Useful cycling tips

Mountain Biking with Kids

Mountain Biking with Kids

  “When kids are approximately six to eight years old, most will be ready for their first mountain bike (see section on sizing and selecting bikes below) and their first taste of longer distances and dirt riding. Start on paved bike paths or rail trails, focusing not on the journey, but on the destination. Bike …

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Stay injury-free on your hired ride

Stay injury-free on your hired ride

  “If the seat is too high, you may have to straighten your legs to pedal the bike. This could lead to an overarching of the lower back or pain in the calves. It is simply an inefficient cycling form. Source: Stay injury-free on your hired ride

Find that perfect fit for a great ride

Find that perfect fit for a great ride

  “Chang, 26, said: ” In a bike-fitting session, the size and geometry of the frame are some things to look out for. The human-bicycle contact points like the saddle, handlebar and pedals also need to be suitable for people to enjoy their cycling experience.” Source: Find that perfect fit for a great ride

Don’t get saddled with wrong bike fit and injuries, says expert, Sport News

Sport News -Cyclists should not underestimate the importance of a good bicycle fit in preventing injuries arising from over-use, said Dr Wang Mingchang of the National University Hospital’s Sports Centre.. Read more at straitstimes.com. Source: Don’t get saddled with wrong bike fit and injuries, says expert, Sport News

Markings make for safer rides at Gardens by the Bay, Singapore News

Singapore News -A 2.5km stretch of cycling lanes at the Gardens by the Bay has been painted with reflective strips to improve the safety of riders and other park users.. Read more at straitstimes.com. Source: Markings make for safer rides at Gardens by the Bay, Singapore News