PRODUCT OPINION: SPECIALIZED ROUBAIX PRO TIRE

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The Specialized Roubaix Pro is an endurance road tire that’s well suited for smooth and rough roads alike. That’s because it’s fast like any competitive road tire, only it features a bead-to-bead Endurant casing, plus patented Specialized BlackBelt technology for puncture protection. This way, it rolls smooth over any terrain.   SPECIALIZED GEEK TALK ENDURANT – overlapped, three-layer casing for …

WHY RIDE A PURE FIX? INTRODUCTION TO FIXED GEAR & SINGLE SPEED CYCLING

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All across India there is a sudden spike in interest in cycling as a fitness and leisure activity. Be it the social aspect of riding in a group, commuting within the city to avoid the ever-so-problematic traffic, or just pushing yourself to your limits to get fitter and faster, the possibilities seem endless. As someone who is looking at taking …

How to Choose Mountain Bike Wheels?

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Wheels are among the most confusing components you can buy for your mountain bike; there’s a seemingly endless array of choices, all with their own set of claimed benefits.   Factors to consider – 1) Size 2) Tubeless or not? 3) Rim Width 4) Weight Size When it comes to mountain bikes, one can choose from 26 inch, 29 inch …

PRODUCT REVIEW: PURE FIX FIXED GEAR/SINGLE SPEED BIKES, IF IT AIN’T FIXED, ITS BROKEN

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I remember the first time I saw the movie Premium Rush, I was left completely fascinated by the idea of riding a fixed gear bike. I mean, riding without brakes, not being able to coast, weaving through peak hour traffic, sounds like something that someone with a death wish would do. But then, what bigger adrenaline rush can you get …

How to choose the right handlebar

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The main function of a handlebar is to provide support to the rider and to enable the rider to maneuver the bike. Handlebars also serve the additional functionality of supporting your cyclocomputers, ┬ábrake-callipers, lights etc. There are several types of handlebars available. Some of the main types are ┬ádrop bars, flat bars, bull horns, and pista bars. Each bar serves …

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BUMSONTHESADDLE GUIDES – HOW TO CHOOSE AN INDOOR BIKE TRAINER

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Types Of Indoor Bike Trainers : Wind – In this type, the rider powers a fan that provides resistance (cheapest but noisiest) Magnetic – In which a fixed resistance is offered by a magnetic fly wheel (quiet, but the fixed resistance is not ideal for many cyclists) Fluid – In which Silicon within the unit offers resistance (quiet and offer …

BUMSONTHESADDLE Guides : How to choose a good bicycle light?

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Bike lights keep getting lighter and smaller while delivering brighter illumination for riding safety. When shopping for bike lights, you first need to ask yourself this: Do you want to see or be seen? Or both? This article will help you choose the right lighting for your cycling needs Types of Bike Lights Bicycle lights come in a variety of …