You decide to take the plunge? You want to go on a bike? Very good! Congratulations, you will not regret it.
However, I recommend you go at your own pace. If you try to go on a bike suddenly, while you have not done any sport for 10 years, and you’re not ready, not equipped, ill-advised, you will quickly be eliminated. Better to start gently.
If you are unsure, take the bike once a week, to go to work. Then twice. Start slowly, you will see, you will take a taste. Finally, it is up to you how you want to proceed.
Starting on the right foot, here are some tips from my experience:
Invest in a good quality bike
For pity’s sake, do not buy your bike in a large area or the decathlon. After a few weeks of use, it will start to go awry, wear, binding. Also, some parts will not be standard, and you have saved on quality, you will lose ten times in repairs. (more…)