Denise Mueller-Korenek Smashes World’s Paced Bicycle Speed Record
Project Speed’s Denise Mueller-Korenek has become the fastest human to ever ride a bicycle — setting the World’s Paced Bicycle Record of 183.932 mph on September 16 at world famous Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah.
The Economics of Justice in a Small Bicycle Injury Case
As the insurance industry pumped millions of dollars into tort reform by way of advertising and politics, life changed for consumers, including bicycle crash victims. Currently it’s common place to see a settlement offer of only $1,000.00 on a $3,000.00 case, with an offer to pay only your medical bills. Attorney fees and victim pain and suffering have taken a big hit.
The Return of Exotic Metal Frames Courtesy Allite Super Magnesium
Officially launching at Interbike next week, Allite Super Magnesium is the first material to go to market from Allite, Inc., an Ohio-based company with cycling industry veteran Bruno Maier at the helm.
Climbing Yosemite: BICYCLIST Challenge #151
Send us your challenge! The granite of Halfdome in Yosemite, California makes a central appearance on the 63 mile challenge. Concerned about traffic? An early-morning start will have you avoiding cars as you grind your way up the 23-mile long grade.
Yamaha Power Assist Bicycles in Stores Now
The all-new lineup of road bikes includes the UrbanRush, a drop-bar do everything road bike, the CrossConnect, a completely accessorized commuter/utility bike, and the CrossCore, a high style efficient fitness bike. Yamaha’s performance hardtail e-mountain bike, the YDX-TORC is also now available.
SDMBA Archipelago Mountain Bike Ride Traverses North County Backroads
The San Diego Mountain Biking Association (SDMBA) annual membership ride, the Archipelago Ride aka “ARCH” ride, is best described as a mountain bike adventure through the backcountry of North County.
Gear to Stay Stylish on the Back to Work by Bike Commute
When your work attire demands more than a crumpled pair of jeans and a tee shirt, having solutions that help you feel your best without sacrificing your professionalism are important.
A Guide to Going Faster: The Cyclist’s Training Bible 5th Edition
The Cyclist Training Bible continues the exploration of the systematic approach to training. Since the 4th edition was published, much of the methodology and approach to training has changed.
Mile-A-Minute Murphy and the Inaugural Paced Landspeed Record
Charles Minthorn Murphy was known as “Mile-A-Minute Murphy” and his feat would begin a long tradition of pacing bicycles behind moving vehicles to achieve speed records, though never again behind a train.
Project Speed Profiled: Denise Mueller-Korenek and Coach John Howard
Years in the making, Project Speed is the collective effort of a small group of individuals. They have one singular purpose, getting Denise Mueller-Korenek to 167 miles per hour riding a purpose-build bicycle at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah.
A Delicious Recovery with Floyd’s of Leadville
This innovative new protein powder brought to you by former pro cyclist Floyd Landis is one of my new favorites to consume after a workout. The nutritious ingredients, the unique taste, versatility of the product, and the connection to cycling really make this product a stand-out.
127: The Real Problem with eScooters, Vuelta a Espana Mayhem, Goodbye to Aqua Blue Sport, Electric Folders Discussed, and Oakland Ride Director Najari Smith Unjustly Arrested
Thoughts on e-Scooters and their role in urban cities, the Vuelta a Espana is shocked by low flying helicopter, Aqua Blue Sport Cycling team abruptly ends, and SF ride director Najari Smith is arrested while leading memorial ride for slain woman.
Electrifying the Category of Folding Bikes Introduces New Frustrations
ROKA Releases Retro-Style, Racing-Inspired, ‘Torino’ Sunglasses
Named after the iconic sports mecca in the Italian Alps, the Torino sunglasses blends high-performance technology with classic, retro styling that stands out on the block, in the peloton or on the street.
126: Saddles: Snub-Nosed and Cut-Outs, Remembering a BICYCLIST Eternal, and Updates on the Pro Peloton
Jelly Belly ends sponsorship of UCI Domestic Prot Team, thoughts on the upcoming Vuelta a Espana, Dario Pegoretti’s passing, and snub-nosed and cut-out saddles.
Issue 152: Early Fall 2018
For issue 152 of BICYCLIST Magazine, we bring stories from all across the map to inspire, entertain and inform. The BICYCLIST Challenge for this issue is a glorious 73-mile ride around Lake Tahoe, affectionately known to locals as ‘The Big Blue’. In Utah, this September 14-16 Denise Mueller-Korenek will be attempting to break the paced land-speed world record. She currently holds the women’s record set in 2016, but she is returning to break the men’s record of Fred Rompelberg that has stood since 1995. See our profile of her team, Project Speed.
125.5 | INTERVIEW | Denise Mueller-Korenek and Coach John Howard on Her Attempt to Smash the Men’s World Speed Record
Denise Mueller-Korenek and her coach, Olympian John Howard, speak with Chris Reynolds of the BICYCLIST Experience Podcast on her attempt to smash the men’s world speed record on September 14-16th, 2018.
Best HIIT Workout While Training (or Anticipating) for SoCal Crits
The HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) workout described in this article was my favorite kind of training, and resulted in the most gains for strength (power) and stamina. This total workout, including warmup and cool down is only 51 minutes.