Chris Froome Scandal

A while back, I published an article titled “Who Is Chris Froome?” This might be a relevant article to revisit due to the popular headlines in this week’s news. If you’ve been tuning into the news, you’ve probably seen headlines that look like this: Tour de France Winner Chris Froome Failed Doping Test Tour de…

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Top Female Cyclists

A reader recently pointed out that my website is heavily geared towards male cyclists. This, of course, is due to the fact that I am a male and that’s the cycling world I ride in. However, it goes without saying that there are wonderful resources out there for women cyclists. A few notable cycling bloggers out…

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Who is Chris Froome?

In the world of cycling, there are laymen and there are gods. Like in any sport, a small group of untouchables hover above the rest and achieve greatness amongst mankind. Chris Froome is a part of that elite club. An idol amongst the millions of cyclists around the world, he won the Tour de France in…

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The History of Bicycle Tires

“[Bicycle wheels] can hold about 400 times their own weight on a regular basis and they won’t collapse until roughly 700 times their own weight, which makes them one of the strongest man-made structures on the planet.” -Paolo Salvagione Any cyclist knows that bicycle tires make all the difference in a ride. Early in my…

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History Of BMX Racing

Abbreviated as BMX, the Bicycle MotorCross is a type of cycle sport that is performed on the BMX bikes. The BMX racing is an off-road racing that is performed by bicycles. The BMX format was originated from the motocross racing. This type of racing started when some young cyclists took part in the motocross tracks…

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The History of the Bicycle

 There are many people who claim credit as the inventors of the first bicycle ever. Therefore the answer highly depends on the person you ask and their nationality. For example, the French claim that the inventor was a Frenchman, English claim that it was an Englishman, Scot claim that the person was a Scotsman and…

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The History of the Unicycle

Seeing as it’s been a while since I’ve published a piece of bicycle history, we’re going to jump back in time today to discover the history of the unicycle. Let me preface this post by stating that, though I’m not a unicycle expert, I have ridden a dozen or so over the course of my life…

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History of Road Cycling

The history of cycling itself, begun with the invention of the bike in 1800s; they started off as a tool for the rich and then became common in transportation and travelling. The first cycling sporting event took place in 1868 in Hendon, Middlesex. An English man named James Moore won this race on a solid…

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History of Bicycle Helmets

 Today helmets have become the main headgear for the people who spend most of their time in the saddle but earlier cyclists experienced lots of injuries until nothing was invented to save their head when they fell while cycling. The evolution of paved roads had also increased the chances of head injuries for the earlier…

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