By Gabe Mirkin, M.D. In the last year, I have seen two experienced cyclists who suffered recurrent numbness and tingling of their hands when they rode long distances. Both had low blood levels of vitamin B12 and one was cured by taking 1000 mcg per day of vitamin B12 pills, the other by eating fish. … [Read more...] about Vitamin B12: One Supplement You May Need
Is the high price of energy bars stealing from your tire budget? Bars are easy to carry and work well, but your local supermarket has many economical items that make good ride food. You need grub that's moist so you can get it down even when you have a dry mouth. It should be easy to chew so you don't suffocate before you can swallow. It helps if the chow is bite size or can … [Read more...] about Quick Tip: Find good ride food in the supermarket.