Articles about cycling
When you begin cycling you may feel intimidated. It is common for people to feel intimidated when they begin cycling. Here are some of the reasons beginning cyclist may feel intimidated and what you can do to overcome this. Studies have shown that people are more...
Most likely you know who Lance Armstrong is. If you are not familiar with cycling then he may be one of the only professional cyclists that you recognize by name. But Lance Armstrong is not the only professional cyclist.
France en Velo makes a 1,000 mile bike ride across France easy. Peddle through stunning scenery along quiet back lanes. Find the best campsites, hotels, guest houses, regional artisan foods and fabulous restaurants.
There are many good reasons to start cycling. Some people begin to ride bikes because they think it's a lot of fun while others may do it to lose weight and for health reasons. Many people also begin riding bicycles to save money. With the cost of gas continuing...
During the colder months many people will put their cycles away for the winter and not get them out until spring arrives. After a long break getting back to ycling can be difficult however it is easily do-able providing you have a plan of action and are disciplined. This article explains hot to get back in to the cycling habit after a long break.
Choosing and buying Leg warmers Leg warmers as the name implies are designed to keep your leg warm. However, leg warmers are not always about keeping warm. There are many reasons why women and men choose and buy leg warmers. The main reason why you will...
It's all about creating win-win-win situations where you and the environment both thrive. Here are a couple practical ways to trim your waistline, fatten your wallet, and live green.
Western Australia (WA) has two special trails which are attracting world-wide interest. The Munda Biddi Trail is an off-road trail for cyclists and will stretch almost 1000 kilometres from Mundaring in WA's capital to Albany on the south coast. A walk trail following a somewhat similar track is already completed and attracts many visitors.
I think travelling on the cheap with a backpack behind you and checking into one of the many backpackers or hostels has more advantages than not. I have stayed in backpackers in other parts of the world, but nothing has really compared to Ireland, and in particular Dublin. I...
You had fun preparing your first fish tank. After decorating, you filled it with water and introduced the exotic fishes. For a few days all was well. Then the horror has started. Now the water seems dirty, the fish are sick or dying and the aquarium stinks. What's going on? You experience a new tank syndrome. Let's see how changing filter cartridges influences this process. Can it save or destroy your fish tank?
I'd dipped my toe into road cycling, and the experience had left me in no doubt that I was not a road cyclist. That was 20 years ago! The buzz from British success at the 2012 Olympics and Le Tour De France has meant there are more road cyclists gliding past whilst I sweat it out with knobbly tyres over Tarmac - I thought I'd give a svelte road bike another go so I got a 2 series Trek Madone!
One of the benefits to riding bicycles is that you get to combine a healthy activity that is also fun to do; however there are many things modern bike riders do that make riding a bike unhealthy. Here are 9 things that some bike riders are doing that can make riding a bike unhealthy and even deadly.
As an avid cyclist who commutes to work on a bicycle you probably understand why bicycles are so beneficial to society. The more bicycles then the less reliance we have on fossil fuels and the healthier our environment is. The more cyclists also make it safer for other cyclists...
The Beskydy Mountains in the Czech Republic are close to the border with Slovakia. Aquaparks, skiing, cycling and hiking trails, plus great museums, like the Tatra Technical Museum, attract visitors from all over the world.
It is widely claimed that the Tour De France is the most gruelling sporting event on the planet. To be chosen to ride in the tour is one thing, and to finish it is an outstanding achievement but to win it is the greatest triumph a professional road cyclist can earn. In this article I have chosen the riders that throughout the tours 108 year history have earned that triumph and have proven themselves to be the greatest and most decorated cyclists to have won the tour and claimed the infamous yellow jersey in Paris.
Breakfast is considered the most important meal of the day; however, it is surprising how many people actually skip an energetic breakfast without realising the consequences that could cause to your body and well-being; people who don’t have breakfast tend to gain weight more easily that those that do.