By Coach John Hughes My client Joe sent me this e-mail last week, “Sunday was one of those days where I couldn’t do a thing … could barely get out of bed until late morning. This seems to be an early warning notice from my body, as I now am suffering from a full-blown chest cold. Welcome to fall … well, at least I was healthy on vacation…” When I asked this Monday on how he … [Read more...] about 9 Tips for Sick Cyclists
Bontrager XXX Road Shoe Review
By Sheri Rosenbaum Hot Double Boa closure for micro adjustabilityExtremely stiff sole for superior power transferVery comfortable from the very first rideAsymmetrical closure reduces hot spotsLots of perforations top and bottom for breathability and coolingHeal cups and no-slip heel lining (cat tongue) keeps foot in place through pedal strokeNeoprene padded … [Read more...] about Bontrager XXX Road Shoe Review
How Wide Can You Go?
Jim’s Tech Talk by Jim Langley Before we get started with this week’s topic, which is on how to determine how wide a tire your fork (and frame) can accept, I want to point out that we received great comments on last week’s story on shifting 2X drivetrains for beginners (these drivetrains have two chainrings in front). … [Read more...] about How Wide Can You Go?
Top Inexpensive but Safe Bicycle Helmets with MIPS
Every cyclist knows the value of a safe helmet, but you don’t have to invest $200 to $300 to get top safety features in a lid. Here at Road Bike Rider, we think the most important feature of a helmet is protecting your head. So we’ve rounded up this list of bicycle helmets that meet or exceed the bar in safety, without breaking the bank. These helmets might not be the lightest … [Read more...] about Top Inexpensive but Safe Bicycle Helmets with MIPS
Bryton GPS Bike Computer Rider 530 and Aero 50 Comparison and Review
By Rick Schultz Rating: Hot 2 Great options Rider 530 / Aero 60Different models to choose from to match your needs - all with GPS functionality.Easy setup78+ functionsLONG battery life1-second recording puts this on par with the Garmin’s.Tracks and Navigation mode.Can log into your network and sync data to your PC.Pre-loaded training workouts and on-screen … [Read more...] about Bryton GPS Bike Computer Rider 530 and Aero 50 Comparison and Review