Feel Rough? Go FULL HARDCORE Cycling with a Chest Cold!
Um... Well kind of but not really, lol. Basically, is it okay to go riding with a chest cold?

Feel Rough? Go FULL HARDCORE Cycling with a Chest Cold!

Since adopting my program of measures to ditch the asthma, there's only one thing that can still have me reach for the inhaler and that's the acute period of the chest cold. The need for the inhaler isn't inevitable nor are the severity of the symptoms, but the chest cold itself, yup that's…

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Hey, You CHEATING on Strava or Zwift? A 101 of CHEAT-CYCLING
Oops, I must have accidentally entered the wrong weight. And gender. And fitness level

Hey, You CHEATING on Strava or Zwift? A 101 of CHEAT-CYCLING

So I've had cause recently to consider the motivations behind cheating in cycling. I noticed an unrecognized new Strava segment along a route I've ridden many times. On checking to see whereabouts marked its start and end points - turns out it's a short stretch of nothing much - I happened to notice…

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What are some NUMB-FREE SEATS to Cycle with PROSTATE Diffs?
Solid wooden saddles, probably not! Just kidding, this is one of my carved lasts for a leather saddle resto job :)

What are some NUMB-FREE SEATS to Cycle with PROSTATE Diffs?

Following from my Prostate 101 article, I wanted to put forward a few saddle ideas that don't work against us as cyclists. Hello, Dear Reader and welcome! I'm glad you're here. We're all well aware I'm sure of some saddles' abilities to cause numbness, in some cases pain on or around the perineal…

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Cycling CAUSES Prostate Cancer? Huh? Cyclists + Prostate 101
Prostate and cycling, it needn't get medical when common sense prevails. Read on...

Cycling CAUSES Prostate Cancer? Huh? Cyclists + Prostate 101

Maybe, as an active cyclist you just like to keep yourself informed, or maybe, like me, you're in the 50+ age group that seems to be the hard target for prostate risk campaigns in various media. Or maybe you're directly affected by prostate issues or cancer. If so, you're not alone. Stats for…

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Bicycle Gears for Dummies? Click Thru This IN-DEPTH GUIDE
Don't let it happen to you! Get wise to bicycle gears right here... Oh, and Nathan's injuries weren't as horribly catastrophic as they appeared here #fullrecovery

Bicycle Gears for Dummies? Click Thru This IN-DEPTH GUIDE

Dummies? Fear not, that's just the shape of me adding a few drops of levity! Gearing for Dummies, yes, but Gearing For Normal Riders, for the rest of us! Haha, and hello to you and welcome along, Dear Reader. It's good to have you here for a journey into bicycle gears! Oooh, into…

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Want to Know What Bicycle Tire Size, Type, PSI or TPI?
All about bicycle tires... And warding off The Puncture Fairy!

Want to Know What Bicycle Tire Size, Type, PSI or TPI?

Hello and welcome, Dear Reader, it's good to have you along for this trip into the mysteries of bicycle tires and possibly puncture fairies :D There's much to do so let's fit those rubber boots and find exactly where the rubber meets the road! So with puncture resistance, tire weight, comfort and speed…

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Parts of a Bicycle Wheel? A Full EXPO + BONUS FREE DIAGRAM :)
When is a wheel not a wheel? Is there any more to it than this? Find out...

Parts of a Bicycle Wheel? A Full EXPO + BONUS FREE DIAGRAM :)

Hello to you, and welcome, Dear Reader! Anybody'll tell you, wheels are wheels, right? And there isn't really anything much to know, true? Well, I reckon you suspect there's more to it than that; than a wheel being just a wheel. Well, we're in the same boat. For me, it’s only recently since…

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MTB SPD Pedals ON A ROAD BIKE? GO or NO-GO… My experience!
MTB SPD cleats and Road SPD-SL cleats: friends, but that's all

MTB SPD Pedals ON A ROAD BIKE? GO or NO-GO… My experience!

Hello to you, and welcome, Dear Reader! It's lovely to have you here! So MTB SPD pedals and shoes on a Road Bike, can it be done? And are there any drawbacks to doing things this way? Answer: Yes, mountain bike pedals and shoes are perfectly fine on your road bike. I think…

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Riding a Mountain Bike on Pavement or Road? Collected Tips
My Simtra BnB. But can it ride on tarmac? Let's see...

Riding a Mountain Bike on Pavement or Road? Collected Tips

Hello to you, and welcome, Dear Reader! So  you're wondering about riding a mountain bike not off-road but on-road or on pavement? I can think of plenty of valid reasons why you'd wonder that. But valid reasons aside, we just want to know, can we ride our MTB on tarmac? Well, we're waiting!…

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No Loose CRAP in Your Cycling Jersey Pocket! Cheap DIY POUCH!
My cycling pocket pouch pack flat lay. Essential ride kit only

No Loose CRAP in Your Cycling Jersey Pocket! Cheap DIY POUCH!

Hello to you, and welcome, Dear Reader! Good to have your company! So I have to admit, I like neatness. It's not exactly a compulsion. I mean I can totally stop, um... Any time I want, etc :D When it comes to essentials to take on a ride, what I especially didn't like…

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Want a Road Bike Plan I Used to BURN BELLY FAT + LOSE WEIGHT?
How I miss those egg-salad disc wheels. So Aero. Yet so full of protein

Want a Road Bike Plan I Used to BURN BELLY FAT + LOSE WEIGHT?

Stubborn, stubborn belly fat, belly fat, why, oh why, oh why? Like gimme a break here, why, Mr. Fat, are you still wrapped around my waist, hiding in plain view like an inflated spare tube inside my jersey? Still there despite all the riding, despite all the miles? Stubborn, refuses-to-budge belly fat despite…

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Can Road Cycling Help CURE Your ASTHMA? Hit the Road Asthma!
Can road cycling really help eliminate asthma? Read on...

Can Road Cycling Help CURE Your ASTHMA? Hit the Road Asthma!

“Who do you think you are?” said the inhaler. “You can’t even leave your home let alone cycle anywhere without me in your pocket!” Hello to you, Dear Reader, thank you for stopping in, and welcome along! Are you a cyclist with asthma? Do you ever wish you could just get shot of…

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