How do I get my heart rate up on a stationary bike?

How do I increase my heart rate on an exercise bike? The Exercise Bike Hour Challenge Build up to it by starting with a 20-minute ride at a high intensity, say 80% of your maximum heart rate (find out how to calculate your heart rate zones). With every session, keep pushing the distance you hold …

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Do you need gears on a bike?

Why do you need gears on a road bike? Why have gears at all? Well, in a nutshell, gears are there to enable us to maintain a comfortable pedalling speed (or cadence) regardless of the gradient or terrain — something that no one single gear is capable of. How many gears do you really need …

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