Question: It's hard to accumulate base miles here in wintertime Scotland. The days are short and wet. If I can do three rides a week (one for four hours and two for two), what's the best use of this on-bike time? – Craig D. Coach Fred Replies: If you're training for fitness and local events, three rides totaling about eight hours is plenty of base for this time of year. For … [Read more...] about Winter Cycling: How to Structure Rides with Limited Time?
By Coach John Hughes I love to cross-country ski in the winter and we’ve had great early season snow in the Colorado mountains. Before we go to bed we check the National Weather Service forecast and in the morning we read the Open Snow specific forecast for the ski areas in Colorado. I’ve already skied 14 days this winter — some winters we aren’t on the snow yet. … [Read more...] about Aging Up and Wising Up: Why Coach Hughes is Thankful He’s 70
Jim’s Tech Talk By Jim Langley A few Tech Talks back, we showed a cool new tool from Hayes for dealing with disc brake rubbing and included some tips. And even before that we went over truing bent rotors - another cause of rubbing. Here are links in case your discs are dragging: Cool Tool for Fixing Rubbing Disc Brakes and How to Straighten Bent Disc Road or Mountain Bike … [Read more...] about Fix for Larry’s Off-Center Rim Brakes (Sidepull Brakes)
By Sheri Rosenbaum - depending on the flavor Hot Very tastyAll natural, low sugar and gluten freeLong shelf life even after open No refrigeration even after openingVariety of sizes - jar, resealable pouch or single use packetGreat for cycling, backpacking, hiking … [Read more...] about Trail Butter Nutrition Review
By Gabe Mirkin, M.D. Since heart attacks are usually caused by plaques breaking off from the inner linings of arteries leading to the heart, doctors use a test called Coronary Artery Calcium Score (CAC) to predict which people have the largest plaques and therefore are at high risk for suffering heart attacks that cause one out of four deaths in North America. The CAC test … [Read more...] about High Calcium Artery Score Doesn’t Always Mean High Risk for a Heart Attack