Martin conducted a study using 60 racers of all skill levels. He would vary crank length in 15mm increments, both longer and shorter. His findings showed that there was no power difference from one length to another, but that oxygen uptake was always better with shorter cranks.
The violin school is also known for its bicycles: with 28 students and no free parking, it’s home to a healthy community of student bike commuters, as evidenced by the collection regularly locked up out front.
The best thing about my job is interacting with customers and figuring out what geometry/parts/setup is going to make them happiest.
In the quest to improve performance, cyclists often place an emphasis on improving the power-to-weight ratio (power: weight), which is measured by the amount of power (watts) one is able to generate per pound or kilogram of body weight.
You won’t find a $10,000 triathlon bike or a Pro Tour worthy speedster at Robert Hamlin Bicycles. But if you’re looking for a custom build that will have you cruising over gravel roads on bike expeditions, this might be your go-to bike shop.
Did you know there is a town in New Mexico called Pie Town that offers an apple pie with chili pepper and piñon nuts?
On Saturday, March 23, riders from Utah, Colorado, and Nevada lined up in the early morning cold to sign in for the first event of the 2013 Tour Del Sol—the Time Trial (TT). The forecast promised a mild day of warmth and sunshine but the sun hadn’t worked its magic yet.
Well, St. Patty’s Day is not really the topic of this month’s column, but my birthday is. Or at least, the fact that I just had a birthday and turned 62. And that brings me to my real topic: Getting older. And frankly, that really is not fun.
I strolled into a Walgreen’s pharmacy with my giant teammate Tom Zirbel late Saturday night ahead of the recent USPRO Championships in Greenville, SC looking for knee-high pantyhose.
the sickening sound one often hears when the impact of a body hitting the ground is so great, air is forced from the lungs. Ouch. Just seconds before, I was sailing along on my newly built ride, but I was brought to a quick halt. The sauntering couple in the park, along with their small dog, had somehow managed to take up all ten feet of pathway.