Triathlon Cycling

Garmin 1030 Edge Plus Review

We spent a couple months riding with the Garmin Edge 1030 Plus bike computer, both in road as well as gravel and off-road conditions. We came away impressed, but want to provide a full assessment for you. Here is what our experience told us. What ...

Cycling Cleats and Pedal Basics: SPD vs. Look vs. Speedplay vs. SPD-SL

Cycling enthusiasts have a way of making things a little overcomplicated, and you have a look no further than the pedal and cleat systems for a case-in-point.  Most cyclists (including us) are gear junkies and will tell you that each cleat and pedal ...

Floor Bike Tire Pump Buying Guide

After dropping 3-or-4 figures on a nice new road bike or time trial bike, you might think an accessory like a floor bike tire pump is an afterthought.  Don't. The ability to pump your bike's tires quickly and accurately should be a staple of your ...

Great Gravel Bike Races

Gravel bike races are becoming a popular outdoor event.  Folks who enjoy cycling have really taken to gravel bikes, and the natural next step is for them to find races and large events.  Anyone who has done a gravel bike race knows that they are ...

Avoiding Cars While Cycling

There's nothing quite like the feeling of freedom you get when you're cycling down a quiet road, the wind in your hair and the sun on your face. Unfortunately, you may only get this experience when there aren't many cars around. Cycling on busy ...

Best Triathlon Watches

There was a time when running or sports watches could only offer time and heart rate, and offered little additional value.  Thankfully, those times are long gone.  With the proliferation of GPS-enabled devices and better waterproofing, modern ...

Park Tool Bike Repair Stand Review

Park Tool bike repair stands should be on the short list for anyone considering a home bike mechanic stand.  They are some of the best on the market, and west gave them a first-hand test. We will talk more in a different piece about what to look ...

Bike Chain Lube Basics

Bike chain lube is a vital part of cycling.  If there are only two things you do regularly, you need to oil the chain and keep your tires inflated.  Those two things will solve a large chunk of possible cycling maintenance issues.   The good news ...

How to Find Good Bike Routes

There's nothing quite like the feeling of freedom that comes with hitting the open road or a scenic trail on a bicycle.  While the rise of indoor bike trainers and apps has growth like crazy in recent years, any cyclist will tell you that they are ...

Garmin Rally Power Meter Pedal Review

The Garmin Rally power meter pedal is a cycling gadget that any gear junkie is going to be intrigued by.  We were too, so we gave the pedals a 2-month test. Over many miles and many types of rides, here is what we thought: Overview and How We ...