Cycling

  1. New Tech for Making Commuting by Bike a Breeze

    cycling commuteWhether you live in a city or country environment, you may find it easier to commute to work using your bicycle. However, travelling in rush hour traffic across a long distance while still making sure you are able to carry all of your work essentials and clothing with you can prove to be a struggle. So if you are looking for a way to make your life easier when it comes to cycling to work, here are five pieces of tech which have been manufactured for a hassle free ride.

    1. Commuter Pants by Rhone
    2. Bike Helmet by Lumos
    3. Tern Vektron Electric Folding Bike
    4. Abus Bordo Lite 6050 Bike Lock
    5. Samsonite 2WM Backpack

    Commuter Pants by Rhone

    Sports clothing brand Rhone has created a range of trousers which are suitable for

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  2. How the Cycling Community is Promoting Women’s Participation

    Cycling is a fantastic way to keep fit and commute to work or even a way to enjoy exploring the world from a different view point. However, when it comes to the market of Biking clothing and events we often see that it is heavily aimed at men. But we have noticed in recent years that the awareness of ladies and mixed cycling events and clothing has come to light which makes the sport feel much more inclusive for all parties involved.

    Therefore, within this article we are going to see how this new movement in the cycling community is shaping the sport by promoting women’s participation. So if you want to find out how this much-loved activity is evolving or how you can get involved too, then keep on reading.

    Benefits of Cycling

    Cycling has many benefits on your health and well-being which means that it should not just be limited and encouraged by only one gender. Everyone can reap the number of positive physical and mental effects of biking to improve their l

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  3. Top Cycling Trends On the Rise During 2019

    Biking is a fantastic way to keep fit whether you are cycling for a commute, leisurely or competitively, the sport is so diverse that people of all ages can enjoy getting outdoors and cycling. And with the vast popularity of cycling, there is no doubt that trends and technologies are ever evolving to improve the experience of the ride. So from advancement with VR cycling events to the update of bike components, keep on reading if you want to find out what you can expect of 2019 in the cycling community.

    • Lightweight Framework
    • Cycling Clothing
    • Gravel Biking
    • Virtual Races

    Return of the Lightweight Frameworkcycling trends 2019 cycle

    Made for aerodynamic purposes during races, lightweight framework seems to be the main focus

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  4. Gravel Cycling and its Increase in Popularity

    Riding your bike is a fantastic past time for most families, but it can also be a great way to keep fit in your adulthood too. Whether you are commuting, training or leisurely cycling, this activity can be integrated into your daily routine effortlessly which makes it such a popular way to stay on top of your health. There are many different types of cycling other than the standard way you learnt when you were younger. One of these techniques for cycling is on a gravel terrain, which is what we are going to look into further within this article. But there are also other types of biking too such as track, road, off-road etc.

    gravel cycling scenery

    What is Gravel Cycling?

    Before we get into how to get involved with this popular cycling trend, we need to look into what it

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  5. 10 Fitness New Years Resolutions

    With the start of 2019 just around the corner, one of the most popular things to do is brainstorm goals for the next year. So, within this article we are going to focus on the top 10 fitness resolutions you can make this New Year. Therefore if you are looking for inspiration on some fitness and sports related goals, these will most definitely help you with your creativity. Below are the ten ideas which are explored further within the article:

    1. Run a Marathon or Fun Run
    2. 10K Steps a Day Challenge
    3. Sign up to a New Gym Class
    4. Discover New Cycle Routes
    5. Complete 30 Day Challenges
    6. Start a Jogging Group with Friends
    7. Enlist a PT to Help with Your Fitness Goals
    8. Attend Your Local Swimming Pool Regularly
    9. Increase Your Flexibility
    10. Plan Regular Family Walks

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  6. Tips for Cycling in the Winter

    Whether you are a casual rider or training for an upcoming event, cyclists need to take great care when on the road during the winter time. When the weather gets colder and the terrain becomes unpredictable, you will need to consider a number of factors before heading outside. However, if you are hopping on your bike during the colder seasons we have put together this handy article discussing must-know information before you go. Covering the gear needed to stay warm and visible to discussing the alternatives to outdoor training, have a read below.

    Is Winter Cycling a Good Idea?

    winter cycling bike snow road

    Cycling is a fantastic hobby to have and can give you a number of goals to achieve in the process and when training for an event you don’t want the c

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  7. Charity Cycling Events

    Cycling is a sport which is widely participated in by commuters and athletes. This is because it is a fantastic way to keep fit while reducing the pollution caused by your vehicles when travelling to and from work. Also, cycling can be an enjoyable activity for the whole family as it can provide hours of fun planning and exploring your local areas.

    But when you are out on a bike ride enjoying the fresh air, have you ever thought to yourself how much more you can get out of this passion? There are a number of cycling events available for you to get involved with and you can raise money for a charity close to your heart too. So why not sign up to a ride near you and make a difference to someone’s life today!? Below we will look into the different charity events you can join in with along with what it takes to participate.

    What are Charity Bike Events?

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  8. Electric Power Assisted Bikes

    Cycling is such a popular activity when the weather is nice and can also be used as a form of commuting instead of catching the bus or using your car. However, when looking to purchase a new bike, there is a wide range of types available for different requirements. And within this post we will take a look at the pros and cons of owning a power assisted bike.

    How do E-Bikes Work?Electric Power Assisted Bikes Motor

    Assisted bikes such as electric and powered types are like most normal road bikes, but they have one significant difference. Typically an assisted bike contains a motor, which when switched on, can greatly assist with the handling of the ride when you are travelling against a high resistance such as uphill or in a windy environment.

    Going

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  9. The History and Evolution of Bike Gears

    When you saddle up on your bike and head out for a daily ride for fitness or pleasure, how much time do you spend thinking about the gears between your feet? Unless there's a problem with them, your answer will likely be "not very much." For most road cyclists, shifting gears is second nature and a part of muscle memory, so it makes sense that it would be something one takes for granted. However, did you know that the convenience of modern derailleurs is a relatively recent invention? Bicycles themselves are not very old, with less than two centuries of history on the books, but reliable gears are an even more recent invention. 

    Consider it: the earliest bicycles, the penny farthings with which we're all familiar, had no gears at all, or even a bicycle chain to speak of; instead, it was all about a one-to-one ratio of pedal strokes to wheel rotations. Naturally, this maderiding incredibly difficult — and dangerous. That's why the first modern-looking bikes were called "safety bic

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  10. New Mountain Bike Releases for 2018

    Mountain biking has forever been a popular way of exercising amongst all ages. And we are here today to give you a brief overview of the latest releases this year. Splitting the launches up into variating price ranges allows you to see the quality and specification you are aiming for, for your budget when it comes to purchasing the latest equipment.

    Under £1,000

    Giant Talon 1 £849

    https://www.giant-bicycles.com/int/talon-1

    New Mountain Bike Releases for 2018 Giant TalonThis mountain bike can be ordered straight from the manufacturer’s website for £849. From there you can choose your required size from their impressive range of shapes catering on a rati

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