Indoor Cycling

For many years I have owned a Cyclops fluid trainer that was a complete failure on my part.  I could not get into riding indoors by myself, but found spin classes were fun even though I had a problem when the class instructors would tell me this would help me on the road when they did not even ride road or mountain.  Fast forward and, like cell phones 15 years ago, indoor trainers are now “Smart”.  While I did a little research and was torn between this Tacx model and another one from Saris, I ended up finding a Tacx Continue reading Indoor Cycling

PC Hardware Updates – Dell 8930 XPS PC & Lenovo Flex 5

Buying a new computer always seems to be a daunting task, but two experiences with relatives and friends made it somewhat easier. First there was a need for a new system at the bike shop and I went down there one afternoon and offered some suggestions to replace the very old all-in-one HP. Little did I expect the owner to go with the first option I showed her which was the current best seller on Amazon for a desktop with decent specifications that shouldn’t need to be updated for a few years. I also had to consider their POS needs Continue reading PC Hardware Updates – Dell 8930 XPS PC & Lenovo Flex 5