Safety

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: 5 Tips for a Long Cycling Ride

Preparing for a long cycling ride means different things for different people. If you are a novice cyclist, a long ride could be a five-mile trek. On the other hand, a more experienced rider may be gearing up for a 60-mile ride. Whichever cyclist you are, there are some tips for a long cycling...

Cycling: 7 Things that A Cyclist Finds Annoying

Are there things that are annoying to a cyclist? Cyclists love being outside getting a good day’s exercise in before the rest of the world is up for the workday. It doesn’t matter if the weather is nice or cloudy with intermittent showers. A cyclist will be riding. It is more than exercise, it...

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...

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,...

Frostbite: Know the Symptoms of Frostbite to Avoid Permanent Damage

Are you aware of the signs and symptoms of frostbite? This winter is halfway over, but the temperatures are still cold. For parts of the country, this year has been colder than many of the last several years. Unfortunately, that added cold puts your body at risk of developing frostbite. What is Frostbite? Frostbite is an...

Stoned Cycling: Is it Safe?

Is cycling stoned safe? As more states legalize marijuana, there may be more people traveling the road while under the influence. However, while there are few places that cycling under the influence of marijuana is legal, it is still a relevant question to answer. Many people who smoke marijuana indicate that they enjoy spending time...

Rally Cycling Road Racing Team: Facts about the Pro Continental Team

Rally cycling is one of the United States UCI Pro Continental Cycling Teams. Rally cycling was founded in 2008 and is in Minneapolis, Minnesota. They’re racing style is road racing. Jonas Carney has been the team director since the program’s inception in 2008. Their brand of a bicycle is Diamondback bicycles. Over the years,...

4 Facts about UCI Cycling Regulations for Drivers During Professional Cycling Events

FThe Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) has increased regulations for drivers during professional cycling events. Why are drivers needed during a cycling race? Drivers are needed to drive team vehicles that hold cycling team’s equipment and extra bicycles, motorcycles for video footage of racers, officials, and some directors also ride along in a separate vehicle...

Cycle Like a Pro: 5 Tips for Selecting a Cycling Helmet

You need the right bicycle helmet to cycle like a pro. True, most places do not require a bicycle helmet; especially for adults. However, it is estimated that 75% of all deaths on a bicycle are due to head injuries. By wearing a helmet, you can help prevent a severe brain injury. Even a...
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