By Coach John Hughes Improving your speed isn't super hard and doesn't have to be very painful. Here's how the training paradigm works: Overload -> Damage + Recovery = Improvement Your body is used to riding a particular amount of miles at a certain speed a week. If you want to improve you have to ask your body to do more. You could: … [Read more...] about How Do I Improve My Cycling Speed?
Question: I'm returning to cycling after a 20-year layoff. I weigh 195 pounds and quit smoking two months ago. On the flats, I can ride for hours, but in the hills my endurance stinks. I don't have an indoor trainer but I have access to an elliptical trainer. Will workouts on it improve my riding? -- Joe B. … [Read more...] about Will an Elliptical Trainer Help My Riding?
Jim’s Tech Talk By Jim Langley A little over two years ago, I wrote a Tech Talk called A Simple, Effective Exercise to Help Relieve Cycling Related Knee Pain. In it, I described something known as the Muncie Exercise, which was (at the time) starting to help me get past debilitating knee pain. If you missed that article and/or would like to learn more about the … [Read more...] about Spice Guy
By Sheri Rosenbaum Proviz Sports recently introduced their new Classic Cycling Vest in both a men’s and women’s version. This waterproof and windproof vest offers great protection from the elements, especially on cold, wet days. There are two waterproof zipper side pockets to keep valuables safe, while the drop tail keeps your backside dry. … [Read more...] about Proviz Sports Classic Cycling Vest (men’s and women’s versions): Quick Review
By Sheri Rosenbaum Hot Light weight at only 28 gramsWraparound shield for wide field of visionInterchangeable lenses provide options for different light conditionsPolycarbonate lens are shatterproof and scratch-resistantAdjustable nose and ear pieces reduce slippage and increase comfortHydrophilic rubber nose and ear pieces increase grip the more you … [Read more...] about Tifosi Tsali Cycling Sunglasses Review