Author Archives: shilosmama

Last week’s pedal winner, KJ Romero’s Old Town Road Parody and FAQ about using your ankles

The weather continues to be great for riding. It’s heating up during the day, which means hitting the trails in the morning is the way to go. One of the best things about riding season for us is all of the great photos that are shared by riders out having fun on the Catalyst Pedal! […]

Last week’s free pedal winner and riding fun in Western Colorado

Spring is in full effect here in the Grand Valley and so is the riding season. My wife just got a new bike, so we’re having a lot of fun getting out on the trails. We’ve had a good bit of moisture, keeping the trails packed down and perfect when the sun comes out. This […]

Can the Catalyst Pedals Instantly Increase Your Power?

No matter what kind of riding you do the ability to produce power is important. Whether you need to sprint, climb, bunny hop or even just handle a stiff headwind on the commute to work, how well you can produce power plays a big role. This is why power training programs and tools are so […]

Why Police Officers on Bikes Benefit From Catalyst Pedals.

When I first came up with the idea for the Catalyst Pedal I never realized how many types of riders would benefit from them. But as we started to sell more Catalyst Pedals we started to hear from more types of riders who were finding the unique design and foot placement a huge benefit for […]

I get interviewed by the B1KER Bar…

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of being interviewed by B1KER Bar, where I had the chance to share some thoughts on the pedal stroke, flat pedals and mountain biking in general over a beer with the host Robert Schumacher. There were some power outages in his area during the interview but we […]

Squat vs. Vertical Jump – What They Tell Us About Foot Position on the Bike

As the creator of the Catalyst Pedals I get asked a lot about foot position. And this is to be expected – as the first and only pedal designed to optimize the mid-foot position it seems to defy a lot of the common logic used when discussing foot position on the bike. When talking about […]