Tori’s Tips :: Bike Cleaning 101 – Suds It Up

Tori’s Tips :: Bike Cleaning 101 – Suds It Up

A bucket of soapy dish water, large sponge, dish brush and hose (on a low shower setting) are all you need to keep your frame shiny and new. Keep the bike rubber side down and pay special attention to the rim’s braking surface. By Tori Bortman – Gracie’s...
Virtual Coach Pushes Rider to Higher Elevations

Virtual Coach Pushes Rider to Higher Elevations

I’m not competitive. I take that back. I’ve never been competitive in anything but schoolwork. If I could earn As—or even better, set grade curves—I would. Partially because I knew I could. But sports? Not so much. I’ve always been active but when it comes to winning...

Lets Talk Compression

Training for an endurance event often requires workouts on consecutive days or even within one day. During peak training periods you may find yourself having a difficult time recovering between subsequent training sessions, which in turn decreases their quality. I...

Ride Food :: Allen Lim’s Rice Cakes

Do me a favor…pick up one of your go-to energy bars for bike rides or other endurance activities and read the ingredient label. With a few exceptions, I can guess three things about your bar (1) it contains some ingredients that you cannot pronounce or are...

Built To Fit :: Interview With Master Bike Fitter Chris Soden

When we say “Built to Fit” we literally mean, built to fit. For our GBL CX bike we consulted with Master Bike Fitter Chris Soden of Boulder, Colorado. Chris is the owner of Pro Peloton Cyclery, a boutique shop that specializes in custom bikes and top notch...