Do you want to know more about bicycles?
The bicycle, colloquially called bike, is the basic and indispensable element to practice your favorite sport cycling . Bicycles have evolved a lot since the German Karl Christian Ludwig invented in 1817 what was called "walking machine", the first two-wheeled vehicle. The construction of the first bicycle with pedals is attributed to the Scottish Kirkpatrick Macmillan, in the year 1839.
Currently there are several types of bicycles and are used for many aspects, the most prominent and popular types for sports are:
- The electric bicycle or e-bike is a type of electric vehicle consisting of a bicycle to which an electric motor has been attached to help in the advancement of it.
- The folding bicycle , also known only as collapsible, is a type of bicycle that incorporates hinges or elbows in the frame and handle, which allow folding and leaving it in a more compact size. Usually these types of bicycles have wheels 20 inches in diameter or less.
- BMX bicycles, these bicycle bikes are small in size (the wheels have a diameter of 20 inches), to gain manageability over them.
- MTB bicycles or mountain bike is characterized by some components (frame, wheels, systems of change, etc.) more resistant to the impacts of the terrain and to be provided, in many cases, with a suspension system that can be single or double .