John Howard is a prolific writer on cycling and fitness.  Ina addition to his book,  “Mastering Cycling“, he has written scores of articles, many of which are reproduced here in this archive.

Please note: all articles re-printed with permission!

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  • Pez Bookshelf:  Major Taylor (Feb. 1, 2015)
    Pez Toolbox training expert, John Howard, has turned his hand to a bit of book reviewing with a look at one of the greatest and fastest men who ever raced. Major Taylor was a champion on the track, but as an African-American he was up against the prejudice of the time. Andrew Ritchie’s updated biography is work of art and a historic record.
  • Turn Your Breathing Upside Down (Jan. 2012)