Lots of Great Reader Bikes Garneau Cityzen Collection for Men and Women Review How to Fix a Broken Bicycle Chain on a Ride Can I Customize Individual Cog Options on a Cassette? Should Runners and Cyclists Lift Weights? How Do I Train for a Multi Day Bicycle Tour? Question of the Week … [Read more...] about Newsletter Issue No. 801
This week's Question of the Week was inspired by Dr. Mirkin's column about strength training for cyclists and runners. I think strength training is a good counterbalance to cycling, an endurance sport that doesn't tend to build bone strength and also leaves out much of your upper body. What do you think? Do You Lift Weights? … [Read more...] about Question of the Week
By Gabe Mirkin, M.D. In a recent study, 19 well-trained female duathletes were assigned to either: • run and cycle with an added strength training program, or • just run and cycle. The strength training program included four lower body exercises, three times each, twice a week for 11 weeks. The added strength training improved their running and cycling performance … [Read more...] about Should Runners and Cyclists Lift Weights?
Blurring the line between work and play By Sheri Rosenbaum Many of the cycling apparel companies are launching urban collections (see Primal Wear article) and Garneau is no exception. At Interbike 2017 Garneau announced their new Cityzen Collection aimed at bridging the gap between everyday clothing and athletic wear that’s designed for specific use. In January of this year … [Read more...] about Garneau Cityzen Collection for Men and Women Review
By Lars Hundley After last week’s request to see what the readers are riding, I got a lot of terrific replies. The best part for me was seeing the huge variety in bikes that everyone is riding. Since I wrote about my 2017 Felt with all new tech like Di2 electronic shifting and road disc brakes, I thought I’d pick a bike that’s the opposite of that to share this … [Read more...] about Lots of Great Reader Bikes!