Santa Fe Century – First Big Ride of 2015

Santa Fe

Yes it’s January and there’s snow on the ground but I need any early season challenge as motivation for working out on the rollers and spin bike during the winter and what better first ride than 100 miles of desert riding in beautiful Santa Fe, New Mexico. Santa Fe is a fantastic town with amazing food and nice weather in May. You Breaking Bad fans can head over to nearby Los Alamos and see where they filmed scenes at the Bradbury Science Museum. Who’s in?

Santa Fe Century 2015 Registration

Avoiding Numb Hands – Trekking Bars (Buttefly Bars) Use and Setup (Video)

Have you experienced numb fingers on long bike rides? When your hands are in the same position for hours, and especially if you’re riding everyday for a week or more, the pressure on nerves can made you lose sensation in your hands. Road bikes have drop handle bars, that provide the rider at least 3 main hand positions but mountain bikes, with straight bars only have one although you can add bar ends as an easy way to add a second.


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