Going on a bike tour is an exciting adventure. However, before you hop on your saddle and hit the road, there are a lot of factors to consider to make your journey hassle-free. It all starts with picking the right touring bicycle.
To move your fitness forward, both your aerobic capacity as well as strengthening your muscles you might want to think about adding cycling interval training to your weekly bike workouts. This is a great way to increase your fitness, also one of the best ways to lose fat as well. (always a bonus right?)
This morning the air was cool (which is a first), the sun was coming up and I was feeling good that I had made it past the .66 miles of gravel to the road. I was switching gears to get to a comfortable gear for the road (have I mentioned that I pretty much still suck at riding on the gravel??). I’m feeling good when suddenly out of nowhere bounding over the hill and out of the ditch is a big white german shepherd.
When it comes to transportation, we always want something that could travel as fast and with convenience. Almost all people prefer riding a cab, personal cars, or public transit. While those are time-efficient options, they do not offer health benefits as much as biking does.
When I first read the most important thing in cycling is getting a decent bike ~ a name-brand bike, not a huffy from a department store I completely said.