Everything about cycling

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How to choose a road bike?

Have you decided to take up road cycling? “Yes, but I don’t have a bike!,” “It’s expensive!” “I don’t know which type to choose,” etc. There are many questions and concerns that may get in the way of your good intentions. Here are some tips for how to choose a first road bike.

Why choose an electric bike?

Why choose an electric bike?

Want to get around without pedalling yourself into exhaustion? Get yourself a ebike.

How to Choose the Right Bike Size?

How to Choose the Right Bike Size?

Selecting the appropriate bike size is essential for a comfortable and enjoyable riding experience tailored to your body type and cycling preferences. We're here to guide you through the process of determining the perfect size for your bike, ensuring you get the most out of your cycling adventures.

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Indoor cycling workouts: 12 exercises to do at home

Are you excited to own a home trainer but not sure where to start or how to progress? Here are a few tips to guide you as you learn a new way to cycle.

Comment protéger efficacement son vélo contre le vol?

How to prevent bike theft: tips and strategies

Unfortunately, bicycle theft is a major problem in many cities and towns and there is no miracle anti-theft device. However, there are ways to minimize the risk of theft. Here are some good practices to adopt in order to secure your bicycle.

Race Across France : deux québécois participent à l'édition 2023

Race Across France : two quebecers will be part of the 2023 edition

Two daring Decathlon Quebecers have embarked on an incredible challenge: the Race Across France. What exactly is this grueling event? What are the objectives?

Quelle taille de vélo choisir pour vos enfants?

What size bike to choose for your kids?

Parce que pour faciliter l'apprentissage et l'épanouissement lors de vos balades en famille, il est essentiel de trouver la bonne taille de vélo!

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Bikepacking or touring: two ways to travel on two wheels

Heeding the call of the great outdoors, you become one with the wind as it pulls you through new and varied landscapes. When the day is done, you set up camp and sleep under the stars. Bicycle travel has become increasingly popular lately.To tour or to bikepack? You can choose your own adventure!

The benefits of yoga for athletes

The benefits of yoga for athletes

Yoga, with its ancient roots and holistic philosophy, offers more benefits than just flexibility and balance.

Comment apprendre à faire de la draisienne à mon enfant?

HOW DO I TEACH MY TODDLER TO RIDE A BALANCE BIKE?

Votre enfant a d’abord besoin de bien maîtriser la marche avant d’apprendre à faire de la draisienne. Comment l’accompagner dans cette découverte?

Comment apprendre à son enfant à faire du vélo?

Teaching your kids how to ride a bike

Apprendre à son enfant à faire du vélo, c’est lui apprendre à contrôler ses gestes tout en tenant compte des éléments extérieurs. Voici nos conseils.

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Road cycling trips near our Eastern Canada stores

The best road cycling routes and loops recommended by our team. These trips also happen to be near our Decathlon stores, which make perfect starting points to meet a friend, gear up, and start cycling!

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The benefits of layering

When practicing outdoor activities, layer your clothing to stay comfortable, dry and warm. At Decathlon, we go to great lengths to ensure our products are made with technical fabrics that have your back (literally!) in all types of weather conditions. Learn how to layer up before you head out!

man cycling near our Ontario and Western Canada stores

Road cycling trips near our Ontario and Western Canada stores

Les circuits et boucles de vélo de route préférés de notre équipe.

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Cycling: don't let cool weather stop you!

Whether it's to get to the office, do your shopping, or for leisure, you've chosen to use a bike! Congrats on a great choice! As winter approaches, these habits will help you continue cycling despite the colder weather.

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3 ways yoga benefits cyclists

Want to optimize your pedal stroke? The benefits of yoga are endless. When integrated into your cycling practice, yoga is the perfect complementary sport. Cyclists, here are 3 reasons to roll out your mat and start practicing yoga.

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Our Sun Protection Tips

Summer has finally arrived, and we're all eager to dive into our favourite outdoor sports and activities. However, amidst the excitement, one important factor must not be neglected - sun protection. Discover how to shield yourself from the sun's damaging rays and which precautions to take, while still fully immersing in the joy of the summer season.

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Simple tips for repairing your own clothes

Learning to repair well-worn clothing is a win-win for both you and your wallet. If your jacket is ripped or some stitching has come apart, a little basic repair know-how can make all the difference between throwing the item out or wearing it again. Taking a crafty approach is both economical and ecological!

How to eat well on a limited budget?

How to eat well on a limited budget?

With the rise in food costs, you may be wondering how to continue to eat well without breaking the bank! We've got a few tips to help you out on this healthy quest.

person changing a bike inner tube

Discover the complete guide to know which inner tube you should get

To choose the right inner tube, you need to determine three things: the size of your wheel, the width of your tire and the type of valve that is compatible with your wheel rim.

Why should you eat well before your workout?

Why should you eat well before your workout?

Are you looking for new ways to improve your performance? The solution lies within you!

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Advice from Kids: Why Should We Play Sports?

Want to have more fun while doing sports? Get tips from young athletes on topics like motivation, how to fuel your body like a pro and the best reasons to stay active on a daily basis.

Comment entretenir son vélo?

How to Maintain Your Bike

Maintaining your bike, which includes cleaning, lubrication, and checking the tires and brakes, is crucial for its longevity and your safety. Here's how to keep your bike in peak condition.

Faire du vélo en hiver : les conseils d'un pro

Cycling in winter: tips from a pro

It's starting to snow and the temperature is dropping? No problem! You can continue to practice your favourite sport: Cycling, even in winter and even despite difficult weather conditions!

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Getting active: How to find the motivation?

f you’ve taken a break from sports and fitness, you may not necessarily be ready to hit the ground running when it comes to getting back to an active lifestyle. Sometimes it’s best to ease back slowly, finding motivation from various sources along the way.

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Choosing the right bike

Cycling is excellent for your health, but it is also an eco-friendly way to travel that helps build a better future for the planet. Before diving into your next two-wheeled adventure, discover the main types of bikes available to you: hybrid, road, touring, mountain, city, folding, and more.

Aller au travail à vélo, ça vous tente?

Biking to work, an interest of yours?

Vous avez beau faire et refaire les trajets et vos calculs, (re)manier les itinéraires... l'évidence s'impose. La solution, vous l'aviez sous les yeux

A man on a bicycle is about to drink from the tube of his water bag

How to Clean Your Hydration Pack

Designed specifically for those who practice trail running, mountain biking, and hiking, a hydration system with a drinking tube is an essential piece of equipment for intense activity in the great outdoors. Do you know how to properly clean your hydration pack? Here’s a quick guide.

Man changing a bicycle inner tube

How to change a bicycle inner tube

Changing a bicycle inner tube may seem daunting, but it’s actually quite straightforward, and even gratifying, when you know what steps to follow.

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The importance of sports communities

Sport is a central part of our personal and social lives. It’s a wonderful way to push yourself, have fun, and learn about yourself; all while taking care of your well-being. These benefits multiply when you train with other people. Read on to learn more!

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