Tips & Info on Bicycling
Buying a New Bike for Triathlons
A first-hand account of one man who sought out to buy a triathlon bike. In this article, he goes through various features and bikes that he looked at. He did narrow down his choice to three bikes. The Giant OCR 1, the Specialized Allez, and the Cannondale 700 multisport. The Giant and the Specialized were very similar, they both had Shimano 105, 27 speed components Mavic CXP 22 wheels, and Aluminum frames. The Cannondale was equipped with 105 18 speed with an aerodynamic composite frame and also came equipped with Profile Aerolite aerobars, Mavic CXP 21 wheels, and an aero fork, he says. He also gives tips for choosing a triathlon bike that best suits other triathletes.
Cycling Plus takes pride in being the UK’s number one road cycling magazine. Produced and published by Immediate Media Company Ltd., the magazine is considered the road cyclist’s manual. It offers not just inspiration to cyclists of all levels; it also features various information-rich content on all things cycling. On this resource, one can find articles about biking gear and paraphernalia, health supplements, important goings-on in the world of cycling, and a whole lot more. What sets this magazine apart from the rest is that the whole editorial teamfrom Editor-in-chief Rob Spedding down to technical writer Simon Withersare all bicycle riders and enthusiasts.
Best Bikes & Reviews
Bicycle riding is one of the best physical exercises there are – it is easy, enjoyable, economical, and is chockfull of health benefits. This is why cycling is increasingly becoming the sport of choice for many people. Central to regularly riding a bike is owning one, but with the many types of bikes with different models and prices how is one – especially a beginner – to choose which bicycle to get? In this article, Jeff Balton gives a comprehensive guide to selecting the right bike. Included in the guide are different bike types such as mountain bikes, road bikes, and hybrid bikes; the right price range; bike models; bike sizes; as well as things to consider in riding and maintaining a bicycle.
Best Triathlon Bikes
This website gives information about some of the best triathlon bikes. Though the versions may have been updated since this was published, it still gives a useful review of top triathlon bikes. Bikes mentioned include the Cannondale Mulisport 800, which as the aero rear triangle the minimizes shock. The Litespeed Saber is an updated version of the older Tachyon, but is more comfortable for riding. One of the best features about this bike is its durability. The rest of the website has more top triathlon bike picks.
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Resources
In this page at SFBike.org, the SF Bicycle Coalition offers a lot of resources about biking in San Francisco. This includes maps, routes, and how to bike on the streets legally. There are tips on how to secure your bike and what to do in case it was stolen. You can also help them improve the conditions of the streets by reporting potholes and unsafe street conditions or suggest improvements on their provided contact numbers and email address. In addition, you can register to their biking classes, which is available for both the young and adult.
Bike Sizing Guide & Charts
Online shopping is very popular nowadays because of the ease and convenience it brings. One just needs to choose a product and its specifications, enter the payment information and wait for the item to be delivered. If only the same thing could be done for bicycles! Well, buying a bike online is now possible, and one does not even have to worry about buying the wrong bike size. This article from Bicycle Guider offers ways to pick the correct bike size. Three methods involve the use of a chart that shows the corresponding bike size for the height of the rider, while others require calculating the bike size by measuring crotch height from the ground. The article also features a link to a bike fit calculator.
Bicycling.com is an online cycling magazine that offers not just biking tips and tricks, but also features articles about travel, bicycle gear, fitness and everything else related to cycling. On the website, one can find bike and paraphernalia reviews, bike skills for riders of every level, training tips, health and nutrition advice, news for and about cyclists, racing news, bike repair and maintenance tricks, cycling videos, and more. Notable articles include 13 Reasons to Get Stoked About E-Bikes, Everything You Never Knew You Wanted to Know About Bananas, 4 Essential Urban Cycling Survival Skills, and I Tried Bike Commuting Every Day For a Week, and This Is What Happened.
If you are looking for the best cycling advice, look no further than BikeRadar. Owned and published by Immediate Media Company Ltd., BikeRadar brings forth cycling news and cycling product reviews from experts in different parts of the world. Aside from these, the online magazine also features guides and how-to’s, bike repair and maintenance tips, cycling techniques, healthy and delicious recipes, training advice, information on shows and races, bike and cycling gear deals, and a forum where cyclists can gather and share their thoughts and ask questions from other cycling enthusiasts. The site also has a section to help beginner cyclists.