Track cycling

Track cycling: what is it, racing, equipment, how to ride and training plans

Track cycling is a bicycle racing sport usually conducted in a velodrome, featuring specialized bikes and various sprint and endurance events, recognized at the Olympic level and governed by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI). It differs from road cycling in that races occur on a banked track, requiring different techniques and strategies, with races often […]

Gravel biking

Gravel biking: what is it, equipment, racing, how to ride and training plans

Gravel biking is a form of cycling that combines elements of both road biking and mountain biking, designed to traverse a variety of surfaces including gravel, dirt, and paved roads. It differs from mountain biking in that gravel bikes are designed with a lighter frame, narrower tires, and a geometry that offers a more comfortable […]

Mountain biking

Mountain biking: what is it, equipment, racing, how to ride and training plans

Mountain biking is a form of cycling that involves riding bicycles off-road, often over rough terrain, using specially designed mountain bikes. It differs from other cycling forms like road cycling in that mountain bikes are equipped with durable frames, wider wheels and tires for better traction and stability. They often feature advanced suspension systems, including […]

Road cycling

Road cycling: what is it, equipment, racing, how to ride and training plans

Road cycling is a form of cycling that typically takes place on paved roads by using specially designed road bikes with thin tires, drop handlebars and lightweight or aerodynamic frames. It differs from other cycling like mountain biking in that it focuses on speed, distance and efficiency on smooth surfaces, as opposed to the rugged, […]

Indoor cycling

Indoor cycling: what it is, how it works, benefits, equipment and workout plans

Indoor cycling, or spinning, is a low-impact cardiovascular workout performed on a particular indoor cycling bike setup that combines endurance, intensity, interval, and recovery exercises to mimic outdoor cycling conditions. Like outdoor cycling, biking indoors primarily targets muscles like the quadriceps, hamstrings, calves, glutes, and hip flexors, engages the core, lower back and shoulders to […]