Why It’s Time to Take Up Cycling

 

There are many times in our daily lives that we ponder on picking up a hobby. There are hundreds of factors to consider when asking a question such as that. Is my location favorable to my anticipated hobby? Is it costly? Will it be fun? Do I have to invest a lot of time into this hobby? Is it healthy and beneficial? If anyone were to ask these questions, a few different types of hobbies pop up but the one who sits above the rest would have to be cycling as the best option.

 

Cycling is one of the most popular hobbies and business ventures in the world, namely Malaysia. It is known to be one of the most beneficial activities and anyone who does cycle will tell you the same thing. Whether it is to boost your fitness regimen, overall health or cutting down on fuel expenses, taking up the hobby of cycling can be one of the best decisions you could make. Here are some great benefits of taking to two wheels with your bicycle.

 

Get to your locations more quickly. Commuting by bike, especially in major cities will get you there in half the time it would moving vehicles. It has been statistically known that driving an automobile during rush hour, you’ll waste a half an hour going nowhere or around an average of 7 MPH, compared to a person cycling around 15 MPH.

 

• Sleep better at night. An early morning ride might tire you out in the short term but it will definitely improve your chances for quality sleeping when your head finally hits the pillow. It has been to known to reduce the amount time it takes an individual to fall asleep significantly. Exercising outside exposes you to daylight and this can also help regulate stress hormones and reduce cortisol that ultimately helps deep, regenerative sleep.
• Look younger. Cycling has been known to protect your skin against horrible reactions to UV radiation and reduce the signs of aging. Due to increased circulation, oxygen and nutrients to the skin cells more efficiently, while flushing toxins out via sweat.

 

 

Now that we have established what great things cycling can do your life, lets talk about how to make cycling better for those who already do it or are about to begin their journey. If you are going to be an efficient cyclist, you are going to want the right gear for your bicycle. Let’s take a look of some of the more high demand bicycle accessories in Malaysia.
• If you are a cyclist that is sharing the road with automobiles with lower lighting conditions, check out LED gloves. The gloves light up to indicate where you turn and they’re bright enough to be seen night or day.

 

• Smart Glasses are a new favorite among cyclers. A pair of goggles that are designed to send activity to your data apps like Strava, Training Peaks or MapMyFitness. They also capture photo and video of your ride and are Bluetooth compatible.

 

• Whatever it is you want near you on your rides, it is important to have a safe place to store your personal belongings. Look into a bike suitcase, designed to fit all of your necessary cycling equipment. Special suitcases are created to hold a helmet, bike shoes, spare clothes, snacks, sunglasses and tools.