Cyclocross is starting very soon in Colorado and if you haven’t started training you are all ready behind. I love cross. I have often said that if I could pick any one bike racing to be good at it would be cross. I combines all the things I like about bike racing into an hour […]Read more "Cyclocross Training"
Since the fall is when I get most of my new clients, a little reminder of why coaches can help. As with many things, the internet has created an abundance of information on all kinds of topics. There are training plans up the wazzoo available for free that are pretty darn good. So if you’re […]Read more "Hiring a Cycling Coach"
CDS bikes. I was told that someone couldn’t find my site when they searched CDS bikes. So I hope this helps. Go Google magic search machine.Read more "CDS Bike Frames"
So after dropping my chain in the road race in Mead, I was committed to designing a new frame. It had to be stiff, light weight, blah, blah, blah. The usual. Luckily Columbus has come out with a new series of tubes called HSS. High Strength Steel. I think it is the Spirit tubing […]Read more "HSS Super Compact Steel Frame"
My son is getting old enough now that he needed to pass down his kids bikes and move to a semi-adult size. I took on the challenge of designing a 700c frame for a 4’9″ frame that he could grow into over the next few years. A lot of research and investigation yielded some geometry […]Read more "The Boy’s Road Bike"
I currently title my bikes under Campie Design Studios (CDS) Cycles. Most of my frames I still view as prototypes since I tend to make A LOT of experimental choices, including: HSS Super Compact – So compact that only 20 oz. water bottles fit on the seat tube if you use a clamp-on front derailleur. […]Read more "CDS Cycles – Bike Frame Prototypes"
There is simply nothing worse than getting dropped in cycling. Whether it is in a group ride, a race, or the commute home; getting dropped is the cycling equivalent of being dumped. You are not good enough. You don’t belong. The more you ride/race, the more you realize that getting dropped is an integral part […]Read more "Getting Dropped – A favorite post re-post."