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Cycling – types of bikes

Leading manufacturers of bicycles made ​​the following series of bikes.

Road bikes
This type of bike is ordained to move at high speeds on asphalt benign. On similar bikes set records for days cycling such as the Tour de France, Giro d’Italia, Uelta and the Olympics. Developing the design of this bike, manufacturers optimize the first high-speed data. The price of similar bike is quite high, because they are assigned for the high-class professionals, and is about 10-20 thousand dollars. Price for new cyclists bike is somewhere $300, and improved designs to $1,000 and up.

Mountain bike

Mountain bike

MTB (mountain bike)
These bikes have some differences. Since they have a slightly smaller diameter wheels, unlike the road. The frame of this bike is made slightly higher strength. more »

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Cycling – Bike Story

Excellent physical fitness, bicycle, company and backpack behind, here’s what you need for cycling that will not clean your wallet.

History bike
According to some of my sources, the first mention of human movement on structures with wheels dated XV century. But the evolution of the bicycle as a mode of movement started only in the nineteenth century.

History of development of bicycle

History of development of bicycle

So someone Ludwig Dries designed for self-driven front wheel scooter. Its length is 2.4 meters, on the contrary, the wheels are 30-inch wheels. At this scooter he drove 100 miles for almost 7 hours. Somewhat later, Pierre Michaud, in 1860, sets the front-wheel scooter 2 pedals and two years later the same scooters began to mass-produce, also get its own name – a bicycle. Once the bike was seen, he immediately accepted subject to various changes and renovations. Appears out of the frame tubes, worn tires on the wheels. more »

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