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What Happens to Your Body when….

You stop riding

Your fitness hits the skids quickly once you pull the brakes on your cycling routine.  The benefits of a good ride are immediate. Within 24 hours, your blood pressure drops, your blood sugar improves, your metabolism burns hotter, and your mood gets better. Long term, the positive hits just keep coming as you get fitter, faster, and healthier.  Continue reading What Happens to Your Body when….

Pedalling uphill: the rise of cycling in Dubai

Cycling may not automatically spring to mind when considering Dubai’s desertscape, but that didn’t deter Wolfi Hohmann when he came to the emirate from Germany to set up a bicycle shop. Celebrating their 12th anniversary in August, his shop and the cycling club he helped found – Dubai Roadsters – are as much a part of the landscape as the dunes themselves.

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15 Creative Ways to Hang Up Your Bike

Love to ride your bicycle, but never know where to put it when you get home? Perhaps you leave it in the hallway and have to fumble with it just to get to your closet, or maybe you lock it up outside your apartment with the constant worry that it might get stolen? Well, as it turns out, your gorgeous bike is more than ready to double as wall art, and these 15 bike racks will help you get it done.  Continue reading 15 Creative Ways to Hang Up Your Bike