"It's not just me. Any book on cycling fitness/health - including Andy Pruitt's guide - says stretch after the ride. Same for running. There is a decline in performance if you stretch before the ride. After…"
Cadence is a matter of technique - you train it for all types of riding. There is nothing specific about long distance cycling and cadence.
Speed - what about it? How will increasing your maximum speed from XX to YY…"
"Instead of worrying about getting Rs 100-200 worth of freebies with the bicycle, may I suggest you guys look at buying from a vendor who knows what he is doing, who can fit you on the correct-sized bike and who can provide proper after-sales support…"
Never expected to see anyone from Andaman. Where in Adaman are you located? I grew up in Port Blair. Did my entire schooling there (83 to 95). Last visit was way back in 2000. Lot of people tell that the place has advanced a lot. I wonder!