July 16th, 2013 admin
The 2011 Tour de France was a particularly eventful edition of the yearly race, and it was the first one in a long time that did not involve famous cyclist Lance Armstrong. With Armstrong no longer involved in the field, many racers felt that the 2011 edition was their best chance to claim the yellow jersey. In the end, it was Cadel Evans of the BMC Racing Team that emerged victorious. The Aussie racer finished a full minute and 34 seconds ahead of second placed man Andy Read the rest of this entry »
May 20th, 2013 admin
The reputation of the Tour de France has certainly taken a beating in the last few months with the doping scandal surrounding Lance Armstrong. All of his wins in the race were nullified. Armstrong is not the only Tour de France winner to face doping allegations and controversy. In spite of the negative publicity the race and some of its winners have received in recent days, the Tour de France still remains the premier bicycling Read the rest of this entry »
March 22nd, 2013 admin
Relieving stress on your back while mountain biking is an incredibly important aspect to your health and overall well-being. Many individuals who mountain bike tend to be hunched over for hours every single day and this posture can be detrimental to a good pain-free back. The best way to ease back aches is to wear a supporting brace or girdle that goes around your midsection to straighten and align your back. This can be worn while you are riding so that you experience less pain and are less likely to have Read the rest of this entry »
June 11th, 2012 admin
Road cycling is an enduring sport. It takes a whole lot of energy to do what these guys are doing. It is not a sport that is for the weak at heart. To the contrary, it is a sport that requires a strong level of discipline. It is something that requires these bikers to give their all repeatedly.
It’s one thing to win a race and consider that an accomplishment. It’s another thing altogether to win a race and go back for more year after Read the rest of this entry »
August 20th, 2011 admin
Cycling like many other sports is both fun, exciting and dangerously hazardous. You need the best equipment to ensure your safety at all times. Most of this equipment can be found in shops and easier still online. A bit about cycling equipment is that it runs from head to toes beginning with what is probably the most important of all, the helmet.
Too small a helmet can cause strains and head aches while one that is too big is clumsy and might not protect you in Read the rest of this entry »
August 18th, 2011 admin
Anyone who rides a bike, road or mountain, knows that you have to keep your bike well maintained, and in order to do that you need parts. Unfortunately, bike stores are not always conveniently located, so shopping online is usually your best option. Here are the best places to shop for quality parts and accessories at fair prices.
The first, best, and probably most obvious place to go online is Ebay. You can easily find the exact part or accessory there at a very good price. You have to be Read the rest of this entry »
August 15th, 2011 admin
Last Summer I lived at the beach and used to ride up and down the board walk every day for some mild exercise and fun. I did not believe there was a risks, so I never wore a helmet. In December I moved to a hill area and bought a new 21 speed mountain bike and still thought I was too cool.
Good thing my brother read one of the articles and told me that Helmets are the best, because we both had different brands and mine Read the rest of this entry »
August 9th, 2011 admin
If you’ve been itching to take a mountain biking trip it’s time you got out your www.SatelliteStarInternet.com internet and started planning. There are some great flight deals out there right now and summer’s a wonderful time to enjoy the outdoors.
Moab, Utah – Talk about wide open spaces! This city is adjacent to Zion National Park and the scenery here is truly out of this world. Don’t Watch 127 Hours before you go, Read the rest of this entry »
June 21st, 2011 admin
Cycling in Australia means cyclists will have many different scenic trails to choose from. The options are rather diverse, ensuring that all cyclists will be able to find something to their liking on the land of Australia. Readers should keep reading the content below to find out more about some of the hottest biking locations in Australia.
The first trail on this list is sure to be every mountain biker’s dream. Mt. Remarkable offers riders a steep, spiraling, Read the rest of this entry »
June 17th, 2011 admin
So, you’re heading to Europe to go cycling. Be sure to hit up some of the hot spots for European cycling. It seems the best feedback comes from those who’ve cycled through Western Europe. Spain and France to be exact. These two countries have some of the best scenery and the roads are in good condition and the drivers are friendly. Be sure to check out the Loire Valley, where you can cycle through some of the worlds most beautiful wine country. Tuscany, Italy is another spot you won’t Read the rest of this entry »