By Coach John Hughes Baseball great Yogi Berra said, “Baseball is 90% mental and the other half is physical.” In my almost 50 years of riding I’ve found that mental skills are at least as important as physical fitness. Mental skills are just like cycling skills; they take practice. I work with each of my clients to learn the skills that he or she needs for success. … [Read more...] about Anti-Aging: 8 Tips to Ride Smarter
Identify the Exact Problem with Frankie’s Shifting and Win a Prize!
Jim’s Tech Talk By Jim Langley My son-in-law Frankie has really taken to cycling. I introduced him to you a year ago when he asked for tips on shifting double-chainring road bikes to share with his riding group. Here’s that story in case you’re learning to shift or know someone who needs a quick primer: Beginners’ Guide to 2X Shifting. … [Read more...] about Identify the Exact Problem with Frankie’s Shifting and Win a Prize!
Focus and Breathing on the Bike
By Arnie Baker, MD Focus has intensity, width, direction, and relevance. Athletes can learn to intensify, narrow, internalize, and associate their focus and thereby improve their performance. Learning focused, coordinated breathing is one of the best tools to achieve this gain. … [Read more...] about Focus and Breathing on the Bike
How Can I Get Stronger on Hills?
QUESTION: Climbing kills my legs. On a long hill or a sequence of short climbs, I can feel my strength ebb. What's the best way to ride a hill, and how can I build strength and stamina? -- David W. … [Read more...] about How Can I Get Stronger on Hills?
Garneau Baryum Gravel / MTB Cycling Shoes Review
By Sheri Rosenbaum Price: $299.99 Colors: Black, Camo Charcoal Cleats: 2-bolt SPD Sizes: 38-48 EU Closures: Double BOA L6 micro-adjustments Weight: 360 g (size 42) Outsole: Carbon and rubber outsole … [Read more...] about Garneau Baryum Gravel / MTB Cycling Shoes Review