Dina Hannah started commuting to work about 7 years ago as part of a commuter challenge sponsored by UTA in which ARUP Laboratories encouraged its employees to participate. As an admittedly “overweight, out-of-shape, middle-aged, ex-marching band clarinet player”, Dina has transformed her life through cycling.
Last February, looking to get out of the winter muck in Salt Lake, I took a trip down to the St. George/ Zion area to do some mountain biking with my wife. We met someone mountain biking that changed us forever.
By Steven Sheffield “Boring boring boring … Chaos! Chaos! Chaos!” This was how Competitive Cycling Racing Team director Gord Fraser described what can be a typical day in team car behind the professional peloton; especially on a long, hot, hilly day, like the first stage of the 2012 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah, presented […]
A cyclist was killed in Taylorsville at 2:30 am on Sunday, August 19th when he was hit by a 29-year-old man driving a Mazda sedan.
Okay. Let’s just agree that Lance was, as they say in the vernacular, juicing. It does seem from what we as the public have available that he probably was. But, I am not wading into that debate. Rather, for me the question is, where does that leave me as a big fan of professional bike racing?
This month I will explain how to use a gear chart to determine the total gear range on the bike and compare individual gear sizes. In addition, we will learn how to select a shifting pattern based on our available gear sizes in order to use those gears efficiently.
Getting back to the message for today, let’s focus on the benefits of a triathlete putting mind and body into the sport of cycling for performance gains as a triathlete. I believe in order to de-sensitize from the jabs and knocks of the sport-specific masters, we need to understand the root of the criticism, nurture those areas requiring special attention, embrace our differences, and then take on the challenges.