Couples should ride a tandem bike – here’s why

Couples that exercise together are not only healthier, but they’re also happier and get along better than those who don’t. Studies have shown that those who exercise together report higher satisfaction in their relationships, and married people who workout together have more positive marital events than negative ones. If you’re looking for a way to bond with your partner and strengthen your relationship at the same time, why not try riding a tandem bike? Although going on regular bike riding dates on separate bikes can enhance your health and well-being, there’s something about pedaling together on one bike that really brings a couple together. Here are all the reasons why you should ride a tandem bike with your significant other.

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The Greener Way To Maintain Your Bike

Studies estimate that switching to a bike from a car can reduce your carbon output by more than 10 times cumulatively. Cycling is leading the way in terms of green transportation. Strategies like improving more sustainable ways of production, upcycling or repurposing bikes, and using more environmentally friendly cleaning products are all gaining traction as ways to improve cycling’s impact on the planet. Cleaning is necessary in order to maintain a functioning bike over the course of its use. Effective cleaning can not only ensure a consistent ride but also lengthen the ultimate lifespan of your bike. Using greener cleaners is the natural next step for someone who is looking to minimize their impact on the planet by cycling.

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Why sleep is so important for losing weight

Emma Sweeney, Nottingham Trent University and Ian Walshe, Northumbria University, Newcastle

When it comes to weight loss, diet, and exercise are usually thought of as the two key factors that will achieve results. However, sleep is an often-neglected lifestyle factor that also plays an important role.

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Selle Italia celebrates president’s 80th birthday and launches the new company logo

On the occasion of last night’s party to celebrate the 80th birthday of President Giuseppe Bigolin, Selle Italia, the Treviso company also unveiled its new corporate logo. An event, held at the Asolo Golf Club, was attended by cycling champions of the past and numerous friends of the Bigolin family to celebrate the President’s birthday and to celebrate, with the renewal of the logo, the push towards the future that has always characterized the company.

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NTT Pro Cycling celebrates 10 years with Qhubeka at the 2020 Tour de France

The UCI WorldTeam cycling team based in South Africa, NTT Pro Cycling celebrates 10 years with Qhubeka at the 2020 Tour de France. This partnership has seen the team play a major role in the efforts to assist young people and healthcare workers in rural communities across South Africa.

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Girl with Bicycle, Dublin, 1966. A beautiful photo by Evelyn Hofer

A very beautiful photo by the German-American portrait and documentary photographer Evelyn Hofer (January 21, 1922 – November 2, 2009): Girl with Bicycle, Dublin, 1966.

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Virtual Tour de France shows how esports has come of age during the lockdown

Andy Miah, University of Salford

Elite sports events are still largely closed to the world – but July 2020 has still been an unprecedented month for the global sporting calendar thanks to the world’s first Virtual Tour de France, which – despite the name – was based nowhere in particular, as riders took part from their homes in all parts of the world.

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The new LeMond bikes are coming, and they will be carbon

According to reports, Greg LeMond is going to successfully revive his bike brand: he recently raised a bit over $2 million in a private placement investment. In collaboration with Deakin University, new LeMond bikes will use the technology developed by Greg LeMond’s other business, LeMond Carbon.

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