By Coach John Hughes Coach Hughes: I’ve been friends with Elizabeth Wicks for several decades and have coached her for many ultracycling 12- and 24-hour races. She turned 75 in 2019 and gave herself a birthday present of riding PAC Tour’s 1900-mile Ridge of the Rockies trip in July, which was challenge enough. But she then added another challenge for the year and we … [Read more...] about Elizabeth Wicks Turns 75 and Rides 7,500 miles in 2019!
By Gabe Mirkin, MD Scientific American has a fascinating article that explains why you should exercise your brain while you exercise your body (January 2020;322(1):26-31). Almost 50 percent of North Americans over 85 and 13 percent of those over 65 suffer from loss of brain function called dementia (Alzheimer’s Assoc Facts and Figures, 2018). We know that you lose … [Read more...] about Challenging Your Brain During Exercise May Help to Prevent Dementia
By Sheri Rosenbaum Hot Easy out of the box set up with Wahoo ELEMNT Companion appExcellent turn by turn navigation and promptsAdditional features when used with Di2 and D-Fly Found satellite quicker than Garmin Edge2.7” Color displayText, email and phone alertsDual-band ANT+ and Bluetooth allows pairing of devices and sensors … [Read more...] about Wahoo ELEMNT ROAM Cycling Computer Review
Jim’s Tech Talk by Jim Langley There were so many great tips in the comments about last week’s Tech Talk on using chain quick links, we’re sharing some of the best ones here with some photos. And, offering another tip for quick links I think you’ll be able to put to good use. … [Read more...] about More Quick Links Tips
There's almost nothing as painful as dealing with saddle sores during cycling. They really hurt. If you try to just suffer through the pain and hope they'll go away on their own, you can end up with much bigger problems. Don't ignore them, because a sore can get worse and turn into a hard, persistent lump called a cyst which can sometimes even require surgery for removal. … [Read more...] about Avoid Saddle Cysts with These Tips