Category: General

Bicycling Strong 302 – Speed vs. Roses

Ride Strong – Either Way Works Some of our strong rides in Oregon Columbia River Gorge, Rhode Island, California, Florida and Kansas City (yes, even KC). If the ride is about Speed vs. Roses, my wife, will, invariably, chose roses.  On occasion, however,  she will consider bursts of speed...

Incredibly Good, Bad, Ugly x 5

An Incredibly Mixed Bag Of Emotions On  A Single Ride The Incredibly Good: Feeling great, weather great, riding the route you want. The Bad: Scattered thundershowers enter into the picture.   Or, maybe not The Ugly: You and your bicycle with all the mud splatter. The Good: Beating “you know...

Compendium – 4 Reasons, 7 Oblique Exercises & More

Compendium – 4 Reasons, 7 Oblique Exercises & More 4 Research-Backed Reasons Why You Should Exercise for Stress Relief Working out has been touted as a tension-busting strategy many times.  Here’s why it’s true. 7 Oblique Exercises That’ll Strengthen Your Core in Just 7 Minutes If  you want stability...

Evil Cars vs. Courteous Cyclists

Or Evil Cyclists, Courteous Cars? Courteous Cyclists Would Be My Preference but often, riding with groups, I find fault with my peers . . . often for not riding single file when there is traffic. The error does not all lie with the motorless two wheel riders, however. The...

Start Your Ride With 15 People. Return Alone

Start Your Ride With 15 People & Painstakingly Return Alone Dash out of the starting point about  2-3 miles faster than the maximum ride pace.  Two of your riders decide to go off at their own pace.  You may tell them you will slow down, but they won’t believe...

Absolute, Ironclad, Flexible? Rules For Cycling During Covid19 Pandemic.

When riding during with Covid19, there are important things to remember, or not. These are ironclad rules, with unlimited exceptions.  They are absolute, with a high degree of flexibility.  Huh? You Are Leaving Brooklyn, Pay Attention SHOULD YOU  RIDE ALONE DURING THE PANDEMIC?  DO YOU NEED A MASK? You...

Riding With Covid19

This Is A Strange Time When We Go Riding With Covid19 All Around Groups of one No Pace lines You can go at whatever pace you want No mask, when you ride alone*, as it is two hard to breath Shorter rides, especially for the women as most rest...