2025 SRAM RED AXS: Now the Lightest Group on the Market

2025 SRAM RED AXS: Now the Lightest Group on the Market

2025 SRAM AXS RED – Like Unwrapping a Holiday Package in June! On May 15th, SRAM unveiled the latest version of their flagship road group, RED AXS. This update brings performance enhancements in two key areas, braking and front shifting. By meticulously engineering every component in the group, SRAM has succeeded in creating the lightest…

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Your Power Meter is Still the Best Wind Tunnel Available

If you have a power meter mounted on your bike, you already own a mobile and accurate wind tunnel.  I enjoy watching the latest YouTube videos from pro triathletes and cyclists like Lionel Sanders and Alex Dowsett publishing their wind tunnel tests in the endless quest for “free speed”.  Fortunately, for those of us that…

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Fit Files: Triathlon Fit For Janda Ricci-Munn

I’ve known today’s fitting client well as he’s been my main training and tech talk partner for nearly 20 years. He also happens to be the guy that took 14 years away from triathlon, then showed up and won the Patriot Half Ironman this past summer. Needless to say that turned some heads, but for…

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Parlee Unveils The Ouray

Parlee’s Newest Road Bike, The Ouray, Has Arrived Parlee is proud to introduce a new high-performance endurance road bike to their line. The Parlee Ouray is positioned between the RZ7 aero road bike and the Chebacco performance gravel bike in their lineup.   The Parlee Ouray is designed using Bob Parlee’s 25 years of experience in carbon design,…

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Indoor Racing On Trainers

  Computrainer indoor time trials are back! I joined the fun at Fastplits last week entering Boston Triathlon Team’s indoor time trial. While smart trainers like Wahoo Kickr’s and indoor cycling apps like Zwift and Rouvy have taken over indoor cycling, it seems somebody forgot to tell this crew. Nothing compares to the nostalgia of…

SRAM Issues Recall on a Small Number of Electronic Shifters

SRAM Issues Recall on a Small Number of Electronic Shifters

If you purchased your bike from us, this recall does not affect you. SRAM has issued a recall affects 12-speed eTAP AXS Red, Force, Rival, and Apex shift-brake levers produced before July 1, 2023 and that were not installed by a professional bike shop at the time of purchase. SRAM has determined that even after…

Can an AI App Fit My Bike
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Can an AI App Fit My Bike

“Shall We Play A Game?” In the 1983 movie “War Games”, the WOPR computer, AKA “Joshua”, asks, “Shall we play a game?”.   The game?   Thermonuclear war. In the end, after playing tic-tac-toe against itself, the computer, thankfully, decides it can’t win the game.  While it sometimes feels like tic-tac-toe is determining our fate, Artificial Intelligence…

Moots Enters the E-Bike Market with the Adventure Based Express

Moots Enters the E-Bike Market with the Adventure Based Express

Moots Express in a nutshell. Moots, one of the leading manufacturers of titanium bicycles located in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, has ventured into the E-bike market. Being a pioneer in the gravel bike segment, Moots has the expertise to construct a versatile drop-bar bike that can go anywhere and do anything, which is evident from its…

Relentless Pursuit of Performance – Dean’s Latest A2 Wind Tunnel Trip
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Relentless Pursuit of Performance – Dean’s Latest A2 Wind Tunnel Trip

I promised a report of my most recent trip to the A2 wind tunnel back in 2021.   While it took me a while to get to the write-up, I fortunately still have all the data and notes.  Even better, now that time has passed, I can draw better conclusions about this trip than I could…

Which Wahoo Kick’r Model is Right for Me?
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Which Wahoo Kick’r Model is Right for Me?

Why Ride Indoors? If your winter riding activities include a bike like this, this post might not be for you. As the winter season arrives, riding our bikes outside becomes more and more difficult. Warm enough clothing can be cumbersome. The rain becomes sleet and snow. Darkness is a much larger portion of our day…