TOP FIVE TRIATHLON ESSENTIALS

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It’s awesome that you have decided to do triathlon only a few brave humans can make this decision. It’s going to be a sweet journey involving various levels of training and workouts. But to make your training more enjoyable and comfortable you should consider these 5 essentials which will make your life easier on the bike. BIKE First and foremost …

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HOW TO CHOOSE BICYCLE HELMETS – BUYERS GUIDE

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Whether you’re headed on a long road ride or commuting in your city – bicycle helmets are an essential accessory while you’re out on your bike. This is especially important for kids. Although a common excuse is that we’re riding too slow for anything to happen, it’s extremely important to understand that wearing a helmet can reduce the risk of …

HOW TO CHOOSE CYCLING SUNGLASSES

HOW TO CHOOSE CYCLING RIDING GLASSES – BUYERS GUIDE

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It’s amazing that most cyclists don’t imagine a pair of cycling sunglasses to be a part of their “kit” until a fly hits them on a fast ride down a curvy decent, in Indian traffic! The point being, cycling glasses are not just an accessory to make you look cool on your bike (although they definitely do!). They are an …

D.I.Y BICYCLE CARE AND MAINTENANCE TIPS (MONSOON EDITION)

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It’s the Monsoons and riding in the rain can be a ton of fun. Despite water clogged roads & heavy downpour, commuters still prefer biking to work and seasoned cyclists stick to their ride routine. While we need that extra rain gear to ride in wet conditions, our bikes need some extra care and attention too. Here are some common …

ESSENTIAL STRAVA GUIDE: TIPS AND TRICKS FOR BEGINNERS

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Most of you would love to track your riding activities and measure your progress, but not able to do that because tracking gadgets cost a bomb. Worry not! WHAT IS STRAVA? Here is an app that allows you to record, share, and upload your activities free of cost. It is a “Social Networking” app for cyclists and runners which allows …

HOW TO CHOOSE BICYCLE MULTI-TOOLS – BUYERS GUIDE

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A multipurpose tool is a survival tool for any cyclist. It is compact and comes handy during emergency situations; it provides all the important tools necessary to carry out roadside maintenance. The mechanical breakdown may occur to well-maintained bike as well, so it is worth carrying a multi-tool on every outing with the bike. It will ensure that the rider …

HOW TO CHOOSE CYCLING GLOVES – BUYERS GUIDE

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Choosing the correct pair of gloves is critical to enjoying a comfortable ride. They help in absorbing sweat and in eliminating road vibration. When chosen right they will fit you right, provide great comfort and look aesthetically appealing. Read through to understand the parameters we consider while choosing the right pair of gloves. ANATOMY OF A GLOVE • Uppers: This is the …

HOW TO PROTECT YOUR TIRES FROM PUNCTURES

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Punctures are like a shadow, they cannot really completely be avoided! But having said that, the risk of having a flat can definitely be minimized if you follow these simple tips. TOP 5 WAYS TO PREVENT A PUNCTURE 1.  PUMP UP YOUR TIRES Incorrect tire pressures are a major reason for punctures. Make it a habit to regularly check your tire pressure …