Hero is one of India’s leading bicycle brands and also one of the world’s largest manufacturers of bicycles. Hero has segregated their bicycles into sub brands, which are Hero Sprint, Hero Sprint Pro and Hero Octane. The Octane series consists of performance-focused bicycles for different terrains and riding purposes. We got the opportunity to test ride the Hero Octane Barracuda 27.5 and here is what we thought.
Weight: 17.6 kgs
Giant’s 2019 range is massive with bicycles covering all major categories of bicycles. The MTB range of Giant bicycles has both recreational and hard core trail bicycles. From the 2019 range we got the opportunity to test ride the Giant Rincon (2019) and here is what we thought.
Weight: 13.4 kgs
Usage: Urban Commute/Fitness/Trails
Despite taking precautionary measures against chafing, sometimes it just happens - and there is nothing we can do about it. Unfortunately, people with sensitive skin have an increased risk of chafing. This should not be a reason to stay off the saddle. Here are some tips to get rid of chafing, so you can get back on the saddle in no time.
Base training is the process of gradually developing a platform for fitness. When one rides for two or more hours at a steady pace i.e. a typical base ride, their body responds with changes that allow them to use more oxygen and burn more fat as fuel. Building a solid base requires focussing key fundamentals such as general strength and technique, which are essential for long rides. Read on for tips on how to build your endurance base.