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Sun, 09 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500Mountain bikers can suffer from a variety of injuries whether from overuse or following a crash or fall from your bike, all with varying degrees of severity. The more extreme the route, the bigger the adrenaline rush but also the bigger the injury should you come off your bike at speed. Luckily, the majority of injuries sustained are minor and self-limiting in that you should expect to recover following a few days of rest.
Mon, 26 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400Here you will find a wealth of information about Cinelli bikes. There is also information about the origins of the company. Learn why the company was started and how it has changed over the years. Find out what Cinelli bikes are and why they are so popular with amateurs and professionals alike.
Mon, 19 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400A mountain bike is an expensive item and it certainly pays to keep it in good condition. Every now and again there are going to be certain parts that need replacing and regular cleaning is also important. If you do notice something is wrong with it then it is a good idea to try and get it fixed straight away. Did you know you can learn to repair and maintain it yourself? This article provides information about how to look after your mountain bike. Servicing it, replacing the chain and more is discussed here.
Mon, 19 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400Mountain Biking is the most adventurous sport which brings excitement and enthusiasm in every biker. The person who loves nature and loves to explore the unidentified or strange dares and path with the zeal and passion of biking can do the best in mountain biking.
Mon, 30 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400Global warming and pollution are just two of the things a lot of us have seen on TV, over the internet, and on printed materials. One of the ways to help lessen the adverse effects of pollution in our planet is riding bikes. More importantly, this activity does not only benefit the environment, but the person riding it as well. This article discusses the health benefits of riding bikes and its positive effects on the environment.
Tue, 03 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400Riding a bicycle can be either for racing or leisure. Not only is it a great form of exercise, but it can be an environmentally friendly way to travel both short and long distances. For those who want to take cycling to the next level, bikes can also be used for racing. This article discusses how to choose the right road bikes for racing and leisure.
Sat, 30 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400Any mountain lover or person who enjoys the natural beauty and surroundings, Ladhak is the perfect place to enjoy while biking through the valleys and the mountain terrain. The passage and mountain passes are safe for tourists who can enjoy the virgin beauty of the area. The scenario is spell-bounding and fascinating.
Thu, 28 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400For those who are outdoor type of people who like to go on long walks, consider getting a mountain bike. This is one great way to cover long distances and get a work out as well. Riding a bike allows people to enjoy the outdoors, the fresh air, and all the scenery around them. For trips to unpaved roads, mountain bikes are the best. This article discusses a few tips when choosing mountain bikes for personal use.
Thu, 18 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500This article describes the basics of mountain biking. Learning more about the sport will help you to enjoy it even more. Mountain bikes are among the strongest and most rugged bicycles that you can find. The reason that these bikes are so strong is that they are ridden on some very tough terrain, including steep inclines, dirt tracks, and pebbles.
Thu, 18 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500Are you a biking enthusiast? If you are, then you probably know how problematic buying the perfect mountain bike can be. If you are a newbie and wish to buy your very first mountain bike, you have to be prepared for a tough hunt. You should never settle for anything less than satisfactory. If it is anything to go by, you should settle for the best there is in the market.
Thu, 18 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500There are so many different models of bikes on the market today that it is almost impossible for the average rider to know them all. It's a good thing, therefore, that bike magazines and websites provide reviews of all the bikes and gears available. The sport of bicycling has exploded in the last several decades. No longer are people content with casual over-the-road cycling - not that that has lost its allure, merely that it has competition now. The sport has expanded to embrace adventure-loving individuals who like to head cross country on their fat-tired bikes, or head down mountains at full-tilt, or even go round and round in velodromes.
Thu, 18 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500Choosing the customize your mountain bike can help you add some personality to your bike. It will give you the opportunity to make your bike the one that you will love for many years to come.
Thu, 18 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500To enjoy mountain biking to the utmost, you will need to invest in a pair of mountain bike shoes. No matter what your mountain biking experience, the right pair of shoes can help you to ride safe, more comfortably, and more efficiently. Clipless pedals are a normal design for mountain bike shoes, but you will find that the shoes can be used with toe clips and standard pedals, too.
Tue, 26 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500Any older biker may perhaps believe that physical preparation is vital to keep you going on the trial. But nevertheless, no amount of work out and training is satisfactory if you do not ensure the condition of your bike. Given that your body desires to be ready, your bike has got to be match for the trip as well.
Tue, 12 May 2009 00:00:00 -0400Triathlon is the fastest growing sport in cycling. In fact, the triathlon sport grew 15 per cent last year when the bike business as a whole did not. I think there are some good reasons for this. I started out cycling for transportation, wound up racing, and now ride fast for fun. I get to see from a different perspective how steep the learning curve is for bike racing as opposed to triathlon.
Tue, 12 May 2009 00:00:00 -0400My friend Regina has been hounding me to participate in a Tuesday morning ride and up until this week, I always had an excuse to bail. This week, however, I decided to give it a try as I knew the group would be small, all Masters, and as such the potential for a super ride experience was very high. I think most people have hunkered down the last six months to see what economic curve balls would be thrown at us and I was no exception. Well, enough is enough! The weekend rides are getting faster and longer and there is no time like the present.
Fri, 13 Jun 2008 00:00:00 -0400With the harsh winter months winding down its time to get off the couch and get ready for some extreme mountain biking. And one of the most popular forms of extreme mountain biking is cross country or XC. Just imagine pumping up steep inclines, gliding down grassy hills and flying over all types of harsh terrain; its no wonder cross country mountain biking is an Olympic sport.
Wed, 19 Mar 2008 00:00:00 -0400Who can blame you; dirt bike racing is an increasingly popular choice for many thrill seekers. Its true that in the wrong hands racing dirt bikes can be incredibly dangerous but with a little care and attention and some experience there is no reason why you cant have the adrenalin fuelled excitement while considerably minimizing the risks many people associate with the sport.
Wed, 13 Feb 2008 00:00:00 -0500Mountain Biking is a sport of endurance, skills and self-reliance. From a back yard to a gravel road, from country sides to mountain slopes, fire roads to the thrills of biking down narrow tracks through forests, mountains, deserts - mountain biking offers incomparable thrills and fun.
Wed, 05 Dec 2007 00:00:00 -0500Sure you can ride your mountain bike just about anywhere but there's nothing like riding miles of winding hand-built single track (just wide enough for one) through the forests of North Georgia. But where? Unfortunately, mountain bikes have been unceremoniously kicked out of public parks all over the Southeast for their tendancy to erode paths built for hikers and even collide with the hikers themselves.
Sun, 17 Jun 2007 00:00:00 -0400Cycling is a great way to stay fit, but it can also be the cause of pain and discomfort. Cyclists sometime acquire a type of knee pain known as IT band syndrome. This painful condition is caused by a stretching of the iliotibial tissue. This thick, fibrous tissue that runs form the hip to the knee becomes stretched, due to the constant up and down motion of the legs while cycling. When stretched, the tissues begin to rub against the bony portions of the knees or hip, causing serious pain.
Mon, 28 May 2007 00:00:00 -0400When planning for long-distance bike ride you will require good preparation, few of the stuff you need to carry and be alert in that.You will require repair kit, food and water, maps and cloths.
Sat, 24 Mar 2007 00:00:00 -0400The specialized mountain bikes are the ones, which are specially customized to meet the requirements of the rider. The bikes have a fundamental version, with specially customized parts and accessories. These specialized parts turn the bike even more powerful. The specialization brings more comfort to the riders, resulting in their ultimate satisfaction.
Fri, 16 Mar 2007 00:00:00 -0400California Mountain biking can offer you all the pleasure of real biking drama. You will feel the adventure from the moment you begin your ride. While riding, you will not only enjoy the scenic beauty of Californian landscapes but also taste the excitement of mountain biking.
Wed, 15 Nov 2006 00:00:00 -0500Lots of low riders like to elongate and widen the mid section of the bike. After all, if the bike is longer, you have more room to stretch out your legs. That's how you get a six foot guy riding a bike that goes 18-inches off of the ground. And why leave it with just a bar connecting the two wheels? The more you widen and distort the mid-section of the bike, the more room you have to decorate your bike with pictures far more brilliant and fascinating than any guys chest or shoulder tattoo.