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July 30, 2018

With the Tour now over, here is a quick way to experience the spectacle in less than ten minutes. You can also go back into the YouTube playlist and watch stage highlights, interviews, and other interesting parts of this year's Tour. 

Next, we have a video that explains...

July 29, 2018

Here is a great ride that you can get the GPX or cue sheets from my Ride with GPS account. CLICK HERE.

This ride by the numbers:

Distance:46.5 mi

Elevation:1161ft

Estimated Time: 3 hours

This ride will take you from Delaware Park and led you down Richmond through the Elmwoo...

July 27, 2018

I guess maybe I am losing it, buying another helmet, but I really love the Suomy Gun Wind helmet that I bought this spring. I have so many helmets that just don't quite fit right, but the Gun Wind was perfect. When I saw the cheaper Suomy Sfera aero helmet, I saw it as...

July 24, 2018

The last item in the beginner series has to be about lubing your chain. We have covered just about every other important topic: handling the bike, riding in traffic, air pressure, and basic training ideas. Maintaining your drivetrain is essential for every cyclist, and...

July 23, 2018

Hope you had a good weekend riding, racing, and having fun. I actually spend the weekend recovering and enjoying some much needed family time. Here are some great training videos to get your fitness a boost. These fit right in with our beginner series, so I thought I w...

July 20, 2018

We have been working on getting you on the bike, and now we are trying to have some fun and get you fit at the same time. There are a million plans and ways to go about getting fit, but we are going to take it simple and use our mantra: "make your easy rides easier and...

July 19, 2018

“We do not rise to the level of our expectations. We fall to the level of our training.”
~ Archilochus

Training variation is a key to success

Today let's look at two factors that really control any training (on or off the bike) that we do: duration and intensity.

You can...

July 18, 2018

Okay, you have been bearing with me for days, and now you are actually going out on the road. You know how to get the bike ready, and you practiced some skills off road. Today, let's look at where to go, how to try to track what you accomplish, and how to put it to goo...

July 17, 2018

So now that you have your bike, a couple items you need for riding, and a desire to ride, you need to get out there. Luckily, getting out is the easiest part, but here are a few skills to learn and practice before hitting the roadway or bike path.

Skills for the road, p...

July 16, 2018

Riding a good route is always lots of fun, and by good route I mean one that has good options. The routes I ride have lots of options for workouts and adding mileage. They also have spots to stop for supplies, air, drinks, and nutrition. Today, I want to share a good s...

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