Best Road Bikes for Under £1000
When purchasing a road bike many people set themselves a budget. Cycling is, at least it appears to be, an expensive…
What Size Mountain Bike Do I Need?
Getting a bike that feels and rides well for your size and style of riding has several components to it, and when people…
Tax Break For Electric Bicycles
It seems that there is never a shortage of reasons to love your electric bicycle and there is even more good news on…
Cycling to Work Tips
Commuting by BikeWith the price of fuel constantly rising, and the economy tanking pretty much everywhere, more and…
Winter And Your Road Bike
Cycling in Winter Winter riding can be rewarding in the fact that, while you’re out doing something most of your…
Invest In A Bike, Good for the Body, Balm for
One of the things I like about cycling is the equitable character of the activity. Huge disparities of wealth are less…
Cycling Articles (125)
A Very Scary Incident
As a former triathlete I've trained many hours on my road racer. I ride a Giant OCR3 compact road racer. It's a great bike. The frame and fork are made of carbon fiber. I'ts much lighter than my old aluminum framed bike. I've trained with other triathletes in triathalon clinics…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Jul 02, 2011  
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A Bicycle Repair Tool Makes A Responsible Bike Ride
There is a key point that you should always remember when going on any bicycle ride, especially one of great length. Do a safety check before you go speeding down the road on a bike with loose wheels or worse..no brakes!! One should always check the tires, brakes, air pressure…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   May 04, 2011  
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Bicycle Mechanic Tools for Beginners- Which Tools Will I Need?
Maintaining your own bicycle is fun. You will learn how a bicycle works, save money on costly repairs and have fun while doing so. Many tune-ups cost over $60 and they are simple tasks that can be easily accomplished in your garage or hallway with the right tools and a…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   May 04, 2011  
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Bicycle Frame Size - A Trick to Find Your Bike Frame Size
If you are looking to buy a new road or mountain bike then you should pay alot of respect to the size of the bicycle. You probably want to know how to roughly size a bicycle. Here is a good trick...A professional rule of thumb is to measure the inseam…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   May 05, 2011  
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How to Choose A Decent Mountain Bike for A Reasonable Price
Year by year every spring all mountain bike forums are being flooded with typical topics. People are trying to find answers to a very common question: how to choose a mountain bike that would be of enough quality but not very expensive. Asking questions about choosing between two different bikes…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Mar 19, 2014  
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Health Benefits Of Cycling
Cycling and Your HealthEverybody these days knows that exercising is good for your health. And cycling, as a low impact activity is ideal for this purpose.As you get older, it gets harder to participate in high impact sports such as running or jogging, or most ball sports. The old body…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Nov 04, 2011  
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Riding Along The Katy Trail - Hermann, Missouri
As you ride along the Katy Trail, you pass through a lot of small towns, big cities, and communities that are no longer there. At every stop, there is a kiosk or bulletin board that talks about the history of the area, shows you where you are on the trail,…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Jun 03, 2013  
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Light Up Your Bike, Be Seen, Be Safe
Cycling is enjoying a resurgenceof interest as factors combine to makelow cost, low carbon alternative methods of transport attractive to many. Added to this is its growing popularity as a recreational activity. This isfuelled in part by the higher level of media exposurebig cycling events now enjoy along with the…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Oct 31, 2011  
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Riding your Electric Bike; Do’s and Don’ts
Riding your Electric Bike; Do’s and Don’ts So you’re considering buying an electric bicycle. Great idea. These things are fantastic as they give you that wonderful feeling of being outdoors and exercising on your bicycle without the dread of hills. But there are a few things to consider before buying…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Oct 11, 2011  
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See Virginia By the Seat Of Your Pants: Bike Trails Across the State
Bicycle trails in Virginia offer something for everyone whether you want to take family out for some fun, want to commute, want to explore, or want to challenge your cycling skills and fitness. With a selection wide of rail-trails, mountain bike trails, and cycling paths (paved and unpaved) the state…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Jul 29, 2015  
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Do it Yourself Bicycle Maintenance
Bicycle Repair and Maintenance Here’s a question: How much do you spend on bicycle repairs and maintenance per year? Well I guess it depends on how much riding you do, and whether you road cycle or mountain bike, and how many bikes you own. Either way I suspect it will…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Jul 26, 2012  
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Bicycle Repair Tools
Bicycles are extremely reliable vehicles that require little maintenance. When properly maintained, breakdowns are rare. When a mechanical failure does occur, bicycles can usually be repaired quickly and easily with a few basic tools. Here we will look at the basic bicycle repair tools riders should have with them when…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Jun 24, 2013  
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Bike Reflectors Guarantee Street Wellbeing
Being out oblivious is one case that requires watchful security measures. If its your child or a profoundly cherished adult, riding a cycle without essential security insurances before it gets light in the unanticipated morning or throughout the sunset when the ways come to be dull and conceivability falls, can…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Dec 04, 2013  
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Cleaning A Road Bike
Quick Clean for Your Road Bike Ok it’s the job we all hate. Finishing a long ride and all you want is couch time, but deep down you know you should spend a little time cleaning your road bike. Now you don’t need to do this after every ride, but…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Sep 28, 2012  
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Electric Adult Tricycle Two
Want an electric tricycle for two? Chances are good that you searched for "electric tricycles adults" or "electric adult tricycle two" because you didn't know that you could save money with an electric tricycle conversion kit. You should really check out an electric tricycle kit first. DIY (Do It Yourself)…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Nov 07, 2012  
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Specialized saddles - Brooks bicycle saddles
Today almost everyone who love cycling look for some kind of specialized saddles. Are Brooks bicycle saddles best option? What is the quality, which are more durable and what is the price of this seats? We will answer to all of these questions. If you are looking something special you…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Mar 27, 2011  
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Online Cycling Shopping
Cycling Stores Online. Internet shopping has for many people changed the way we shop, and shopping for cycling gear is no exception. If you have yet to embrace this new way or are unsure of how it works, then the following questions may help.   Why Online Shopping? If you…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Sep 29, 2011  
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Two Wheels Have A Lot to Give You
Cycling is a popular sport and keeps body fit. A bicycle is easy to handle and ride as you can go anywhere on a cycle. Roam around the city, in streets, over the hills and mountains; pass through forests by riding at your own pace. Ride your cycle under the…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Apr 14, 2015  
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E - Tech on Two Wheels
There are many new electric bicycles on the market today. Some vehicles have old battery technology, while newer vehicles have a more efficient chemical make-up. In the past few years, gas prices have sky rocketed out of control. This has led to the development of a longer lasting battery charge…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Dec 31, 2011  
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The Bike Bell - Fun And Functional
Within 60 years of the first bicycle patent, the bicycle bell was also patented. Since 1877 the simple bike bell has been an effective piece of bicycling safety equipment. Until fairly recent bicycle history, a bike bell was on every bicycle. The ding-ding of the bell meant that a bike…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   May 24, 2013  
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City Biking And Its Benefits
If you are a traveler, city biking is the intimate way you can use to explore every part of a city unlike using a vehicle. The world top biking cities usually have dedicated lanes for cyclists. They also have bike friendly laws that make sure that cyclists are not harassed…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Nov 13, 2013  
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Road Cycling In Winter
My Number One Winter Cycling Tip. When winter arrives, the first you must do is to pack away anything white. White clothing is a nightmare in winter, especially socks which bear the brunt of wet oily road grime, and after a wet winter ride never quite look the same. White…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Oct 12, 2011  
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Lance Armstrong News
The man has had enough! After over a decade of fighting allegations of doping and constant questions of his integrity by high-profile cyclists, anti-doping agencies, Journalists and US Senators, the fight has worn down the once mighty athlete. This is the latest Lance Armstrong news. What is going on? The…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Aug 25, 2012  
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Is Ever A Bike Too Well Lit?
Just how much lighting should you have on your bike at night or in poor light conditions? I ask the question because the law if it even bothers to police it at all, seems to suggest that anything from a minimal glow up is okay. Cars are subject to endless…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Sep 19, 2011  
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Choosing An Energy Efficient Patrolling Scooter for Crowded City Travel
Scooters are an excellent way of travel, especially when you do not want to strain your feet. Scooters take much of your fuel and weight worries away as they are easy to maneuver, which means you can park them easily as well as steer them through traffic and crowds. Most…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Jun 26, 2014  
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Cycling to Work Tips
Commuting by BikeWith the price of fuel constantly rising, and the economy tanking pretty much everywhere, more and more people are considering cycling to work as an option to save money, save the planet or maybe just to feel good.So here are my cycling to work tips.Firstly if you work…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Nov 09, 2011  
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Disabled People Can Be Business People
My little brother, Eric, was in a car accident when he was a teen-ager. It was a pretty bad situation and he was confined to a wheelchair for the rest of his life. He wasn’t a quitter so together we did all kinds of things that most able-bodied people are…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Jun 03, 2013  
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Planning A Cycle Tour
What is Road Cycle Touring?  In its purest form it is a multi day ride where the rider/riders are completely self-sufficient, taking everything they need on the bike. i.e. no support vehicle. Daily distances should be challenging, with the emphasis on enjoying the scenery and not on speed. It is…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Oct 06, 2011  
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Best Road Bikes for Under £1000
When purchasing a road bike many people set themselves a budget. Cycling is, at least it appears to be, an expensive hobby; many people are put off because they presume you need to fork out thousands on a carbon-fiber, lightweight machine used by professionals like Cavendish, Contador et al. However,…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Sep 12, 2015  
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E - bikes Were MY Idea!
So, I woke up one morning, went to the little boys room to, well...you know, right before making myself all nice and pretty before climbing on my bike and heading to work. And then I saw it. Two teeny tiny grey hairs, one on either temple. But that wasn't the…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Aug 07, 2012  
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Cycle Safety on City StreetsCycling on busy streets is not for the faint hearted, and if you’re…
We all are well familiar with the popularity and usage of the KT Sports Tape. It is lightweight,…
Riding a bicycle can be a lot of fun. Many people, especially in cities are now opting to use bicycles…
How hard is to lose weight riding a bike, i often get asked. Having once tipped the scales at 100kg…
When my little brother, Eric, was 19, he was involved in a car accident and was seriously hurt. A…
Group riding TipsOk you’ve found a group that suits your ability and you’re comfortable with…

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