Bryton Rider 530 – Review

Bryton Rider 530

As a very active cyclist, I use computer bike. Tried many solutions during last year and can say something about that. First was standard, digital Sigma, but without any connections, any synchronization etc. It was just simple, wireless computer bike with speed and cadence sensors. Then I tried to use old Sony Xperia. It supports ANT+, it’s small and can work some time on battery. Good? Not exactly, it was terrible. After that I use two watches – Garmin Vivoactive and Vivoactive HR after upgrade. Of course, both with special adapter. The last was Bryton, and this is small review of this computer bike.

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Gravel – probably the best bike in the world

Gravel bikes

I wrote about road bike and CX bike comparison about two years ago. I wrote also about comparison CX bike and mountain bike. In my opinion, CX bike can be good alternative for both of them. After these two years, my opinion is the same. I have some additional observations: gravel bikes are better. And it’s probably the best bike in the world, most universal, the best for most of the users. Especially for cyclist from my country, from Poland, when “MTB is the king”. But things change, and it seems that gravels will be the most popular bike type. Read to see why.

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Why I decided to stop racing

Road bike racing

Last time I post about this year edition of Uraz Cross Bike race. It was my first race in this year and it was difficult. It was first and… I think the last one in this year. Why? After this race, I decided to stop, to rest and cancel my starts for this year. I feel tired, maybe burnout and should stop for some time. Also, decided to write this post about racing on amateur level, and why I should stop here. Racing are great, but also have a lot of disadvantages. Of course, you can’t agree with me, but just read me arguments. I don’t want to discourage anyone – it’s only my decision and my point of view.

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Uraz Cross Bike 2019

Cross Bike Uraz 2019

The same place, the same route as on 2018 edition, but with much better weather – there was no mud! Race was difficult to me. I made a lot of training on winter using trainer and Zwift and improved my results on many segments, but it was still difficult – because too fast, too hard beginning and using CX bike on forest terrain with some roots. Never more things like this!