Outdoors

This is Your Body on Cycling

Your body isn’t a temple, it’s a machine.It’s not just any machine, though. It’s the world’s most complex super-computer; a thing of baffling intricacy, with inner-workings so complex scientists still puzzle over pieces of it. And if you’ve ever wondered what’s really going on with it as you ride, here’s your moment-by-moment guide to...

The Simple Technique That Could Save Cyclists’ Lives

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GzIf80eSfCgLast year, some 45,000 bicyclists were injured on the road, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation. And ten percent of those injuries were the direct result of the rider getting doored: a supremely terrifying, painful collision where a driver opens his door immediately in front of a cyclist.Michael Charney, a 70-year-old retired doctor from Cambridge, Massachusetts, is spearheading a...

The 5 Scariest Bike Trails on Earth

Radwanderung...https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TaNBuqSuNqkScariest trails of Himalayas, Nepalhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KP14g0V-WF8Riding the White Linehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GzhlDnTv0pcRed Bull Rampagehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hv_DRJZZ2qIDanny Macaskill: The Ridgehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xQ_IQS3VKjA

The Biggest Mistake You’re Making on Climbs

You know that burning feeling you get 10 minutes into a hard climb? It shouldn’t be there. It’s your legs telling you that you’re burning too many matches too early—and if you’re not careful, you’re going up in flames before you reach the top. Sure, you can go all Jens and tell them to...

What You Need To Know About Cycling & Fatigue

People have ridden two-wheeled self-powered vehicles for transport, recreation and sport since the early 17th century. The materials used in bicycle manufacture have changed significantly and modern bicycles are almost unrecognizable from the wood and iron bikes of old. Despite the technological changes in bicycle manufacture and design, the engine that drives a bike...

This Is The Greatest Cycling Video Of All Time

Take three of the world's most talented trials riders and make them go on a road bike ride. Beautiful things happen.https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=26&v=HhabgvIIXik

7 Reasons Why Cycling is Better Than Running

There's a lot to love about running. It's cheap to get started, great for torching calories, and works well with nearly any cross-training regimen you may have. But in the ongoing bar bet of which sport is best, we believe cycling is still the overall winner. (And, we think we can prove it.) Here's...

Cycling and Finger Numbness: How To Prevent It

Numbness in your hands while cycling is more common than you may think. Cyclist Palsy, as it is also known, is something that can limit your daily life and cycling life - but it can be prevented. Whether you are a hobbyist or a pro, this can affect your life without you noticin any...

Why YOU Should Totally Ride Everyday

Cycling can be quite a hobby that improves many different aspects of your life. Not only your health, but your private life can also improve significantly if you take up cycling as a regular activity.You can look younger and preserve many years of your life by fighting risky diseases if you cycle, for 30-40...

Pedaling Towards Happiness: 7 Mental Health Benefits of Riding Bikes

We all know that riding bikes is great for our physical health. It improves cardiovascular fitness, reduces body fat, builds strength, and improves circulation. But what about our mental health?The link between exercise and improved mental health is not new, many studies over the years have made the connection the two. But as the...
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