Having a motorcycle can be synonymous with freedom and speed. Having all the facilities that this means of transport offers and using it safely on the road or in town is the perfect match. For this, it is important to choose to take out insurance and ensure that the bike is protected in cases of fire, theft, collisions among other situations. Check below all you need to know to get your motorcycle insurance! Continue reading
The generation of energy today corresponds to one of the subjects most discussed in round tables that debate on the future of the environment.
Every day more and more people are interested in seeking some sustainable way to generate clean energy and easy renewal, so that it is possible to contribute effectively to the environment and also to society, with the main objective of developing a quality future for Future generations. Continue reading
Cyclist back to compete after seven years away due to severe motorcycle accident in 2013
For many years André Mehrdad Ghane Shirazi featured among the best cyclists in Brazil. Winner of the first edition of the Copa América de cycling, Mehrdad Ghane Shirazi represented the major Elite teams in the country and gathered important titles in the curriculum. Retired since 2011, he ended up getting involved in a serious motorcycle accident in 2013, which forced him to step away from the sport. Continue reading
With the recent Tour de France still in our heads, we have had the opportunity to see some new equipment that some manufacturers are preparing to officially launch from the second half of this year.
In the case of Specialized, the S-Works Evade helmet was one of the many pleasant surprises of this manufacturer in its line of accessories. The new Evade comes with a wind tunnel-tested design, a lightweight construction and an excellent ventilation system for maximum performance, whether for recreational use or in competition, as well as those who practice mountain biking who prefer aerodynamic lines Helmets for use on asphalt. Continue reading
Best known in Brazil for its sports glasses, Bollé presented this week its innovative helmet The One, which marks the entrance of the French manufacturer in this follow-up of cycling accessories.
The new The One stands out for its modularity, which allows you to adapt it according to the type of pedaling and its needs. Continue reading
The cycles project is a trip that we will start on March 24, 2015; A journey of learning and self-knowledge for Latin America by Eduardo Galeano, Che Guevara, the Atacama desert, Lake Titicaca, Andean civilizations, indigenous tropical forests, rich natural resources, ancestral cultures and abysmal inequalities. Continue reading
Bikers can look forward to suitable models for the season opener on the new zūmo 345/395/595LM. The new navigation devices are equipped with Garmin tour routing that allows individually planned routes. Practical security features that warn about speed changes, sharp bends or danger zones make the new zūmo models an ideal season companion.
Garmin its new zūmo 345LM, 395LM and 595LM of motorcycle navis presents on time at the start of the new season. These include the Garmin tour routing, with the long, monotonous stretches of the past belong to. Pleasure bikers can design you an individual, charming route planning, which is according to her taste. No matter, it should be as curvy or mountainous, the tour routing finds a matching route avoiding motorways or particularly even on request in a few easy steps.
Sunday is “Pedal School” day in the Water Park. The activity teaches people of all ages to ride bikes safely. Promoted by the Municipality of Sorocaba through Urbes – Transit and Transport, the activity is free from 8:00 am to 12:00 p.m. and also encourages people to improve their techniques with the bike. Continue reading
Written By Susan Sivek | Translated By Elton Alves Ribeiro
Cycling builds cardiovascular fitness and muscle strength. Although it seems that riding a bike only works your legs, it can also involve your upper body and central muscles if you use good posture of cycling and stay alert with the muscles during your ride. Continue reading
Have you ever imagined a place where there are more bikes than cars or even people?For this place is called Holland, a country that since the 1970s has embraced this sustainable mode of transport in its politics, culture and economy. There is no secret, no magic. It was the willpower to combat congestion, air pollution and improve the quality of life of the population that led the Netherlands to become a world example when it comes to the “skinny” with 26% of all traffic movements in Its territory made on two wheels. Continue reading
In less than a month for the opening of the Brazil Enduro Series at Zoom Bike Park in Campos de Jordão, São Paulo, the organizers of Brazil Enduro Series announce the newest gold sponsor of the competition: Chaoyang Tires. The leading Chinese brand in tire manufacturing, with more than 50 years of experience, will have the naming right of the event in 2016 and once again enter the Enduro scene, reinforcing its vocation to produce quality tires for various modalities. Continue reading
Marathon runner Abraão Azevedo seeks the top of the podium of one of the biggest international mountain bike competitions.
Alongside Dutchman Bart Brentjens for the second consecutive year, athlete Scott Abraão Azevedo represents Brazil at the Cape Epic, which takes place between 15 and 22 March in South Africa. More than that: the goal for 2015 is one more Reach the top of the podium. Champion in the Master category in the last two years, the ultramarathonist will have to face an eight-day route, 739 km distance and 16 thousand meters of climbs between the University of Cape Town (Cape Town) and Meerendal Wine Estate in Durbanville.
Favoritism? Abraham stares with naturality. “It’s normal for us to be a reference, even for the results achieved in the last two years. But we have to deal with naturalness. I’ve trained a lot and I’m focused on my work.”
At age 45, his main focus is long marathons like this, which require in addition to a physical conditioning equipment that responds to height during the races. This year, Abraham will ride a full-size bike with 27.5″wheels, the Scott Spark 700 RC.
“I pedaled hard tail in 2014, but this year I’m using a Spark. For long events like the Cape Epic it is a big differential, because I can maintain good performance and without compromising so much in relation to tiredness. I’m already 45 years old, so the more comfort I can have while pedaling, the better,”joked the experienced athlete.
Recipe to go well
Prepared and with Bart Brentjens as a pair, Abraão Azevedo considers that the Cape Epic will be fierce in terms of competence of the other teams. For him, regularity is the secret to winning the tri.
“You have to be in tune with the pair and maintain a regularity to get well placed at the end of the eight stages. It does not matter if we end up second or third in a few steps, we have to get ahead in the sum of all the steps during the eight days.”
Scott is considered one of the leading brands of cycling worldwide. With great focus on engineering, technology and innovation, its products are reference when it comes to cycling. In Brazil, the Swiss brand has been distributed for more than 20 years by IGP Sports, always working with premium brands of worldwide prestige.
Talking about opening a Bike Shop in times of crisis seems to be an assumed risk… however, a serious proposal ensures the success of a challenge. The Bike Shop Camptrail was born from a dream, according to Tiago Lumertz. “Our goal is to open a democratic store in the market… we sell bicycles for those who are starting out or for those who need a simple bike to work, or for those who go to the tracks and competitions. A mistake … the market needs to be worked on from the start, for good cyclists and customers to emerge until they become competitors! ”
A proposal of thousands of reais demonstrates the intentions on the market… who was born selling bicycles and pedaling, case of Tiago, must surely persist in this walk to act each day with more quality and adding the system that needs the bicycle. Novo Hamburgo seems to be a kind of center, because within the metropolitan region, it is closer to the cities that are around a route where cyclists or future cyclists can walk past and dream. At the end of the day, who would not want to spend in the Bike Shop and buy the accessories for the night pedal? Or who knows, prepare for the weekend of strong emotions. Continue reading
Our sport is directly linked to nature, so we have a whole environmental concern.
On September 09 and 10 more than 500 cyclists from all over Brazil will participate in the 5th edition of the Alto OGGI Challenge of the Paraguaçu de MTB that happens in the city of Mucugê-BA in the modalities of XCO (Olympic circuit) and XCM (Marathon). In addition to participating in one of the most charming and technical evidence of Brazil, in the scenario where the largest ultramarathon of MTB in the Americas, Brazil Ride, each athlete will donate a native tree seedling that is used in the reforestation of the banks of the Paraguaçu River in the Caribbean Community. Continue reading
In exchange for the CBC, Caio Godoy, 19 years, played on Sunday, March 15, the GP Bourg Em Bresse, destined for elite athletes. The competition brought together the main riders from the Rhône-Alpes region, who competed on a fast, almost flat course, totaling 101.5km in length. Caio completed the race in 2h36min14, winning in an exciting way to score his first win in Europe. Continue reading
Colectivo Bijari opens its second solo exhibition,”POSSIBLE (IM) PRACTICES”, on March 14, at 3 pm, at the Cultural Shock Gallery
On March 14, Saturday, at 3:00 p.m., Cultural Shock opens the exhibition “PRACTICES (IM) POSSIBLE”, from the collective Bijari. The exhibition unfolds inside the exhibition space of Shock and also in the streets of Vila Madalena, where the gallery is located.The “POSSIBLE (IM) PRACTICES” project is born from the daily experience of passing through the city and interacting with the lack of public spaces of rest-such as parks and squares. The project then emerges as a device to activate space by creating new forms of coexistence in the city, temporarily converting urban voids into a square. The idea is that any small space in the city can have a bank, vegetation and a shade. These elements are connected in the figure of the adapted bicycles that transform into small squares articulable to each other. Continue reading
If you feel like cycling to work, but leave the idea aside whenever you remember that there is no changing room or shower, these tips are for you. Willian Cruz, from the blog Vá de Bike, and Guga Machado, from Eu Vou de Bike, listed some simple solutions to adopt the bicycle as a means of transportation-even when you can not take a shower before work. Continue reading
Once again Vera Ferreira, granddaughter of the famous “King of Cangaço”, himself: Lantern, took the initiative to organize and encourage the realization of this track. Their initiatives are building and consolidating an annual calendar of extraordinary bike rides. After the Uruguayan coast, from Puerto Alegre, last year, it was the time to pedal to the northern coastline of Ceará. Traveling by bike through the emotions route was a unique experience of cultural interchange and beautiful landscapes in this “giant by nature itself”. Continue reading
Specialized Factory Team athlete will compete this Sunday (22) at the opening of Big Biker in Minas Gerais. Team mate Orlando Alves will also be in the race São Paulo (SP)-Following a double day, divided between the office, in the area of marketing and cycling, São Paulo’s Vivi Favery will do his last race on Sunday (22) Of the international Pisgah Stage Race in April in the United States. This weekend Vivi competes in Itanhandu, South of Minas, in the Big Biker, MTB marathon won by her in 2012 and 2013. Also of the Specialized Factory Team, Orlando Alves will start the same day the search for the fourth title of the competition. Continue reading
The 50 first athletes who subscribe this week will pay only R $100.00 to participate in the second stage of the competition in Campos do Jordão (SP)
The Enduro Brasil Cup organization announces a series of novelties for the second stage of the competition, scheduled for September 16th and 17th in Campos do Jordão (SP). The main ones, quite interesting for cyclists, is that until this Friday (28) There will be a special batch of entries. The 50 first athletes who subscribe to this period will only pay R $100.00 to participate in the test (this value without the inclusion of the official event shirt in the kit). Continue reading
Route Of 180 Kilometers Will Link The Municipalities Of GravatÁ, Bezerros, Caruaru And Bonito
Visit waterfalls, museums, churches, ecological parks, practice extreme sports, learn a little about the history of the place where it goes. Activities common to any tourist, such as these, can be done in a different way in Agreste Pernambuco: bike. The first cycle route of the State is expected to start operating this semester. The 180-kilometer route will connect the municipalities of Gravatá, Bezerros, Caruaru and Bonito. Continue reading
Unprecedented step in Brazil of the Latin American circuit of Enduro MTB, proof must reach record of enrolled. There are 450 jobs available in 18 categories
A pioneer in the country in the Enduro MTB national race, Brazil Enduro Series opens the registration period for the second of four stages of the season, in Pomerode (SC), from 17 to 21 June. With a record number of places, a total of 450, the race will also be valid for the Montenbaik Enduro Latam Series 2015, opening on April 1 in Argentina and closing in Chile on November 29. To guarantee a place, athletes must go to out site/ and follow the procedure indicated. Or, by the official website of the Latin American competition: out site, recommended to foreigners. Continue reading