2015 “Buy Yourself a Gift” Guide

It’s tough to buy gifts for a cyclist.  Most of the time we purchase what we want long before a birthday or the holiday season rolls around.  In the event you’re feeling under-appreciated or exhausted from shopping for others, this gift guide is for you.  Featuring products available from the venerable Kinetic Cycles in Sacramento, here are my 5 favorite cycling picks from 2015.

Should Cyclists Be Concerned About Their Bone Density?

The low impact nature of cycling is one of its greatest attributes.  Cycling offers fitness and competition while nearly eliminating the impact found in other high intensity sports. If you’re nursing aches and pains from the glory days, cycling can be a refuge.  While less impact might be good for joints, it can be bad for bones [1] .

3 Keys to a Great Off-Season: Getting to Know Your Garmin

As you transition toward the “off-season”, you might be trying to answer this question.  “How do I maintain a decent level of fitness and still remain fresh and motivated throughout next season”?

In this article we’ll examine 3 strategies to help with the “off-season” question while exploring how your Garmin can make training more fun and less mentally draining.