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Sunday, 29 June 2014

Pico's Cycling - Tales of the Road July 2014 Vol. 2 No. 7


The July issue of Pico's Cycling - Tales of the Road has a theme. Hot and dry weather riding. I felt with the coming of summer to the northern hemisphere it was important to talk about the dangers of dehydration and bring along a few related stories.

Jack continues his quest to gain experience as a touring cyclist and brings the rest of us along for the ride.

I have a cousin who created a cycling photo album on Facebook called We Bike. Pico's Cycling does have permission to use some of the pictures in the future. We will likely help ourselves.

In This Issue
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Dehydration and Cycling


For hot and dry weather cycling dehydration is an issue that is not wise to ignore. A quick article to help aim you in the right direction. Enjoy the summer and  cycling safe.


My first negative experience with dehydration while cycling. Fortunately the experience wasn't any worse than this. Experience can be a hard teacher. I did learn from this cycling embarrassment.


Certain lessons were learned well. More were learned along the way. This is the most extreme dry hot weather cycling I ever went through. Because I was willing to listen and learn from mistakes in the past this trip was a happy memory. It's amazing where you can go on your bike.


Jack get's to go tenting and brings you an article on his experience sleeping on the road. 


One last word from Jack in this issue. He went out and did his first fully loaded tour. The learning curve is still pretty steep. He hasn't given up though. We're looking forward to his next ride and next article.

That's it for another month. Hope to make some additional improvements in the future. Pedal on.