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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.
When it comes to burning calories, your heart rate is much more important than what 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, riding flat out…
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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.
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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, ridin…
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Depends on how hard and for how long you ride. For me, between 800-1100/hour.
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spinning the pedals around in a fluid efficient manner (the opposite of this is mashing) which is what most beginners do... it usually takes time to 'develop' a good fluid spin
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As long as you are alive you are already burning calories. And some of those calories come from fat. And the more physically active you are - the more you use your muscles - the more calories and fat you burn. I'll use up about 1000 cals/hour working real hard, which are about 30-50% from fat.
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It simply means riding a bike. It can be done as a pastime simply for enjoyment, or as a means of transport, or as means of keeping fit, or as a competitive sport.
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Wearing reflective clothes is very helpful whilst cycling as it is bright and this will cause less accidents to take place. It also helps drivers to see cycle's at night so there would be fewer accidents and injuries. Part of the surface of the garment may have retro reflective stripes. This way t…
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One year old. 3 or 4 years old.
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There are many advantages to cycling. Riding everyday will give you an effective workout, resulting in a fitter and healthier you. Your carbon footprint will also be lowered if you cycle rather than drive your car. If everyone cycled imagine how fit and healthy everybody would be and how less pollut…
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You don't get much of an upper body workout during road riding. Using the wrong technique and/or a poorly fitted bike can trash your knees. The hunched-forward position can cause pains in neck, shoulder, hands and the lower back. Depending on riding style and choice of surface there is a greater or …
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With no underwear, they're meant to be worn next to the skin for wicking or moisture absorption and non chafing. so Go commando and enjoy. If you have hairy legs and the anti-slipping stretchable band at the bottom bugs you, just roll them up. they are also meant to be worn skin tight with the in…
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A choice of mirrors is a matter of personal preferences. Many people like the handlebar-mounted mirror that sticks out the end of the left bar. I found that bike-mounted mirrors pick up all road vibrations and distort your view. Helmet-mounted mirrors are a good choice but you have to be careful how…
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Well... not really, they may look like they are going bigger but there not they are getting more muscly. Which is a good thing, right ? So people who like to bike don't worry if you think they are getting more fat they are just getting more muscly. Like Mr Muscle.
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the unicycle is very simple, from top down the parts are as follows: seat, -to sit on, different from a bike seat in style, so legs can go strait down to pedals directly underneath it.) seat post-connected to the seat with several ways, a 4-bolt square bracket, or bike-style connection, usually. o…
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Men can do it with a little practice. Professional bicycle racers are pretty much forced into learning this if they want to stay with the pack through 6 hours of racing. If gifted with a male anatonmy it is possible to maintain your speed when traveling downhill or with a push from behind. It is a s…
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Not enough to matter. 2 miles will take you maybe 10 minutes, at an effort level that'll burn 450-600 cals/ hour. So 100 or a little less.
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Freehub. When gearing inevitably wears out, with the freehub you only change out the gears (cogs or cogset). With the freewheel you replace the entire assembly, including the ratcheting mechanism and bearings. OTOH freewheel assemblies can be found rather cheap, so the economy of of it isn't that c…
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she is lesbian!! she has had 2 longterm boyfriends at least, so unless she has suddenly gone off men..
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Lance developed a higher-than-average cadence in the neighborhood of 100 revolutions per minute.when climbing usually around 85, and time trialing 110
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You can fall off, you can be hit by a car or another cyclist.If your bike doesn't fit you properly you can encounter anything from chafing to nerve damage.
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Bicycles don't pollute, take less space to park and are less dangerous for pedestrians.
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Fresh air, freedom, escape, health, fitness, go far (distances comparable to car...when you're trained enough!) get away from it all......ITS GOOD FOR YOU!! and the environment! There are also many different types of cycling so there's something for everything: track (velodrome), mountain (pretty se…
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That would be cyclist: Max Schulze, Sean Kelly. Lance Armstrong. Miguel Indurain. Stephen Roche,Eddy Merckx, Greg Lemond, Andy Hampstead, Alberto Contador, Fausto Coppi, Jacques Anquetil, Joshua Murdock, and Taylor Schmidt.
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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.
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The bicycle helmet was invented in the early 20th century. Racers began to use helmets formed of a ring of leather around the head and a wool ring above it.
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A multi-event race consisting of a distance swim, road bicycle stage, and running stage. The competitor with the lowest combined time wins.
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there are 1 wheel on an unicycle just remember they use one in a circus and its tall.There is 1 wheel on an unicycle. Uni means 1.A unicycle has one wheel. One. That's why it's called a unicicle: It has one (uni) wheel (cycle).
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Usually a helmet, sunglasses, a jersey, padded cycling shorts, socks shoes.
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A unicycle is a cycle with only one Wheel, with the pedals and cranks stuck to the axle. Looks pretty much like if someone took a fork off a bike, stuck a wheel in it and a saddle on top.
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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…
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Depends on the course and the type of riding. For the big multi-day events, it's usually slightly above 40 KMH/25MPH.
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It is about 2.5million dollars
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I think the current record is 70 MPH or thereabouts. 1985 Bonneville Salt Flats --152.2 mph
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Mainly varied and planned styles of riding. Some rides at a steady low cadence to build strength, some longer rides at an average cadence to build endurance. and some rides with interval training, a fel minutes flat out, then a few minutes recovery, then repeat.Some people use single-speed bikes to …
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a dog leg is a turn shaped like a dogleg! see link http://www.steephill.tv/galleries/2005/ariege-pyrenees/pictures/dogs%20and%20dogleg.html  (this is more of a hairpin though!...bad example, they are not the same..)
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Greg LeMond. Greg Lemond almost didn't testify, because he was threatened to have his childhood molestation secret exposed by the Landis defense team. Thankfully, Greg Lemond still testified despite the secret being released, much to his credit. His testimony was not very favorable to Floyd's case.
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It varies depending on whether it is a sprint, olympic, half-ironman, ironman, or a specialized Xterra triathlon. The ironman is 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike, and a 26 mile run.
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Lance Armstrong was born on September 18, 1971.
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Depends on plenty of things:- age- gender- weight- fitness level- how hard you're pushing- what the ride is likeMe, I'd burn something like 700-800 cals in 13 miles, assuming decent road conditions. Someone riding more casually might do about half. A professional athlete might a bit more.
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I thought he was still alive
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Overall Longest: Tour Divide, mountain bike race.Road: Le Tour de France
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Micheal Jackson should be able to pull this one off, btw Josa Hernandez is a jewish boy. plus he wears husky sized panties during his morning loops.
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If the roads are safe enough, it's a great way to get some "free" fitness training into your daily routine.
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Lance Armstrong has been a competitive athlete since his teens.Even if his most celebrated victories have been cancelled due to his extensive use of unallowed performance enhancing drugs, he's bound to have some victories from before the doping era that would still "count".But unless Lance himself h…
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uni = one. Unicycles have one wheel.
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Lance Armstrong was one of the famous people that have entered. He was diagnosed with cancer which made it hard for him to train for it again
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there are around 20 velodromes in use in the UK. the main one is is Manchester and this is where the great British track cycling team are based.
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Simple question with more complicated answer. I assume you mean solo as apposed to traveling in the peloton of racers or, say, descending a mountain (when riders will hit 65 mph+). Looking back to the last TdF that LA competed in his average speed for the prolog stage of 19km (11.8 miles) was over …
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Depends on which kind of riding you want to do. Riders who do well in races with long climbs are usually small wiry guys, while short distance racers can be long and muscular.
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Bicycles rarely become valuable collectibles. Your best bet is to look for that bike or similar on ebay, craigslist and suchlike to find out what they are selling for.Or do a net search for "vintage bicycles", where you also may be able to pick up a clue.
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When traveling together in a race the pack of riders is normally called a 'peloton' (although pack is sometimes used). If you see a smaller group of riders in single file they are most likely in a 'paceline'.A group of bicyclists is called a "blur" of bicyclists.
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There is no reason not to ride a bike if you are heavy. However, make certain that you do not exceed the weight limits of the bike. Special heavy duty bikes may be a solution to the problem.
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The best tints for seeing in the rain are either orange or clear. After 10 years of riding in all kinds of conditions, here are the rules I go by: Bright/sunny = Dark Twilight = Yellow Overcast = Orange Sunglass manufacturers generally recommend the same. OR none at all as water and spay on th…
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It all depends relative to body weight, resistance, speed (intensity), age, and where you are riding. For example, an 180 pound male, in average conditions, might burn somewhere close to 100 calories per ten minutes. For information about how to do cardio exercise correctly for fat burning, see th…
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Depends on your age, gender, fitness level but foremost on how hard you hit it. If you're just pootling around, nothing much will happen. The general numbers are about 450-600 calories/hour, if you're working yourself winded and sweaty. Can be more if you're fit enough to do a higher sustained ef…
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The first bicycle made specifically to mimmick the motocross riders that early BMX riders were mimmicking was the Yamaha Moto-Bike in 1973.The first official BMX bike, with the frame design as we know it today, was in late 1974 with the introduction of the Redline Squareback.
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Tension in the posterior cruciate ligament when maintaining flexing a knee creates a lateral rotation in the tibia. This feature plays an essential role in locking the hip for stabilization.
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The race did not take place that year because of World War 1.
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kamakazi is a bmx rider that competes in the world scene. he is a world champion, his name is not actually kamakazi.
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A century (centuries=plural) is 100 years; it is a measure of time. A century is also bicycle race of 100 miles.
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There's really no way of telling since I don't know what you think of as a good bike, and if you're asking about the cost for the factory, the cost for a single guy knocking something together in his garage, or the cost for a chain of stores.
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Mark Cavendish is a UCI pro rider from the UK who started competing on the road in 2006. He is eating up a lot of press right now because many people believe he might be one of the best cyclist sprinters in the world, if not of all time. On top of this, he is only 23 years old, and makes a good medi…
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(if it's the actual platforms that go under your feet that you're talking about)It's usually not a problem. They're threaded (the left has a reverse thread) so that normal pedalling action tightens them down as you go. Lube the threads, install with moderate torque and you should be good to go.(If i…
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The color of water
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Really depends on how hard you're pushing. Me, 6-10 minutes going all out.
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Pacific Northwest. Tons of epic mountain bike trails, also California has many great trails.
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All depends on how fast they pedal and what kind of a bike they're on. When I ride with my family ... about 10 mph When I ride solo on my road bike ... about 17 mph In today's stage of the Tour de France, the average rider was expected to (during the last 26 km) average about 80kmh, or 49+ mph.Depen…
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The 1998 Dodge Ram 1500 body control module is located on the firewall in the engine compartment. The body control module can be found on the drivers side of the firewall.
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Duct tape and zip-ties are quite effective. Especially when coupled with velcro straps, thus achieving the fabled "red neck trifecta".
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Lance Armstrong's sister is named Beatrice Armstrong. He also has another sister who is younger than him. Her name is Vanessa Bell Armstrong.
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There are up to 6 percent of the population in the United States alone that will run a triathlon. This number is slightly less for the world-wide population as a whole.
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Lowest paid riders on around £20k - £25k per year, the likes of Lance Armstrong was earning £1.5 million a year including his endorsements.
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There are a couple places where you can buy a cheap helmet as of 2014. Retail locations include Walmart, Target, Sports Authority, and Dick's Sporting Goods.
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The law isn't the same all over, so it depends on where you're at and how old you are.
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Katie MacTier of Australia was 2nd behind Sarah Ulmer and Leontien van Moorsel of Netherlands was 3rd.
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Bikes rarely become valuable collectibles, so at a guess 1/2 to 1/4 of its retail price. Your best bet is to look what similar like are selling for at eBay , craigslist or suchlike.
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24 hour mountain bike racers pee on themselves during races to save time. Cyclists shave their legs. Cyclists have a secret regime aimed at taking over the world.Bikes are really expensive.
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probably the skate park near the sub station that's where i ride bmx
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It started in 1903. in 2010 the tour de France started on sturday 3rd July
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Depends on what's wrong with it. Sprockets usually don't break in any other way than wearing out, and usually require special tools to be removed. Take it to a bike shop.
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Sounds like the freewheel (the clutch prom). You need a special tool to remove it in order to be able to replace it with a new one you can find the tool at a shop near you most of all have them
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IN FLYING 200m time trial(SPRINT), KEVIN SIREAU HOLDS THE WORLD RECORD WITH A TIME OF 9.57 seconds. HE SET THIS RECORD IN MOSCOW RUSSIA. HE IS FROM FRANCE.
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by sitting on a saddle and paddling around
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Hamish Carter's diet is not known. Hamish Carter is a Olympic gold medal triathlete. He competed in the 2004 Summer Olympics.
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The full 2008 route was announced and the end of October last year, So it could be a fair while to wait. However we do know that the prologue and first stage will be based around and from Monaco respectively, and that the Final time trial will start in the town of Vittel. I also believe the tour wi…
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There's been mechanical odometers and speedos available for bikes for ages, so it was a natural thing for several companies to start building electronic versions of them as soon as the technology became available. My guess would be in the 70s.
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No single person invented the cyclocomputer. There's been mechanical odometers and speedos available for bikes for ages, so it was a natural thing for several companies to start building electronic versions of them as soon as the technology became available.
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TdF isn't raced on a national basis.All the competitors are professional riders that race for a team, and it's the team - not a country - that claims the glory of a win.
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