Tag: Cycling

Guest Post: Cycling is the new running: lose weight with cycling

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If you want to lose some weight to improve your health, get fitter and simply look and feel better about yourself, then cycling just might be the thing you’ve been looking for. Here is how to lose some weight by hitting the pedals. Take a look.

Staying Safe As A Cyclist On The Road

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It’s not secret that the roads we use are incredibly dangerous. This danger increases significantly when you sit yourself on a bike. You don’t have protection from impacts, and you don’t have the power to escape accidents. Especially inner city, cyclists have to deal with near-misses on a regular basis. Thankfully, accidents are lessening as drivers become more aware.

Cycling down memory lane: The History of the Bicycle

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Two wheels, some slabs of metal, a chain and an uncomfortable chair. What could be more simple to make then the common bicycle? Well motivated in part by a decision to begin cycling to work, I decided to delve into the history books to discover who invented the world’s first bicycle.

What should have been a simple google search descended into a merry-go-round of contradictory facts and misinformation. Nothing’s ever simple is it? Luckily a few interesting tidbits did emerge during my meandering searches…