Getting ready for your big event

How to avoid many of the problems that people have before a big event. When to have your bike “tuned” before the event Have your bike checked several weeks in advance. Avoid the common mistake of waiting until a week before your event to have your bike checked and or repaired and then blame the […]

How to toughen up your rear for a long tour

How does one deal with saddle pain on a long ride? In this tip Victor talks about saddle discomfort. How to deal with different types of saddle soreness. Bruising ( how to deal with bone bruising) Saddle sores and chafing Choosing the correct cycling shorts  

Get Your Einstein On

We all know that riding a bike is a great way to get you into that amazing zen-like state.  You know, kind of like that vibe that our guru friend Victor is always giving off.  Well, sometimes it’s easy to get caught up in your training, stressed out by traffic, or simply having your mind […]

Who Are You Competing For?

It’s only natural that once you see yourself improving on the bike and getting stronger, that you’ll be interested in competing.  Sure it is.  But in this quick tip from Darryl, he recommends that you ask yourself who you are competing for. It’s easy to start doing something for the wrong reasons, which can often […]

Addressing neck and shoulder pain with position

Don’t let cycling be a pain in the neck One of the most common problems riders have is neck and shoulder pain. In this tip Victors touches on some of the main causes and a few very simple things you can do to improve your comfort. He also shares a simple test to help determine […]