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9 Things Pro Cyclists Do Which You Should Too

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Pro cyclists are humans – just like you. Aside from favoring specialized road bikes for sale, pro cyclists do particular things which helps them different than an amateur.

Check out the following 9 thins pro cyclists do which you should do them too:

1. Quality of Eaten Food

Amateur cyclists are sometimes insanely passion driven. It is a good thing but definitely not a good thing when you start skipping your meals. 

A professional cyclist will note the quality of the food and will eat at times of rest (i.e. when not riding or not starting an immediate bike ride after eating food). Instead of opting for junk food, he will focus on healthy meals such as oats, corns, wheat etc. 

2. Monitoring Your Food Intake

Cycling is a recreational as well as a professional sport. An amateur rider will gobble up food without monitoring the calorie intake whereas a professional cyclist needs to be in shape all the times.

He will eat right as well as monitor the calories and time it will take to burn them.

3. Having Essential Bike Accessories

When getting a good bike, a pro cyclist never forgets to invest in bike accessories. Since he converted from amateur to a pro, he knows the importance of bruises and damages, he and his cycle felt during injuries and accidents.

Water bottles, spare tubes, handle pumps and bike gloves are must for his journey. 

4. Getting Specialized Bikes

A pro cyclist loves the bikes of brand ‘Specialized’. He knows that the brand is famous for reliable and comfortable long journey bikes. 

5. Using the Brakes

A lot of cyclists don’t know the correct use of applying brakes as well as taking care of the braking system. This makes them differentiate from a pro cyclist as a pro cyclist knows when to apply the brake, when to reduce speed and when to apply brake oil, in order to lubricate the bicycle.

6. Traveling in Groups

Pro cyclists love to travel in groups. They take group photos and promote a healthy lifestyle by traveling on bikes, encouraging other people on their social media. They make small groups and travel on long journeys. The length of the journey varies from multiple hours – multiple days.

7. Varying Cycling Routes

If you take a constant cycling route, you are never really growing as you burn the same amount of calories, on the same lap.

A professional cyclist adopts a varying cycling route. Sometimes, he opts for a longer track, which challenges his muscles (without putting himself into difficulty) while some days he gives his body rest, in terms of choosing a shorter ride.

8. Taking Breaks

Even professional cyclists have their limits and they do everything for the love of cycling but when they get tired, they want to rest.

They take short breaks, enjoy the scenery and once they feel they are ready to move, they start their adventure.

9. Getting Plenty of Sleep

Pro cyclists love cycling but they take no compromise on their health. To make up for body rest, take plenty of sleep, to make sure they are up for ‘the next big cycling adventure’.

So, next time you see specialized bikes for sale banner, there is more cycling than just buying a bike.

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