Have you ever wanted to get into biking but had concerns about discomfort? Worry no more. Here are some words from the wise on how to maintain the utmost comfortability when biking.
Barnett Bicycle Institute instructor Chris Caunt knows a thing or two about cycling after 40 years of riding and fixing bikes. His sage advice: "Body comfort is huge. It doesn't matter how slick your derailleurs are, if your buns are hurting you hate cycling. If your rear end is comfortable you'll have a great time. The three points of contact: your rear end your hands and your feet are very important. Then you have to add a helmet to be safe."
Even if your plans are solely recreational, always remember your head, hands, feet and seat when you're heading out for a bicycle ride:
For the utmost bike comfort, let's have a look at the three points of contact:
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