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…
Motivation to Lose Weight Go Cycling
MOTIVATION Having the motivation to get on your bike and go for a ride is often difficult for someone new to bicycling,…
Cycle Touring Tips
Tips on Cycle TouringIf you’ve never been on cycle tour, I highly recommend you do so. It is the most fun you’ll…
Home Cycle Trainer
Indoor Cycle Trainers. So it’s winter, its cold, wet and windy, and you just don’t want to go for a cycle ride.…
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…
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…
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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Training for A Cycle Tour
Cycle Tour Training So you’ve decided to do a multi day cycle tour. If you’re not used to riding reasonably long distances several days in a row, then you’ll need to do some training to make the tour enjoyable. Being totally smashed at the end of each day will make…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Nov 18, 2011  
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The Joy Of Flat Tires on the Katy Trail
Last fall, in my valiant effort to ride my Trek Hybrid bike across the entire span of the Katy Trail in Missouri, I had an educational epiphany. Because of family and livestock demands at home, I can never be away from home overnight. To ride the entire trail, most experts…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Jun 03, 2013  
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Winter Road Cycling Tips
Road Cycling in Winter Winter can be a cyclists least favourite time of year when conditions are not necessarily pleasant for getting out on the road, and many cyclists just don’t ride. However it doesn’t have to be that way with a bit of planning and a few tricks. Obviously…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Sep 25, 2011  
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Cycle Ride Fun Begins at Richmond VA
Fan of cycling? Let’s have fun at Richmond VA by participating in the cycling competition. It actually doesn’t matter whether you are an experienced rider or a new fan. All what matters is your enthusiasm to participate and win. Richmond has much more for cyclists like clean pavements and loop…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Feb 17, 2015  
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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, maybe? Or maybe you were offered a delicious treat by a co-worker only to be informed after devouring it that it was a grass fed, pesticide free, organic, raw vegan, microbiotic,…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Aug 09, 2012  
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How to Bicycle Faster
To ride faster than you can by now, there are many factors and variables that come into play. When it comes to riding faster in this context I mainly mean flat terrain, hilly terrain and uphill. There is a some different context when you are riding downhill, but the same…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Jul 30, 2013  
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Night Cycling
Cycling at Night Cycling at night is one of those things I do only if I have too. Training in the early mornings, means my weekday rides nearly always start with a period when I’m riding in the dark. Riding in the dark does have its own hazards for cyclists.…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Oct 08, 2011  
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Motivation to Lose Weight Go Cycling
MOTIVATION Having the motivation to get on your bike and go for a ride is often difficult for someone new to bicycling, especially if losing weight is your main motivation. Sometimes getting dressed up in Lycra and getting on the bike is the last thing you want to do, especially…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Oct 08, 2015  
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Essentials for Running A Marathon
Running a marathon is no easy task. The Limassol Marathon takes place at the end of March; here are some essential pieces of equipment you may need along the way. Running trainers When training for a marathon, the most important piece of running kit is a good pair of trainers.…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Feb 07, 2013  
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Get Trendy Foot Wears With Stickers
What initially started as a campaign to help saves lives has now become a trend among people of all age groups. Reflective Shoe Laces came into the market in the mid 1990’s when florescent colors were first introduced to the world of fashion. Initially people did not like to be…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Dec 10, 2013  
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Cycle Touring Tips
Tips on Cycle TouringIf you’ve never been on cycle tour, I highly recommend you do so. It is the most fun you’ll have on two wheels.You don’t need to pack your bike to the rafters with everything including the kitchen sink, as I see so many cycle tourists do.So here’s…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Oct 26, 2011  
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Invest In A Bike, Good for the Body, Balm for the Soul
One of the things I like about cycling is the equitable character of the activity. Huge disparities of wealth are less obvious amongst cyclists than in many other walks of life. Of course a serious cyclist may well ride a machine many others couldn’t afford but unless he operates as…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Feb 28, 2012  
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Down And Dirty Bike Race
Warsaw Missouri is again the host to the Down and Dirty Bike Race. The race will be held on Sunday, June 9, 2013 at the new mountain bike course just east of the Truman Lake Dam. There will be plenty of signs in case you don't know where the park…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Jun 07, 2013  
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Road Cyclists And Shaved Legs
Why do Cyclists Shave their Legs? One of the most common questions I get asked from non-cyclists, is why do road cyclists shave their legs? Normally said in a way that makes it obvious they are wondering about my sexual preferences. I usually mumble something about how it helps healing…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   Oct 02, 2011  
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Get Your Ride On: Virginia is Bike Route Paradise
The Commonwealth of Virginia is a mid-Atlantic state that offers an abundance of cycling opportunities for riders of all types. Virginia’s geography spans from the Atlantic Ocean well into the Blue Ridge Mountains offering beautiful terrain of many various types. Virginia cycling routes and their endless beauty and varying terrain…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Cycling   May 04, 2015  
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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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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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Basic Cycling Nutrition As you start cycling you will naturally start to increase the distance of…
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Why would you buy a Dahon Folding Bike? Well I think a good quality folding bike is seriously cool.…
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