Training Specificity Throughout the Year

Training Specificity Throughout the Year

By Sarah Kaufmann – Fall is here in the west and it is one of the best times of the year for riding. Temperatures come down, the foliage is beautiful, if you enjoy mountain bike riding, the dirt is perfect, and you are probably carrying great fitness from a summer of training. If you are preparing […]

A Guide to Cycling Pedals

A Guide to Cycling Pedals

By John Higgins – Cycling pedals are taken for granted by experienced cyclists and viewed with trepidation by new cyclists. What is their function and role, how do you choose a pedal system, and what do you need to know about using them and looking after them? In the Summer 2019 issue, I touched on pedal […]

Off Season Nutrition: What Does Eating Clean Mean to You?

Off Season Nutrition: What Does Eating Clean Mean to You?

By Breanne Nalder, MS, RDN, PLAN7 Endurance Coaching Dietitian and Nutrition Coach — Isn’t Fall wonderful? We have the residual summer fitness and gorgeous weather to ride in and enjoy. But let’s face it, winter is coming… the time of year when the food becomes comforting, riding time likely diminishes due to weather and schedules and […]

Why Ride a Recumbent Bicycle?

Why Ride a Recumbent Bicycle?

By Martin Neunzert –  You are out riding for the day with a good friend. You are on your recumbent trike and she is on her diamond frame bike. You notice her pedals match yours, so you ask, “Do you want to try the trike for a while?” What happens next? You get to ask: […]

Report: City Bike Stress Rankings

Report: City Bike Stress Rankings

By Charles Pekow – How much is your city doing to help you bike to work? Researchers at the Center for Transportation Studies at the University of Minnesota looked at bicycle infrastructure in the nation’s 50 largest cities and ranked them according to the stress involved in biking to work. The report gave all cities two […]