In California we are less likely to not experience an abundance of rain, however being prepared for winter means you can keep your cycling schedule and head out in the rain. Here are some tips to keep in mind: You can put a rain cover over your bike helmet but avoid wearing a hood that covers [...]
The holidays are a great excuse to buy yourself and your bike some presents, and of course buy stuff for friends and family who like to ride too. PURCHASE UNIQUE MADE ITEMS FROM ETSY: OUTDOOR BIKE STORAGE When you’re done riding, store your bicycle in one these great working storage units. It can be [...]
What is the single biggest mistake cyclists make in their training program? We asked a top Cycling Coach and his answer may surprise you
In a recent interview with Coach Dave Jordaan aka CyberCycleCoach we asked him what the single biggest mistake cyclists make in their training programs? His answer: Riding too, hard too much or in his words “You have To Go Slow To Go Fast”. Dave bases his ‘Power Meter Based Cycling’ programs on pure science by [...]
Don’t let a flat tire take the air out of your ride. Tips on how to prevent a flat tire. Follow these simple steps to prevent punctures.
1. CHECK THE PRESSURE: Low tire pressure is one of the most common causes of flats. As a general rule you need enough pressure to prevent pinch flats AND remain comfortable on your ride. Road tires around 100 to 105 psi Mountain bike tires around 30 to 50 psi 2. All Weather Tires and/or Regular tires with TIRE LINERS: Continental Gatorskins, Specialized Roubaix and similar tires are a little [...]
Heat stroke occurs after prolonged exposure to high temperatures. It often occurs in people who are also dehydrated, causing the body’s temperature regulation system to fail. Someone with heat stroke has a core body temperature of at least 105 F, along with symptoms related to the central nervous system. Workers at risk of heat stress [...]
This article posted to Trucking Truth really shows how difficult the rules, regulations, and expectations are for drivers to deal with. As I write this, I am sitting cozy in my jammies (Dee grins every time I say jammies) in the sleeper cabin while munching on a sandwich from Subway. While Dee decided to brave [...]