There is a misconception that according to our "killed" roads it is not realistic to drive a road bike and it makes no sense that if we get into a pair of holes we are guaranteed to receive an eight on the wheel, and in the worst case, its frame will crack. Indeed, looking at the thin wheels of a sports bike and its weightless carbon frame, you can not help doubting its reliability and the possibility of riding it, somewhere in addition to smooth cycling tracks. However, I can assure you, behind the sophisticated look and seemingly fragile design, lie the complex calcula ..
Hardly anyone would believe that their sports performance can be significantly improved, almost nothing to do without, but only care about efficiency. And after all in vain, as it is an extremely easy way to exercise that does not cause fatigue and terrible pain in all the muscles. It should be constantly thinking about how effective your actions, even constantly evaluate the slightest movement or action.
Ten Commandments successful racer will help to significantly improve your skills and will improve results.
1. Stay relaxed! Try to make the whole ..
Nowadays, technical devices have penetrated into all spheres of our life and accompany each almost around the clock.
Bike computers appeared quite a long time, but, to date, it became really affordable and feature-rich gadgets which should be in the arsenal of every cyclist.
Listed below are the main points and aspects that need to pay attention when choosing and buying a bike computer.
First, you must decide on the list of the information that you want to see on the display.
So, for the average amateur is all important ..
Cycling for many has become a way of life, and promoting it as active leisure, gaining more and more widespread. We will not list all its virtues, of which you and so, for sure, are well aware.
However, not every bicycle is suitable for cycling. For some types are designed only for short trips, and others, for professional athletes and require the torso, in which the look of the surrounding views will not work physically.
The range of shops, fortunately, offers a range of bicycles and because, to choose your next bike should be slo ..
A particular type of mountain bike are Niner. In another way, these powerful and elegant at the same time called the bicycles-Niner, tventinaynerami. The main difference from the usual Niner mountain bike noticeable to the naked eye - is the diameter of the wheels. If the majority of mountain biking have 26-inch wheels, the diameter Niner rim is 29 inches. It would seem that little difference in practice proves to be very sensitive, which is particularly appreciate the high cyclists. The idea to create a mountain bike with larger wheels belongs to Jeff Epps, who over 30 years ago proposed t ..
Road bikes, is indispensable for long trips on the hard pavement. It is this type of bike are choosing many - from amateurs to professional athletes.
What are road bikes, what advantages they have, and in what cases they are not suitable.
Road bike, first of all - it's speed and maneuverability.
The main features are a road bike:
- A special form of vehicles, resembling horns. It is found, though less frequently, direct steering wheel;
- A narrow rim of the wheel and tire width. Because of this, these bikes are di ..
All of us are well aware that it is better to explore a strange negative experience than to experience it for yourself, filling cones. This fully applies to bicycles.
Being new is always difficult and if you are going to buy my first bike, be sure to review our simple tips.
Improper installation height of the saddle
By adjusting the saddle many neglect, or else put it wrong. As a result, after a trip, and the discomfort felt pain in his knees, which, over time, may lead to hazardous conditions.
Install bicycle seat so that when the pedal position per ..
Bicycles as well as any mechanism, need periodic regulated care. This is the key to a long and trouble-free operation, no damage at the wrong time, and so on.
The main rule that should perfectly observe, is that the bike should be contained in the ideal frequency. Any dirt and even dust lead to rapid wear and failure of your bike components.
Wash your bicycle must be properly and not only when driving on slush, but also in dry weather.
The most difficult to wash the bike in a normal apartment, but here you can fully adjust. The most desperate wash the b ..
City bikes or city bikes, gradually becoming an integral part of the modern lifestyle, in which more and more people are opting for a healthy lifestyle.
These bikes are not designed for sporting achievements and, above all, for a comfortable ride around town.
Features city bikes:
- Large diameter wheels;
- Wide fenders and mud flaps that effectively protect clothing;
- A sturdy frame made of aluminum or steel;
- A basket at the front and rear trunk;
- A large number of reflectors, reflectors and other passive safety features.
When most adults bike is a matter of a hobby, something for every child essentials.
Every parents want to buy their child the first three-wheeled vehicle as soon as he gets to his feet.
It is scientifically proven that children who ride bikes, physically doing better than peers.
The first bike you can buy a half old baby and there is even a special graduation:
up to 3 years;
from 4 to 6 years;
7 to 9 years;
from 10 to 13 years.
Bicycles from 13 years and above have related to the teenage and virtually indistinguishab ..
Equipment plays a most important role, and sometimes it affects the health and even the life of a cyclist.
Wearing a helmet is neglected almost all cyclists, except for professional athletes and adventurers. And yet, it is needed and when driving on the roads in the city and beyond. Modern materials allow to make helmets virtually weightless and comfortable. Their shape may vary depending on the type of sport. The most common fulfeysy and the so-called pot.
Bandana can not be a full replacement for the helmet, but, nevertheless, it will protect from the s ..
Brake at any bicycle is one of the most important structural elements responsible for security.
Bicycle brakes can be of several types:
Each of them has its "cons" and "pros", which we will talk in detail as part of this material.
Pads in this case are at the wheel rim and clamped thereto by pressing the handle on the handlebars of the bicycle.
There are several designs of rim brakes, but the most popular and common are the V brake.
- A simple, effective and ..
Recently there has been a boom around the electric vehicle , which is predicting total dominance in the coming years .
Electric bicycles , as easy to guess , is a classic bikes mounted with electric drives , which can have a large enough capacity and allow speeds of up to 50 km / h .
In the market sold a sufficiently large number of electric bikes produced in the US , Europe and , of course , China.
What are the advantages of electric bikes?
- Compactness. Dimensions of electric bikes do not differ from the usual;
- Easy operation and maintenance. Recharg ..
Yes yes yes the bike. No snowboards, skis and sanochek. We now will tell why. At the moment, the modern man is so caught up in the world of information and spiritual garbage lack of spirituality that he forgot that can not live without a bicycle. Looking at his led miracle of carbon fiber and aluminum just made me bright thoughts, which I do not like to share.
In contrast to the car and its Ponto, bike and even vehicle. The average speed of the car by the metropolis during peak hours (and that's when you need the law of meanness get home) is less than the rate of wounded in the leg ..
As one of the world's largest manufacturers of bicycles, Giant long absent in the niche "Aero" road bikes. Since this type of bike is just beginning to experience a sunrise Jaintias seemed all the while taking a wait. Their first steps in this direction became apparent in 2012, when the company unveiled a radical new type of model to Propel Eurobike show (though the bike was imprisoned in a glass box, without the possibility to touch him, not to mention a test drive). Production frameset not easily Giant was given to designers. During his design was created more than 80 iterations of the de ..