By Stan Purdum I recently happened to see an announcement that the eastbound lanes of North Carolina’s Wright Memorial Bridge, the twin spans across Albemarle Sound between Point Harbor and Kitty Hawk were going to be closed this winter to resurface those lanes. The bridge is the northernmost of only two bridges that enable one to drive — or cycle — to the Outer Banks, … [Read more...] about Of Convenience Stores and Inconvenient Bridges: Tale of an Outer Banks Bicycle Tour
By Coach John Hughes RoadBikeRider is publishing today my new eBook Anti-Aging: 12 Ways You Can Slow the Aging Process. I wrote Anti-Aging for all roadies age 50 and older. This eBook will teach you how you can fight the physical effects of chronological aging. Most people’s health and fitness start to irrevocably decline about age 50, and as they get older their health and … [Read more...] about Squaring the Geriatric Curve: Staying Healthy and Vigorous Into Old Age
April 12, 2018 PDF version for Premium Members is here. by Lars Hundley The most popular Facebook post of the week by far was this weird "bicycle" that everyone loved to hate. You ride on your stomach and pedal sort of like Superman flies. Meanwhile, over on our Pinterest account, people really must think cycling is a literal pain the butt according to all the clicks … [Read more...] about Newsletter Issue No. 805
by John Yoder During a recent solo ride in the country, I stopped for a snack at the entrance to the cemetery. As I munched on a Clif bar, a biker came down the road from the opposite direction I was going, and as he got closer, he pulled over and called out: "There's that biking fanatic." I was puzzled for two reasons: 1) Why he would call me a fanatic, and 2) Why … [Read more...] about Am I A Cycling Fanatic?
Jim's Tech Talk by Jim Langley Last week’s Tech Talk on getting the tools to be able to tighten a loose cassette received some questions worth answering, and comments worth sharing. So we’ll keep the cog conversation going for another week. If you missed part 1, you can read it here: How to Fix a Loose Cassette on a Bike. First up, Doug Kirk raised a couple of great … [Read more...] about How to Fix a Loose Cassette on a Bike Part 2: Follow Up and a Few More Tips