Archive for November 9, 2017
About $1.2 billion in used bicycles were sold in 2015 in the U.S., and there are twice as many bicycles than there are cars in the world. There is no doubt that bike riding is quite a popular physical activity for people in America, and there are great health benefits. A study conducted by the British Medical Association found that coronary heart disease was reduced by half in people who cycled at least 20 miles a week.
When going for a long ride, however, you need to make sure that you are prepared. You need to be hydrated enough and have had enough food, and you need to make sure you have the most comfortable equipment, like comfortable bike seats and an emergency gear.
1. Make sure you eat and drink enough
Long-distance biking can take some serious energy out of y