Summer is a good season for many cycling enthusiast, and there are some tips you may need to know before starting your summer outdoor cycling . We want to share this post with you and hoping it will be helpful.
Bring enough water
Cycling is a kind of endurance sports. Especially cycling in hot weather puts more challenges on the riders. So riders should pay more attention to Especially sunstroke prevention and sun protection. It is necessary timely to drink water. Therefore, you must bring enough water for long-distance riding, and a water bag is the best way.
Sun protection is very important
The skin is important to your health, so you must pay attention to protection. It doesn’t matter if you get a tan, and the key is not to get sunburned, so you should apply a waterproof and sweat-proof sunscreen on the exposed skin. Or uv proof cycling jersey and arm sleeve are necessary to keep your skin safe.
Pay attention to replenishing energy
Long-distance riding, high temperature, and lack of water make it easy for riders to exhaust their physical strength. In this state, people’s appetite is very poor, and they basically don’t want to eat, so they need a special food to maintain physical strength, energy bars is preferred if you have a long distance summer outdoor cycling trip.
Get fully equipped during summer outdoor cycling
Because helmets can effectively reduce the chance of concussions when you fall off the bike, so you should remember that helmets must be worn when riding a bicycle, otherwise there is no need for compensation in the event of an accident.
In addition, the commonly used protective gear when cycling includes knee pads, ankle pads, elbow pads and wrist pads, which can prevent sprains, contusions and other injuries while driving. Moreover, suitable cycling apparel is also a guarantee for safe and comfortable riding. Insurance experts suggest that cycling is a sport that competes with endurance. Long-distance cycling is easy to cause fatigue and cause accidents. When cycling, you must obey traffic regulations and keep eye on your own condition, and stop to have rest if you are not physically fit.
Besides, in my opinion, if you can cycling with your partner, it will be wonderful. Cycling alone is also a way to experience, but you can choose a group cycling if the weather is not so good or in night cycling.
The above mentioned is our suggestion, and if you have some advice to add or you think there is something wrong, just leave us comment below. We want to discuss more with all of you.