• Photo by Vinvin F (flickr)
  • Photo by Vinvin F (flickr)
  • Photo by Vinvin F (flickr)
  • Photo by Vinvin F (flickr)
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The proper gear for brompton cycling

. Posted in Brompton Favorites

If you are one of those people who is looking for ways to make the most out of the bicycle rides, then following are some gears that you need to have to double the fun and excitement that comes with riding a bicycle.

Gloves: These are one of the best gears and accessories that you can have while riding a bicycle. Gloves help you have a better grip on the handle of the bicycle and hence help you to make the most out of the bicycle ride.

Bicycle Helmet: This is another important gear that you need to have before riding a bicycle. This not only protects your head in case there is any mishap but also adds a distinct touch to your looks while riding a bicycle.

Apart from these there are several other gears such as the shoes, jerseys and others that you can wear and make the most out of your bicycle riding experience. Therefore, don’t wait for long just buy these gears and make the most out of your bicycle ride.
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How to decide on the right bike

. Posted in Bicycle News

If you are one of those people looking to purchase a bicycle, then following are some tips, which will help you to purchase the best bicycle in the market.

The first thing you need to do to select the best bicycle is to borrow a bicycle from someone and try it out. If you think that the bicycle is suitable for you then you can purchase the bicycle. The other thing you need to do to purchase a bicycle is to spend some time at your local bicycle shop. This is mainly because the people at the shop which repair bicycles are knowledgeable and can provide you some excellent tips on how to buy the best bicycle.

The other thing you can do to purchase the best bicycle is to read the reviews posted by other bicycle owners on the Internet. There are many people who post their personal experiences about their bicycles on the Internet and hence can prove helpful for you in your decision to purchase a bicycle.

These were some of the tips, which when followed can help you to select the best bicycle in the market.
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Great additionals for bike trips

. Posted in Bicycle News

The following are some things, which the bicycle riders need to have to make the most out of their bicycle ride.

The Back up power: This is one of the most essential things which bicycle riders need to have to make the most out of their bicycle ride.
Basics: These include basic things such as rain coat, sun glasses, wipes, first aid kit and other things that are necessary while riding a bicycle.
GPS: This is another best thing to have while riding a bicycle. It helps the rider to trace its route and most importantly helps the rider to ride smoothly and adds a lot of fun and excitement to the riding experience.

These were some of the things, which the bicycle riders need to have to make the most out of their bicycle riding experience. If you are one of those people who wish to double the bicycle riding experience then you should definitely have all these things while riding a bicycle.
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Benefiting those who cycle to work

. Posted in Bicycle News

The Bicycle Commuter benefit Act has provided a lot of benefits to the people who go to office on a bicycle. The Bicycle Commuters Act became effective from January 1, 2009. According to the Act, workers who use a bicycle to commute to office are reimbursed by the employers for the bicycle expenses.

However, to qualify and to obtain the benefits provided under the Act, the worker first needs to fulfill the guidelines set under the Act. For a person to qualify he/she needs to be a bicycle commuter and should use the bicycle regularly for majority of travel between home and work. This Act has been enacted in a view to encourage more and more people to use bicycles, which is in fact the cheapest mode of transport available today. This Act encourages the use of bicycles by people as the bicycles don’t release greenhouse gases unlike vehicles which add to the pollution and multiply the effects of global warming.

If you wish to contribute to the environment and want to gain some additional reimbursement from your employer, then it is advisable that you start using bicycle to commute from home to work.
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Maintaining your bike for longer use

. Posted in Brompton Favorites

Many people who love to ride a bicycle often neglect the fact that they have to maintain the bicycle for optimal performance. Several people give various reasons for not keeping their bicycles up-to-date. If you are also one of those people who want to know how to maintain bicycles, then following information will prove helpful.

The first thing to do to maintain bicycle is to see that there is proper tire pressure. It is better to run your tires at the pressure rating mentioned on the sidewall of the tire.

The second thing to do to maintain the bicycle is to check the bike at regular intervals of 30 days. During this period, there are chances of bearings loosening up slightly and gear and brakes may stretch. As a result, it is important for you to keep an eye on these issues to ensure optimal usage of the bicycle.

If you follow these tips while maintaining a bicycle, then no one can stop you from making the most out of your bicycle.
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The Italian Racing in Veneto

. Posted in Motorcycle Racing Scene

Italy is known for the bicycle racing apart from the wildly popular car racing. Bike racing in Italy is in fact more developed and popular than any other forms of racing in Italy. Bike racing is one of the most integral parts of Italian culture.

The Veneto region in Italy is known as the home of bicycle racing in Italy. This is mainly because almost all the major tours and races of the Italian bicycle racing go through the Veneto Region. Everywhere in Italy, you will find amateur as well as professional races especially in the March to October period especially in the Veneto region. A person can get a lot of options to choose from in racing in Veneto region.

If you are one of those people who love racing, then it is advisable that you watch the racing tournaments that take place in the Veneto region of Italy. The racing tournaments are not only a fun to watch but also provide you a feel of the Italian culture.

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M Type Bike (by Ken_Zirkel

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@BromptonTales I'll try that next time, thanks! And yes it was the brommie... Lots of sharp edges on those joints!! #brompton