Posts By: GoBike

Aches and Pains II: Upper Back, Shoulder, Neck Pain / Discomfort

By Coach John Hughes In 1986 Pete Penseyres set the solo transcontinental speed record of 3,107 miles (5,000 km) in 8 days, 9 hours and 47 minutes, which included all time on and off the bike! He averaged 15.40 mph (24.8 km/h). That record stood for 27 years. Christoph Strasser finally broke it in 2013, averaging… Read more »

Cycling Aches & Pains, Part 1: A Pain in the Butt

By Coach John Hughes I went to the ER at Mercy Medical in Durango, Colorado, less than 1,000 miles into the 1996 Race Across AMerica. They peeled down my shorts, looked at my butt and said, “Your race is over. You have second-degree burns on your buttocks.” A second-degree burn is through the epidermis and… Read more »

7 Ways to Dial in a Perfect Bike Fit | Bicycling

7 Ways to Dial in a Perfect Bike Fit. A properly fitted bike can make a world if difference in your riding. Here are the most crucial adjustments you need to get you hammering as comfortably as possible. By jason sumner August 16, 2016 Source: 7 Ways to Dial in a Perfect Bike Fit |… Read more »

10 Bike Fitting Myths | Bicycling

10 Bike Fit Myths, Busted How to find a good fitter, what to ask, and what to expect during a bike fit, by joe lindsey March 17, 2016 Source: 10 Bike Fitting Myths | Bicycling