Bicycle Maintenance and Riding by “Feel”: Know Thy Steed(s)

Originally posted on Fit Recovery:
Over the winter I had a new chain put on the Venge.  I also took the steering assembly (head set) apart, had it cut down then cleaned it up, lubed it and put the front end back together.  I also completely cleaned and lubed every component on the bike that could need…

SRAM Recalls Zipp Bicycle Quick Releases Due to Crash and Injury Hazards

Originally posted on Recreation Law:
http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/SRAM-Recalls-Zipp-Bicycle-Quick-Releases/ Recall Summary Name of Product: Zipp® bicycle quick releases Hazard: The quick releases can fail to engage in the closed position, posing crash and injury hazards to the rider. Remedy: Replace Consumers should immediately stop using any bicycles equipped with the recalled quick releases and contact SRAM or their…

To ‘Bit’ or not to ‘Bit’? (Guest Post)

FIT IS A FEMINIST ISSUE by Ange B A few weeks or so back I was wondering whether an activity tracker would be a worthwhile purchase. I am generally wary or gadgets and so, when I first heard about these new super-charged pedometers my initial thoughts were that they appeared to be yet another way…

Cycling is Not Expensive! Well…

Originally posted on Fit Recovery:
I stumbled on a search query a few days ago that led someone to my site that bummed me out a bit: “Cycling is expensive” There is no doubt that cycling can be expensive; some avid cyclists can drop $10,000-$20,000 on one bike, let alone all of the necessary equipment…

Garmin Edge 1000

Originally posted on Power Meter Cyclist:
The garmin edge 1000 is garmin’s top of the range gps cycling computer as I’m sure you know. It was released in early 2014. In December, I got myself this computer and have been trading it since. I was sceptical about buying this computer because of the price and…