Rugaming Cyclo Center

Advice on bicycle repair, maintenance and preparation for the new season

Whether it is in the form of recreational bicycles, gravel bicycles, cycle tourism, cyclosportives, or outright sports with participation in competitions, we cannot travel on our roads without meeting cyclists (not to mention mountain bikers), and this all year round. This raises security concerns, but that is not the purpose of this article. Not all […]
But every gram saved on the weight of his bike is expensive, sometimes even very expensive. Before incriminating his equipment in case of misfortune, let’s first take a look at our weight. Indeed, it is quite possible during the season to lose the kilos that we would still have overweight or that we would have […]
We will leave aside the professionals who cut straight in October, sometimes a little earlier, or a little later if they do cyclo-cross. With 25,000 to 30,000 km covered, they need a vacation. But they will start again in the second half of autumn because the training of this period allows them to reach a […]
Cyclists, like all athletes, need a balanced diet of protein, carbohydrates, fat, minerals and vitamins. Admittedly, a diversified diet is likely to make it possible to achieve this objective. However, the cyclist who has an important practice – strong (in volume and intensity) and heavy (I am thinking in particular of mountain bikes) – will […]
“It’s decided, I’m buying a racing bike! “Sometimes you can hear this sentence around you. Either the author wants to start this sporting activity, or he wants to replace his current bike with a move up the range. Indeed, as soon as you enter a store, you get lost if you haven’t prepared your project, […]
To be able to indulge in your favourite sport, it is necessary to have a race bike. To acquire one or to replace one’s own is not always obvious. You have to choose the material of the frame, the wheels, the peripherals, and know its dimensions to optimize its position. All of these issues will […]
The courier needs, in general, and to get results, to eat and drink appropriately. The same is true, albeit in different proportions, for cyclists and cyclists. This is the case for the latter, during his long outings in hilly terrain (130 km and more), and even more so when he embarks on major energy-intensive events […]
It should be noted at the outset that this article is devoted only to tires, while some cyclists sometimes ride in the gut, not to mention of course the messengers. Readers wishing to compare the characteristics of casings in relation to tires should consult the article I have already published on the subject in recent […]
If you want to follow precise protocols about defined objectives, it is better to stay focused. Indeed, for each of the exercises I propose below, it is necessary to keep an eye on your heart rate, pedalling rate and stopwatch. Before getting to the heart of the matter, I will simply recall a few basic […]