A Secret to Besting Your Best Average Speed

Here is a short and easy to remember technique on besting your best average speed which you are sure to enjoy! Going fast is not always about going as fast as possible. Here's why... At over 20 mph, the air resistance increases exponentially....

Heart Rate Monitor Glitches

I have had extremely high heart rate peaks three or four times according to my heart rate monitor. Usually these peaks come after moderate to hard sustained efforts after several hours. This worried me because of all the hype about heart rate failures...

Calgary Trails North

    At 9 a.m. I cycled to Macewan Ridgevia Beddington Trail/Birkshire Blvd, through a pathway and took a detour along roads to Macewan Ridge since I was running short on time. I used the BikeYYC iPhone app to keep track of the new route since...

Pre-Ride Heart Rate

Occasionally I turn on the heart rate monitor the night before exercising to see where my minimum heart rate was... 52 bpm this morning. Usually my minimum heart rate is down around 45 although sometimes it reads 31. The minimum level the heart rate...

Dahon Speed Pro Test Ride

With the steering stem welded, I will be going on a ride tomorrow to test out the bike. I took it for a short spin tonight and it seemed to be OK for a short and intense into wind ride... had to ride to the post office and pick up a parcel at the Post...

The Even Longer Road to Recovery

It is now September 14th and I am still recovering from accident caused by the faulty steering stem which Dahon installs in Speed Pro bicycles. Today is also the day I received the repaired part back from the welding shop at the cost of $100 which was...