Monthly Archives: August 2017

THE BEST WIDER ROAD BIKE TIRE AND WHEEL SIZES | In The Know Cycling

Here’s a really good article that explains the trend towards wider rims and lower pressure.

“One of the biggest shifts in road cycling in recent years has been the move to wider tires.  By spending less than $100/£70/€90 on a pair of 25mm wide or wider tires, many cyclists have been led to believe their comfort, speed and handling will immediately improve over what they experience on the 23mm wide tires that most of us have used for years.”

And later on in the article…

“No matter what width tire you are running, the key here is to find the right pressure to inflate your tire.  For that I suggest you start with a table provided by your tire company and a little trial and error of your own.  Tire companies vary quite a bit in what they recommend or even how specific they are willing to get…” Read more

Source: THE BEST WIDER ROAD BIKE TIRE AND WHEEL SIZES | In The Know Cycling

Tire Pressure Take-Home | Off The Beaten Path

What is the “correct” tire pressure for your bike? The simple answer is: Whatever feels right to you. Confused? Here is how it works:

In the past, many riders inflated their tires to the maximum pressure rating. Now most cyclists now recognize that the optimum pressure often is much lower.  Read more…

Source: Tire Pressure Take-Home | Off The Beaten Path

Jeremy Curtis Grimm – YouTube

Just ‘Jeremy’ — Well-known local cyclist remembered for his skill and his faith

ORRVILLE — For Jeremy Grimm, the priorities were clear. First came God, then his family. After that, there was cycling. The 42-year-old Orrville man had started competing in cycling events when he was just 6 years old, following on the heels of his father, Bob. And despite years of pain brought on by Lyme Disease and an accident that resulted in a broken neck, Grimm pushed ahead, becoming an elite cyclist known across the region for his explosive sprinting as well as for his faith. So it

Source: Just ‘Jeremy’ — Well-known local cyclist remembered for his skill and his faith