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The One Big Mac I Can Live With

I recently received an email from a colleague asking me about the Mac Air I purchased last year. I zipped an email off to him and I thought I would share my comments with anyone that might be interested. I … Continue reading

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How to beat gravity on your bike

I rode Stage 7 of the Amgen Tour of California again this year, and it was tougher because I had a lot fewer miles in my legs and much less climbing. Here’s a good article I found on BikeRadar about … Continue reading

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Are thieves watching your bike rides?

I just recently received an email describing how thieving are locating and stealing expensive bicycles by tracking the start and end points bicycle rides on Garmin Connect. I actually use Strava.com, so I did a quick vulnerability check. What I … Continue reading

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It’s all about Power to Weight

Train to Gain? Power, that is. I just received an email about Matt Fitzgerald’s book, and I must say that I’m a believer. I actually have the complete book, Racing Weight, and am working my way through it. I’m taking … Continue reading

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Stretching the Legs of my Elite T-Class Time Trial Bike

How to win a free pair of Sock Guy cycling socks Today was my first ride of 2012 on Zonker, my time trial bike. I posted this morning on my Strava.com profile [http://strava.com/athletes/robertwhess] that I’ll send a free pair of … Continue reading

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How to get moving. Really fast!

How to get moving from a standing start – really fast! I spent Friday and Saturday evening at the LA Velodrome watching the US Elite National Track Championships and saw some really great riding and racing. I’ve always been interested … Continue reading

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How fast do you climb? King of the Mountain Jerseys

Would you like to have one of these great looking King of the Mountain jersey? The Prostate Cancer Awareness Project is pleased to be working with Primal Wear, our clothing partner, to create a kit that looks great and raises … Continue reading

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Technorati Blog Claim

D23U5SP5MBDW Hi everyone. This post is just to formally link this blog to my Technorati account. Prostate Cancer Pony Express Are you registered yet as a Virtual Rider for our September 18th prostate cancer ride to Washington, DC? http://bit.ly/ProstateCancerPonyExpress2011

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In the Mood for Electronic Shifting on Your Bike?

How to Get the Jump on Your Buds in that Sprint Shimano introduced electronic shifting in its Dura Ace line several years ago but I think it was just a bit too pricey for most people. Shimano has now released … Continue reading

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Pursuit Training at LA Velodrome

Will 18 Seconds Per Lap be Enough? If you’ve been following my posts, you know that six of us 60+ guys are working to make a run at pursuit gold in Trexlertown next month. Track racing is a boutique sport, … Continue reading

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