How Often Should You Replace a Bike Helmet?

A bike helmet is one of the most magnificent kits that can save your life during an accident. Taking that into your consideration, you have to purchase a quality helmet.

However, there is a lot of confusion regarding how often a bike helmet should be replaced. In practical terms, it depends on the helmet condition, but the United States Government Testing Body, CPSC, suggests replacing a helmet every 5 to 10 years.

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The Benefits of Pilates for Cyclists

Pilates is one of the hottest exercise trends of 2021. Not only is it popular in the US, but it’s also a certified hit in Europe as recent data predicts that the Pilates studios market in the continent will generate almost $50 billion by 2027. The majority of individuals have heard of Pilates, but are uncertain what it entails. In a nutshell, Pilates is a set of exercises performed with specialized equipment to develop flexibility, physical strength, and posture, as well as mental awareness.

Similar to cycling, the exercises need a great deal of precision and control, with a significant emphasis on technique. Some athletes and dancers have added Pilates to their fitness routines as it helps to enhance their performance, and cyclists may do well to incorporate this type of workout into their exercise routine. If you’re a cyclist who wants to shake up your fitness routine, consider Pilates and see how it can boost your performance.

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Tour de France Winner Groupsets, Year by Year

Tour de France is the world’s most popular and prestigious bicycle race. Wining “the Tour” is a great victory for cyclists, as well as groupset producers. Here are the Tour de France Winner Groupsets, since 1937, year by year (also the average speeds of each year’s winner).

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Astronauts aboard the ISS were watching the Tour de France live

The 2021 edition of the Tour de France was concluded on July 18, Sunday with Slovenian Tadej Pogačar defending his title. At the end of the last stage, Eurosport connected to the International Space Station (ISS) and it turned out astronauts aboard the orbiting laboratory were watching the Tour de France live.

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Blubrake ABS G2: improved performance in half the size

Small, lightweight, and adaptive: Blubrake ABS G2, the second-generation of the e-bike-specific anti-lock braking system by Blubrake that prevents front wheel lock and rear-wheel lifting, comes as a further step forward in the development of technologies applied to electric bicycles, for a new braking experience that makes no shortcuts in terms of safety.

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Sella Italia, Official Partner of The Maratona dles Dolomites-Enel: 32 Years Of History

Once again this year, Selle Italia will be alongside Maratona dles Dolomites-Enel: the Treviso-based company is ready at the starting line of one of the most loved and popular marathons, to celebrate 32 years of collaboration.

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How many calories do riders burn during the Tour de France?

Imagine you begin pedaling from the start of Stage 17 of this year’s Tour de France. First, you would bike approximately 70 miles (112 km) with a gradual increase in elevation of around 1,300 feet (400 m). But you’ve yet to hit the fun part: the Hautes-Pyrénées mountains. Over the next 40 miles (64 km) you would have to climb three mountain peaks with a net increase of a mile (1.6 km) in elevation. On the fittest day of my life, I might not even be able to finish Stage 17 – much less do it in anything remotely close to the five hours or so the winner will take to finish the ride. And Stage 17 is just one of 21 stages that must be completed in the 23 days of the tour.

John Eric Goff, University of Lynchburg

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Burberry Partners with Team Qhubeka NextHash for the Tour de France 2021

Team Qhubeka NextHash announces that the team partners with the iconic luxury fashion brand Burberry for the Tour de France 2021. The team also unveiled its new kit for 2021 edition of the French grand tour.

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