HOW TO CHOOSE INDOOR BICYCLE TRAINERS – BUYERS GUIDE

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Your love for cycling shouldn’t be dampened by poor weather conditions or a lack of time. Wouldn’t it be great if you could train, warm-up or even compete with fellow cyclists around the world from the comfort of your house? Well, it’s possible with an indoor cycling trainer. You can keep cycling for hundreds of kilometers, even if it’s raining …

TOP INDIAN TRIATHLON EVENTS IN 2020

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The Triathlon fever has rapidly spread amongst Indian athletes and it’s great to see our riders enthusiastically taking their training to the next level to participate in local and international events. Triathlon events are gaining popularity in India with good levels of participation and we’re stoked to see over 15 tri events on the 2020 calendar as of now. We …

5 THINGS TO CHECK BEFORE EVERY RIDE

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If you’re riding every day then your bicycle is probably undergoing a lot of wear and tear on each ride. like all other machines, maintenance is mandatory for the efficient and smooth functioning of the machine’s internals. Apart from standard maintenance, bicycles need the occasional check-ups to ensure everything is in order. It’s unrealistic to think that you can check …

PRODUCT REVIEW – SPECIALIZED TORCH 3.0 ROAD CYCLING SHOE

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When it comes to taking your riding experience to the next level, there’s nothing like investing in a good pair of cycling shoes that will make a world of a difference out on the road. One of the greatest challenges with designing a cycling shoe is the fine balance between comfort and performance. If a cycling shoe is really performance-oriented …

SKS FENDERS & MUDGUARDS

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A fender or a mudguard is basically a coverage device for bicycles that is especially helpful in rainy, muddy conditions. It is usually made of either plastic or aluminum and protrudes out the back of the bike and over the wheel. A rear fender usually either attaches to the chainstay or the seat stay. A front fender is fixed under …

HOW TO CHOOSE BICYCLE CAR RACKS – BUYERS GUIDE

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Like most folk, you probably enjoy traveling. Being a biker you’ve also probably realized that your trips would be more enjoyable if you had your bicycle along with you. Carrying your bike along with you, inside the vehicle isn’t the most practical thing to do. Carrying your bike along with you won’t be a hassle if you invest in a …

BASIC FIRST-AID FOR CYCLISTS

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As cyclists, we’ve all had a fall off our bikes somewhere along the line – it’s something that is inevitable with only two wheels on your wagon. At most times, you’re going to get away with a scrape or a bruise. In the event of something more serious, it’s always good to be prepared. While in most cases the worst …

BEGINNERS GUIDE TO GOING TUBELESS

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How many times have you found yourself helpless out on the road, because you’ve encountered a flat and forgot to carry a spare tube or a repair kit? Probably more times than you’d like to admit (If you cycle regularly that is…). If you’ve been following the cycling scene closely, you would’ve noticed the trend of going tubeless has caught …

BUYERS GUIDE – SPECIALIZED CYCLING HELMETS LINEUP

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When out on a ride, no matter the distance, always make sure you’ve equipped yourself with a helmet. It’s one of the most essential accessories for a cyclist. No helmet, no ride. Choosing the right helmet for yourself is sometimes confusing. There are so many kinds and so much technology within the new range of Specialized helmets. Depending on your …

BEGINNERS GUIDE TO CYCLING

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So you’ve finally decided to commit to cycling? That’s great, it’s always encouraging to see more and more people get into riding. We’re at a stage where cycling really seems to be picking up in a big way in many places, not just the big cities but also in smaller towns where it has begun to pique interest amongst the …