Comfort Road Cycling Guide

Many people think road cycling has to be uncomfortable and is only for racing.  This isn’t the case as road bikes can be ridden comfortably for long rides even if you aren’t the most athletic or flexible.  Here are some helpful tips for comfortable road bike riding. Bike All road bikes aren’t the same, someContinue reading “Comfort Road Cycling Guide”

Great Cycling Road Races

Grand Tour The Grand Tour is the combination of 3 stage races: Tour de France, Giro d’Italia, and Vuelta a Espana.  They are all 3-week races with daily stages.  Over 23 days there are 21 stages with 2 days of rest.  Tour de France – takes place in France of course and is the mostContinue reading “Great Cycling Road Races”

List of the greatest and most influential cyclists of all time

Here is a list of great cyclists, great racers and influential riders.  List is in chronological order. Gentullio Campagnolo An Italian amateur cyclist who never got to be a great pro, but he was still very influential.  He is the inventor of the quick release skewer which has been used for decades of racing.  HeContinue reading “List of the greatest and most influential cyclists of all time”

How to get into road cycling on the cheap

If you are wanting to get into road cycling you’ve probably noticed it can be quite expensive.  Super expensive if you started out with great everything.  And if you are frugal, you might be thinking it’s just too expensive.  Well, I want to give you some tips on how to get into it on theContinue reading “How to get into road cycling on the cheap”

How To Stop Numb Hands When Cycling on Road Bike

Getting numb hands when riding is a pretty common issue with road bikes.  You might just think it’s normal and you just need to build your endurance or lose weight or wear padded gloves.  That might help, but I think you really need to change your bike fit.  I’ve been looking for the answer forContinue reading “How To Stop Numb Hands When Cycling on Road Bike”

Cheap DIY Rocker Plate for Wahoo Kickr Snap

It’s getting cold here again as winter approaches and that means I’m doing most of my riding indoors.  I use Zwift which makes indoor riding fun, but my body has never been able to handle indoor so well.  Because the bike doesn’t move it is much harsher on my lower region and I will getContinue reading “Cheap DIY Rocker Plate for Wahoo Kickr Snap”

Beginners guide to faster bike riding on a budget

Here are some great tips for faster cycling: Ride in a more aero position  Try to ride in a lower and more aero position, aerodynamics greatly effects your speed.  This will be easier with a drop bar bike, but you should be able to do it with any bike.  Don’t go so low that yourContinue reading “Beginners guide to faster bike riding on a budget”

Best bikes for a bad back

If you suffer from back pain, you might still be able to enjoy cycling.  If your current bike makes your back sore, you can make adjustments to the fit.  There are also different types of bikes that are easier on the back.  Unless you have a specific injury that damaged your back, you could alsoContinue reading “Best bikes for a bad back”

Cycling on the wrong side of the road Meme

When cycling you should always ride the direction of traffic for yours and others safety.  There are many reasons why you have to do this. Reasons why cyclists ride in the same direction of traffic Legally Most states have laws stating that cyclists need to ride with the direction of traffic.  If there is someContinue reading “Cycling on the wrong side of the road Meme”