In the month of August one couldn’t help but to think about nationalism. About people who have sacrifice their blood, sweat and tears in the name of our country. Don’t be surprised if many of our young Malaysians are not aware of our talented sports men and women and of what they have been through. It is not ignorance. We’re just got distracted by all the noise in the world.
You've gone through all the paces of buying a bike and you have a bike in your possession. What’s next? Well, most would say that next, you ride your bike. However, before you get to the riding, there are a couple of things that you need to consider that may be very important.
People buy bikes for different reasons. Some for exercise, others as a green mode of transportation, avoiding high gas costs, getting some fresh air, relieving stress, or just looking at the neighborhood at a slower pace. It does not matter why you bought the bike, the steps that we are going to list down are petty standard and should apply to all new bike owners.
Cycling is considered one of the hardest and grueling sports out there, which means that there are many cycling fails documented.
The Tour de France was started by Henri Desgrange as a publicity stunt in 1903, but it is now a huge bike race that takes place every summer around France. The event attracts almost 200 cyclists from all over the world to race over 2000 miles in just 23 days. The cyclists only have two days of rest during this whole event. The Tour de France brings amazing races, beautiful landscape, contested finishes, drug scandals, and massive crashes. Add to it over 100 cyclists speeding over 60km/hr just to get to the finish line, and there are high chances of chaotic crashes.
Here are some of the cycling fails in history from the Tour de France and other races:
If you’ve been riding a bike for years, then you must understand all the maintenance costs that come with it. There comes a time when every biker decides to repair their bike themselves, as this is not only cheaper but helps you understand how to take better care of your bike. With the popularity of Do It Yourself (DIY), you can save some cash too!
“Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken.”
An old adage once stated, “You become the habit, then the habit becomes you,”. The same goes with cycling habits, especially bad ones. Breaking out of these horrible habits can be a daunting task, but it can be done. Here are 5 nasty cycling habits you need to halt, pronto.