Bike Tour Tips

 

 

Preparing for the ride
bulletHave the right clothing. TeamEstrogen has suggestions.
bulletWear shorts with a chamois (they don't have to be tight; baggy styles are available). For women, there are cycling skorts. (Shorts are $25-70.)
bulletWear jersey or t-shirt made of a wicking material, e.g., cool max. (Jerseys are $15-50.)
bulletGloves are needed. (Gloves are $7-15.)
Campmor, Overstock, Sierra Trading Post, Team Estrogen, Nashbar, and Performance sell biking clothes.
bulletBuild up your riding so that you can easily ride at least 1/2 of the longest distance that you'll want to go.
Packing for the ride
bulletSunglasses
bulletSunscreen
bulletMaps, etc.
On the day of the ride
bulletStretch before you ride.
 

More bike tips from Team In Training.

 

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