The World of Cycling

When it comes to Sports and Fitness, we see trends come and go throughout the years. Once a popular activity takes a step to the side, it is only a matter of time before it has a turn in the spotlight again. Speed walking was the center of attention until running became the new victor. Marathons and events had participants running for the finish. As water bottles were refilled, cycling took over the scene leading in fitness categories with a heightened awareness as a sport. (more…)

When Cyclists are Ready to Race

It is a natural next step for Cyclists to test their boundaries in a pending race or event. It is common for self-doubts to arise when you contemplate signing up for a competition. Deciding if or when you are ready to move up in the ranks will depend on a variety of factors. While we are our own toughest critic, being able to look closely at the boundaries, limitations and expectations will have the most successful results. (more…)

Community in Sport

The modern world makes it easy for people to feel isolated, as the rise of individualism has replaced a lot of traditional community structures. This makes it difficult for people to form new friendships and to create significant support systems around them. Historically, sport has been a great way to bring people together and to create new communities. Despite the world’s recent shift in focus towards individualism, sport remains a great opportunity to unite people and forge new connections. (more…)

Cycling for Health – Part 1

Many people love taking to open road on two wheels to enjoy the wind whistling past their ears and spotting the great countryside rolling past. But how many people realize that they are undertaking a great healthy form of exercise by cycling? (more…)

What to Look for Buying a New Bike – Part 2

The second part of our cycle to find the ultimate new machine delves into how to properly test different models and how to make sure the machine is the right fit for your body. No matter which of the three types of bike you opt for (road, off-road, hybrid) don’t be talked into buying a bike that is the wrong fit for your body. (more…)

What to Look for Buying a New Bike – Part 1

Everybody remembers their first ever bike, it was probably left under the Christmas Tree and had stabilizers attached to it! (more…)