Review – Scosche RHYTHM Bluetooth Speed/Cadence Sensor (and Mini-Review of the Wahoo Fitness App)

This is a review of the Scosche Rhythm Bluetooth Speed/Cadence Sensor but you’ll find some useful info (and mini-review I suppose) on the Wahoo Fitness app here too. After I decided to get myself a bike trainer (see my review of the Magnet Steel bike trainer here) I found that the biggest …

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Review – Velo Wide: Channel M Bicycle Seat

I really like my Planet Bike 5020 Men’s Anatomic Relief  gel bike seat and it quickly became my primary saddle, I’ve put thousands of miles on it with an older bike, my newer road bike, and an older mountain bike and then a new mountain bike.  Its great; allowing relief, where before …

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Review – Greenfield SKS2-305B ‘Stabilizer’ Stay-Mount Bicycle Kickstand

  After having some trouble with the previous kickstand on my main road bike over the course of a few (the BV KA36 Adjustable Bicycle Kickstand for Bikes 24″-28″ – see my blog review here) I decided to start looking around for a different model. My wife had done some research and …

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Review – BV KA36 Adjustable Bicycle Kickstand for Bikes 24″-28″

  This is a review of the BV KA36 Adjustable Bicycle Kickstand for Bikes 24″-28″ after about two years of use and while being mounted on a moderately used road bike.  On with the review… Like most nicer model bikes nowadays my road bike did not come with a kickstand. The bike …

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Garmin Virb Aero-Bar Mount

I received my Garmin Virb Elite (for my full review of the Garmin Virb Elite click here) for Xmas and immediately ordered a bunch of different Go-Pro compatible mounts, for various purposes and which all fit the Virb just fine. In another blog entry I will fully review the Garmin Virb Elite itself, …

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Review – Schwinn 130 / Journey 1.0 Exercise Stationary Bike

  To replace an aging recumbent bike (that had malfunctioned, I had to jerry-rig the resistance magnet to make it work) we decided to go with a regular upright bike for bike training and exercise.  My preference is an upright bike, though we had gotten a good deal on the …

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Bored on the Treadmill, Indoor Bike Trainer, Exercise Bike, Elliptical, or Rowing Machine? Get a Chromecast!

  If you’re like me you might become bored to death of running on the treadmill, indoor bike trainer, exercise bike, rowing machine, and elliptical. I especially find myself not able to finish very many miles on the treadmill (a Sole F63 – review here) during the indoor months – …

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Review – Swagman XC2 2 Bike Hitch-Mount Carrier/Bike Rack

Back many years ago when I had a large car, a 1979 Cutlass Salon (I loved that car!) – I could stuff four 10-speeds into the trunk.  In addition I also used an el cheapo bike carrier that attached to the trunk of the car and later a slightly nicer trunk-mount …

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Trip to Albany Area & the Mohawk-Hudson Bike/Hike Trail

My wife, Jennifer, had a training conference in Troy, NY related her work, so I decided to go along and take the road bike for some riding on some of the paved trails in the area. Specifically I was interested in the Mohawk Hudson Bikeway, which various websites mentioned as quite …

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