How to Clean & Disinfect Used Cycling Shoes – Budget Cycling

30 June, 2016

There’s a specific term of endearment that my in-laws have labeled me with: Cheapskate. On a recent trip to my LBS, my husband laughed when he saw me attempting to squeeze my size-8 foot into a size 7.5 carbon Pearl Izumi shoe. It had a supple upper, super stiffness, and a […]

How to Really Build a Budget Bike Repair Toolkit

17 June, 2015

Over the years, I’ve come across plenty of articles that claim to tell you how to build up your cycling toolkit for cheap. Somehow the word “cheap” stops recurring in the long list of “essential” bike repair bits and pieces. The truth is, there is no real way to build […]

The Trick to Getting Bike Grease Out of Your Jerseys & Shorts

20 August, 2015

I’m sitting here wearing a white shirt and somewhat expensive workout pants. I’m not bragging about how much I spend on my clothes, I’m telling you that they now sport grease smears and a fancy (very newbie looking), chainring tattoo. It’s never intentional that I wear white on a day […]

Best Online Black Friday Deals from Wiggle Cycling

3 November, 2017

OK. It’s official. Shopping season has arrived, and Christmas has encroached. But, hey, we’re done complaining about it–cuz there are some sweet Black Friday deals coming out from Wiggle. Including a Garmin Edge 100 for $275 So we’re starting off the Holidays with Wiggle Cycling’s online weekly deals leading up […]

Climbing with Angina – No Stupid Questions

Ask Alpha Ninja
20 November, 2014
Jimmer: “I have stable angina. Can I still cycle up steep hills?” Hey Jimmer! I’m really glad you asked this question because it seems that many people are too afraid to even try engaging in [...]
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