Paying attention to details! The importance of bike accessories
In order to ride your bike in a comfortable way and to get the best performances, you have to pay attention also to details and to bike accessories. One of the details that each road cyclist has to keep under control is the handlebar tape.
Bike accessories: how to change the handlebar tape
The importance of drinking enough when you do sport
When you ride your bike, and when you do all other kinds of sport, it is extremely important to take care of your hydration. Drinking when you do sport does not only help you quenching your thirst after a big effort, it is also necessary to integrate the water resources that get lost during the sport activity. Not to get dehydrated, it is better to follow the advice that your body gives telling you that you are thirsty!
Why is it important to get hydrated and always use cycling water bottles
Made in Italy products are a guarantee of quality also in the world of cycling, and a good example in this sense is given by SMP, a notable Italian company specialized in the production of high-end ergonomic saddles distributed by Gist.
SMP saddles: a long history characterized by tradition and innovation
Enjoy your summer with the perfect Italian cycling apparel
Summer is coming, and for the most thorough cyclists it is time to think about the perfect Italian cycling apparel to choose when it gets hot!
What is certain is that in summer riding your bike is even better: the sun, the light, the luxuriant nature are an incentive for cyclists, but the heat, the sweat and the scorching sun can be an obstacle for sportspeople. For this reason in summer it is necessary to protect yourself, choosing some accessories that can help you to face the negative effects of the hot season. Exactly as happens in winter, when you have to wear specific clothes and accessories to protect yourself against cold, also in summer you need to use special product, like cycling bandanas, balaclavas and summer headbands.
Italian cycling apparel – summer protections for your head
There are only a few days left for Lessinia Legend, one of the most appreciated races by mountain bike lovers. These are the days to save: 24th , 25th and 26th of June.
Taking its name from the captivating setting where it takes place – the Lessinia Natural Park, among the Garda Lake, Verona and the Little Dolomites of Trentino – Lessinia Legend is rightly considered as the “longest marathon in Italy”. With its 125 km length and 4,600 meters altitude, it is certainly a demanding race, which attracts the most exigent cyclists, the ones who love challenges and who would like to constantly test their abilities. No wonder that the official sponsor of the event is Gist, which by its own nature loves the races that can take out the hero inherent to each cyclist. However, as an alternative to the Extreme path 125 km long, it is possible to take part in the Classic race 53 km long, without renouncing to immersing in the wonderful nature of the Lessinia Natural Park!
Lessinia Legend 2016 – The mountain bike race you are waiting for!
Womens cycling clothing: a detail you should not underestimate
Bikes are very appreciated by women, who use this means to comfortably move in the city and to easily manage their thousand daily tasks, but also to do the sport – both at the professional and at the amateur level – that best succeeds in testing your resistance and will, conveying at the same time that sense of freedom and contact to yourself that many modern women seek.
In order to do this sport in the best way, trying to fully express your potentials, you need to be equipped with all the necessary instruments. Womens cycling clothing, in this sense, is a detail that you should not underestimate.
Womens cycling clothing: the perfect combination of style and practicality
Cycling glasses are a necessary instrument because they protect your eyes from sun, wind and in general from all those accidents that might be an obstacle for cyclists during races and training sessions. Unlike generic sunglasses, the ones for cyclists have specific peculiarities, which ensure a great comfort and a high level of protection.
Polarized cycling glasses that you can use also in your free time: Raptor