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Cycling Pain and Aches and How to Fix Them

Cycling done wrong can cause pains and aches. The most common reasons for pain are: Poor bike fit Poor cycling posture. Here are the common pains so you can troubleshoot or even avoid pain in the future. 1. Neck Pain One of the most common cycling pains is neck pain. Around 44% of male cyclists […]

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Balanced Cycling Nutrition Plan – How to Fuel Your Body As a Cyclist

A good cycling nutrition plan is essential to help you perform your best. A lot of factors such as the time of your ride, the duration, the intensity impact the type of food you should have pre and post-ride. Sometimes if your ride is too long and intense, you might need to carry a few […]

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DIY: 5 Easy Steps to Convert Your Bike Tires to Tubeless

The first tubeless tire was created by Mavic back in 1999. Since then, they’ve become massively popular as they suffer fewer punctures. People started using tubeless tires on mountain bikes first, and now almost all bikes have them! How Tubeless Tires Work Tubeless tires are similar to traditional tires; just that they don’t have a […]

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DIY: Top 5 Ways And Tips For Bike Fitting

What is Bike Fitting? In a bike fitting, small adjustments are made to the cycle, such as to the saddle height, angle of the brake levers so that it suits your body. It does two things Improve your performance and output as a cyclist Prevent strains and injuries Why is a Good Bike Fit Important? […]

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15 Ways To Cycle Safely

Cycling is a pleasurable activity that can turn into horror should you find yourself in an accident. At the end of the day the bike is an elegant frame, that is no match for speeding vehicles. It is thus important for the cyclist to cycle safely and be responsible (for his life!). Safety for cyclists […]

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Cycling in Mountains: How to Master Ascents and Descents

Cycling in the mountains is a whole different game. It comes with downhills, climbs, hairpin bends, and sweeping valley views. If you are cycling off-road in the mountains you may be hurtling down (or trudging up) single-tracks, going over rocks and roots. If cycling on smooth roads, you may be navigating blind corners as you […]

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Bike Size Charts & Finding the Right Size Cycle

It is tempting to order a bike online as you often get great deals! For this you must know what is the right cycle size for you. In fact, even when buying a bike from a store you should know the right size for your body; and avoid leaving the store with a bike that […]

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Cycling for Weight Loss? Top 10 Tips To Do it Right.

What better way to lose weight than taking up a childhood activity, and making it your fitness activity! If you like to exercise outdoors, and are not that fond of the confines of a gym, select cycling as an option for weight loss. It is also kind on the knees, and easier to begin than […]

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Do Women Need Women’s Bikes?

Women’s bodies are different from men’s. No argument. But do women need different bikes? Does it improve their comfort and performance? Or is it just just a marketing ploy? Read on and find out. Learn about women’s bikes from cyclists themselves in Cyclop’s facebook group. Why Women’s Bikes Are Different – Body Structure & Proportions […]

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10 Tips for Group Cycling Etiquette

Group cycling creates excellent bonds, but if you are doing some annoying things, you may want to apply the brakes on them and convert into the ultimate cycling-gentleman or lady. Maintain these unspoken rules and ride on! 1. Always Stop on the Side When cycling with a string of cycles behind you one must stop […]

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