BRAND INTRODUCTION – HJC

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Hong Jin Crown (HJC) – Probably one of the most well-known motorcycle helmet manufacturers in the world – HJC has been making helmets since 1971. Highly praised in the field of motorcycle helmets, HJC is recognized for its long history of helmet production involving advanced material construction, strength, and lightweight performance. HJC is heavily involved in MotoGP racing as the …

TRIATHLON BIKE BUYING GUIDE

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Arguably one of the most fun stages in a triathlon is the biking stage, at least we think so. The objective during this stage is to finish the biking leg as fast as possible – in order to do this, you need to be as efficient as possible. Immense core strength and overall stamina are required to complete this leg …

ACING YOUR TRIATHLON ON A SHOESTRING BUDGET

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Triathlons are fun and can get quite addictive over a period of time. Triathlons require you to perfect your skills in 3 different disciplines – most people are good at one particular sport, not so much at the other two. Training along with the right kind of equipment can help you improve in all 3 disciplines. Getting into triathlons can …

BEGINNERS GUIDE TO CYCLING SHOES FOR SPINNING

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You probably know someone or have heard of “spinning classes” from someone. Maybe, you’re already a part of a spinning class. Spinning also referred to as “indoor cycling” is a form of exercise with classes focusing on endurance, strength, intervals, high intensity, and recovery. It involves using a special stationary bicycle with a weighted flywheel. The flywheel along with other mechanical components …

TUBULAR TIRES – FUNDAMENTALS

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One of the biggest considerations for performance cyclists is weight. Everyone knows that the lighter you are, the faster and more efficient you are. Bicycle manufacturers have come up with incredibly light frames and have used all kinds of materials to make a bicycle as light as possible. There’s one way to make things a bit lighter. A tubular tire …

BRAND INTRODUCTION – CAMPAGNOLO

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Founded way back in 1933 in Vicenza, Campagnolo is one of the most prestigious and most well-known road bike groupset and bike component manufacturers. Campagnolo is the world’s oldest manufacturer of bicycle groupsets and they are the company that actually invented the rear derailleur! They produce professional-level components for some of the world’s top cycling teams but they also make stuff …

PRODUCT LINEUP – XLAB

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Everyone knows that hydration while out on a ride is super important – however, it is one of the most underestimated aspects of endurance riding. Specifically, triathlons. Triathletes need to constantly keep replenishing themselves over the course of all three stages of the triathlon. Hydration has always been a problem on bicycles – while athletes spend huge amounts of money …

BRAND INTRODUCTION & LINEUP – HUUB

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It’s triathlon season and it’s great to see triathlon involvement in the country. The sport of Triathlon is now more popular than ever – more competitive than ever too. This competitiveness has led to the development of better quality and higher performance tri-gear. Triathlon gear is super important during the event as it saves you a bunch of time and …

TOP 5 TRIATHLON EVENTS IN INDIA IN 2020

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Triathlon events are aplenty in India this year – great for anyone looking to start off their Triathlon journey in 2020. So those of you clueless about triathlons, a triathlon is a multisport race with three continuous sequential races. These races are of the endurance type – pushing athletes far beyond their comfort zones. Triathlons include Swimming, Cycling, and Running …

BRAND INTRODUCTION – FULCRUM

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From the makers of some of the best groupsets and bike components in the world – Campagnolo; comes a company by the name of Fulcrum. Fulcrum is fairly new in the market, the company was founded in July 2004 and is based in Arcugnano, Italy. Campagnolo themselves have been making wheels for quite some time and it is the same …