Lots of things happen during a 206 mile adventure like The Dirty Kanza that make it a must for anybody interested in two wheels. The preparation and execution require the perfect combination of emotional, physical and mechanical fortitude and the different approaches to this challenge are part of what makes the event so special. Continue reading What happens to tire pressure during a race?
Finding the right tire pressure involves a large number of related variables such as tire size, rim width, bike and rider weight and of course ride style and conditions.
Perhaps the most important variable to consider is bike and rider weight. Ultimately the tire is a spring with air pressure determining how soft (or hard) that spring is. The more weight the spring is supporting the more air pressure will be needed to keep the spring from being in a constant state of compression and unable to absorb obstacles.
Continue reading Tire Pressure Explained
On a mountain bike, suspension tuning can seem more of an art than a science. Once you start to achieve a good tune, aspects such as personal preference and how you want to use your bike become important.
The ShockWiz app offers three Tuning Styles: Balanced, Playful and Custom. When tuning mountain bike suspension, there is variance in how people like to ride and variance in different models of bikes. The Tuning Styles within the ShockWiz account for these variances.
Continue reading ShockWiz Custom Tuning Mode
The number of power meters used by athletes at the IRONMAN triathlon in Kona has now reached 59% of the field. These athletes know the training and devotion needed to prepare for this race and the races leading to Kona. To be their top power meter choice for 6 years running is a great honor. We strive to do our part with continuous improvements of the products and providing the service these athletes deserve.
Continue reading King of Kona’s Power Meter Count
Quarq has launched a major upgrade to the free app that pairs with its ShockWiz suspension tuning hardware. You can save profiles of your bike, suspension, terrain and conditions, and automatically add settings, suggestions and a results snapshot.
Continue reading Profiles – Creation and Use
Rebound has a dramatic effect on how a mountain bike feels and performs. With today’s app update, ShockWiz offers Suggestions for Low and High Speed Rebound.
Continue reading The Highs and Lows of Rebound
If Goldilocks rode a mountain bike she would want her rebound set not too fast and not too slow, but just right. Continue reading Goldilocks Rebound
Quarq has extended its next-generation DZero power meter platform, adding a spider for Specialized’s S-Works carbon crankset and chassis for Shimano®’s Dura-Ace® R9100 chainrings.
Continue reading Quarq Launches Two New DZero-based Power Meters