There are a few staple items you should bring along on every ride no matter the distance or whether riding solo or with a group. Here are a few essentials:
Category: Thing’s To Know
Monitoring your heart rate in real time can help to know your current effort, and know when to push a little harder or ease up. Although it may not be as concrete of a number as a power meter it can still be useful for those who are looking into upping their training to gain strength, endurance, or doing watch their effort while on a recovery ride.
Bicyclists must travel on the right side of the roadway in the direction of traffic, except when passing, making a legal left turn, riding on a one-way street, riding on a road that is too narrow, or when the right side of the road is closed due to road construction.
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History presents a filmed version of its on-the-floor program, Meet the Wheelwoman. Learn how women of the 1890’s changed their lives riding bicycles as presented by a Wheelwoman, “Louise” circa 1898. Click HERE to watch.