Riding Basics - Hydration and Nutrition

TOP 5 NUTRITION AND HYDRATION TIPS FOR BEGINNER CYCLISTS

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We all love to ride our bikes right! If a 5km ride was so much much, a 50km ride must be ten times as much fun – that’s only if we get our fueling right. Hydration and Nutrition are two important things that we need to take care of to ensure we enjoy our riding. Here are 5 tips from …

HOW TO CHOOSE A HELMET

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choosing a right helmet is very essential for cyclist’s safety. Be it an occasional rider or a rider at performance level. A good helmet must provide a balance between fit, comfort, and ventilation. Here are few things to look for before choosing the helmet. KNOW WHICH TYPE SUITS YOU Bicycle helmets come in different types like leisure ride helmet, road …

THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE YOU START CYCLING

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Everyone who is into cycling has started somewhere. Most of us learned how to ride a bike when we were young, and probably found an interest to ride later on in life, which is when we got more interested in hard-core cycling, doing longer distances and riding faster. These are a few pointers for riders with big ambitions just (re)starting …

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ROAD VS MOUNTAIN VS HYBRID BICYCLE – BUYERS GUIDE

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A lot of us looking at getting a bicycle for ourselves are left confused with the myriad options available nowadays. Those simple machines that we rode in our childhood have not gone untouched with the technological advancements made by mankind over the past few decades. Not only has this exposed us to more quality options to choose from, but can …

buyers guide to bicycle pumps

HOW TO CHOOSE A BICYCLE PUMP – BUYERS GUIDE

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A good bicycle pump is on our list of Top Essentials for a Cyclist. Bicycle pumps do a simple but important job of ensuring tires are inflated to specification. This ensures your ride is comfortable, safe and that tires last. As with all essentials, having a good pump will definitely ensure you ride even more! This guide should give you …

THE SPECIALIZED ALIBI – FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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The Specialized Alibi on Indian roads! BASICS HOW CAN A TYRE BE AIR LESS? Most bicycles come installed with pneumatic tires – a rubber tire casing with a bicycle tube inside which needs to be pumped up regularly. This design has multiple benefits offering a comfortable ride, light weight and good traction and have been the preferred choice on bikes …