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Top 5 Road Cycling Resolutions for 2016

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Are you ready for 2016? What are your cycling New Year resolutions? At Scicon Bags we have put together our top 5 to make sure we get out on our bikes more, get fitter and healthier. Let us know in the comments what yours are!

 

Cycle to work

 

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If you don’t do this already, you should. You’ll build up your fitness, save money and it’s better for the environment! You’ll also turn up to work full of energy and endorphins! Make sure you equip yourself with a Scicon saddlebag for all your riding essentials. 

 

Ride in a group

 

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This saves power, keeps you motivated and is a good way to socialize with people who share your passion for cycling. The coffee stops are good too! 

Don’t have any friends who cycle? Join a club if you haven’t already- here’s bound to be one near you! And so as not to irritate any of your fellow riders, make sure you carry your own puncture repair kit, microtools and energy bars! Scicon have a wide range of saddlebags and accessories available here

 

Sign up for sportives

 

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Do this by the end of January so that you have plenty of time to train! There are lots of sportives and Gran Fondos around the world of varying difficulty to choose from. Our Favourites are- 

Cape Town Cycle Tour

Haute Route

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Marcialonga Cycling Craft

Tour of Good Hope

When you’re training for the event, make sure that you set goals and build up to it so that you enjoy it when you get there.

Make sure that if your sportive is abroad you pack your bike safely into a Scicon Bike Bag or Case- If you’re flying the best options are the AeroComfort 2.0 TSA bike bag and the AeroTech Evolution TSA bike box. Also, you’ll need a decent-sized saddle bag, we have over 20 models of different sizes, colours and material for you to choose from here

 

Plan a cycling holiday or two

 

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With your friend, team/club, family or partner- there are hundreds of cycling tour operators who can guide you around thousands of top destinations for two-wheeled adventures.  Scicon Official Travel Partners include: 

InGamba

Rapha Travel

La Fuga

Thomson Bike Tours

Sports Tours International

Bike Division

Altitude Training

Bici Amore Mio

Sports Pulsions

All of our partners listed offer exclusive discounts or special edition Scicon products as part of their packages, they know that their customers often prefer to travel with their own bikes rather than renting so they help facilitate safe bike transportation by promoting Scicon bike bags and cases; especially the AeroComfort 2.0 TSA bike bag and the AeroTech Evolution TSA bike box. 

Clean your bike regularly

 

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It’s something we should all do a bit more of it will make your bicycle look nicer, work nicer and last for longer. Make sure you invest in a Scicon Bike Repair Stand which makes this job quick and easy.

 

Scicon have the products you need to support you in pursuing your 2016 cycling resolutions from bike protection to saddlebags- click here to shop now

 

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