Toolbox: The occasional or seasonal use of virtual cycling training such as Zwift is now our normal routine and as such, nutrition and hydration may need to be adapted accordingly. Should we be drinking and eating as we would outdoors?
RGT Cycling Review: RGT Cycling, the new virtual cycling platform, has announced that it is making all of its Premium features available for free to all indoor cyclists, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. So we had to put Chuck Peña back on his Xpedo home trainer to find out more.
Toolbox: Power training and indoor cycling trainers simply belong together. The pure efficiency and controlled environment of training indoors partners amazingly well with precise training based on specific targeted power numbers. The combination of accurate power measurement and controlled smart trainers has taken this to new levels.
This week's 'Readers' Rig' is a little bit different. Writer and poet, Robert Lee Kendrick's Specialized doesn't leave the house these days, but it still see's a lot of action on the home trainer. Robert's bike is maybe old, but has been armed with a Powertap hub and is a home trainer beater.
Nothing new under the sun? Don't you believe it when it comes to indoor training and as Ol' Man Winter extends his icy fingers over the Northern Hemisphere it is worth taking stock of the rapidly expanding inventory of indoor training aids designed to make the Tour de Basement bearable and even fun.