A Bike Fitting with the GURU Bike Fit System

When cyclists think about getting a bike fitting they probably associate the process with buying a new bike. The sales person/bike shop owner/bike fitter does their own assessment on what size frame a person should be riding and then based on how sophisticated a system the bike shop uses, either sits that bike on a…

Is Your Equipment Ready To Go Racing?

As the season is unfolding in front of us, some people already having put in one or two races, if you haven’t done your first race of the year, now’s the time to think about checking out your equipment. I posted an Equipment Checklist awhile back, so if you’re not sure what you should be…

Starting Off With Clipless Pedals

When I came up with the idea to write about using clipless pedals on our bikes, I thought my audience would be people that hadn’t ever used them and were nervous about moving up to something that ties your feet to your pedals. Well these many months later, watching and observing lots of cyclists in…

Things That Wear Out

This blog topic was suggested by a friend after a recent bike ride. He started the day getting ready to head out for a bike ride up a local hill here in Santa Barbara, San Marcos Pass Road, a.k.a. The Old Pass, Old San Marcos, or OSM. He wondered about the condition of his bikes…

Holiday Gift Ideas

With the holidays upon us I thought I’d take a stab at some gift suggestions for the significant triathlete in your life, or to offer suggestions to your significant other to help them out. Being three sport athletes we seem to need a lot of gear and are always looking for some new way to…