India, a treasure of adventure opportunities offers bang-up bicycling encountering. The versatile terrain of India consists of muddy lanes passing through the countryside, broad and smooth highways of the city, routes on flat plains and the meandering mountain roads. Bicycling provides the perfect opportunity to explore the deep interiors of the region where other vehicles are inaccessible. In addition to the excitement of wandering across the countryside, bicycling is also the absolute way of sightseeing- mingling with the locals along the way, taking a halt where-ever you want and of course less exhausting then walking.
Just take up small exercises to built up your stamina before under taking this adventure, go for a basic knowledge of the working and repair of your bike.
India is a country where still bicycling remains the most popular means of transportation therefore, it is not difficult to find bicycle repair shops. Also, it is relatively easy to hire a bike anywhere in India; some of the larger hill-stations even have 10-speed mountain bikes for hire.
To take up bicycling sport, not much planning is required. Bike managing expertise and experience with basic on-trail bike repairs with predictable physical injuries are perquisites of the sport. If you are able to swing the substantial logistical hazards, then the day after day of amazing trail riding bike tours are some of the most stimulating rides you'll ever experience.
The best season to bike in India is October - March, the season enjoying pleasant, dry weather with hardly any rainfall. One can take over a cycling tour for entire India as it offers diversity of zones.
The bicycling trials meanders through at least four distinct Eco zones - desert, woodlands, mountain and sub-alpine zones, each adorned with flora such as scrub oak, pine trees, cactus, spruce and fir vegetation. A cycling adventure through these diverse zones, offers a spellbinding vista of snow clad mountains along with the tea and coffee states on Himalayan regions, then there is vast mirage of the golden sand at Rajasthan offering the breathtaking splendor of royal forts and palaces and what to talk about a drive past river tributaries and Ghats.
Also it offers a ride through the forested roads leading to the green fields of Punjab and travel past cotton fields in the Deccan or palm groves along the sea. Go for a trial through the holy temple towns of the north and south India or past orchids in the primitive jungles of the northeast.
Whenever there is a bike lane, you must use it if you are moving slower than normal traffic speed. Give proper hand signals when turning, stopping or leaving a lane. Left turn--left arm straight out pointing left.
Right turns-- right arm pointing right.
Never catch rides by hanging on to or attaching your bike to a moving vehicle.
Avoid parking bicycles in walkways, entryways, and near doors. Never leave your bicycle blocking a sidewalk.
Do not ride bicycles at night unless they are equipped with a light.
Always wear a helmet for a safe ride.
Wear the hardest-soled shoes you own.
Keep water bottle especially during the hot weather, which is a perquisite when you're exerting yourself more.
Lower your seat if you're going to be on a bumpy course.
Spend most of your time standing, knees slightly bent, to avoid hitting high- protruding rocks and your eyes on the ground, a few feet in front of you.
When going down a steep hill, keep your weight back. When going up a steep incline, try to keep your weight forward to avoid falling backward.