Which is better and can an armband replace your chest strap? .... mmm that depends...
Cold therapy has been a science for a while but often inconvenient for most. This is a review of Ice Legs the recovery aid
Multi-surface ride has a good amount of climbing and explores some great areas of WA close to Coyote Wall in the Oregon gorge.
Bike nutrition is essential to every cyclist, from the rookie to experienced. Some tips and a review of top choices
A revisit to a regular stomping grounds, this is the 2021 version of Circumnavigate mt.Hood via Vista Ridge. Basic stats: 86miles and a gain of 9000ft
A high airflow, top end, Specialized shoe designed for summer riding. This is my 3 month in use review.
Mainly a road ride, this one has been in my good books for a long time. A solid 80 miler starting near Scappoose Oregon, with challenging climbs and twisty descents, comes in with a sweet downhill finish.
I vividly remember a summer a many years ago that peaked my curiosity for recovery drinks. After a monumental ride one of the strong guys had some in the boot of his car, strange looking and fussy he chugged it down. At first I infrequently used drinks, and then years later I started using them... Continue Reading →
A nice clean chain and pulley wheels really help the drivetrain. It has often entered my mind that bike components should be engineering for easy cleaning to promote life and performance. I had noticed in the past that some groups are easier to clean than others. Was it because they were trying to remove materials... Continue Reading →
If you're like me then getting the most out of your training is key, and nonchalantly jumping on the bike isn't going to do it justice when you are looking deep for those real gains not "bro gains". After many years of training I have found some important things to consider and things that work.... Continue Reading →
To make a direct connection to your Kickr because you keep dropping the wireless signal, sure I kinda get it, this device connects your kickr directly to your router avoiding any wifi issues. But $100 I totally don't get for something so simple and contain such a little amount of inexpensive components. Compatibility with only... Continue Reading →
Today's inside training / riding inside is a lot more complex than it used to be for me. Software, hardware, ERG modes, etc... if you are like me, then one of the last things on your mind when getting into indoor training is fans! Recent changes to the amount of indoor training I was doing... Continue Reading →
This one turned out really nice I think. Pete will be very happy with this B-Roll toolroll living on his black specialized diverge.
I was on a cold cold gravel ride a few months ago and it got my brain thinking about what I could have done different, how I could have improved things, felt better and gone longer. Suffering is fine and we all do it in some way or another at times in our sport of... Continue Reading →
A quick post for users of latex inner tubes. Using this method, I fixed latex inner tubes and its proven out with 5 months on the road, no problem. What you need A donor latex tubeSharp scissors or knife.Regular vulcanizing glue / patch glue Method Find the hole, this can be tricky and harder than... Continue Reading →
With an abundance of refinement comes the 3rd generation sock waterproof sock. The construction / makeup of the sock are somewhat similar, but the product outcome is a lot better and delivers on its promise. I was a little skeptical at first, having used the first generation sock which was a strange feeling of a... Continue Reading →
For the longest time I found it really Strange that Strava deleted bluetooth from their mobile app. It seemed to cut off a lot of runners and cyclists from expanding what they do. They had a lot of lame excuses at the time, as to the reasons why, but the good news its back! and... Continue Reading →
I have been a big fan of Wahoo ever since I got frustrated with awful user interfaces of Garmin (years past). Just the other night I was looking at Garmin's multi-sport wrist devices with my eye on something that is better for my runs than just my iphone. This morning I get a great e... Continue Reading →
We are heading into that time of the year when it can be a little more difficult to get outside. Perhaps you don't have quite the right gear, or you live in a place where you cannot clean your bike easily, or maybe its just too risky weather wise to ride outside. These are all... Continue Reading →