Safety for Mountain Biking

Top 6 Safety Accessories for Mountain Biking By Lydia Quinn Mountain biking can be a fun and exhilarating activity. However, in order to enjoy it, you must have all the proper safety accessories needed to protect you from falls, crashes and other unforeseen events that tend to be quite common when you’re racing through such rocky or treacherous terrain. Here are the top six safety accessories that every mountain biking enthusiast needs to have: Helmet The top safety item is, of course, the helmet. In fact, you’ll want not just a...

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Planning a Mountain Bike Trip

Heading Out on the Road for Some Serious Mountain Biking By Shawna Penton There is absolutely nothing like heading out on the road with your vehicle and traveling to some gorgeous track somewhere, whipping out your bike, and then doing a spot of mountain biking. If you have a mountain bike then you are going to need to head out on the road. On this page I want to run you through a couple of the things that you will need to think about when heading out on that trip. Firstly, you are going to need to get an idea of the type of place you want to...

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Buying A Bike Rack

Buying a Bike Rack: Six Things to Consider Buying a Bike Rack: Six Things to Consider By Samuel Maina Kang’aru 1. How Many Bikes Need to be Transported? There is a world of difference between a bachelor who plans to hit the trail every weekend and a businesswoman who has to transport a large number of bikes every day. The bachelor will probably be best served by a strap-on, trunk-mounted carrier, while the businesswoman will probably need a hitch-mounted rack or something more specialized. 2. Does the Rack Need to be Moved from One...

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Cycling for Weight Loss

Cycle Your Way To Weight Loss By Scott Haywood Of all the possible exercises there are to help you lose weight, cycling is one of the best. If you want to lose weight and are looking for the perfect exercise, or if you’re looking for a great calorie burning exercise to add to your exercise repertoire, this article is for you. We’ll tell you why cycling is so great and what it can do for you, what you’ll need to get started and provide helpful hints that will help you to cycle effectively and safely for the rest of your life....

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Building Endurance

How To Build Base Endurance: The Best Methods To Build Base Endurance To Keep You Going Season Long By Pav Bryan Whether you are a road racer going long miles in the saddle, a time-trial rider who might only ride up to 25 mile races, or a sportive rider who rides for the fun and thrill rather than the element of competition, you will need to establish a firm base endurance to ensure your body is able to cope with the stresses of riding long distances or even hard short distances but multiple times a week for weeks at end. Typically the period...

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