Bicycle braking technique

Proper cycling braking technique explained

Updated: 08/11/2018. This post explains a proper braking technique on a bicycle. How to stop in the shortest possible distance, how to use front and rear brake correctly. Contents: 1. What are the brakes used for on a bicycle? 2. Braking weight transfer and tyre traction 3. Using brakes to control a bicycle 4. Hard … Read moreBicycle braking technique

Slick bicycle tyres

Slick bicycle tyres. Are they good? Do they grip well in the wet?

Updated: 08/11/2018. Many cyclists have doubts when it comes to slick tyres and their grip, especially on wet pavement.  This post will address slick bicycle tyres, their strengths and weaknesses. Contents: 1. Role of tread pattern on bicycle tyres …1.1. Off-road conditions …1.2. Paved roads 2. Wet pavement with puddles …2.1. A few words about car tyres … Read moreSlick bicycle tyres

Bicycle winter tyres

Winter bicycle tyres. Which tyres are the best for cycling in winter, snow and ice?

Updated: 16/11/2018. Cycling in the winter, even on snow and ice can be nice. 🙂  Having good bicycle winter tyres helps a lot in that! This post will explain basics of tyre traction. Then types of snow and winter surfaces usually encountered. Afterwards it will tell most about studded bicycle tyres and their attributes. Finally, … Read moreBicycle winter tyres