A Few Summer Cycling Trends for 2019
By Space Coast Daily // June 29, 2019
The world of cycling is volatile. It comes with new trends continually. Thereby, defining the latest trend is not possible. This world loves to change the stuff and always brings new technical developments in those things.
The style of the bikes and features have been evolved greatly with time. There are innumerable models of electric bikes adults that have been introduced by renowned bike manufacturing companies. This article reveals the combination of new things that came out in 2019.
The All-New ‘1×12’ Gearing:
1×12 is a kind of gearing featuring one front chainring and twelve rear cassette cogs. It is a new trend in the scene of gravel or mountain bikes. This new set-up with only one front chainring provides certain advantages.
It has made it simpler to shift the gear. Another advantage is less weight. In addition, because of the missing bits due to the only front shifter, cleaning this kind of bike is hassle-free as well.
Introduction to Gravel Rides:
In 2018, the gravel rides have become the most significant talk of the town. Laurens ten Dam, the World Tour Professional, staged his own gravel ride in the German Eifel region in last September.
This man is known as an early adaptor. So, it can be predicted that more gravel rides are coming into the real scene.
The Trends of Gravel Bikes:
The mechanism of gravel bikes offers more comfortable riding for all day than a general road racing one. You can go to every event on it. You can ride it on any kind of surface easily, as it has three different sets of wheels.
The first one offers a fast ride on the road. The second one consists of thicker, wider, heavier and more grippy standard bike tires than the average race tires. And the third one depends on your habits of riding.
The Idea of Ultra Distance Cycling:
‘Ultra Distance Riding’ is a phenomenon that became more popular in 2018, than in previous years. Everyone does not take part in the UDC event.
However, a cyclist does not need to travel halfway around the world in order to take part in such an event. The idea of UDC is very simple. The cyclists get a specific number of days to cover an insane distance.
Innovative Aero Helmets:
The helmet is a piece of essential equipment while riding a bike. Amongst all cycling equipment, it is getting more attention these days.
With the new trends in the world of cycling, the models, designs and features are getting changed every day. The teams of helmet sponsors are working continually to innovate. It results in new products like aerodynamic helmets. With this development, the sponsors can hit the market rapidly and increase the margin of profit.
The enlisted things are probably the latest trends in cycling this year. Hopefully, you can make yourself up to date about the trends and purchase the latest products as per your needs.
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