By Sheri Rosenbaum Hot Waterproof and windproof membraneTwo core zipper vents and large rear vent prevents overheatingMagnetic drop tail for added coverage from tire spray360 visibility with reflective elements throughoutMulti-use versatility for on or off the bikePlenty of waterproof pockets for storageMedia port in interior chest pocket for headset cordCut … [Read more...] about Showers Pass Transit Jacket CC Review (men’s and women’s)
QUESTION: With the cancellation of every local and regional gravel and road bike ride ongoing with no end identified, it's understandable how most recreational riders are finding it difficult to maintain a training plan that was patiently constructed this winter, and adhered to during indoor training rides, to create peak fitness for at least one event this summer. … [Read more...] about Can I Use Strava Segments for Training?
Jim’s Tech Talk By Jim Langley Elite Jet Water Bottle RATING: Hot: 100% biodegradable (3 months - 5 years) Safety “blow-off” cap to prevent dropped bottle causing a crash Odorless & tasteless BPA-free Certified food-safe Max-flow and easy to open/close nozzle Ridiculously affordable … [Read more...] about Elite Jet Water Bottle and Vico Carbon Cage Review
By Coach John Hughes Mike W.: Thanks for the column on How Can a Beginning Cyclist Improve? It was very helpful. I have a related question. I see lots of ads for bars, gels and drinks. The guys I ride with each recommend something different. What should I eat? Does it matter? … [Read more...] about Ask the Coach: What Should a Beginning Cyclist Eat and Drink, pt. 1?
So you've got a smart trainer (or maybe even just a regular trainer) and you're trying to decide which app to use with it. Which app should you use, and which one is best? There's really no right or wrong answer when it comes to bike trainer apps. It's about choosing the one that works best for your own personal needs. In that respect, these three apps are quite different … [Read more...] about Zwift vs. Sufferfest vs. TrainerRoad: an App Comparison