Ask the Coach: Explain Lactate Threshold, Lactic Acid and Cramping
By Coach John Hughes
RBR Reader Maude asks, “Over the past several years, there has been considerable discussion that lactic acid buildup is NOT responsible for cramping and after-exercise muscle pain. Yet you and other publications continue to use “lactate threshold” as some sort of line in the sand. I’d like to see an article discussing this area.” Read more . Your Bike Cleaning Tips & Product Suggestions
Jim’s Tech Talk
There was a lot of interest in last week’s Tech Talk titled How to Keep Your Bike Clean . Notice that the title wasn’t “How to Clean Your Bike,” however it did include a video showing how to do that.
That’s because it’s easier to clean a bike regularly than to clean it rarely. And the point of the article was to never let your pride and joy go so long without a wash that it becomes a grimy mess. Read more . HandleStash Handlebar Bag and Stem Bag – Quick Review
By Sheri Rosenbaum HandleStash was inspired by spilled coffee while cruising the beach in southern California. Adam, the creator of HandleStash, was trying to carry a coffee while riding and had nowhere to put it. The coffee kept jumping and splashing on every bump. Read more . Being Active Can Help to Prevent Cancer By Gabe Mirkin, M.D. It is established that a regular exercise program is associated with reduced incidence of heart attacks and some […]