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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.
Your body is constantly burning calories, even at rest. You can't avoid it. The harder you work the more calories you use, so the most that can happen is that as you get on the bike, you will begion to burn more calories. And how long - well, that would depend on how many extra calories you're...
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...
Buy a bike, get some rides in, contact a club. Participate in club rides, sign up for races.
Bradley Wiggins didn't race in the 2014 TdF
Maurice Garin won the first Tour de France in1903.
Biking started the moment the bicycle was invented. . But regular biking, in important numbers, let's say early1900. . Time enough for the chain-driven "safety" bike(which looks a lotlike modern bikes) to be invented, and for the production industryto get up to speed.
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.
It's an avenue in Paris. it is an avenue in Paris
Bradley Wiggins, from Great Britain
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...
bunch - a peleton, group of cyclists riding together break - one or more cyclists racing ahead of main group suck the wheal - drafting behind another cyclist droped - one or more cyslists that could not keep the temp of the leaders
First Century.
There are typically around 20 teams, although it varies each year.Each team with 9 riders.
\n. There was no TdF in 1940 on account of WWII.
Mainly water, but it can also be various kinds of sports drinks similar to gatorade.
Nobody. Lance Armstrong won the race, but was eventually strippedof his title after admitting to doping. Miguel Indurain of Spain won the race in 1995.
It's a big multi-stage bicycle race that's held mainly in Francein July each year. . It stretches over three weeks with about 20 racing days orstages, and two evenly spaced rest days.
You can, but it wouldn't bring you any measurable advantage.
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...
Geoff Clark won the 1949 Brighton to Glasgow cycle, and he also won two stages of the Tour of Poland.\n. \nGeorge Lander from Frejus Cycles won in 1950\n. \nIan Greenfield from sun Cycles won in 1951.\n. \nBill 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.
There are many places to 'Do cycling' Road cycling is on the road,cyclocross is in fields and dirt roads,mountian biking is ontrails, and track racing is on an oval track.
BMX is basicaly motorcross for bicycle's.
Merckx retired around -78, and Armstrong didn't really get prominent until -88/89 or thereabouts. Ther aren't that many riders who'd be able to span both careers.
\nIt 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,...
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 polka dot jersey is given to the leader of the mountain classification in the Tour de France. Mountains in the Tour are categorized and the first few riders to make it to the summit of the tour are given a certain amount of points. The rider with the most points at the end of every stage is...
The French government makes the cinemas show french films ahead offilms from other countries!
Its the same thing car racers talk about, and it boils down to science. Riding behind another vehicle, a bike in this case, eliminates much of the drag that you would otherwise face head-on. You can hide in their trail, avoiding wind resistance from the air, and go faster.
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
No they have won not battles
one with a reasonable amount of pictures, with bright colours, and maybe some information about the subject somewhere on the page
One cyclist wins the Tour de France every year.
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.
Because a team that knows how to cooperate is stronger than individual riders and less disciplined teams.
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.
There are quite a number. The most famous is probably the Tour de France (about 3 weeks, over 2000 miles (generally 100 miles+ per day) through France and sometimes surrounding countries.) There are a number of other professional races like that (Tour d'Italia through Italy, Tour of Spain, etc.) One...
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 place Geraint Thomas, Team Sky, 67 Steve Cummings, Team Sky, 151 Mark Cavendish, Team HTC-Columbia, 154 David Millar, Garmin-Transitions, 158 Jeremy Hunt, Cervelo Test Team, 163 Daniel Lloyd, Cervelo Test...
Yes, but they're both great for your health!
Oh yes, Bicycles are still a very common mode of transportation inChina.
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..
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. Riding flat out will burn...
Pretty much as soon as there were enough bicycles to hold a race.
french , English and more i think
They're both long, multi-stage road bicycle races
The next race is in 2011 (this year)
That'd be the UCI. Union Cycliste Internationale - or thereabouts.Mainly French.
Summit Inn on Summit Ave and Mercer.
Yes, he did retire from competitive riding for about a year. Then he got bored and returned.
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...
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...
\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.
Louis Armstrong has never won the TdF
It's very healthy to ride bicycles. It's low impact on your joints and feet, and it's great for your cardiovascular system.
Because it was made that way. It's too long to be a running race, and too expensive to turn into a car race.
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.
Never. You're probably thinking of Lance Armstrong
Looking at the spec it's at the lower end of the scale. It should do OK as an exercise/commuter bike, but you won't see many of them lined up for races.
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 connectsthe Place de la Concorde with its marvelous fountains and theObelisk at the bottom end, to the Arc de Triomphe at the upper end.They are part of the royal perspective, stretching from The Louvremuseum and the Tuileries gardens, to...
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...
I wouldn't call it logical but it is certainly possible. It's 569 km, which means you have to do 35 miles a day. Sounds like hard work to me, but probably a breeze to you.
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...
"Tour de" basically means "tour of". So tour de France = tour ofFrance.
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.