A Mini Winter Training Camp in Maui

Kahakuloa HeadLast week, a few friends and I met up in Maui for a mid-winter training camp.  Here’s a quick review of what we did– and how I dug myself into a nice deep hole.

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Tip for Avoiding Pinch Flats on Changing a Latex Tube

Blown Out Latex TubeDuring the winter, I keep butyl tubes in my bike tires because latex tubes are a pain to inflate every time I put my bike on the trainer.  Performance doesn’t matter indoors as it’s all about watts.  As spring rolls around, outdoor riding and racing pop up on the horizon, so I switch out to latex tubes– and invariably I get pinch flats when I change out my tires.   Here’s how to avoid that. Continue reading