An Ergon customer takes out new Green Lab packaging and tests how it breaks down in a home compost pile! Love this! Click the image below to read the review!
Archive for the LIFESTYLE Category
A small snap shot of some of the grips seen on the race bikes at the Vapor Trail 125 this past weekend in Salida, CO. Plenty more out there this weekend…but the racers were in a hurry and wouldn’t sit still long enough prior to the start 🙂
Eddie and Namrita O’Dea spent the afternoon at REI Atlanta familiarizing new riders of all ages with the basics of mountain biking. They covered a range of topics from choosing the right bike to proper nutrition and hydration to building fitness and skills quickly and enjoyably. So, in a nutshell…what do they like and recommend?
Eddie: Full suspension cross-country bike
Namrita: For an intro bike if you are on a budget: Hardtail with front suspension. If money isn’t an issue: Full suspension cross-country bike.
Best bike upgrade:
Eddie: Ergon GX2 grips (with barends)
Namrita: Ergon GP1 grips (no barends)
Favorite bike accessory:
Eddie: Topeak Mini 20 Pro multitool
Namrita: Topeak Race Rocket mini pump
Favorite nutrition product:
Eddie: nuun and FRS
Namrita: PowerBar Endurance (Lemon Lime)
Best piece of advice for building fitness:
Eddie: Ride hard, rest hard
Namrita: Don’t forget about rest days and the importance of enough sleep and good nutrition
Best piece of advice for improving skills:
Eddie: Look ahead, not down
Namrita: Stay positive and relaxed. Momentum is your friend.
I never ride without:
Eddie: Saddle bag with spare tube, tire levers, multi-tool, and Rescue Box
Namrita: Saddle bag with all the above, plus I always carry a cell phone