My pedals: flat and clipless

When riding on the MTB and Road bikes I used “normal” (flat, platform) and clipless (contact) the pedal. Here I share small review. Continue reading My pedals: flat and clipless

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Pedalling in a circles: clipless vs flat pedals

It is usually assumed that the pedalling “in a circles” in order to transmit maximum power to the wheels possible only using clipless pedals. This is not quite true. Pedalling in a circles highly desirable at any pedals. Continue reading Pedalling in a circles: clipless vs flat pedals

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Bicycle in city. Flat or Clipless pedals?

When you read the cycling forums, there is an impression that experienced cyclists ride solely on the clipless pedals. I want to touch to this slippery subject, and to warn about the dangers of using “contacts” in city riding. Continue reading Bicycle in city. Flat or Clipless pedals?

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Training for first brevet of 200 km

Brevet – means “evidence” in french. To get it one need to take part in official start and finish within time limit. The French, as it said, knows about pleasures 🙂 So I wanted also to be trained enough to have fun. Continue reading Training for first brevet of 200 km

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Course for MTB type XCM (marathon) in Alfa-Bitsa (Moscow)

Course for “cross-country marathon” (or “XCM”) is not far from my house. The length of the loop – 10 km (measured with bike computer), elevation – 64 m, the total ascent on a circle – 211 meters (data from GPSies.com). Continue reading Course for MTB type XCM (marathon) in Alfa-Bitsa (Moscow)

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Garmin Edge Touring: navigator for cycling

Necessity for a bicycle navigator finally formed after the third brevet of 200 km. Despite the usual preparation: a map-case with printed map, reworked legend – I drove the wrong way three times. Continue reading Garmin Edge Touring: navigator for cycling

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Calculator of tire pressure (MTB)

Description of the method implemented in the calculator “Tyres pressure (MTB)”.
Continue reading Calculator of tire pressure (MTB)

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Several pumps for bicycles

It so happened that now we have 4 various pumps for bicycle. Question of good pump is often discussed in the network, so I bring some practical considerations Continue reading Several pumps for bicycles

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Considerations about pressure in bicycle tires

When I searched for solutions to the optimal pressure, faced with the fact that about pressure itself it a lot of misunderstandings in the Net. Here I shall not describe it, but just give minimum of information and some practical conclusions. Continue reading Considerations about pressure in bicycle tires

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Calculator of tire pressure (road bicycle)

Description of the method implemented in the calculator “Tyres pressure (road bike)”.
Continue reading Calculator of tire pressure (road bicycle)

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