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Can you ride
a mountain bike on the road?
sure can! For the smoothest ride you will want to get road tires for
your mountain bike. This will also keep your mountain tires good for
appropriate to ride while listening to an ipod?
is appropriate when you are riding by yourself. You should not while
riding with others, it can cause problems. Your fellow
cyclists would appreciate it if you did not accidentally crash into
You do need to be fully
aware of your surroundings when riding while listening to an ipod. This
will keep you safer!
What do I
need to know to get a good pair of road bike shoes?
the correct shoes is a critical step to ensure future satisfaction. To
get the correct shoes you need to try on lots of them. A good shoe
should fit with enough room to wiggle your toes and that is about it.
You want it to fit like a glove not a flip-flop. A shoe which is too
loose will cause blisters and a lot of discomfort.
bike shoes are not made to do much walking in. They are rigid and not
very comfortable to walk in, I know I have done it! Mountain bike shoes
are better suited for walking and will work on a road bike.
of price shock! Road
shoes are expensive at first yet they last many
years. It is not uncommon to have the same pair for 5 years. Over the
life of the shoe they are rather inexpensive.
A $250 pair of shoes
which last for 5 years is only $50 a year which is cheaper than many
Where can I
purchase Nike Poggio cycling shoes?
were great shoes and the lightest on the market at the time. They were
first introduced during the rise of Lance Armstrong's cycling career.
The Nike Poggio shoe is no longer produced and has not been for some
time. The only way I know of where you might be able to get your hands
on some is via ebay, your local classified ads, or a local cycling
Want to join
some group rides, what you should know before you go?
rides are a great way to meet other riders and not have to do all the
work yourself! There a couple of tips to remember before you go:
you are leading the pack always announce road hazards such as loose
gravel, parked cars, pot holes, and anything else you think can be
hazardous to others.
You can announce these hazards by calling them out
or by pointing with your hand. If you are not comfortable with this do
not lead the pack.
Instead go on a few group rides and observe how this is done before you
do it yourself.
close enough to the person in front of you to get the advantages of
aerodynamics yet not too close in case the person in front will not hit
you if they swerve suddenly.
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