Hazards in Paceline Cycling

Dealing with Hazards in a Cycling Paceline

IMPORTANT SAFETY TIPS Hazards to the paceline should be called out or pointed out depending on the hazard. What is a Hazard? A hazard to a cyclist is considered any object that could cause damage to a bike or cause an accident. These hazards should be communicated throughout the paceline. It’s the job of each individual to make sure everyone…

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Endurance Riding and the Best Drink

What is the Best Drink to keep you Going Strong for Endurance Riding? Drinks that contain both glucose and fructose sugars will help you race faster in competitions lasting more than a couple hours. Drinks that contain only maltodextrin, (made from starches extracted from rice, corn, potato and whole grains) are not as effective for racing because maltodextrin contains just the…

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group-training-paceline

Paceline Types, Safety Practices and Paceline Etiquette

Cycling Paceline Etiquette Pacelines are a great way to ride efficiently within a group of cyclists. Unfortunately, many cyclists do not know or understand the [unwritten] rules of riding in a paceline – speed, where to ride, signaling and distance to name a few. For most cyclists, a group ride is a fairly informal event – show up to a…

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Light & Motion bike lights now available at Bike Sport

Be visible! Light & Motion bike lights from BikeSport…

See and be seen with some of the best bike lights, now available at Bike Sport With winter approaching more cyclists will be riding in low light or dark conditions. Many bike lights do not have the power and reach to alert motorists to cyclists presence or to provide sufficient properly directed light to see hazards.   Light and Motion are…

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