WD-40 Nooooooo….

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Finally ! Someone else advocates not using WD 40 as a chain lubricant. The only reason why I would ever use WD 40 would be to degrease my chain and get rid of stubborn muck and then make sure that I lube the chain with some lubricant. The good folks at BicycleTutor.com have a short nice video on why you …

Speed linking

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I come across various bike related articles that border from the really interesting to some-what interesting. Speed Linking is a occasional outlet of these squirreled away links in case they might interest our readers. Here goes Change your view, a 30 second video emphasizing the positive aspects of cycling and commuting by bike. Tips for long distance biking, a few …

Packing your bike for travel

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I want to ride in a place of my choice and I need to transport my bike there, how the !@#$ do I do it??? Have we done it before? But of course Rohan KiniWHAT I LOVE ABOUT CYCLING I love riding my bike. Whether it’s a simple commute, a high-intensity road race, a jaw-grinding brevet, fixie rides thru packed …

Bonking

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Bonking on the bike – Michele’s experience during the Tour de France, 1984. Bonking (or hitting the wall) – suddenly losing energy and the onset of fatigue resulting in a major performance drop. Usually caused by the depletion of glycogen in the body. On the recent bike ride, I experienced the dreaded Bonk. Its interesting how your body reacts in …

the Killer ride :)

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Savandurga Killer ride Share your bike routes @ Bikely.com The ride route The ride was a killer. :) We made a mistake of not stopping for a quick breakfast and some of us paid for it with cramps and dehydration. Moral of the story – eat sensibly before you leave for a ride. And during a ride, eat before you …

Savandurga ride this weekend

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A bunch of us are doing the Savandurga route the coming Sunday (9 Mar) Ride Details Starting time: 6am SHARP Meetup point: Family Mart (intersection of inner ring road and Kanakpura road) Distance: around 120Km Approximate ride time: 6 Hrs (should be back by 1pm) Ride level: not easy Route Plan is to ride up Kanakpura road, take a deviation …

Bike Ride Checklist

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Going for a weekend ride? What all do you need to keep in mind before you head out to ensure your bike is safe and functioning properly and to also ensure you’re comfortable and have a great ride? PRE-RIDE CHECKLIST Keeping everything ready for your ride the night before is critical to ensure the ride is perfect – you are not frantically …

Seasons !!

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Seasons – a mountain biking film, by The Collective The Collective have just come out with their latest mountain biking video, Seasons The trailer is mind wrenching. These are the very same guys who have created my all time favorite mountain biking videos The Collective and R.O.A.M Beg borrow or steal. We need to get this. The Trailer for Seasons, …