Fashionable clothes for bicycle travelling – information and equipment

Today a large number of people like riding a bike for physical activity and fun, however not all of them are aware what kind of clothes is good for cycling. It is a very important thing when we take long distances journeys.


bicycle saddle
By: Tom Woodward
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We have got many types of bicycles, there could be mens city bike, town bikes or mountain bike, nevertheless constantly there are few things that every cyclist should have got: a good helmet, professional shorts, a good T-shirt, good shoes and socks and eventually a backpack. Let’s learn a few information about these objects. A helmet need to be solid, not heavy and aerodynamic. It is a very important thing for cyclist safety. Now in a large number of lawyer (look www.en.jwp.pl) countries wearing a helmet is obligatory. Helmets are made in many different types and colours, nevetheless it is good idea to have it in bright colours, then we are more visible (wearnig this type of protection).

Shorts can be airy and have a special supporter to protect the cyclist during the trip. Professional shorts are very skin-tight legwear, they lower wind resistance, draw sweat away from the body, compress our legs. One of the best T-shirts is a jersey model, nevertheless non-professional cyclists can purchase a normal T-shirt for cycling in any shop for sportpeople. Much more significant than T-shirts are the special shoes for cycling. There are a large number of models in these sort of shoes. The decision which pair we should purchase need to depend of type and intensity of this sport. The essential characteristics are: rigidity (for transfer strenght from the cyclist to pedals of the bike), weight and things which helps fasting the shoe to the pedal. The best soles are those which contains carbon fibre. It is a nice idea to ask some specialist which type of shoes we can have, is it for cyclists on mens city bike or even custom single speed bikes (for example for mens city bike the clothes may be not as great quality as for long-distance journeys).

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