Reflections on crashing

Why did I fall over on (a recent) Sunday - some thoughts. Read More...

Always wear your gloves

I reinforced learning on several valuable ideas when I fell off. Read More...

Eternal headwinds

How can you spend 3 hours riding into a headwind…




…only to turn around and get a headwind most of the way home too? Read More...

The importance of being even

The human body is bilaterally symmetrical, but it takes work to keep the left and the right even. Read More...

M786 clutch

Shimano rear derailleurs now have a clutch mechanism in them that aids keeping the chain on the chainring in rough terrain. Read More...

Training for cadence

The Cycling Australia level 2 coaching course is a far-ranging discussion of fairly advanced cycling ideas (technology, physiology, etc). I had a really good discussion with a friend who just completed his L2. We talked about cadence. Read More...

Here we go again...

When I started ITTs, the fast way was hands together in front of face. That's the preferred position once again. Read More...

M780 brake squeal

In the house we have 5 bikes with M780 brakes. They have a tendency to squeal. Read More...

The value of the undershirt

For years I have been telling my riders about the value of wearing an undershirt.


I got a chance to prove it on Sunday. Read More...