Necessary Equipment to Carry on Your Bike

Aside from your helmet, shoes, and gloves, which is the most basic cycling equipment, what else should you carry with you when you go out for a ride? We are talking about the most basic items you would need to handle the most common breakdowns or emergencies that could come up while riding.

Determining Road Bike Frame Size and Saddle Height

Getting the correct frame size is one of the most important parts of bicycle selection. Getting the right frame size is the starting point to correct bike fit, ensuring the bike will be comfortable and efficient to ride. The old-fashioned way to check for “proper” frame size that some still use is to straddle the bike, making sure there is about an inch or so between the top tube and your crotch. Luckily, there is a formula for determining frame size that is easy to use and yields good results.

Choosing the Right Bike for Road Riding

So you’ve found that nice gem of a bike and you’re about to take the plunge and buy it so you can get out on the open road. Before you do, here are a few things for you to consider.

About Being a Bicyclist in Training

The name of this website and the title to this article sounds like the information is mainly for the bicyclist just starting out. Actually, this website is for all bicyclists, since we are all technically bicyclists in training. Like many other endeavors, bicycling has a lot of technical details that can mean the difference between success and failure and make the sport more enjoyable.