By Sheri Rosenbaum PackTowl Price: $11.95-$41.95 depending on size Size: 10”x14” (Face), 16.5”x36” (Hand), 25”x54” (Body), 36”x59” (Beach) Material: 85% Polyester, 15% Nylon Available: Online and retail How Obtained: Company Sample RBR Advertiser: No … [Read more...] about PackTowl Personal Towel Quick Review
By Coach John Hughes Ned Overend at age 35 won the first UCI World MTB Championship in 1990 in Durango, Colorado, and won again in 1991. In 2015 at the age of 60, he won the first US Fatbike championship. On training, he said, “I do exactly what I have always done; it just takes me longer.” A prior four-week training block now takes him six to eight weeks because he needs … [Read more...] about 12 Tips to Avoid Overtraining
Jim’s Tech Talk By Jim Langley As I have mentioned a couple of times in this column recently, we were traveling around the USA in our Class C RV a little of June and almost all of July. In case you’re curious about the route, we left our home here in Santa Cruz, California and drove up to Anacortes, Washington. There we took the ferry to Orcas Island where we camped … [Read more...] about State Bicycle Company’s 4130 All-Road – A Surprisingly Affordable Gravel Bike
By Martin Sigrist Takeaway: The special challenge of road cycling is its combination of duration and intensity. No other endurance sport has events that last as long and require, in order to be the best, intense maximal efforts, with the hardest usually being at the end. This presents special challenges not just to the body but also to the mind. That is one reason why … [Read more...] about Intensity and Endurance: the Special Challenge of Road Cycling
By Kevin Kolodziejski Uri Geller I’m Not I will make no attempt to bend a metal spoon because of it. I won’t even start playing the Pennsylvania lottery. But I may possess some strange sort of eater’s ESP, based on research I stumbled upon about three weeks ago. Last year I was facing a problem that’s probably a puzzler for other old-timers who still worship at … [Read more...] about Could Carbonation Be Keeping You Up at Night — and Dooming Your Diet?