How to choose a Cycle that suits you?

Cycling in India has suddenly become quite popular, and has been chosen by many not only as a leisure activity but also to keep fit. Apart from cycling regularly to work, mountain biking is also widely practiced. There are a number of organizations that conduct cycling tours to picturesque hill stations and other cycling friendly locations. It is widely acknowledged that cycling is one of the best ways to achieve good health.

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Have you planned to buy a cycle or upgrade the old one but felt confused about its size?

Here is a bit of info that will help you choose the best cycle for you and make your cycling experience more relishing.

YOU AND YOUR BIKE: A FIT SIZE FOR YOU ON ROAD BIKE

Determining Your Road Bike Frame Size
Height Your Inseam Length Bike Frame Size
4’10” – 5’1″ 25.5″ – 27″ 46 – 48 cm
5’0″ – 5’3″ 26.5″ – 28″ 48 – 50 cm
5’2″ – 5’5″ 27.5″ – 29″ 50 – 52 cm
5’4″ – 5’7″ 28.5″ – 30″ 52 – 54 cm
5’6″ – 5’9″ 29.5″ – 31″ 54 – 56 cm
5’8″ – 5’11” 30.5″ – 32″ 56 – 58 cm
5’10” – 6’1″ 31.5″ – 33″ 58 – 60 cm
6’0″ – 6’3″ 32.5″ – 34″ 60 – 62 cm
6’2″ – 6’5″ 34.5″ – 36″ 62 – 64 cm

 

YOU AND YOUR BIKE: A FIT SIZE FOR YOU ON MOUNTAIN BIKE

Mountain Bikes – Finding the Right Size
Height Your Inseam Length Bike Frame Size
4’11” – 5’3″ 25″ – 27″ 13 – 15 inches
5’2″ – 5’5″ 27″ – 29″ 15 to 17 inches
5’3″ – 5’7″ 29″ – 31″ 17 to 19 inches
5’11” – 6’2″ 31″ – 33″ 19 to 21 inches
6’2″ – 6’4″ 33″ – 35″ 21 to 23 inches
6’4″ and up 35″ and up 23 inches and up

 

YOU AND YOUR BIKE: A FIT SIZE FOR YOU ON HYBRID BIKE

Hybrid Bikes – Finding the Right Size
Height Your Inseam Length Bike Frame Size
4’11” – 5’3″ 25″ – 27″ 13 – 15 inches
5’3″ – 5’7″ 27″ – 29″ 15 to 17 inches
5’7″ – 5’11” 29″ – 31″ 17 to 19 inches
5’11” – 6’2″ 31″ – 33″ 19 to 21 inches
6’2″ – 6’4″ 33″ – 35″ 21 to 23 inches
6’4″ and up 35″ and up 23 inches and up

Sports 365 has an extensive range of road and mountain cycles that you can choose from. Cycles are available for kids and adults. You can check it out from here.

Most Essential Cycling Accessories.

Cycling has been gaining popularity in the last couple of years, not only as a hobby but also as a means to commute to and from work. If you plan to join this bandwagon of cyclists, there are some essential cycling accessories that you just cannot do without. They not only ensure your safety but also make for a more comfortable and smooth cycling experience.

  1. Safety accessories
  • Helmet – The standard accessory that every cyclist must have is a helmet. When buying a helmet, your first consideration should be how it fits rather than the style of the helmet. A good helmet should must fit correctly without any gap between it and your head. Different cycling style require different kinds of helmets, such as sport or multi-use helmets which are used by those who choose cycling as a for f recreation. the second type is a road bike helmet which is designed to provide ample ventilation and is also lightweight. Lastly, the mountain bike helmet is made with an enhanced rear head coverage and secure fit to ensure that it stays on no matter the terrain.
  • Lights – This cycling accessory is a must have if you cycle at night. Front and rear lights must mainly to make you visible to others on the road, rather than to illuminate the way. Brands like Btwin make these kinds of lights. If you do not want to fix lights, an alternative is reflectors.
  • Locks – Having spent a fair amount on your bike you wouldn’t want it to get stolen. You can prevent this by buying a sturdy lock for it. You can either get a  combination lock, or a regular lock which can be opened with a key. Both these kinds of locks are made by Btwin.

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2. Bike maintenance accessories

  • Bike pumps – These days bike pumps are quite user friendly. However, before purchasing one ensure that it is compatible with the valve of your cycle tyres. Be aware of the correct tyre pressure for your cycle before filling air.
  • Repair kits – A repair kit a very important cycling accessory. There are small kits that will fit in the saddle bag of you cycle, and there are bigger ones with more tools which you can keep at home for more crucial repairs. Btwin has a variety of such repair kits which can be found on our online store.
Btwin 04L SADDLE BAG REPAIR KIT
Btwin repair kit.

3. Other accessories

  • Mudguards – Fitting mudguards to your bike is a wise idea as it will prevent water and mud from sticking on the tyres. Most mudguards are easy to install, they can be clipped on to the tyres of the cycle.
  • Water bottle holder – If you are going to be cycling for a long duration , it is always good to stay hydrated. Carry sufficient water with you. By clipping on a water bottle holder to the frame of your bike, it will be easily accessible and you can also make sure that it doesn’t come off while cycling.

Btwin is one of the best brands when it comes to cycling accessories from helmets to repair kits and lights. Apart from cycling accessories you can also shop for the best mountain bikes and road bikes from a number of top brands like Cannondale, Trek and many more on www.sports365.in. Shop with us an avail amazing discounts, and keep watch out for our contests and offers!

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Cycling accessories like fitness gear such as helmets and lights are a must for cyclists. In addition to this there are other accessories like repair kits and mudguards which are essential for the smooth functioning of a cycle. These products can be found on the online and discounts on the same are available.

Btwin Rockrider 5.3

This latest model in the Rockrider series is suitable for novice as well as intermediate level mountain bikers. The 600mm handlebar on the Rockrider 5.3 is a great advantage as it helps you maintain better balance and control while moving across uneven paths. The Rockrider 5.3 comes with a very good suspension which allows maximum comfort. Having a lightweight frame is an added plus point. The frame as such is designed such that it is light and responsive. The disc brakes are effective and powerful which make coming to a halt even in muddy surfaces effortless. The Rockrider 5.3 has a 9 speed SRAM X-5 shifters which provides a high quality feel.

To view more specifications about the Rockrider 5.3, click here.

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Cycling equipment best sellers.

Featured in this blog article are some of our best selling cycles. You can bring in the New Year by shopping with us for these popular cycles! Visit www.sports365.in to check out these products.

Top selling cycles
Top selling cycles

Cycles:

Rockrider 5.0

The Rockrider 5.0 comes with Shimano gears, 3 at the front and 7 at the rear. That gives the Rockrider 5.0 a total of 21 gear combinations. The break lever is abricated out of aluminium and the response of the breaks is very good. The frame is made of steel, and this makes it more durable and resilient toward heavy impact. For those of you who travel with your bikes, the Rockrider 5.0 comes with a quick release front wheel so it can be easily removed without any tools and transported easily.

Rockrider 5.1

One of the other bestsellers in this series is the Rockrider 5.1 model. The V brake system makes breaking powerful and effective. The bike is designed for recreational mountain biking and it is advisable not to use it on very rough mountain terrain. It comes with a high performance steel spring suspension. The bike is designed in such a way that easy adjustments can be made to suit the rider’s comfort. Similar to the 5.0 this model also comes with a quick release front wheel.

Rockrider 5.3

One of the best selling models in this series has been the Rockrider 5.3. It comes with a 27-speed SRAM X5 chainset. This bike has a suspension system with quill finishing which enhances durability. The frame is built in such a way that the sloping top tube improves handling and rigidity. It comes with disc brakes and is suitable for both novice and regular Mountain bike riders.

Cycle equipment:

Top selling cycling equipment
Top selling cycling equipment

FLP 500

This functional floor pump delivers up to 87 psi pressure and allows you to inflate your tyres in no time. For road bikes it inflates upto a maximum of 6 bars. The cycle pump comes with dual feet for more stability during pumping and with the help of the needle gauge for pressure readings you can get the right amount of air pressure in your tyre. This pump is compatible with Presta and Schrader valves and is suitable for use by all age groups. This easy to use pump is also easy to store and is made of plastic.

 Saddle Cover Black

Your bike rides may take you many places and all the hard biking and weather conditions can cause your bike saddle to wear out and fray. You can keep the saddle of bike clean and protected from dust, scratches and projections with the Btwin Saddle Line Protection Cover.

This stylish bike saddle cover from Btwin can easily be slipped on to the seat of your bike. The elastic closure holds the saddle cover in place and ensures that your bike saddle is protected from dirt and projections. Suitable for adults this saddle cover comes with a handy carry bag which is very convenient.

Saddle Bag

The Btwin Bsic Saddle Bag is ideal for people of all age groups as it can be strapped to the bike. This utility bag provides additional storage space on your bike for storing your first-aid kit, tools, cycle lock and keys.It has a carrying capacity of 0.4 liters and makes use of a tool-free universal mounting system to hang on the bike. This small bag weighs 60 g and has dimensions of 16 x 8.5 x 7.5 cm.