Deciding what to wear while cycling in inclement weather is tricky. It can take a lot of trial and error to get it dialed, but riding in most conditions is A LOT more comfortable once you know how to dress. It’s a horrible feeling when you went through the painstaking process to figure out what to wear last year, but you wrote nothing down so you spend the first few rides of each season miserable. I’m here to tell you about a system I’ve honed that could help you out. The picture above is me, sitting in the car after Read More
I pedaled ahead, and Little Man kept dinging his bike bell 3 times, what he had declared as his “I want to go home” signal. I shouted back to him, too bad, you promised, we are NOT turning around here. I sighed and was waiting for him to start yelling or whining. Instead …
What can you do to modify the fit of a bicycle you already own? What can you change for comfort?
Here are two other bike measurements that can dramatically affect how far away the bars feel when you’re sitting on the bike — stack and reach.
Frame size unfortunately means almost NOTHING when selecting a bike. Read more to find out what numbers are a little more reliable when making a bike purchase.
When I was a brand new cyclist, I didn’t dare show up to a ride if I thought there was a chance I’d get dropped. I thought that getting dropped meant I was failing; now, I embrace getting dropped. Here’s why.
I’m determined to keep pushing myself forward and not letting suggested limitations or timelines hold me back. I will listen to and respect my body but push when I am able, but now is not the time to give up. I’m just getting started.
A few people asked how I survive long trainer rides, so I wrote about the general things I think about as well as what I specifically did last weekend on an indoor 3+ hour, 50 mile ride.
How to build your own PVC bike rack: a blog including plans, specs, and final results
This post covers how I train for “long distance” or multi-day rides, covering training plans, nutrition, gear, and recovery!