By Coach John Hughes Question: “I understand that interval training of one type or another is the best method to improve performance. However, I am coming off an extended six month period of minimal riding. Is there some level of base miles I should do before I start doing intervals?” RBR Reader Richard Z. … [Read more...] about How Many Base Miles Before Intensity Training?
Jim’s Tech Talk By Jim Langley For anyone who doesn’t know what it means to “seat” a tire, let’s start with an explanation. To “seat” or “seating” a tire is one of the final steps taken when installing most tires on bicycles and motor vehicles, too. Seating is important because it ensures that the inflated tire is fully and properly installed. If tires are … [Read more...] about 7 Ways to Seat Stubborn Bike Tires
By Gabe Mirkin, M.D. A study of more than 3,400 former National Football League players, average age 52, found that those who had had a concussion were at increased risk for low testosterone and erectile dysfunction, regardless how young or old they were (JAMA Neurology, Aug 26, 2019). Previous studies have found the same results in boxers and soldiers (J Clin Med, … [Read more...] about Head Injuries Increase Risk for Impotence
By Rick Schultz Rating: HOT 2 Saddle Options SRT – 198mm long (Tri, Track)EXT – 243mm long (Road, MTB)2 Padding OptionsThick with GelLight Race3 Different Rail Options Chrome Moly, Titanium, Carbon3 Different Wedge Options RoundedSlightly CurvedNoneFully Adjustable Rear Width100mm – 165mm (SRT, EXT)Fully Adjustable Front Split-Saddle Design NOT The … [Read more...] about BiSaddle Adjustable Shape Bike Saddle Review
By Darren Cope By now you've most certainly heard of it. You have maybe even seen it, and some of you probably have friends who do it. What is it? Cyclocross of course! It's also the fastest growing segment of the sport of cycling, and a whole lot of fun! If you've come this far, hopefully you're prepared to learn a bit more about what cyclocross is, how it can benefit you … [Read more...] about What is Cyclocross? The Ultimate 101 Guide to CX Riding