Category Archives: Accessories

Garage Sales For Killer Bike Deals

It’s my wife Gina who really gets jacked up for Saturday morning…that’s garage sale day. In our community there’s an entire culture centered around the process of transferring the ‘stuff” in the seller’s garage to join the ‘stuff’ in the … Continue reading

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The Cheap Kurt Kinetic Cycling Powermeter…Sorta!

Kurt Kinetic is one of my favorite companies. They make a great set of bike trainers. And now they offer the Kurt Kinetic power computer.  Notice that they don’t say a power meter…as I did in the misleading title to … Continue reading

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7 Bike Trainer Tips

I can’t wait for spring to finally get going in our area…if for no other reason than to get my mind off of bike trainers. But for now I’m obsessed, and have found seven more trainer tips to bore intrigue … Continue reading

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Don’t Screw Up Putting Your Bike Into A CycleOps Trainer

The first time I put my bike into my trainer I did it the manly way.  I kind of looked at the thing, consulted my man-instincts and just got the job done. No sense reading some drivel in an instruction … Continue reading

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What’s The CycleOps Super Magneto Pro Have That The Magneto Lacks?

When the CycleOps Magneto hit the market it was the first mag trainer that altered it’s resistance level without the rider having to do anything.  This was big news. All of the other mag trainers demanded that the cyclist change … Continue reading

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Eliminate Indoor Bike Trainer Tire Squeak

What you’re probably looking for is my review of the Kurt Kinetic Road Machine.  Give it a click…you won’t be disappointed.  It’s longer than Gone With The Wind. I was doing a little cruising over to the Kurt Kinetic Facebook … Continue reading

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Bike Trainer Reviews Filled With Myths?

‘Reader Rick’ from Ohio alerted me to an interesting paper entitled the ‘Blackburn Trainers White Papers Abstract’. Be thou not intimidated by the title…the two scientists who did the paper dumbed it down for readers who aren’t well-endowed with engineering … Continue reading

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CycleOps Magneto- The Only Mag Trainer With Progressive Resistance

I’ve been doing a whole bunch of bike trainer reviews lately, and one model that’s caught my eye is the CycleOps Magneto bike trainer. CycleOps has been a quality company for years, but the inherent design flaws in magnetic (mag) … Continue reading

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Bike Trainers For A Mountain Bike

One thing you’ll be hard pressed to see anywhere is a bike trainer loaded up with a mountain bike. No matter where you look it’s always a road bike. Does that mean it’s a matter of ‘Mountain bikes need not … Continue reading

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Which Pedals Are You Going To Put On Your Mountain Bike To Leap O’er Roadkill?

Leaping over roadkill can get an assist with the correct pedals. But that’s limited too! You’ll see… There are some basic problems pedals have to resolve. They have to shed muck, they have to provide a steady platform, and they … Continue reading

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