We all try plan our rides the best we can so we maximize our riding experience. Weather usually gets in the way, whether it is really hot, really cold, raining or that ridiculous headwind.
Hubtiger allows you to check the weather (temperature, wind speed, wind direction, rain probability) on your route taking into consideration the time you start and your average speed, which provides the most detailed and up to date predictions to maximize your riding experience.
Here is a video on how to tag your favorite rides and check the weather predictions for next time you plan:
Weather has the ability to change a great ride into a terrible one. This gave us the idea to build something to predict the weather when planning our rides.
For our weather predictions feature, we thought about which elements affects our ride: temperature, wind speed, wind direction and rain. So when we tag a ride as a route in Hubtiger, we can see how these elements will affect us while riding. Now we can mentally prepare for those headwinds. Good times!
Think of your chain as a consumable like oil in a car, if you do not replace it when you should, it starts to prematurely wear on other parts. In the case of your chain, it starts to prematurely wear components like your chainrings and cassette.
Your cassette and chainrings are expensive so by replacing your chain when you should, prolongs the need to purchase a new cassette saving you money in the long-run. Worn chains start to slip and sometimes skip cogs, reducing your performance and your cycling experience.
The chain brand, riding conditions and your riding style all play a part in the wear and tear of your components. …