I visited Jizera Mountains again in this year. It was great time with a lot of hard cycling – not 100 km, but more that 2000 m uphill. Ufff, it was difficult, but amazing. I made a lot of personal records in many segments on Strava. Yep, it wasn’t most important, but it always something good. When next time? Maybe this year? Not sure, but want visit Jizera again! One info: tubeless saves me this time, but I disovered this after went back to home. I will wrote about that in one of next posts.
Start from Karpacz, Lower Silesia. Then go to Karkonosze Pass – the hardest climb for road cyclist in Poland. These moments with ascents more than 20%… It was terrible, but it was also so amazing. I really love mountains, I love riding on mountains. After this amazing experience, I downhill to Czech Republic, and then came back another way. It was great day.
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.Continue reading “Bryton Rider 530 – Review”
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.Continue reading “Gravel – probably the best bike in the world”
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.