Welcome to Start Cycling!

Thousands of stores, hundreds of clubs, you could spend all day searching the web. Start Cycling has it all on one site. I started this site to keep track of the local shops in my neighborhood. Then I started branching out first capturing the bicycle stores in California, only to keep moving east, this is constanly a work in progress. Don't see your bicycle shop or club listed, send your information.

Pro Cycling News

Pro Cycling March Races

04 Paris-Nice.start
07 Tirreno-Adriatico
11 Paris-Nice.finish
17 Milan-San Remo
19 Volta Ciclista a Catalunya
23 E3 Prijs Vlaanderen - Harelbeke
24 Critérium International.start
25 Critérium International.finish
25 Gent - Wevelgem

Cycling Terminology

Brain Bucket: helmet. Whenever you are riding your bike, you should have one on your head.

Criterium: a massed start, high-speed bicycle race events in which riders race around a closed circuit racecourse to compete for order of finish.

Lead Out: a rider intentionally sacrificing his chances of winning a sprint, so that a teammate can ride in his draft until ready to begin the final sprint.

Peloton: the large, aerodynamicly efficient, and extremely fast pack of riders near the front in a road race, also known as the field.