By Kevin Kolodziejski Can Singing Get the Unwilling to Weight Train? You’ve read it here before. Twice. That cycling doesn’t stress the upper-body muscles enough to stave off sarcopenia, the inevitable loss of muscle mass, strength, and function that usually begins well before you hit the big four-oh, and — oh, no! — eradicates on average about 30 percent of all … [Read more...] about Averse to Weightlifting or Just Need Something New This Off-Season? Try 1 1/2 Reps
McGill on Mind Over Matter
By Martin Sigrist Takeaway: Mind matters if you want to perform to your full potential. Dr Stuart McGill gives just some of the reasons why. One key theme that I believe is under represented in cycling training (indeed in most sports training) is the importance of the mind to physical performance. The bottom line is simple. … [Read more...] about McGill on Mind Over Matter
Airzound Bicycle Horn Review
By Stan Purdum Hot Stops charging dogs in their tracksSound can be heard by drivers with windows closedEasy-to-reach triggerLightweightAdjustable volume controlAir canister can be placed in water bottle cageSold by company with good reputation for customer support Not Air canister has a Schrader valve, which will not work if your pump accommodates only Presta … [Read more...] about Airzound Bicycle Horn Review
Showers Pass Syncline CC Jacket Review (Men’s & Women’s)
By Sheri Rosenbaum Hot Fully seam-taped Artex 2.5-layer fabric for waterproof, windproof, and breathabilitySide vents help circulate air and reduce overheating360 degrees of 3M Scotchlite reflective piping for added visibility in low light situationsTwo zippered side pockets keep items safeEco-friendly dyes used in the manufacturing processLightweight and … [Read more...] about Showers Pass Syncline CC Jacket Review (Men’s & Women’s)
Anti-Aging: How Can an 83-Year-Old Climb Long Hills?
By Coach John Hughes RBR Reader Eli asks, “I have a local route where I have an option at one point to take #1 a continuous long climb or #2 a series of short steeper hills with flat sections between. The hills in option #2 are steeper than the continuous climb in option #1. I find option #1 wears me out and I have to dismount. I don't know what to make of this. Currently … [Read more...] about Anti-Aging: How Can an 83-Year-Old Climb Long Hills?