Boarding with bicycles on the trains will be released, this Monday (13), by SuperVia, concessionaire that manages the trains. Since 2012, guests can board their bikes on Saturdays, after 2:00 pm, and on Sundays and holidays throughout the day.
Choose a helmet to ride a bike, whether for leisure, commuting or motocross is still a problem for many people, do get confused when choosing the ideal size. Most helmets is accessible, if we look at your importance to the safety of the pilot. However, some can also be very expensive and it would be easy to stop buying that equipment considering your price. You’ll have no problem finding a suitable helmet and in any price range.
Progressive braking, constant communication between the various group members, safety distance and control over the remaining vehicles on the road are some of the tips that reinforce the safety of cyclists;
The Varia™ Rear Radar for bicycles alerts cyclists of the cars behind, up to 140 meters away. It is a standalone equipment and can be integrated with cycling computers, such as the Garmin Edge range;
Nothing like having a hot cup of coffee, is not it? The Thermopro Lilac thermos bottle meets the needs of your home or office! It is made of high quality stainless steel with double inner wall that generates vacuum insulation to keep drinks hot for 12 hours or chilled for 24 hours and is also very resistant and easy to clean.
Several Automakers Started Their Lives As Bicycle Manufacturers, Including Mercedes-Benz And Peugeot.
More than a century later, many of these brands still produce and sell two-wheeled vehicles, usually in much smaller numbers than their big motorized stars.
In honor of the Tour de France, which is in full swing, we selected 12 models that have brought memorable moments to fans of cycling and motor racing.
Although the days in January has already are lengthening, we still stuck squarely in the winter and remains us again to many people who have to go out cycling at night, we give you 6 tips to keep in mind to make your night out will not turn into a nightmare. (more…)
Turning Against The New Helmet Bell Gage
Bell and Giro are two of the biggest names in bike helmets, and have been for the better part of 20 years. But in 1996, when Bell (which had been number one in sales) bought to turn (number two), feared that Bell could also absorb twist style and both lines would become a single. (more…)
Floor and mainly travelling by bike is always great, however some care must be taken not only in the maintenance of the bike, but also on maintaining their protective equipment, in particular the helmet .
See and be seen are two concerns of those who practice the bike all year even when the night comes quickly in winter. Today many solutions from the simple “loupiote” powered by a dynamo on your bike down to the real “flagship” drunk of lumens that illuminates as in daylight. Cyclists to usher outfits of reflective inserts can no longer escape from the brushes of car headlights. Whether you are “thinking” or “enlightened”, it will be necessary to remain perfectly visible.
… Assets and liabilities…
Cyclists you will be ‘active’ by emitting a beam of light that will allow you to see and be seen. If one are a ‘thoughtful’ sportsman you will be ‘passive’ in other words, you will wear clothing or accessories that will reflect the light that will illuminate them. The best way to be visible will be to combine the two modes. Necessarily you will need lighting to make progress in the night and to indicate your presence to the rear. But you also need a contribution of these reflective devices to be seen from all angles.
Bike I like best through the Sahara, where can I get a bicycle chain in Uganda, what must I observe on the southern Silk Road, what parts should I take to Morocco, where can I get information about the crossing of the Himalayas, what do I need at the border crossing in the Khyber Pass, or how do I prepare best on a world to Radelung? The bicycle world leaderanswered these and many other questions. The 3rd Edition of the “Bible for the cyclists’ offers on more than 700 pages of new information and insights for the big tourthrough the world. (more…)
Bike culture: Wheel issue is hotter than in a long time – what is really the best?
I count to fifty received emails recently involving questions about tires, wheels and new standards on the hub and quick couplers. Questions that excites and engages, but also upsets. Wheel issue is hotter than in a long time and it’s not surprising — few things on a bike is so important that the wheels. And few things are as easy to modify, adjust or replace. It is not easy to answer the question of what is best. The boring default answer is: it depends.
Plus format, i.e. mountain bikes with extra wide rims and tires, come briskly straight into the bike people home. There is actually a trend that also applies to road bikes, though there is a trend, but a separate heading. (more…)
Every day that passes the mode of cycling Mountain Bike has been gaining more followers and this happens due to the charm that this modality provides to allow the direct contact with the nature by the cyclist as well as some positive peculiarities that Mountain Bike presents when compared to other types Of sports related to cycling. (more…)
Road: objective, resting heart rate and so practice standing starts. Join us in our series of tips that will make you stronger and faster. This is part 3 of 3.
- Get a great start
Practicing standing starts.Place in a heavy gear and roll forward in really low speed.Accelerate 100% effort since with as quickly as possible during 20-30 short ride.Start with three or four sprints and continue to increase to six or seven when you get into snitsa. The first three ball shot is the most important – it is then spurt the message goes from the brain to the muscle fibers. Take the first ball of a time with your dominant leg, and start when the pedal is at 2 o’clock. (more…)
Our site: “I didn’t get down and felt it will go on h-veteI”, it will not be as expected. After victory in the second stage of Bike 4 Peaks got Calle Friberg break the race the day after a crash. Read his final report from the competition.
After two really good days here at Bike 4 Peaks with a fourth place and a victory, it was recharging for another tough day in the mountains. Third stage contained the longest and most powerful climbing in the competition’s history, it was said. 1300 meters of altitude of 15 km, we would take on. (more…)
Our site: A motorcyclist who turned the wrong way, a steep walk with the bike on the back and a far too long without water and power. Although it was Calle Friberg a solo victory in French Roc des Alpes Marathon.
These early starters as it often is on the marathon down here, is not a favorite of mine, I admit. It is difficult to get good staff, and be heated so that it can feed into policy fully directly after the start, then it usually starts with a climb.
But today it went alright to get out of bed – especially when it was 20 degrees, and a rising sun at 6:30 am, and the hotel had a cafe au lait, croissants and chokladmüsli. Race high right from breakfast thus. (more…)
A winter suit is essential to continue to practice with pleasure the road cycling or mountain biking in winter. Each jersey has different characteristics such as the type of insulation, type of tissue, degree of breathability… Choose the one that best suits you in asking the right questions about your use!
Can I customize the settings?
The good news is that to take place upscale setting, Time highlights its strong point of national production responsiveness! How creating SCYLON Custom range offers 5 colors available: Green, Orange, Blue, Pink and Black with a swinging costs 4999-9399 euros depending on the equipment.
Any framework ordered store will be delivered within a period of 4 to 6 weeks.
MTB equipment: the second layer of bike clothing
Short-sleeved? long sleeves? fully open? Central? What to choose?
Once you have chosen your bike under garment, you can lean on choosing your bike shirt. When temperatures become warmer, the bicycle jersey waisted short sleeve is required.
Types of lighting
Well-lit bicycle is equipped with front, side and rear lighting. Thanks to your bike well visible to other motorists and pedestrians. When driving off the main roads, where there is no street lighting, is a powerful floodlight necessity.
Time incandescent lamps are gone. They replaced the LEDs. Generally, the more expensive the lamp is, the higher the luminosity features. Here by checking the lumen (lm). For driving on paved bike paths just carrying around 200L. The forest trail, we recommend at least 300l. These lamps are normally equipped with rechargeable batteries. New on the market are CREE headlamps. The intensity easily reaches 1000-2000lm. High energy intensity is often necessary to solve an external source. This is usually mounted with Velcro to the frame.
These vehicles are called worldwide electric bikes. In Europe there is a distinction between those that can also travel without pedaling at speeds from fifty that are referred to e-bikes and those which shall be regarded as muscle bikes that have a speed limit of 25km/h, the engine power of 250W and in need of pedaling because the motor assist and electric pedal bicycles are called. In Europe you define peddle. E-bikes are not usable in Italy because there is still no legislation which considers. Pedal assist bicycles are assimilated totally muscle bikes and therefore subject to the same rights and duties. Read the details on how to choose a bicycle pedal assisted electric bicycle.
Let’s briefly the thermos, the container of choice for hot drinks.
The thermos used to lug around a hot drink (coffee, tea or herbal tea is generally discouraged) always nice at the top if the weather is not too hot, which is essential when you expect cold because the altitude or weather uncertain. Preferable metal ones to those in plastic weigh and clutter less and can withstand more shocks. A thermos from 0.33 provides two to three cups, evaluated according to your needs, there are also by 0.5-0.75-1lt. overall dimensions greater than a bottle of the same capacity. Many have a thermos stopper provided with exit holes to pour the liquid without unscrewing the cap, useful for restricting beverage cooling and to avoid having to place the cap and prevent it from getting dirty or regrettably rolls downhill.
The odometer is an electronic device mounted on the bicycle, which allows cyclists to monitor real-time mileage, average speed and the instant.
The operation of the bicycle speedometer is pretty simple. The odometer is composed of a magnet, a sensor and from the small computer (usually of square shape and dimensions similar or slightly superior to those of a digital wristwatch, according to transporthint.com) kits on whose screen it is possible to read all data of case. The magnet is fixed to a spoke of the front wheel, while the sensor is applied to one of the two front forks, at a very reduced distance from the point where it passes the magnet when the wheel rotates.
Gadgets: A clean bike working better. And it does not take half the morning to clean up the bike. Do this as suggested by this blog.
A clean and well lubricated bike works better, lasts longer and is more fun to ride. And look out fine. It is easier to see if anything is damaged, for example cracks in the frame, cuts in the tires, or rivets in the chain. Make a habit of immediately rinse cycle after workouts. The bike standing up is more difficult to remove the dirt. Additionally, the drive can start to rust.
Each bike is equipped with two pedals, one for each leg, which represent two of the 5 points of contact between the rider and the medium (the other three are: two to the handlebars and saddle).
The pedal is a small base which allows the thrust (and tension) lower limbs on cranks; ruled by the latter, it settles on the opposite side to the advertisement of the pin of the bottom bracket, taking full advantage of the natural lever of pedaling.
The pedals are made of a plank that is screwed onto the crank and a ball bearing system (or pads) that allows the rotation of the pedal body. This structure allows the pedal to be well anchored to the crank while turning nimbly onto itself.