Echelon Bicycles posted on August 16th, 2018
One of the biggest contributions to bicycling’s popularity was the introduction of races and cycling clubs. The most popular of the races is just as it is today, the Tour de France. The most well-known cycling race was held in 1903 and changes routes every year, but always ends in Paris.
Echelon Bicycles posted on August 14th, 2018
Did you know that, if the American population doubled its bike use from 1 percent to 2 percent, it would save 3.5 billion liters of gasoline annually? Bicycles are a very effective way to reduce your carbon footprint.
Echelon Bicycles posted on August 9th, 2018
If your bicycle has gears, the left shifter controls the front derailleur and is used less frequently than the right shifter, which controls the rear derailleur. The left shifter also controls which chainring your chain is on.
Echelon Bicycles posted on August 7th, 2018
Road bikes are the bicycle of choice if you want to bike for fitness, race, or try your luck in a triathlon. Featuring lightweight frames and narrow tires, these bikes are built for speed and riding on paved surfaces.
Echelon Bicycles posted on August 2nd, 2018
Did you know that the bicycle is one of the most energy-efficient modes of transport ever invented? If a cyclist and a pedestrian expend the same amount of energy, the efficiency of the bicycle means the cyclist will be traveling three times as fast!