Articles tagged with: bicycle
This weekend’s awesome ride starts from Leesburg and tackles woodburn rd and harmony church rd, just outside Leesburg. From there we have a very scenic route up to Lovettsville. Return is through the the Taylorstown rd and Stumptown climb… These are sure to challenge everyone, but the reward is waiting for us at Fireworks pizza in Leesburg !!!! It’s going to be a great ride.
See the ride map and cue sheet below:
Download the Garmin Training Center File(.tcx)
Download the cue sheet (.pdf)
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Today, we’re getting back to the question we addressed on our last article… Bicycle buying !!
Last time, we talked about buying a road bike… today, we’ll talk about a totally different type of bike: the utility bikes, the bikes intended for general recreational and utility use in an urban environment.
As the name indicates, these bikes have a completely different objective than a road bike… they are used for commuting, urban fitness on a variety of situations, from the road, to the trail, commuting around the city, able to handle compact …
One of the most common questions I get is… I want to stat cycling, but I’m not sure what bike to buy.
Buying a bicycle is not easy. The first hurdle to cross is deciding which type of bike to buy. We’ll address that in another post. For today, I’m assuming you decided on buying a road bike.
Some variations of road bikes include:
Touring bicycles are are robust, comfortable, and capable of carrying heavy loads.
Hybrid bicycles are designed for a variety of recreational and utility purposes. While primarily intended for …
I’m currently the owner of a Giant OCR Touring. This is a very heavy bike that has served me well for many years. As I continue to use, primarily as a fun, training bike, capable of doing any type of terrain (see my rough ride) which is very good when you ride in an area that has a mix of beautiful roads with smooth pavement but also rough gravel roads. With this type of bike, you can go fast on pavement, but you can ride with confidence when the pavement …