Virtual Season Wrapup

When I started doing my virtual biking in November 2020, and even when I wrote my original blog entry about FulGaz, I had no idea how much indoor biking I would be doing. The weather was finally good enough that I took my bike off the trainer in mid-May 2021 Read more…

Virtual Biking with FulGaz

For a number of years I have been aware of virtual cycling programs where you can ride your bike on an indoor trainer and the software controls the resistance that you have to overcome as you ride along a “virtual” course, which is displayed on a TV or computer screen. Read more…

E-Bike!

Unlike many veteran cyclists, I’ve actually been interested in e-bikes since they first arrived on the scene, if mostly from the technical side and curiosity in trying one out. But I didn’t begin getting serious about them until they started to become available from the mainstream brands for whom there Read more…

2019 Gadgets and Upgrades

At the start of the year I didn’t have any particular plans for making modifications to either of my bikes, but as time went on I just couldn’t help but make some changes and additions. This post pretty much wraps up the changes from the beginning to the end of Read more…

Accessories and Upgrades

What would a winter off-season be if not for the goodies that we can buy and install on our bikes? I’ve actually been making changes on my Felt VR5 throughout the past season, but thought I’d provide a summary and review of the various changes and other purchases.These are not Read more…

New “Adventure Bike”

After all the changes that I’ve made — and blogged about — to turn my two very different road bikes into bikes that could be used for multiple purposes, the manufacturers have suddenly managed to discover that I’m not the only one in the market for such a bike. They Read more…

What Works For Me – Part 2

Continued from Part 1 In this post I’ll talk about the other components and accessories that I’ve ended up with over the years. Saddle Yes, that’s a Brooks B-17 leather seat on the bike. I guess that Brooks saddles are somewhat of a love-em-or-hate-em item, but I really think that Read more…