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…
Choosing Mountain Bike Tires
Tire Types The first difference of mountain bike tire today is they come in 2 types. A folding bead is lighter, strong…
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…
Bicycle Baskets For Dogs!
Spring is here and it's time to pull your bike out of the garage and get riding! Biking is one of the few recreational…
E - bikes: The Green Way to Ride
Okay, so you just got done watching a documentary on global warming or something, right? Carbon Nation or Gashole,…
Road Biking for Beginners
Cycling Tips for BeginnersStarting any new sport comes with a huge amount of information, tips and advice which can…
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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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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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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Great Incintinve To Ride Electric Bike
Have you ever wanted to ride an electric bike? Ever want to own your very own? Well now is the best time ever! There are government incentives to purchase alternative fuel vehicles, prices of EV's are becoming more competitive every day, and one of the leading electric bike conversion kit…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Sep 06, 2012  
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Are You Asking Yourself What Size Bike Frame Do I Need?
Are you looking at buying new bike but you are not sure what frame size? If you do, keep reading. First of all bikes are differently sized. If you are not too tall or too short you will probably need medium size frame. Every person is different and you should…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Mar 16, 2011  
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Road ID Band
Would you rather wear a stylish Road ID Band when cycling, or risk being involved in a serious accident and have first responder's not know anything about you? Neither your name nor medical information. Having crucial medical information available on your Road ID Band can prevent serious delays in treatment…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Nov 19, 2013  
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Cycling Training Program Tips
Tips on Choosing a Cycling Training Program. If you’re going to enter into any form of cycle training, then the first thing to do is to be clear about your objectives. Think about what you really want from a cycle training program. Are you interested in racing? Or do you…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Oct 16, 2011  
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Beginners Guide to Competitive Cycling Part 1 - Bikes, Clothes And Clubs
What do you need to do to get into cycle racing? Firstly there needs to me a motivating force. Do you like competing? Do you want a challenge? are you involved in other individual competitive sports? Secondly there is going to be a significant investment in the kit. The Bike…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Nov 18, 2011  
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Bicycling at Drake Harbor at the Lake Of the Ozarks
I am so glad spring has sprung. It gives me a chance to get out of the house and back into nature. Last year, I had set my sights on riding the entire Katy trail across the state of Missouri. It is nearly 250 miles across and it normally takes…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Jun 03, 2013  
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Electric Bicycles The Transport Of the Future
Electric bicycles are the transport of the future. We only need to look around us to see that our roads are getting more and more congested with gas guzzling cars while the air that we breath is becoming more polluted by the day. Here are a few good reasons to…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Oct 11, 2011  
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Keep Your Body Fit With Cycle Events 2015
Let us participate in the cycling events this season in 2015 at your favourite location i.e. Virginia. Are you fond of cycling and want to try it, so here is a perfect opportunity for you. Enjoy cycle events in Virginia and prove yourself. We are organizing a Virginia Bike Tour…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Feb 24, 2015  
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8 Steps to Choose A Beginner Road Bike
Road biking is definitely a great way to have fun, improve your fitness and engage in other social activities. Nonetheless, before you even think of hitting the road, it is essential to first aim your attention on the kind of bike you need to have. This means that you need…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Nov 03, 2015  
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How to Convert A Me Bike Into An E - Bike
You've decided to take the next step. You're commited to becoming more eco-friendly but you don't want to sacrifice the quality of life that you're used to in the process. OR... You're just fed up with gas prices and you desperately want to find some way to 'stick it to…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Aug 12, 2012  
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I Can't Ride My Bike, I Am Too (fill In the Blank)
I know a lot of people who are younger than me who surprised at my daily physical activity regime. They usually say they can't do what I do because they don't have the energy, or they have aches and pains. On days when I don't get any physical activity, I…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Aug 13, 2013  
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Long Distance Cycle Rides
Cycle Tips for Long Rides. The definition of a long rides depends on where you are at with your cycling. For some it will be 100kms (62mls) for others, 200kms (125mls) would be a challenge. These rides could take anywhere from between 4 to 8 hours depending on the terrain,…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Oct 09, 2011  
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Cycling Group Rides
Finding Yourself a Compatible GroupCycling invariably involves riding in a group, or bunch riding.Riding in close proximity to other riders can be quite daunting and nerve racking if you’re not used to it, not to mention dangerous to yourself and others. Finding yourself in the wrong group, where you are…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Oct 28, 2011  
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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 ask, what size mountain bike do I need? They are not always asking the most obvious question, a better question would be what size mountain bike would…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Feb 21, 2013  
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Why The Traders Obliged Safety Shoes In The Instability Working Field Of Different Sites?
Safety shoes prove to be the most effective one, whereby the wearer in the current trends of the industry, means it plays a significant role in the modern day of working the fields. These types of shoes are very necessary for those people who don’t pay much attention to protect…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Dec 16, 2013  
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Top 10 Road Bikes Under £1000
Finding the right road bike can be daunting, especially on a budget. Which set of wheels will become a trusted companion? It's essential to have a road bike you can rely on that also provides comfort and durability, below are my top ten road bikes for under £1000. Focus Cayo…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Apr 13, 2012  
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We Only Have One Traffic Light In Town
Living in a small rural town has its advantages as well as its drawbacks. Until recently, riding a bicycle around here meant taking your life in your hands. It can be a challenge when there are few, if any bike lanes and most of the vehicle traffic are the big,…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Jun 12, 2013  
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Electric Bike Recommendations
Electric bikes. Things to look for. With the surge in electric bike or E-Bike sales in recent years the variety and range of E-bikes has increased and become more sophisticated. Being an avid E-biker myself I have discovered a few important features that will make the E-bike experience more fun,…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Oct 10, 2011  
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A Quick Glance at the Bike Tours In Virginia
Bicycle tours are organized by many biking clubs and associations who want to promote cycling all over the world. These tours represent the cyclists around the world and help them achieve their goals of being professional cyclists. The cyclists from all over the world come to participate by taking cycling…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   May 06, 2015  
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Top Ten Things To Know About An Electric Bike Motor Kit
Did you know that you can convert your regular old bicycle over to an electrical powered bike with a simple kit. And then you can pedal if you want to or switch to electric going up those steep hills. Top Ten Things To Know About an Electric Bike Motor kit.…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Oct 04, 2012  
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Carbon Bike Frame - Cost-effective Or Not?
Today we have a lot more options for bike frames then before ten years. One of option is carbon bike frame. Just take a look at automobile industry and you will see what progress they have accomplished. The same thing has happened with bike industry. Bikes are much better and…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Mar 19, 2011  
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Dahon Folding Bikes
Why would you buy a Dahon Folding Bike? Well I think a good quality folding bike is seriously cool. I mean think about it, anybody can have a “normal” bike, but a folding bike, well that’s different. Imagine riding to work on your new folding bike, for a start people…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Dec 27, 2013  
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Road Cycling In the Rain
Tips on Cycling in the Rain. Why would you road cycle in the rain? Well some people have no choice, if the bike is their only commute vehicle, or others on a training program might not want to miss a ride. Either way, cycling in the rain can be rather…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Oct 17, 2011  
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Beginners Guide to Competitive Cycling Part 2 - Training for Success
For this article I will focus on training youth and junior riders from the ages of 14-16 years. When young riders start riding the first key area of development and concern is their bike handling skills and road confidence. With increasing levels of traffic on roads it is important to:…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Nov 18, 2011  
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Breaking Ribs to Impress Women
As I get older, I sometimes forget that things hurt worse than they did when I was younger. One of the places I like to ride is at Drake Harbor, in Warsaw, Missouri. This is a beautiful renovated riverfront area that attracts locals and visitors alike. People walk themselves, their…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Jun 03, 2013  
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How to look bad in spandex but stay alive – and enjoy a day on your bike
I heave a leg over just clearing the saddle with difficulty, made tougher when you’re trying unsuccessfully, despite the spandex, to hold your stomach in as well – just in case the neighbours are watching, and with a devil-may-care wobble or two, off I go on my Sunday exercise cycle.…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Sep 26, 2011  
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My 10 Basic Cycling Tips for Beginners 1. Depending on your age and physical condition, it may be…
Why I am Converting My Bike to Electric Have you ever thought about buying an electric bike conversion…
Changing to SPD or Clipless Pedals. Most cyclists start off with flat platform pedals or even toe…
Cycling in Winter Winter riding can be rewarding in the fact that, while you’re out doing something…
As you ride along the Katy Trail, you pass through a lot of small towns, big cities, and communities…
I believe that having the freedom to ride a bike, and the feeling of enjoyment while your riding…

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