Road Safety Tips for Cyclists
Cycle Safety on City StreetsCycling on busy streets is not for the faint hearted, and if you’re a novice cyclist,…
Why Dogs Bite Cyclists (and How To Avoid It Happening
Whether you enjoy casual biking or you’re a hardcore cyclist on a road trip, aggressive canines are a known problem.…
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…
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…
Be Seen at Night And Be Safe With Our Safety
Riding a bicycle can be a lot of fun. Many people, especially in cities are now opting to use bicycles as the means…
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,…
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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Carbon Fiber Bike Frame - Frame for Idiot, Or Frame for Smart One
First thing you should ask yourself is "Do I really need carbon fiber bike frame?" I am listening people saying constantly "You don't need it", or "This is for those who have much more money than brain", or "It doesn't worth as it cost". First I can't tell anyone this…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Mar 19, 2011  
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Do Not Comprise With Your Safety on Road - Make Use Of Bike Reflectors
Bicycle reflectors insure road safety Being out in the dark is one example that necessitates watchful safety measures. Whether it's your little kid or a dearly loved grown up, riding a bike without necessary safety precautions before it gets light in the early morning or during the dusk when the…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Dec 03, 2013  
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How to Use Clipless Pedals
Changing to SPD or Clipless Pedals. Most cyclists start off with flat platform pedals or even toe straps, but there comes a time when you realise the need to change to SPDs, or more commonly known as clipless pedals. This name is a bit of a misnomer as you do…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Oct 18, 2011  
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Ride A Bike Again With An Electric Assist Bicycle Kit
Want to ride a bike again? Well, you're in good company. Lots and lots of people in America are either too embarrassed to ride a bike in public because they are just too out of shape to ride very far. Well, now you can pedal your bike only when you…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Oct 01, 2012  
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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 activities that the entire family can participate in, young or old. Did you know that even your tail wagging family members can get out and enjoy…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Jun 22, 2013  
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Road Cycle Touring
Cycle Touring the Easy Way I daresay you’ve all seen those cycle tourists, riding their mountain bikes laden down with pannier bags front and rear, struggling along on big fat knobbly tires. Well it doesn’t have to be that way. As long as you’re within a days ride of civilization,…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Oct 13, 2011  
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Bike to Lose Weight
How hard is to lose weight riding a bike, i often get asked. Having once tipped the scales at 100kg before I took up cycling, I now weigh in at 84 kg. Friends ask me what it takes. Firstly its not something that will happen not straight away.Gradually losing weight…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Apr 13, 2015  
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Cycling Nutrition Tips
Basic Cycling Nutrition As you start cycling you will naturally start to increase the distance of your rides, and possibly the intensity as well, so at this stage it’s a good idea to start thinking about nutrition on the bike. This doesn’t need to be hugely complicated, but a few…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Nov 28, 2011  
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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 and flexible and usually made of kevlar. A wire bead is usually made of steel. The obvious visual point of difference is the folding bead folds up, and…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Sep 19, 2013  
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How to Patch A Bicycle Tube
Patch that Tube, or Throw Away?   There’s two schools of thought on this one, those that say if a tube is holed throw it away, or those that say patch it, patch it and patch it again. First lets discuss how to patch a holed tube. If you’re out…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Oct 10, 2011  
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Exactly What to Look at In A Hybrid Bike
Obtaining a brand new bicycle is generally a unique choice which wishes a few careful concept. Whenever you take time to choose the perfect style associated with bicycle, just like a crossbreed bicycle, to your account, you will rapidly possess a brand-new group of tires which will cause you to…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Apr 02, 2016  
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Lance, Say it Isn't so
Almost indignantly, a federal judge tossed Lance Armstrong's lawsuit against the United States Anti-Doping Agency. Armstrong and his high priced legal team once again argued that the USADA deprived Armstrong of due process when it charged him and five of his ex-teammates and associates of doping. The seven time Tour…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Aug 22, 2012  
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Disabled People Can Ride Bikes Too
When my little brother, Eric, was 19, he was involved in a car accident and was seriously hurt. A spinal cord injury meant that this active teen-aged athlete would be confined to a wheelchair for the rest of his life. Doctors told him that he was essentially a vegetable, would…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Jun 03, 2013  
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Things Which Kept In Mind For Safety With Safety Reflectors In Form Of Reflective Armbands And Safety Vest
It truly is required to be ready on your way or earning a living at night. It will and not only save your life as well as obviate a little fundamental condition before it sets out. To create roadside places or development site, you have to accept a selection of…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Jan 22, 2014  
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Cycling In A Group
Group riding TipsOk you’ve found a group that suits your ability and you’re comfortable with their speed and the distance of the ride. But there are certain skills you need to learn before cycling in a group becomes natural and enjoyable.So here’s a few things to think about.Most groups ride…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Nov 02, 2011  
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Starlight Spectacular Bike Ride - What A Party!
The Starlight Spectacular Bicycle Ride took place on Saturday, June 15, 2013. The ride is a pleasure, fun ride for people of all ages and abilities. The ride was almost cancelled due to the wild fires that are ablaze in the area, however it went as planned. More Than 1500…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Jun 22, 2013  
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Porsche Urban Bikes
New Bikes From Porsche So you’ve got the latest Porsche Cayenne, the trophy wife, the mansion in the suburbs, the labradoodle, enough wine in the cellar to last you through to Christmas 2050  and the holiday home by the sea. But what you probably haven’t got, is a new Porsche…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Oct 05, 2011  
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Ready Set Go; Get Dirty at A Mountain Bike Race In Virginia
Cyclists can find many opportunities to mountain bike race in Virginia. Whether beginner or advanced, someone that enjoys competing can find a cycling event at one of the many parks or private venues. Competitions take place on various trail types from double-track to single track trails with difficulties from easy…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Jul 21, 2015  
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Why Ride An Electric Bike?
Why I am Converting My Bike to Electric Have you ever thought about buying an electric bike conversion kit for your bicycle? I have found out that it is much cheaper to convert an existing bike to electric than it is to buy an expensive electric bicycle. Once more, you…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Jul 29, 2012  
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Bicycle seats comfort is important to You? Try Brooks bike saddles
Everyone who love cycling would say that comfort bicycle saddle is very important. If you have bad and hard one you will probably leave your bike in garage. I know from my own experience that hard saddle can cause a lot of pain, especially if you are riding for a…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Mar 23, 2011  
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Two Wheeler Reflectors Ensure Road Well Being
Being out neglectful is one case that needs watchful efforts to ascertain safety. within the event that its your child or a considerably valued mature person, riding a cycle while not elementary security protections before it gets light-weight within the unforeseen morning or all round the even fall once the…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Dec 04, 2013  
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Road Safety Tips for Cyclists
Cycle Safety on City StreetsCycling on busy streets is not for the faint hearted, and if you’re a novice cyclist, this can be a potentially dangerous affair.So here’s a few road safety tips for cyclists.If you can, why not put the bike on or in the car and drive out…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Oct 20, 2011  
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DIY E Bikes
Ever Want an E-Bike? Forget expensive electric bicycles. We can buy bicycle engine conversion kits and we can DIY e-bikes. You can save hundreds of dollars by doing it yourself. No Joke. I have wanted an electric bike for some time now and have not been able to afford one…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Nov 03, 2012  
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How to Select A Dog Bicycle Carrier to Suit Your Needs
A dog bicycle carrier is designed to help you safely carry your dog with you on rides. There are a variety of styles out there. But, for the most part, they can be divided into three different types: Metal wire baskets, wicker/rattan baskets, and fabric baskets. Here we will have…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Jun 22, 2013  
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Coaching for Cyclists
Cycle Coaching So you’ve been road cycling now for a little while and you’re thinking… maybe I should try racing. You think you’re reasonable fit, you can beat most of your friends up the hills, and your sprints not bad either. You bowl up to a local fun race and…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Sep 28, 2011  
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Virginia Has So Many Great Bike Rides In 2015
Virginia is a great place to ride a bike, there are so many places to see and great events to ride in the state. The year 2015 promises to be a fun year for riding for those that live in and visit this mid-Atlantic state. With a temperate climate that…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Apr 14, 2015  
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Cycling and Your HealthEverybody these days knows that exercising is good for your health. And cycling,…
Technology is present in almost every aspect of our lives nowadays, in one way or another. A lot…
Cycling at Night Cycling at night is one of those things I do only if I have too. Training in the…
Cycle Tour Training So you’ve decided to do a multi day cycle tour. If you’re not used to riding…
Why do Cyclists Shave their Legs? One of the most common questions I get asked from non-cyclists,…
When purchasing a road bike many people set themselves a budget. Cycling is, at least it appears…

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