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Bicycles: Why you need to get one

If there is one mode of transport, that a person knows that they can rely on, it is the bicycle. Why we say this is because this mode of transport has been around for nearly two hundred years. Moreover, throughout those years, people have used and abused them. That is why today we want to look at a few reasons why you should get yourself a bicycle. Reasons to get a Bicycle It gives you free work out One of the best reasons why you…

7 Unmatched Benefits of Going to Work by Bike

A study compared, through a survey of more than 13,000 people, emotions such as happiness, pain, stress, sadness and fatigue that users have depending on the means of transport in which they move. Happiness through transportation After the cyclists, the next happiest are the passengers in the car and then the car drivers. ” Bus and train users experience the most negative emotions, although a small part of this can be attributed to the fact that public transport is used disproportionately to get to and…

10 Safety Tips for the Bicycle Riders

Learning the rules and safety tips for biking is as important for the students and bikers as writing papers on different subjects. 1. Use the helmet: The studies carried out so far indicate that the use of the helmet can reduce up to 85 percent. It is important that the helmet is properly adapted to your needs and that it is approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) or the Snell Memorial Foundation. 2. Clothing: Clothing should be light in color, or reflective if it…

6 Best Places to Travel on Bikes

There is something inexplicably exciting about using a bicycle to explore a strange city, the streets pulsating with life. The glass and steel of buildings gleam with a certain magic, street life seems to be more vibrant and the smells and sounds of a metropolis at full slope hover to engulf your minds. While riding on a bicycle, you can completely feel alive and engrossed in that particular moment. Biking trips are a remarkable way of getting to know a city closely. This is also…

Quad Bikes Now the In-Thing?

What kids get into these days seems to change regularly. And sometimes it is the kids who turn the adults on to new and exciting trends. For some of us who absolutely love bikes, we also love other wheeled vehicles. What kids have a fascination on are different from long ago. In this time and age believe us quad bikes have become very popular. Now let’s get into it and know what quad bikes are. You might want to reconsider buying your kids a quad…

Easy Clean Up on the Trail

The best option for staying clean on the trail

Getting Back in the Saddle: Reclaim your confidence

Sometimes it’s hard to get back on the bike because the basics of riding seem intimidating. Expert instructor Tori Bortman shares her wisdom.

7 Essential Bike Buying Tips

Be comfortable and confident in your bike buying adventure. Here’s everything you need to know when setting out to buy your new bike.

Proper Nutrition Guide for Cyclists

There are a number of aspects influencing the success or failure of a cyclist and diet tops the list. Proper nutrition affords you sufficient strength to get you through the race. Your diet could also make or break your cycling ambition when it comes to surviving long miles on the saddle in addition to determining your ability to train without fatigue. It is, therefore, imperative to consume a well-balanced diet that includes carbohydrates, vitamins, proteins, and fiber. Ideally, bicyclists should ensure to take dense meals…

Road Cycling Safety

Here at ORbike, we like to help people have a fun and comfortable bike riding experience, Riding on the streets can seem intimidating at first, but it does not have to be – just follow these few tips. With a little bit of preparation and keeping your wits about you, you’ll be smooth sailing in no time. Be a Road User All road users should practice a lot of the same behaviors, such as no sudden moves, being visible, and of course being respectful. This…

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