Apple Watch for Tracking HRV, Resting Heart Rate and Sleep

The Apple Watch is recording a lot of great information for workouts and rest data, such as sleep, HRV and Resting Heart Rate.  I’ve been using the Apple Watch to record my non-cycling workouts and tracking HRV, Resting Heart Rate and sleep.  This is a valuable information for a coach.  It shows how your body […]

Stages Power Meter Review

Training with power is the best possible device to train based on intensity intensity.  The power meter when properly calibrated, doesn’t lie.  That’s why I recommend to use of a power meter to all my athletes.  It helps me be a better coach when my athletes use  a power meter.  The analytical data I get from the […]

Elevated Legs Review

The second most important element to training is recovery.  Recover fast and often and you will be able to train harder, become stronger, and go faster.   There are many ways to apply recovery to your daily training routine: 8-9hrs a sleep a night, mid-day naps, hydration, nutrition, massage, stretching and compression.   For proper […]

SRM MTB 2×10 Power Meter Review

SRM is the gold standard in power meters.  I don’t know if they were the first to come up with a power meter for bikes, but they have been around a long time.  They were one of the only power meters available for  many years.  SRM is known for their high quality products and excellent customer service. […]

Stans NoTubes ZTR 29er Race Gold Wheelset Review

Mountain bike riding and racing is a lot easier with lighter bikes.  The  lighter the bike and rider, the faster you go.  Light wheels have a great advantage over heavy wheels, where acceleration and  snap is much harder to accomplish with heavy wheels. Fatigue sets in sooner with heaver wheels.  29’er wheels are heavier then traditional 26’er […]

Squirt Lube Review

I started using Squirt Lube about mid point last season.  I had been searching for a long lasting lube that didn’t leave a huge mess on the drive chain.  After reading about Squirt, I decided to give it a try. Squirt is wax based, with a water propellant, which means it’s environmentally friendly. Since trying […]