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Le Mans: camping

<b>Part three of the guide to Le Mans, Richard Webb of Travel Destinations looks at the camping options</b><p>Camping is a tradition at Le Mans. If you want to …

10 holidays that will make you a better cyclist

Holidays on two wheels have a lot to recommend them: you can relax and explore, and improve your fitness at the same time. If you are serious about your training, taking some time out of your ordinary routine can allow you to focus on your cycling, and importantly, your recovery. Immersing yourself …

How to Plan a Weekend Micro-Adventure

The spirit of adventure can strike at any time—especially when you’re stuck in your office on a Monday. There you are at your desk, staring down the barrel of a full workweek, but the open road is calling and it doesn’t care that you’re out of vacation days.<p>So does that mean your wanderlust is …

26 of the best cycling books — essential reading for every type of rider

<b>Updated June 20, 2018</b><p>Welcome to the latest edition of road.cc’s buyer's guide to cycling books in which you’ll find everything you need to know to …

101 Cycling Tips to Completely Transform Your Bike Life

Want to be a better cyclist? Here is a generous helping of wisdom<p>Want to be a better cyclist? Just ride. Every time you turn the pedals, you naturally improve a little. Of course, one well-placed tip, trick, or nugget of wisdom can help you achieve something you might otherwise not learn for years. …

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Benefits of Bike Riding - 5 Reasons You Should Ride a Bike Every Day

For most, kitting up for hours-long rides every day might seem like an unattainable dream. Clocking serious mileage on a daily basis <i>does</i> require more work than your average amateur cyclist can manage, but daily riding itself is not only very feasible, but it can also positively affect your life. …

How to Restore an Old Bike

It was a Craigslist find.<p>The ad for the used bike—a 1976 Raleigh Sprite—said that it was in perfect working order. Upon checking the bike out, I realized that it was missing a shifter cable, the headset was shot, and the chain was not threaded through the derailleur properly.<p>It was listed for $120; …

Cheap and easy homemade sports nutrition ideas

Walk into any bike shop and you’ll be amazed by the vast and varied range of sports foods and supplements that are available. Look online and the …

Cycling Can Make You Live Longer: Every Hour You Cycle Adds One Hour To Your Life, Claims Researcher

Cyclists live longer than those who don't use a bike, according to a new study.<p>"You could say that for every hour you cycle, you get an hour back in …

Science Explains How Cycling Changes Your Brain And Makes You Mentally Stronger

In Personal Development-speak, we are always talking about goals, outcomes, success, desires and dreams. In other words, all the stuff we want to do, …

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The Zen of Riding a Bike Saves You Peace of Mind, Health, and Nature

A Zen teacher once asked his students why they rode bicycles. One said he rode to carry potatoes. Another cycled to observe the world. A third said …

8 Health Benefits of Cycling

Get Smarter<p>Photodisc stock image<p>Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>A study conducted by Charles Hillman back in 2007 showed that exercise boosts brainpower and helps to stave off Alzheimer’s in the elderly. That same year, Dr. Phil Tomporowski showed that kids are even more positively impacted …

Dairy Helps Prevent Weight Gain

Dairy's reputation has taken a bit of a hit lately. Between almond milk mania and trendy dairy-free diets like the Whole30 and Paleo plans, cow products aren't getting much love.<p>But according to a study published in the <i>American Journal of Clinical Nutrition</i>, we might want to think twice before …

How to eat optimally for cycling as you grow older

Your body changes over time, and so do your nutritional needs. The major age-related changes that may affect nutritional requirements include a …