MIPS sets a new standard in helmet safety. Developed by brain surgeons and scientists to reduce rotational forces on the brain caused by angled impacts to the head. In a helmet with MIPS Brain Protection System the shell and the liner are separated by a low friction layer. When a helmet with MIPS Brain Protection System is subjected to an angled impact, the low friction layer allows the helmet to slide relative to the head.
You should absolutely ALWAYS wear a helmet wherever you ride. Even a low-speed fall on a bicycle can scramble your brains. Statistics show the average cyclist can pretty much expect to experience a crash, sooner or later and head injuries cause 75% of bicycle deaths. Not surprisingly, research shows helmet use has been estimated to reduce head injury risk by 85%. Here are tips on how to choose the right bicycle helmet.
DIY Granola Bars, junk free and delicious.
For a healthier alternative to store bought snacks for the road DIY granola bars are a great way to fuel up.
If you are feeling thirsty you may already be dehydrated. One of the easiest ways to check your hydration is by your urine color. The kidneys conserve water in response to dehydration, excreting a more concentrated urine. The more concentrated the urine the darker the color.
Several factors affect hydration. Get tips on finding the correct nutrition and hydration for biking.