Question: I'm a relatively new rider and have read that a higher cadence is better, so I'm trying to increase mine to 100 rpm. I have no trouble maintaining 95-100 with my bike on a trainer, but when I reach 95 on the road, it feels unnatural. Is there something about riding outside that makes me want to use a lower cadence than I should? -- Mark G. … [Read more...] about Why Is My Cadence Higher on a Trainer?
Question: I've been mountain biking for years and recently purchased my first road bike. I love riding in groups but can't stand training rides by myself. About an hour is all I can take. What's the trick to longer solo rides? -- Taylor O. RBR Replies: Some people can ride all day by themselves -- and prefer it. Others won't even get on their bikes for an hour unless at … [Read more...] about How Can I Avoid Boredom on Long Solo Rides?