Indoor Cycling as Effective as Medication in Treating Parkinson’s Disease, New Study

Riding on an indoor bike three days per week appears to significantly decrease Parkinson’s symptoms for patients in the early stages of Parkinson's disease, according to a new study published in the Lancet Neurology. Researchers found that high intensity aerobic exercise on a static bike, using interactive apps, provided ‘about the same improvement’ as medication... Continue Reading →

The UCI has Banned Tramadol

Professional cyclists taking the painkiller tramadol will now face disqualification from races, fines and potentially suspension by the UCI. According to the World Anit-Doping Agency (WADA), tramadol is frequently used by riders. Some use the medication to treat pain, but others use the drug to improve their performance on the bike. A trial titled "Tramadol... Continue Reading →

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