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