What hath Covid-19 wrought? While pro bike racing has been on-and-off-again outdoors, there was a surge in the popularity of e-racing, even with some virtual races actually contested by top riders, inside riding is now clearly A Big Thing. Striking while the iron is hot, noted coach Joe Friel's book looks at this trend and how to use it.
I have embraced indoor cycling training with considerable enthusiasm. Over the years there have been huge steps forward in making a once-arduous task bearable and even enjoyable. Now KOM RPV2 Rocker Plate adds real world motion to the ever more immersive indoor cycling regime.
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.
Trainer Review: We've all seen the recent explosion in indoor training and the use of the latest smart training / racing apps. So when top class pedal manufacturer Xpedo announced their new APX Pro smart trainer for just US$1099, we jumped for the first review unit and had our man in wintery Washington, Chuck Peña, give it a thorough spin.
Toolbox: With the Tour de France giving us its yearly dowsing of inspiration and awe, many of us head out on our rides thinking “How is it that they’re putting out such massive power? And How can I improve my power?”
Returning to Zwift after the summer ‘off season’? Here are the top things you’ve been missing out on: