Master the Hill!


Master the Hill!

It’s a sad fact but cyclists have to battle with one nemesis in particular: gravity. Usually this takes the form of a hill, the steepness of which is directly proportional to one’s fatigue. Most cyclists would agree that they do not like hills but since they are...
Vitamins & Minerals for Athletes


Vitamins & Minerals for Athletes

  Vitamins and minerals serve hundreds of functions in the human body. We can’t live without them! Fortunately, vitamins and minerals are found in a wide variety of foods. Can you get the nutrients you need for training and competition from the foods you eat? Yes! The...
Flat-Fix & Roadside Repair


Flat-Fix & Roadside Repair

Safety Check Before you Ride: Steering Headset loose? Stem loose? Bar end plugs? Brakes: Should grip quickly and easily Do they feel stiff or gritty when applied? Are brake pads worn down? Loose? Cable condition: are they rusting? frayed? Brake pads aligned correctly...


Nutrition Tips

By Brian Farr When the rides get longer and the weather is hotter it’s crucial to eat and hydrate properly. It’s important to take a sports drink formula with you when on the training rides and on the ride itself. If you’re drinking only water while riding you are not...