Kevin Saunders' Articles
Kevin's articles reflect a decades long interest in cycling, structures, engineering, anatomy, biomechanics and kinesiology. As with any work in progress, technology changes with the times, yet it is interesting to see things written years ago compared to today.
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The past two weeks have shown me that Fall is in the air, because people are calling about trainers! Read more about What’s up with the New Tacx VR Trainers?
The economy has shaken up many businesses and the bicycle industry is no exception. Read more about Collaboration – The Best of Both Worlds
In many ways, buying a bike can be compared to the experience the emperor had with the two swindlers. You rely on the information from bike company's marketing and advertisements, Read more about The Emperor’s New Clothes, or How a Biomechanic Can Give you a Fairy Tale Ending!
The economy is reviving and as such, more people are beginning to buy nice bicycles. Magazines and online media publish stories on thriftiness and "smart" buying, while Trek dealers sell $8,300 Madones for $6,000 in a big post Tour de France promotion. Read more about The Order of Business or How do you Run the Math?
I bought a carbon fiber bike last year and was told not to grease the seatpost as it would destroy the carbon. I used an aluminum seatpost and this year I needed to replace the saddle which meant that I needed to move the saddle up a little. Read more about John
Long time readers know that I follow Seth Godin, a very smart guy who has an uncanny knack for writing about things that happen to be on my mind at the time I read his posts. Read more about How do you React When Someone Challenges the Status Quo?
The Tour de France is over, Lance is on the podium and to many triathletes, it is a non-issue. Since I started cycling competitively as a bicycle racer, not a triathlete, this seems quite foreign to me. Read more about The Missing Link for Triathletes
Triathlon is the fastest growing sport in cycling. The more triathlon events I attend, the more I see why. Read more about This is why you do Triathlons!
Have you thought your saddle was too low? Too high? Sometimes both? You are not alone. I see people debating this issue all over the internet. Read more about Saddle height tidbits – A little too low or a little too high?
Have you ever wondered what goes into Lance Armstrong's bike? Do you know what separates his bike from his teammates? If you were a pro triathlete, and a bike manufacturer gave you a bike for sponsorship, how would that make you feel? Read more about Comparing Lance, a Professional Triathlete and You