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How to deal with muscle soreness

When you fell into bed after an intense training session yesterday, everything was fine, but today every movement of your legs hurts and you can barely walk? You're probably affected by muscle soreness, which is a common side effect of unusual or excessive exercise...

4 Tips for Conquering Every Ascent

While experienced cyclists have fun climbing hills or mountains, hobby cyclists are often intimidated by steep ascents and struggle to make their way to the top. However, with a little practice, everyone can learn how to conquer every ascent. 1. Before going uphill...

Cycling adventure: Salar de Uyuni and Bolivian Lagoons

Bikemap user Matteo Colizzi has embarked on many epic bike trips. In November 2018, he rode from the Salar of Uyuni to the road of the Lagoons crossing the Andes in Chile to San Pedro de Atacama and the Pacific Ocean together with Giovanni Panebianco and Tony...

10 Reasons Why Cycling in Spring is Amazing

Although it's still cold in the mornings and the sun sets in the late afternoon, the days are growing noticeably longer, temperatures are rising and the first flowers are peaking out of the cold ground. This is the best time for getting out on your bike! Here are 10...

Get Fit For The Cycling Season In 6 Weeks

Are you already looking forward to this season's next bike tour? Or are you planning your first outing on two wheels of the year? To prevent you from exhaustedly standing at the side of the road on your very first ride of the season, we have prepared a 6-week-long...

Why Cycling Is Good For Your Brain

It is common knowledge that cycling is healthy: A lower blood pressure, better cholesterol levels, reduced risk of developing heart disease and type 2 diabetes and building up muscles while losing weight are only some of the benefits associated with cycling, although...

Stay Safe When Cycling in the City after Winter

The first signs of spring have finally arrived and more cyclists dare to get on their bikes every day. But watch out, you need to be especially careful when getting back on your bike for the first time after the cold winter months. Loose chippings, careless drivers...

The Top 5 Cycling Destinations in 2019

Bored of your usual routes at home and in the mood for going on an adventure? Now is the perfect time to plan this year's cycling holiday. Get inspired by our collection of five top five cycling destinations in 2019.   1. Canada 🇨🇦 Canada isn’t stingy with scenic...

What to Avoid When Cycling in Winter

There are many reasons why cycling in winter is awesome, but there remains no doubt that heading out for a ride requires a lot more planning in the cold season than during the rest of the year. We have prepared a list of 10 things to avoid when braving the cold by...

The 9 Biggest Bike Hacks

There are some little tricks which help you optimize your equipment without spending too much money on expensive gadgets. We have compiled nine clever ideas with big effects that make your everyday cycling a lot easier. 1️⃣ Clean backside thanks to an old PET-bottle...

10 More Incredible Bike Movies

You love cycling? You like watching movies? And you've already watched some of all-time best cycling movies? Even the most ambitious cyclists have to take a rest day sometimes – what’s better than dreaming of adventures on two wheels while it’s freezing outside?...

Track Cycling – Alternative Training in Winter

Icy temperatures, slippery descents, snow and cold toes after a couple of minutes: There’s not one road biker who enjoys these conditions. Even if you belong to the hardcore winter cyclists, cycling sure is more fun when it’s a little warmer. Track cycling is a great...

Tips & Tricks for cycling in snow

Despite popular opinion, cycling in the snow can be loads of fun, especially thanks to the refreshing feeling of cold snowflakes landing on your face. However, to prevent you from freezing, we have prepared some tips and tricks for cycling in snowy conditions. There's...

Training Exercises with Dumbbells for Cyclists

There are many possibilities for improving one's strength, so who still uses dumbbells? Cyclists do! We have compiled some great exercises you can use to improve your strength during the winter months by training not only your torso but especially your legs using...

5 innovative changes in cycling infrastructure

When cyclists hear the words "technical improvements", their most common thought is most likely that it's possible to produce lighter and faster bikes thanks to new methods and materials - if they aren't already thinking about tuning their old bike. However, technical...