Practice makes perfect. Learn how to do this at home before you need to do it on the road.
Adjust your handlebars for more riding comfort.
Oh what a mess it can be! Here’s a cleaner outlook.
Why are there so many gears and what do they all do for you?
The short and simple way to keep it clean.
The plot thickens. Taking what was learned in Part 1 and putting it to work here.
What goes through a bicycle designer’s head when she starts to engineer a new product?
Learn about bicycle design practices. Why are seat angles and head angles within a certain range? What about bottom bracket heights? Lots to talk about.
Learn the lingo so you can talk the talk.
Your bicycle tires have a lot to tell you. Here’s how to find it.
Paracyclist Shelley Gautier of Canada is aiming for the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. She’s currently ranked first in the UCI world standings. The training is long and arduous, but Shelley has an incredible attitude and amazing spirit and grace. She surely will be atop the podium in 2012! Listen Here
In a wonderful twist of fate, I turn the microphone over to Jacquie Phelan and she interviews me. She thinks I have an interesting story. Thanks for the opportunity to be myself! Listen Here
Jacquie Phelan. Who hasn’t heard of her? Her palmarès includes everything from NORBA championships, Bicycling (mountain and road) Hall of Fame inductee and founder of the Women’s Mountain Bike & Tea Society (WOMBATS). On the eve of her 55th birthday, she tells it like it is, in true Phelan style, about cycling and life. Listen […]
Jan Heine, the editor of Bicycle Quarterly, discusses bikes that plane. According to Jan, “These bikes get in sync with our pedal strokes and are easier to pedal long distances. The range of useful cadences is wider on these bikes, making them easier to accelerate.” The concept is not new, but Jan has examined it […]
This podcast is with Jan Heine, randonneur and editor of “Bicycle Quarterly”. In it, we talk about the connection between comfort and speed on a bicycle. For sure, fitting properly on the bike is essential, but did you know your tires play a huge role in your comfort? In this podcast, we’ll give you reason […]
These four over-sixty women who are enjoying riding more than ever will inspire you. The bicycle truly is a friend for life. Have you ever thought you might outgrow your love for cycling? Or that it’s too late to take up the sport? Never say never. These four over-sixty women who are enjoying riding more […]
Natalie Ramsland, of Sweetpea Bicycles, has been building bike frames for women since 2005. She’s a rare breed and has a great story to tell. Listen Here
Join me for a delightful and informative discussion with Richard Schwinn about steel. Where it went, where it is and where it’s going in bicycle frames. Listen Here
Graeme Street of the Cyclo-CLUB talks about why your current “healthy nutrition” regime may be keeping you from losing body fat. How you can fix this and why your fueling strategy may be slowing down your rate of weight loss. Listen Here
Mark Newton, a physiologist with Gore Bike Wear discusses the ins and outs of regulating body temperature. How often do you put off going for a bike ride because you don’t like the discomfort of being cold? Are your male friends perfectly happy in shorts and tees while you have on fleece and lined jeans? […]