By Randy Ice PT, CCS In my previous article on atherosclerosis, I pointed out that I established a cycling club (SCOR CCC) in 1974 to enhance compliance with the exercise program for men who had had a heart attack in their 40s. We started meeting every Saturday morning for group rides with 15 – 20 men. Our first ride was down the Santa Ana River trail from Angel Stadium to … [Read more...] about Nutrition Considerations for Long Distance Cycling
Jim’s Tech Talk By Jim Langley Last week’s Tech Talk, which consisted of tool recommendations for gift giving, attracted an interesting comment from roadie John A. Jauss about tubeless tire troubles. I had pointed out Topeak’s Shuttle 1.2 tire lever (actually 2 levers in one) as helpful for flat fixing. Something about that product pick got John’s gears turning … [Read more...] about Thoughts and Tool Ideas for John’s Too Tight Tubeless Tires
By Coach John Hughes Eli writes, "We are approaching the end of the biking season for all but the most hardy riders. I will be riding an exercise bike. "I have asked the same question of many others including fitness trainers at the gym and a cardiologist in the bike club. No one has been able to answer my question but I remain hopeful. … [Read more...] about Ask the Coach: Why Is My Heart Rate Different on the Trainer?
By Sheri Rosenbaum In late June, Topeak introduced several new products that bode well for all types of riders including road, gravel, trail or MTB. Topeak sent them to me for review. From their new mini multi-tool to two new pumps, these products will get you going quickly and keep you rolling. I’ve been carrying the Mini P20 tool and the Roadie TT pump with me on rides, … [Read more...] about Topeak Product Round-up
By Rick Schultz Thorpe Marketing was kind enough to send some brand new sample clothing from Gore. C5 Thermo Jacket and Thermo Bib Tights+. Jersey is made from 84% polyester and 16% Elastane. Bib tights made from 85% polyester and 15% Elastane (plus windstopper). Check out Gore’s website at gorewear.com. … [Read more...] about GORE C5 Thermo Jersey and Bib Tights Review