GROUP RIDE ETIQUETTE FOR BEGINNER CYCLISTS

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Just brought home a new bike and looking to deep dive into the wonderful world of cycling? For starters, take your bike outside a few times and enjoy riding around the neighbourhood. Get to know your bike better and also get comfortable with braking and using gears. Next, google/discover and sign up with bike clubs, communities or bike shops in …

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TOP FIVE REASONS TO WEAR CYCLING GLOVES – BEGINNERS GUIDE

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With most sport, being well attired for the sport is a great way to start. Looking the part not only enhances safety, comfort and the overall experience but also makes you immediately look professional, lending you a great psychological win! From experience, we’ve noticed that culturally, most Indian’s prefer to see some commitment to the activity, wait to get relatively …

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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 …

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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 …