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  1. News and Reviews
    Whether you're looking for a smart trainer, traditional trainer, rollers, or an indoor bike, this list of the best bike trainers has you covered. Whether that's due to less daylight, less time, bad weather, or simply a desire to ride bikes year-round (even if that means spending time in the...
  2. Racing, Training, Nutrition, Triathlons
    CycleOps Hammer primed and ready to smash. What is it CycleOps has entered the smart trainer market with its user friendly, thru axle compatible, direct-drive Hammer trainer. Pros Easily hooks up to online training (Zwift, TrainerRoad, Sufferfest) Smooth changes in resistance while...
  3. General Cycling Discussion
    This direct drive bike trainer is compatible with nearly every bike on the market today (click to enlarge). The notion of what is an indoor trainer and what it can do is ever evolving. Once simple machines, the latest generation of training devices are literally becoming smarter and smarter...
  4. General Cycling Discussion
    Contest ended. Congrats to: Guy Smith from Rainier, OR!
  5. General Cycling Discussion
    Contest ended. Congrats to Keith S. from Wood River, IL! http://woobox.com/n6esm9
  6. Components, Wrenching
    httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=40KaFumd9rQ The cycling industry will always be dominated by the big guys. Trek, Specialized, SRAM, Shimano, etc. grab the bulk of the headlines and sell the most product. But what makes this industry so unique are all the smaller players that help drive...
  7. Racing, Training, Nutrition, Triathlons
    Most cyclists loathe the indoor trainer. It's unnatural. It lacks the pure visceral feeling we get when we're out on the open road pushing ourselves to the limit, whether it be on a climb or trying for our fastest time on a particular stretch of pavement. Once you get into the benefits of...
  8. Racing, Training, Nutrition, Triathlons
    CycleOps SuperMagneto Pro Trainer - MSRP $399 If you've been researching indoor trainers, it's almost a certainty you've come across CycleOps in your research. CycleOps makes training products ranging from the PowerTap on the road to full on indoor cycles to rear wheel trainers and rollers...
  9. General Cycling Discussion
    Congrats to froze, the first winner of the Write a Review Contest and the new proud owner of a Philips SafeRide LED Bike Light! Featured User Review: Featured User Review: CycleOps Fluid2 Trainer by froze Price Paid: $220.00 at Summit Cycling Overall Rating: 5 of 5 Value Rating: 5 of 5 Bike...
  10. General Cycling Discussion
    Jesse from CycleOps shows us the 2012 lineup of power meters, including the all new G3 powertap rear hub and several wheelset offerings. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KrB7lGNJS8Y CycleOps PowerTap G3 Hub Brand new 80 grams lighter Smaller and stiffer Wider flanges for stiffer wheel...
  11. General Cycling Discussion
    By Russ Bartholet With a little over three weeks worth of illness and only three rides during that time it is good to be back on the road to recovery. Anyone that has tried to ride when sick knows how difficult and frustrating it can be. Looking back I can now see when I started to get sick. My...
  12. General Cycling Discussion
    Karl from Silicon Valley Cycling Center continues our series of intros to power meters by giving his next brief introduction, the CycleOps PowerTap SL 2.4. The PowerTap measures torque and rotational velocity much like the SRM Powermeter, only it does it wirelessly from the rear hub. Because...
  13. General Cycling Discussion
    By Russ Bartholet For the past month that I have been "riding with power" my CycleOps PowerTap 2.4 SL is has been a great tool. After the first few weeks of getting familiar with the functions of the PowerTap system and learning what it takes to produce and sustain the different levels of power...
  14. General Cycling Discussion
    Karl and Alex from Silicon Valley Cycling Center give a brief introduction to the three most popular power meters on the market. In Part 1, Karl goes over the pro peleton favorite SRM PowerMeter. Stay tuned for Part 2, where Karl will be going over the features and benefits of the CycleOps...
  15. General Cycling Discussion
    By Russ Bartholet The Introduction. I have never raced my road bike and do not have any plans to do so. I ride for exercise and as a means to control my diabetes. Any "training" that I have done to get ready for the few charity-type rides that I have participated in has just been to ride more...
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