What Makes Cycling So Popular?

Cycling today stands equal to popular exercises such as jogging and weight lifting. Not only does it help improve a person’s respiratory and circulatory systems, but it also helps decrease the fat deposits in the body through sweating and exerting physical effort. Also, it also has the nice bonus of providing the person who engages in it to see sights and travel more than they could do when they just…

How Does Cycling Benefit a Person’s Health?

One of the best outdoor activities that bring healthy benefits is cycling. It can energize your body from head to toe. A slow, leisurely ride of 10mph can burn 281 calories. It is ideal if you want a relaxing activity to supplement an active lifestyle. If you want to burn more calories, you can always challenge yourself to speed up more than 10mph. Cycling is an active way to pump…

A Low-Risk Ride: Putting the Cuffs on Bicycle Theft

Stealing a bike is an easy crime. Parked and left out in the open, bicycles have few and mostly breakable defenses. Hence, it is quite easy to get away with lifting one. In reality, a seasoned thief would only need a few seconds to nick a bike off the street, especially if it is not attached to anything. It’s as good as one’s valuables left unattended for any crook to…

Reminders when Training for a Long Distance Bike Ride

Perhaps there are very few activities that are more physically demanding than long-distance bike riding. Unlike other sports that are done and over within a few minutes, or an hour or two at most, long-distance bike riding can stretch for hours, even days before you can reach the finish line. In fact, given the gruelling nature of this activity, claiming athletes just see the top prize as the proverbial icing…

Useful Tips for Traveling

Dear fellow travellers! No matter how much I travel, I always end up getting butterflies in my belly whenever I have to prepare for a new trip. It never gets old. I simply assume that it’s part of the fun! For those of you who don’t have too much experience or want to get familiar with a calmer and more relaxed travelling style, I’m here to share with you some basic…

How to Ride a Bike

OK. So this is kind of weird for some, but I come across people most of the time who have never learned to ride a bike! I thought I’d put this out there as advice to folks looking forward to get on a bike for the first time no matter how old or young they are. A bicycle can be put to many uses in day to day living and regularly doing so can enrich…