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6 Reasons Why Slam Post Riding Position Is So Much More Comfortable!November 28th, 2017  7:55 pm

The “Slam Post” riding position is one type of bike position you will see many riders riding nowadays. Many a casual observer may look at the “Slam Post” riding position and think, “Whoa, that must be uncomfortable,” but it really isn’t. First off though, what is the “Slam Post” riding position? “Slam Post” Riding Position […]


Bike FitOctober 26th, 2017  7:52 pm

Bike Fit is one of the hot topics in cycling. It’s also one of the things that people feel they need to go visit some “fit guru,” so they can get their bike fit, but this is really not the case. The KEY Aspects of Bike Fit Here are some key points to help you […]


Getting up Early to Train!October 10th, 2017  6:01 am

This morning I got up at 4:00 a.m. to get training before going to school. (I work as a teacher) The body was a little resistant to waking up that early but got going and began to pedal smoothly. The plan for this next month is to just ride easy to get back into riding […]


Setting Saddle Height for the Trainer Ride TomorrowOctober 9th, 2017  8:04 pm

I haven’t trained much lately. Tomorrow morning though, I plan to get up early and get back at it on the trainer. I’ve prepared to do this by shaving my beard. That’s right, it’s gone. It was too hot for the trainer and it needed to go as I needed to get serious with my […]


Crank Length TheoriesJune 14th, 2017  9:26 pm

There are a bunch of crank length theories out there. One of the most popular is Kirby Palm’s crank length theory. He advocates determining crank length based on a proportion of leg length. Yes, you have to use a little math to determine your crank length. The Math Behind the Kirby Palm Theory He says […]


Active Recovery and The Non-Broken SaddleJune 14th, 2017  8:19 pm

A positive from today was that I didn’t break my saddle during yesterday’s ride. Instead what had happened was the post slipped so the nose was tilted way down. I corrected that and began my 70-minute recovery ride. The Recovery Ride As soon as I started the ride I knew it was going to be […]