doing: The right kinds of workouts → At the right times → In the right amounts → Resulting in continuing progress. He walks you through how to create your own specific, personalized training plan and then get the most out of your training. Part 2 takes what you’ve learned in the first article and … [Read more...] about Coach John Hughes’ ‘Best Season Ever’ 2-Article Bundle
This week's Question of the Week was inspired by Stan Purdum's column, Live To Ride Another Day. I use both a headlight and a blinking red rear light when I ride my bike during the day, because I have experienced for myself how much more visible I am to cars and feel dramatically safer and less likely to be hit by someone who "didn't see me." Many of my friends who only ride … [Read more...] about Question of the Week