By Coach John Hughes Many of you commented on my recent column A 73-year-old asks “Is it all down from here?” Ed Pavelka, the RBR cofounder with Fred Matheny wrote, “I agree 100% with everyone who says consistency is the key.” Walter asked a great follow-up question, “It would be greatly appreciated if you might write a few more articles that would help the 50+ … [Read more...] about Anti-Aging: How to Get and Stay Motivated
“Mystery” Flats in Tubed Tubeless-Ready Wheels
Jim’s Tech Talk By Jim Langley My neighbor Jessica brought her circa 2006 Trek Pilot 5.2 to me for a tune-up. She and her husband Kent are avid road riders. Her Shimano Ultegra Trek had the signs of a well-ridden machine. … [Read more...] about “Mystery” Flats in Tubed Tubeless-Ready Wheels
Quick Tip: Ride Safely on Bike Paths
Bike paths don't exist. Sure, you'll find "bike paths" in lots of towns. But they're not really for bikes. Instead they're "multi-use recreational trails" or some such moniker. … [Read more...] about Quick Tip: Ride Safely on Bike Paths
4 New Sunglasses for Cyclists
By Sheri Rosenbaum This summer I received a number of sunglasses to review for RBR. The four models covered in this roundup from 100%, Bliz, Scicon and Tifosi are designed with cyclists in mind, but can certainly be worn for other activities. They all provide a wide field of vision, quality optics and offer their own unique features. If you wear contact lenses like I do, all … [Read more...] about 4 New Sunglasses for Cyclists
Why Is Riding With A “Cyclist Mentality” Dangerous?
By Coach Robert Wilhite Yes, you read the title correctly, but what in the world does it mean? As with all my posts, I share my perspective on various topics, why I believe what I do, pulling from 250,000 miles of road cycling, and then let you decide what you do with it. This post is no different. A bit more controversial, but nonetheless, the same approach. … [Read more...] about Why Is Riding With A “Cyclist Mentality” Dangerous?