Awkward Roadie Tries Carbon Shoes

14 September, 2017

I wanted to start taking cycling seriously, so I decided I needed carbon soled cycling shoes. I had read that the stiff soles increase your power transfer by 30%. Since I was riding a lot slower on the old Salvation Army Schwinn bike than I wanted to, I figured that […]

How Fast Can You Climb On A Heavy Bike?

5 September, 2017

In this day of lighter and lighter components, tiny gains in aerodynamics, and the race to toss extra poundage from our bikes (this flat-fixing kit is just SO HEAVY), what part does the bike’s engine play in a cyclist’s ability to go fast? Well, Castelli, Obra, and Biketown got together […]

Is This The Future Of Hub Design? – Rotor Releases RVOLVER

25 August, 2017

You know that hub you’ve got laced to your wheels right now? It’s now officially lame thanks to Rotor’s newest release: RVOLVER™. Why, you ask? Basically RVOLVER™ works by disengaging the ratchet ring from the hub’s radial and angular pawls when you stop pedaling. In English, that means there’s a […]

How Should Cycling Jerseys Fit?

Ask Alpha Ninja
6 May, 2016
Matt: “I’m making the jump from workout shirts to a bike jersey, but I don’t know what size to buy. How should cycling jerseys fit? Do you have any recommendations for brands?” Cool. I like [...]
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