Part II of Ride Far covers aspects of bikepacking, long-distance and ultra-distance cycling related to The Bike and contains sections on the Bike & Components, Bike Accessories, Bike Maintenance, and Factors that Determine Cycling Speed. The pages in each section are listed below:

Bike & Components

Criteria Important Criteria for Choosing Equipment
Bike Frames Bike Frames & Brakes
Wheels Bike Wheels
Gear Shifting Systems & Derailleurs Gear Shifting Systems & Derailleurs
Gear Ratios Gear Ratios
Saddles Saddle, Seatpost & Tires (part of the Rider Comfort section)
Aerobars Handlebars & Aerobars (part of the Rider Comfort section)
Pedals & Shoes Pedals & Shoes (part of the Rider Comfort section)
Ride Far Wheels Ride Far Wheels (wheels custom-made for Riding Far)

 

Bike Accessories

Water Storage Water Storage
Bike Bags Bags, Fenders & Locks
Headlights Headlights
USB Chargers USB Chargers
Navigation Devices Navigation Devices
Costs Equipment Costs (part of the Race Info section)

 

Bike Maintenance

Bike Maintenance Preparing Your Bike for a Bikepacking Race
Bike Repairs Roadside Bike Repairs
Tools & Spares Tools & Spares

 

Factors that Determine Cycling Speed

Factors that Determine Cycling Speed Introduction & Summary
Finish Times Method, Finish Times & Effects of Increasing Power on Cycling Speed
Cycling Resistance Types of Resistance When Cycling
Effect of Weight on Cycling Speed The Effect of Weight on Cycling Speed
Tire Rolling Resistance Tire Rolling Resistance
Air Resistance of the Cyclist Air Resistance of the Cyclist
Air Resistance of the Bike Air Resistance of the Bike & Equipment
Mechanical Resistance Mechanical Resistance: Drivetrain Efficiency & Hub Bearings
Wind When Cycling Environmental Factors: Wind, Elevation & Air Temperature