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cycling socks -

One often-overlooked cycling accessories is the socks. And over the years the materials used in producing cycling socks have undergone a radical change. Because of the increase in usage and demand, manufacturers now prefer to use synthetic fiber over natural fibers. There's a vast difference between the two since natural fiber, like cotton, quickly absorbs moisture. And for a physical sport like cycling where we sweat a lot, this could lead to friction between your skin and your shoes which could result in blistering and hot spots. On the other hand, synthetic fibers such as nylon and polyester, the two...

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How to clean your bicycle -

And it starts by maintaining the cleanliness of your bicycle. You will feel the importance of keeping the cleanliness of your bike when you feel that it’s functioning well.  Cleaning the mechanical parts of your bicycle, checking its frame, brakes and derailleur gear is essential to maintain its top performance.  And aside from keeping your bicycle clean, it is also vital that you know how to repair or change your brake cable and derailleur gear, adjust its gears, change the chain, tires and replace any moving parts that are not functioning as intended. Allowing any damaged piece on your bicycle...

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Cycling gloves -

Throughout the years, gloves have been one of the essential gears cyclist use along with cycling jerseys and bib shorts. And here are the reasons why you need to have one too:  Use cycling gloves for safety No cyclists want to be in an accident. But no matter how much you avoid it, accidents do happen all the time. That's why you need to prepare for it. Cycling gloves protect your palm if you attempt to use them to break a fall.  Falling off a bike, our natural instinct is to put your hands out to stop your fall. Your...

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cycling shoes -

Cycling has evolved over the years. New and innovative gears and accessories are coming out every year. That’s why it’s understood that a new cyclist would sometimes be confused about which one they would wear and avoid. Especially when it comes to cycling shoes. While you can still use your favorite running shoes, you’ll soon discover that shoes built for cycling provides greater comfort, lightweight, much more efficient and it helps improve your overall performance. One possible source of confusion for beginners is because each cycling shoes have different variations from pedal, cleats and shoe combinations based on the type...

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cycling benefits -

Cycling can get harder and harder as you age. Your ability to move quickly and easily starts to decline the older you get. You will begin to feel the aches and pains longer, which could result in you not having that strong desire to go out and ride your bike again. Cycling is one of the most recommended exercises for ageing individuals. Because it strengthens your cardiovascular system and most importantly, it keeps your heart healthy. Studies even confirmed that cycling helps in slowing down the ageing process in so many ways. As you age, your strength and ability to recover from intense physical activities decline. Your body will start to...

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