Category: History

Depending on your goals, you may enjoy riding bikes that are heavy and inexpensive or that were modern decades ago. If you want to win races, you need a bike that is close to the cutting edge. Being an early …

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The Hour Record is the world record at any given time for the longest distance traveled by a solo rider on a bicycle in one hour not assisted by wind, hill or another vehicle or power source. Hour records are …

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 “Ironman” Triahlon: The first Ironman triathlon (2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike, 26.2 mile run) was held on Oahu, Hawaii in 1978 to settle an argument between the Mid-Pacific Road Runners and the members of the Waikiki Swim Club about …

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Involvement in club racing can be extremely rewarding. Besides excitement and challenge, one gains physical fitness, confidence, self-knowledge and a social network. For many, bike culture is the background for life’s journey of self-discovery or provides a structure that gives …

Emigrating to Bike-World Read More »