Training Tips for the Team Climbing Specialist

Aug 06, 2013 @ 12:00 am by admin

The unique training needed to ensure you are able to achieve greater success on uphill courses and team based competitions is not something that avid cyclists can afford to neglect. For those who are serious about competitive cycling, the training and preparation needed to push themselves to new limits is not something to be taken lightly. Enjoying greater success on the track and in future competitions can be a much more difficult challenge for those who neglect the importance of superior training and preparation. Learning more about any resources you have more…

The Best Pro Competition Bikes on the Market

May 20, 2013 @ 12:00 am by admin

For serious cyclists and professional riders, finding the right bicycle can be a very important concern. With a number of pro-competition bikes on the market, finding the best among them can seem like an overwhelming undertaking. Outlining your needs, researching the bikes and options that will best meet them and keeping one eye out for the best value can ensure you are able to make the most out of your selection and find the bike that will offer a more…

Riding for Pleasure Versus Cycling in Competition

Mar 21, 2013 @ 12:00 am by admin

If you are thinking about getting involved in cycling, you will need to decide whether you want to ride primarily for pleasure or competition. There are advantages and disadvantages to both options, and you can even enjoy doing both if you want to. Knowing what your main goal as a cyclist is can help you get on the right track, however.

Many people prefer to ride for pleasure. Riding for pleasure can provide you with a great way to get your heart pumping and to burn calories, and it can also be more…

Ride Your Bike To Work

May 17, 2012 @ 12:00 am by admin

You might have seen the news on your DIRECTTV or heard about it in the papers – more and more people are riding their bikes to work every day. Whether you’re someone trying to get in shape or a cyclist wanting to step up your game there isn’t a better way to do this than by incorporating cycling into one of the most prominent events in your everyday life – the commute. By riding your bike to work each and every day, you will get the work out you need in order to further condition your body for even greater cycling challenges along the way. Riding your bike to work also has added benefits besides fitness. With the price of gas constantly on the rise, you can give your car and your wallet a break every now and again, and you won’t have to be a slave to the often whimsical and unreliable public transportation services. And who knows, riding your bike to work every day, you might even get the chance to meet others who are all doing the same thing and that could be beneficial too. So next time, whether you’re trying to stay in shape or save money, take the bike – not the car.

Forming an Amateur Cycling Team in Your Hometown

Sep 26, 2011 @ 12:00 am by admin

Getting an amateur cycling team together is not very easy. After all, you need to know people that enjoy cycling and then you need to have the organizational skills to get everyone together. However, it is definitely not the impossible task that some would think of it as. After all, there are always parks and places where people go to cycle. So the first step should be finding out where in your town people like to cycle. Once you do that, you can more…

What It Takes To Join a Professional Cycling Team

Sep 25, 2011 @ 12:00 am by admin

Joining a professional-grade team is something that many people hope to do when they begin to think about becoming professionals in a chosen sport. Being able to be a representative of a team of expert athletes is something that makes all of the difference between doing something on a hobbyist level and being able to make a real living from it. The same goes when joining a professional cycling team. There are many things to take into consideration more…

Cycling for Your Health, Both Physical and Mental

Sep 21, 2011 @ 12:00 am by www.cyclistvillage.com

Bicycling has tremendous health benefits for your body and your mind. The benefits to the body include muscle building, aerobic exercise and balance development. Riding a bike requires core strength to maintain proper balance in addition to the leg strength required to create movement. A properly fitted bike can offer a zero impact workout on joints. Different terrains present various opportunities to develop your body in enjoyable ways. Many are drawn to cycling because it is a sport that more…

Finding the Right Bike for Optimum Results

Sep 18, 2011 @ 12:00 am by admin

Every sport offers equipment that has been specially adapted to offer optimum results for a specific aspect. For cycling, the right bike can make a difference in meeting your riding goals much more efficiently. You first need to decide what your goals are and then choose a bike rather than trying to fit your goals to your bike.

If racing is your goal then you need a bike that embodies that format. Aerobars and wide touring seats will not help you be a better more…