By Coach John Hughes My 70-year-old client Elliot who lives in Seattle sent me his monthly report. Elliot rode all winter and spring in Seattle’s rain and has a great endurance base. His priority now is increasing his power and speed. He’s been doing one or two intensity workouts a week gradually building up both the amount and level of intensity. … [Read more...] about Why Do an Older Cyclist’s Legs Hurt?
By Rick Schultz I recently watched a YouTube video where the Vegan Cyclist raced his wife up a hill. She was riding an ebike, and he was riding his lightweight climbing bike. Looking at the bikes in this video, hers was the new FLX BABYMAKER Ebike, while he was on his new, wait a minute, what saddle is he using? Oh, it’s the E.D. MAKER. Again, she was on the BABYMAKER and he … [Read more...] about A Serious Topic Rarely Discussed in Cycling
By Sheri Rosenbaum Hot Maximum airflow, with 37 ventsLight weight, 180 g for size smallComfortable fitEco-leather chin strap for comfort, avoids skin irritationSingle rear dial, for one-handed fit adjustmentsBreathable and quick-drying padsMIT technology for safer design14 colorways … [Read more...] about KASK Valegro Helmet Review
Adding air to tires is a tedious little task that most of us save for once a week. You know how it works. Before a ride, you press your thumb on each tire. If it doesn't sink to the rim, it's "mañana" for the pump and off you go. But there's at least one very good reason for topping off your tires before each ride (besides avoiding pinch flats and possible rim damage). … [Read more...] about Quick Tip: Keep Up with Your Tire Pressure
By Martin Sigrist A sure way to start a vigorous discussion on a cycling training forum is to ask whether there is any benefit, as a cyclist, in strength training. Some think it's a waste of time or even detrimental, others that it is essential. As so often is the case with such arguments both sides are right. You can become a truly great cyclist without once visiting a … [Read more...] about Strength Training for Cyclists – The Results Are In