Outdoors

Can You Get Health Benefits from an Electric Bicycle?

Could an electric bike help jump-start your exercise routine? Many people, who don’t exercise, indicate a couple of reasons they don't exercise. One reason is due to not enough time and the other is not being physically fit enough to do it. It can be difficult for a busy person to find that extra...

Annoying Cyclists: 10 Annoying Cyclists that Suck the Joy Out of Your Cycling Group

Do you belong to a cycling group? While there are numerous benefits of cycling alone, cycling with a group is a lot of fun and great for motivation. However, there are several downfalls in group cycling. Or rather, there are several types of people that suck the joy out of cycling.You know who I’m...

Canada is Opening 22,000 km Car-Free Bike Path Across The Country

Earlier this week we read an article about a 62 km long car-free highway in Germany that is receiving praise form around the world.And with good reason, a car free highway is an amazing initiative, something that other countries should be doing as well.Well if you thought 62 miles was impressive, prepare to have your...

Cyclists: Symptoms and Remedies for Dehydration

As a cyclist, are you familiar with the symptoms of dehydration? If not, you should be wary of dehydration as a cyclist. At some point when riding, you will face dehydration either in yourself or one of your fellow rider. What is dehydration? Dehydration is the process of using or losing too much fluid...

Group Cycling: 4 Mandatory Rules for Group Cycling

As a cyclist, riding a group can be intimidating. It is not as simple as going with a couple of friends for a leisurely ride through the neighborhood. However, the benefits of riding with others can outweigh the fears. In a group, you get the opportunity for social interaction, the motivation of others, and...

Feeling Dizzy While Cycling: Symptoms of Low Blood Pressure

Are you familiar with the signs of low blood pressure when cycling? While the goal is to have low blood pressure, having too low of blood pressure can cause mild to serious complications. What is low blood pressure? Low blood pressure is a systolic reading of less than 90mmHg. The systolic reading is the...

Manchester cycling festival to begin with nude bike ride

North West Velo Fest 2017 will begin on Friday June 9 with the city’s World Naked Bike Ride (WNBR). The two-week festival, now in its sixth year, is described by organizers as a free, non-corporate, DIY event and will run until Saturday June 24.Run in cities the world over, WNBR is designed to highlight the...

Heat Exhaustion: Signs and Treament for Heat Exhaustion

As a cyclist, it is imperative that you are familiar with the signs of heat exhaustion. At some point in time, you will find yourself developing symptoms of heat exhaustion. On the remote possibility that you never develop heat exhaustion, one of your cycling buddies inevitably will. As a result, you need to know...

Cycling: 4 Spaces to Store Your Bicycle

Where should you store your bicycle? Depending on how much or how little space you have, this question can be a difficult one to answer. However, leaving your beloved bicycle outside in the weather is not an option. Leaving it outside would subject your bicycle to rust. Each time your bicycle would get wet,...

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...
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