BRAND INTRODUCTION – CERVÉLO BIKES

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Cervelo is a Canadian manufacturer of road racing and track bicycles. They make some of the most sought after bicycles in the world. Cervelo isn’t just any other ordinary bicycle manufacturer. They’re known to create top-end machines with a racing pedigree that is tried, tested, and even used by much-acclaimed professional cyclists. From the very beginning, in 1995, Cervelo bikes were built on the concept …

BRAND INTRODUCTION – FELT BICYCLES

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If you’ve been looking out for a road bike or a triathlon-specific bike then it’s very likely that you’ve come across the name “Felt”. They’re an American bicycle brand based in Irvine, California. Felt produces road, mountain, track, cyclocross, electric bicycles, and cruiser bikes. The manufacturer is most famed for its lineup of TT/Triathlon bikes that are super popular amongst the world’s top athletes. WHY FELT? Felt has always …

BICYCLE WHEELS – BUYERS GUIDE

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Wheels are one of the most important components on your bike, after the bike frame itself. Wheels, for that very reason, are also one of the most value for money upgrades you can make to your bike. Besides the need for an upgrade, all bicycle wheels reach a point in their life where they need to be replaced. Replacement mileage …

CYCLING FOR FITNESS

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There are countless reasons to get into cycling, but one that is most common to us all is the fitness aspect. You can fully reap the benefits of fitness through cycling – whether you’re a beginner or a professional, regardless of experience, most of the same rules apply. Once you start to see the improvements in your overall fitness you’ll …

NUTRITION FOR CYCLING

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While riding, the average person is burning anywhere from 350-800 Cals depending on the pace and intensity. This means that your body is firing on all pistons and you should fuel up adequately. As you begin upping the distances you ride, nutrition starts to play a bigger and bigger role in ensuring a comfortable ride. It’s crucial to replace lost …

CYCLING FOR WEIGHT LOSS

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If you’re looking to get lighter on your feet through exercise, cycling is a great option to consider. Cycling has a bunch of health benefits but in this article, we’re going to focus solely on how you can cut down on excessive fat. Remember, losing weight isn’t just losing fat. Weight could also include muscle mass that you may not …

FRONT/REAR DERAILLEUR – BUYERS GUIDE

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Derailleurs – a piece of componentry that’s essential to our bike’s shifting, yet we know so little about it. Is it time for you to change/replace your derailleur? Have you stayed up all night thinking about which one you need? Don’t worry, you’ve come to the right place – we’re going to tell you all there is to know about …

BRAKE PADS – BUYERS GUIDE

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It should go without saying that being able to stop effectively is one of the most important considerations on a bicycle. Brakes are fairly simple devices, they stop you – This is possible thanks to friction. Modern innovation has led to the invention of different types of braking systems on the bicycle. Interestingly enough, all of them use one common …

CYCLING VS RUNNING

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Outdoor sports are a big part of everyday life for most people. It’s essential to be in good shape as it affects many different parts of your life – some that may not seem so obvious. There are so many sporting activities you can indulge yourself in, cycling and running being the most popular choices. The cycling vs running debate …

TOP 10 HEALTH BENEFITS OF CYCLING

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If you’re reading this article, you’re probably looking at getting into cycling or trying to convince others to get into the sport of cycling. Maybe you just stumbled upon here – either way, being fit and healthy is super important. What better way to do that, than by cycling? To be fit and healthy it’s important to be physically active. …