Rules of Country Riding

The following tips (or rather: must haves) will prevent you from becoming severely inconvenienced ...

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Training Tips: Cycling with your Cycle

Boys Beware! This is about to get knee-deep in girly talk, so consider yourself forewarned! For years I would periodically worry that, for some unknown reason; all my strength had gone, maybe I was sick, over-trained, or that I was suddenly and mysteriously out of shape. I would FREAK out! Because I’m ‘type A’ and … Continue reading Training Tips: Cycling with your Cycle

Training Tips | Riding in Rolling Hills

Ah, the scenery, the challenge, and the thrills! Love ‘em or hate ‘em: it’s important for every cyclist to become comfortable or at least acquainted with riding what most cyclist call The Rollers (aka: 'hills' - not indoor training!). Here’s a few tips from someone that has gone from being a hater to a lover. … Continue reading Training Tips | Riding in Rolling Hills

Battling the Wind

No, I’m not reminiscing about the occurrences after binge-eating Mexican food. What I'm talking about here is REAL wind... you know the pushy, back-talking, grabby atmospheric stuff that you sometimes encounter during your training ride. The wind that trashes your mph average and leaves you frustrated, sore, and exhausted. Or it can, it depends on … Continue reading Battling the Wind