First Ride of Autumn

Oct 03, 2012 View Comments by

The nighttime temperature dipped below 60 here for the first time the other night so it is time to stow the summer jacket in favor of warmer fall gear: the padded over-pants and heavy jacket. Even though I live in Pennsylvania I never put my bike away for the winter, I try to ride year […]

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Touring Tip: Staying Hydrated

Aug 09, 2012 View Comments by

For much of the USA, triple digit temperatures have been the norm this year. Unless you’re touring in New England or the Pacific Northwest, you’ll likely be riding in heat that can be both uncomfortable and potentially dangerous. So it’s a good time to review touring strategies for surviving the heat. Our bodies need to […]

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