How to keep your bike happy for an extended time
A lot of people think it’s only possible to ride your bike for a certain amount of time, but for some people that time might be shorter than others.
The idea of riding your bike to the office is an ideal example.
Cycling is a relatively fast, but exhausting, activity.
The longer it takes you to pedal, the more you lose strength and stamina.
And if you’ve never ridden your bike outside, it’s tough to get used to it.
And yet, a lot of cyclists are riding longer and harder rides.
This year, we asked the top riders in the peloton to explain their cycling strategies.
What we found surprised us.
One thing they all agreed on was that riding your bikes to work is an absolute no-brainer.
Cycling to work can feel like an exercise in patience, but it can also feel like a challenge, especially if you’re in a rush.
You need to be able to take a break, and you need to know what you’re doing, says Maxime Vachon, one of the top cyclists in the world.
The other thing that seems to be shared by all of the riders is that it’s the only way to get fit and keep fit, says Vachons trainer and friend Philippe Minaire.
“It’s a very, very, intensive activity, but one that you can do at a very easy pace, so you can get rid of a lot,” he says.
Here are some tips to get you up to speed with cycling.