New to the 2013 Troy Lee Designs range, the Ruckus short lets you get a little loud and Euro with some of the bright colour options (of course you can always opt for plain-old black if you prefer). Looking beyond the obvious, you’ll find that these shorts are made from a two-way stretch nylon with added ribbed spandex stretch panels on the rear and TPR waist adjusters. The pockets are said to be ‘pedal friendly’ and you can even adjust the leg length to suit your preference.
Did you know Jim is having a baby? Dan’s question popped up on Skype mid conversation, and there it was, we were finally getting old, or ‘grown up’ at least. The topic was a metaphorical Trans-Alps away from our typical talk of bike parts, fantasy rides and unprintable innuendo. The 16 year old dirt-bandits inside us were fighting it out with our 30-something bodies, and the old dogs were winning. And to answer Dan’s question, strangely enough I did know that Jim was expecting Jim Junior the first.
Life can be pretty overwhelming at times, especially when you have your plate full with work and family commitments. As a result, riding often takes a back seat and fitness wanes. When a ride opportunity finally presents itself, you’re left as a wheezing gasping mess, flailing away behind your fitter riding buddies. This article will look at some small things you can do to keep your body prepared for cycling with only a small investment of time.
For most, the name Whistler conjures up images of chairlifts, big travel DH bikes and huge jumps. Part-time Whistler resident Vince Shuley reveals that this famous destination has so much more to offer beyond the DH bike park…