The Vuelta a España 2019 is the third and final Grand Tour of the summer race season, and the Spanish race always provides exciting stages. This year the 21 Stage race which covered 3.272.2kms had 8 summit finishes and 2 time trials. Here a is a quick recap of everything you need to know about the Vuelta a España 2019.
Rest and Recovery are an essential part of sports performance and should be a part of any training program. When resting, the body adapts to the stress of exercise and this is when the actual effect of training takes place. Not only does it allow the body to rejuvenate energy stores it also allows the body time to repair damaged tissues. The importance of recovery should not be underestimated, and is often considered more important than the actual training. Many people , including pro cyclists and professionals, struggle with the idea of giving up their training time for rest days. However, getting recovery wrong not only compromises the hard effort on the bike but can also lead to the risk of injury, fatigue, lack of enthusiasm and overtraining. The key to prevent this from happening is to find a sweet balance between training and recovery. Read on for some tips for effective recovery after a ride.
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