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Cycling is a sport that uses a bicycle. There are many different types of cycling such as track cycling, road cycling, time trialing, and cyclocross. All questions about bikes, bike racing, bike tricks, or any general questions about bikes should be asked here.
Numerous vehicles are used in the Tour de France. Helicopters andmotorcycles are used for the TV broadcast. Teams have team cars inwhich the team managemetn rides while they direct their riders.These cars also have a mechanic, as well as extra bikes and bikeparts. The Tour is famous for its caravan...
Maurice Garin won the first Tour de France in1903.
Nothing. Bicycle shorts are meant to be worn with nothing underneath.
Road cycling is usually a group ride, and then riders break out in a sprint just before the finish. In Time Trial, riders start with a little gap, aren't allowed to bunch up, and race against the clock instead. Fastest time wins.
It is unlikely to hinder your Paris visit, with the exception ofthe final day of the race. The race ends in Paris on Sunday, July27 this year (2014). Stay away from the champs de elysees that dayand you'll be fine.
He used to take drugs to enhance his cycling ability 
Peloton This is the French word for the main Group of cyclists during a cycle stage race or one day classic road race from the French, literally meaning little ball or platoon. Peloton is also thought to be derived from the English word pellet meaning field, bunch or pack. When traveling together...
First Century.
There are typically around 20 teams, although it varies each year.Each team with 9 riders.
Mainly water, but it can also be various kinds of sports drinks similar to gatorade.
Nobody. Lance Armstrong won the race, but was eventually stripped  of his title after admitting to doping.Miguel Indurain of Spain won the race in 1995.
Knee pain is common among cyclists - but more often than notit's an indication of a problem elsewhere. Most cyclists - from beginners to the pros - will experience kneepain when cycling at some point during their riding career. Infact, a study of 116 professional cyclists found that 94 per...
I've heard that it's designed like that because that's what riders vision is like when they reach the top of the mountain! :) The King of the Mountains Jersey was introduced in 1975. The Colors for the jersey were decided by the original jersey sponsor Poulain Chocolate who chose the white jersey...
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Geoff Clark won the 1949 Brighton to Glasgow cycle, and he also won two stages of the Tour of Poland.     George Lander from Frejus Cycles won in 1950     Ian Greenfield from sun Cycles won in 1951.     Bill Bellamy won in 1952.
Back before the days of instant radio/tv/web coverage, the coloured jerseys made it easy for spectators to keep track of what was happening among the top riders - and yellow is as good a colour as any other.
The bicycle helmet was invented in the early 20th century. Racersbegan to use helmets formed of a ring of leather around the headand a wool ring above it. It was invented in Italy about 300 years ago C: 1936
No, not any more.Racing got weird when performing very poorly became attractive.
BMX is basicaly motorcross for bicycle's.
  It always finishes in Paris, France, by the Arc du Triomphe on the Champs Elysees, with a sprint. Usually this day will decide the green jersey as well.Answer In downtown Paris. The finish line has been in the same spot every year. 2010's finish line is Avenue des Champs-Elysees, close to the...
Depends on how hard the ride is, your age, gender, size, fitness and more.But generally, 6 km will take about 20 minutes. so maybe 100-130 calories at a comfortable pace.
The French government makes the cinemas show french films ahead offilms from other countries!
racing is judged first past the post park if its included will be points like gymnastics
well what got Dave mirra into freestyling is when haro bikes sponsored him so that's why there was a haro mirra 2000
It does.Usually, you'll be riding at about the same speed as the windspeed.If you and the wind is moving in the same direction, at the same speed, then you're not moving in relation to the wind. For you to feel the wind pushing you along, you have to be slower than the wind.
The youngest person to ride a bicycle was Tod Sleeman from Liverpool, UK born on the 19th of September 1991. He was aged 18 months and 3 days.
if average speed of 15mph then four hours. I'd say 15mph is a good beginner/average speed but 60 miles is a little far for an average beginner. But try it out. Pick the day on the calendar you want to ride 60 miles and back off a few weeks and aim for 75% that distance in once a week long rides....
There were 8 cyclists from the UK in the 2010 Tour de France:Bradley Wiggins, Team Sky, 24th placeGeraint Thomas, Team Sky, 67Steve Cummings, Team Sky, 151Mark Cavendish, Team HTC-Columbia, 154David Millar, Garmin-Transitions, 158Jeremy Hunt, Cervelo Test Team, 163Daniel Lloyd, Cervelo Test Team,...
Yes, but they're both great for your health!
Depends on how hard you ride, your gender, age, and fitness level.If you ride hard enough to get sweaty and winded, maybe 200 calories.
Pretty much as soon as there were enough bicycles to hold a race.
The next race is in 2011 (this year)
That'd be the UCI. Union Cycliste Internationale - or thereabouts.  Mainly French.
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Hard to advise w/o knowing what you consider "affordable". If you know a bit about bikes, craigslist, yardsales etc can offergreat bargains. If you don't, you might pick up a real lemon. Generally, you should avoid department store bikes. They're cheap,but also real poor quality.
Hard to tell, as riding conditions change a lot during the course. He might be reaching 50MPH (80KMH) during a mountain descent.
Just get a regular battery powered diode rear light for a bike, and figure out a way to attach it to your trailer. No need for a trailer-specific light.
The "love handles" are just excess fat, stored under the skin. To lose them you need to lose some fat(and weight) all over.And when it comes to burning calories, what you do isn't that important. How hard and for how long you go at it however is real important.Basically everything that get you...
Depends on a lot of things, your age, your gender, your fitness level, how hard you ride to start with. I'd use about 3600 cals in 60 miles, but I'm an experienced rider and I ride fairly hard. 2400 cals in 6 miles or even less is probably more normal.For me, 3600 cals would equal 1 lbs weight loss...
\n. The TdF is a race that goes on for almost three weeks, with each day being a separate part called a stage. There are time-trial stages, mountain stages and flat stages. Riders can score by winning stages as well as by being overall fastest.
It's very healthy to ride bicycles. It's low impact on your joints and feet, and it's great for your cardiovascular system.
Bicycles can be ridden pretty much everywhere. But the only place that has a special name would be a velodrome, an arena for track cycling.
First you need to make sure you aren't trespassing, then that your bike is up to it. Try to hook up with a riding buddy or make sure that someone knows your route in case you'd have an accident. Carry stuff for basic repairs, like a flat. Bring some water.
While cycling there isn't much you can do, apart from doing as much as possible of the ride standing, out of the saddle.
It's the most well known. There are three main stage races on the UCI (union cycliste internationale) .. -la vuelta espana -le giro d'italia -le tour de France
The Champs Elysées are the most famous avenue of Paris. It connects  the Place de la Concorde with its marvelous fountains and the  Obelisk at the bottom end, to the Arc de Triomphe at the upper end.  They are part of the royal perspective, stretching from The Louvre  museum and the Tuileries...
At the moment - no one, as the Tour hasn't started yet.
Question doesn't make sense, as the winner doesn't finishlast. . It used to be that the RIDER who finished last - but stillremained in the race - was called "the red lantern". This was areference to the red lamp hung at the last car of a train. . However, eventually the attention this brought became...
Lance Armstrong rode his first Tour de France in 1993.
The best climber, also known as the "King of the Mountains," wears a white jersey with red polka dots. The points counting toward the mountain classification are awarded on the basis of the passing order at the top of the hills or mountain passes, with prize money of 25,000 euros for the overall...
Usually a helmet, sunglasses, a jersey, padded cycling shorts, socks shoes.
It was Alberto Contador and he is Spanish
Depends on how long they were biking for and what gear the bike was in. Also how much the kid weights, more you weight, they more effort when into it, and more calories burned. Go to the website below to find out more.
Admission to be a spectator is free.
A unicycle is a cycle with only one Wheel, with the pedals andcranks stuck to the axle. Looks pretty much like if someone took afork off a bike, stuck a wheel in it and a saddle on top.
Yes. Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints(the "Mormon" church) have no religious customs or requirementsregarding transportation. Mormons may use any means of transportavailable to them, including bicycles. Bicycles are especiallycommon with Mormon Missionaries serving in urban...
i keep the bike on tand and ride on it , then handle is no bar
This would like depend on the speed you are going. Generally, riding a bicycle would be faster than inline skating. However, if you are an expert speed skater who has never riden a bike, then skating would likely be faster.
It really doesn't matter much. When it comes to using up calories, the important thing is for how long, and how hard you're working. This means that if you measure your workout by distance, walking is "better" as you travel slower and will have to keep at it for a longer time. But if you measure by...
An AM bike is basically a cross between a XC and a DH MTB. Usually full suspension and long enough travel to take some fairly serious drops and jumps, but still light enough and with a gear ratio and a ride position that'll make it somewhat useful on the flat and during climbs. An AM bike is the...
No! Not at all. The ABA actually offers - after you become a member - secondary insurance if you do not have primary insurance.
In 1999, Lance Armstrong won his first Tour de France. The final leg was from Arpajon to Paris on July 25th. The Tour de France concludes in Paris, France. It is here on theChamps-Elysees that Armstrong was awarded his first win in the Tourde France In France. Paris to be exact
  Cycling started very shortly after the invention of the bicycle
Because they are in control of a vehicle.
Jeff Williams is the cyclist, I remember Paul Sherwen and Phil Liggett being asked who it was when it was originally shown for the first time on Channel 4 in 1986. The music was composed by Pete Shelley of the Buzzcocks. The music and video seems to have become something of a cult, as people are...
Pretty much wherever it isn't forbidden, which usually means freeways/highways and a few other special places.
Depends on where you're at. The law isn't the sameeverywhere.
With running, your feet and legs have to take a fairly sharp impact at every step. You don't get that while bicycling. Apart from that there's not much difference. If you push equally hard for equally long you get the same exercise.
The Cartersville, GA century starts at Dellinger Park. Registrationis at 6AM, ride begins at 8AM. Preregister thru the link below and you get a free T-Shirt.
It is 130 miles. The Bicycle Club of Philadelphia does this anannual ride to Broolklyn Heights the Sunday before Labor Day. Youcan't do it safely during the week because of truck traffic.
I will not swear this is all of them. All track cycling events at the 1984 Games were for men only so that is why more men are listed than women. Men Alexi Grewal Davis Phinney Thurlow Rogers Ron Kiefel Steve Hegg Ron Keifel Clarence Knickman Andrew Weaver Leonard Nitz David Grylls Larry...
Depends on the course and the type of riding. For the big multi-dayevents, it's usually slightly above 40 KMH/25MPH.
Not really, a pair of sneakers will do fine.
When it comes to burning calories, your heart rate is much more important than what it is that you are doing. If you can reach and sustain the same heart rate for the same amount of time you will burn pretty much the same amount of calories regardless of activity. For the same length of time,...
If the bicycles are otherwise comparable, you'll burn the same amount of calories.If the steel bike is heavier, you'll burn a few more calories on that one.
The tire, the air-filled rubber donut that meets the ground, is  mounted on the rim.
  Personally, I don't find that a full-suspension bike is any easier on my knees than a hard-tail. The only real benefit of a full-suspension bike is that any rocks, drops or bumps you go over will be softened and therefore put less up into the seat and your upper-body. The only thing i can...
Pretty much as soon as there were enough bicycles to hold a race
Depends on how hard you ride. If you're only pootling around - not many. If you're getting sweaty and winded, as much as 200. around 10 . \n
Where to buy 2007 Tour De France Poster? . ebay is the only place I've found. Or of course tube station walls.. Just recently, I bought some sports poster form an online poster shop, stickitonyourwall.com, this poster shop provides wide variety of sport posters. I hope you can find De France...
The rules are not the same everywhere. Where I'm at, the legalrequirement is to have a brake separate from the drive system.
Lately it's been Lance Armstrong (1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005. Even in 2009 he got 3rd place). Before this, it was Greg Lemond. He was the first American to win the Tour back in 1986. After recovering from a hunting accident where his brother-in-law shot LeMond, he returned to the sport...
There are bull fights, flamenco performances, and general partying! :]