Archive for 'Cycling Tips'

Capo – Exclusive Interview With Capo’s Gary Vasconi

The following is an exclusive interview with Capo’s Gary Vasconi. We like the Capo stuff…a lot. Here’s a look behind the scenes at what motivates Gary and the Capo crew to design and create some of the very best riding gear on the market. Tell us about you and your partners at Upland Sports group: [...]

Hey Ansel Adams…GET OVER HERE.

The climbers and surfers have OWNED this sort of imagery ever since Duke Kahanamoku first paddled into the north shore waters and Sir Edmund Hillary bade Tenzing Norgay to fetch him more yak milk for his tea. Not anymore.

VeloGear’s Backyard – Velo Jones Goes to Nebrasky

Part One of “Velo Jones Diaries – The Planes, Trains and Automobiles Chapters” The past two weeks have seen Velo Jones traipsing all over the Central Rockies and points east. Ever wonder about that lone exit dubbed “No Name” off I-70 just before you pull into Glenwood Springs? Stayed there. For 2 nights. In what could [...]

Dawn Patrol – the view is always the same

Items in an aspiring skinny guy’s fitness toolbox; cycling jerseys, training books, foul weather riding gear…and a loud alarm clock (paired with an understanding spouse). I’m not sure if any of you read last week’s rant - you know, the hellfire and brimstone one about leaving about 25lbs of cellulite baggage behind (no pun intended), but [...]

Cycling Tips: The Importance of Strength Training (besides boosting your sex-appeal)

Strength Training for the Serious Cyclist (or, “How to Rip Your Buddy’s Legs Off…in the nicest way possible.”) So you’ve gotten your base miles in. You’ve balanced the delicate harmonic between max heart rate, lactate threshhold and VO max. You’ve pinned your wattage, worshipped at the altar of Thomas Prehn and subjugated your rational mind, [...]

Finding the Right Jersey Style for Cycling. Or, “How to Keep Your Friends From Laughing at You”

The Right Cycling Jersey Style for You or, “How to Keep Your Friends from Laughing at You” (about your jersey at least). Picking out a cycling jersey can be a fun way to express your style. It can also go horribly, horribly, retina-searingly wrong. Stand on the side of the road during any organized group ride [...]

Cold Weather Cycling Tips for the Serious Cyclist. When the going gets cold, the cold turn pro.

Baby It’s Cold Outside! When the going gets cold, the cold turn pro. With apologies to Hunter S. Thompson. Once the balmy days of summer are but a distant wistful memory, many people put their bikes away. However, we (nerds) at Velogear understand that “our people”, fellow nerds, dorks and as we like to think of [...]