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Published: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 11:11:58 +0000

 



What is the Right Size Mountain Bike for You?

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Wondering about sizing for mountain bikes, and what proper fit is on a mountain bicycle for your height? This guide can help.



How to Make Sure You Get the Right Size Road Bike

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

A chart that shows what size road bicycle to buy based on your height an inseam measurement.



Finally - a Clear Guide to Bike Sizing

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Finally, a clear explanation of bike sizing. Mystery solved!



How to Choose the Right Size Bike for Your Kid

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Wondering about bike sizing for kid's bikes? Here's how to tell the right size kids bike you need.



What is a Hybrid Bicycle and Why Would You Want...

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

A hybrid bike features the best of both road bikes and mountain bikes. They are fast, sturdy and comfortable.



How to Find the Right Size Bike for You

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Bike sizing can be tricky - here's how to figure out what size bicycle is best for your and how to make it fit you right



Getting Started in Biking

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Getting Started in Biking - Thinking about taking up bicycling? Whether for fun, fitness or transportation, riding a bike is a great way to get around. Here are the basic things to think about if you're getting started in biking.



Find the Right Size Hybrid Bicycle for You

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Wondering about sizing for hybrid bikes, and what proper fit is on a hybrid bicycle for your height? Sizing on hybrid bikes is more like a mountain bike than a road bike, so here's a helpful guide to tell on how to tell what the right size hybrid bike is for you.



What to Expect When You Sign Up for a Spin Class

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Group indoor cycling classes have grown in popularity in recent years both among general fitness enthusiasts and with cyclists as a way to keep in shape among the off-season. Here's a description of what you'll find in an indoor cycling class.



Determining the Right Size Bicycle for You

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Here's how to size a bike - what you need to know to fit yourself to the proper size bicycle



10 Jokes About Bikes and Cyclists

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

The Ten Best Bicycle Jokes of All Time



How to Lose Weight by Simply Riding Your Bike

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Bicycling is a great way to make yourself look and feel better. Learn how riding your bike can help you lose weight, build muscle mass, and help your posture and stamina.



What Makes a Bike a Mountain Bike and Do You...

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

What is a mountain bike? Here's a description of what makes mountain bikes different, and what you want to look for when considering a mountain bike



5 Things to Consider When Buying Bicycle Tires

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Buying a bike tire shouldn't be too complicated. But there are lots of variables. Width, tread, diameter, material, etc., are all factors that affect performance and durability. Here's what you need to know when buying bikes tires.



What is a Road Bike? Sizing Guide and Selection...

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

What is a road bike? This article will tell you all about road bicycles and what to look for in them.



How to Avoid Chafing When Wearing Bike Shorts

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Chafing and rash caused by bike shorts is a common problem for cyclists. Here are ways you can avoid rashes and chafing on your next ride.



Buying the Right Bicycle for You

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

How to buy a bike - what kind of bicycle is right for you



7 Essential Items to Take With You on a Bicycle...

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

There are seven essential items to carry in your saddlebag for emergencies and repairs. Find out more about the seven most important things to carry when riding.



How to Avoid Getting a Flat Tire on Your Bicycle

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Buy better tires, watch out for the shiny stuff, check your tires after rides, and other steps to prevent flats on your bike.



Need to Lose a Few Pounds? Try Biking for...

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Time to lose a few pounds? Riding a bike is ideal for weight loss because it burns a lot of calories.



What Kind of Bike Pedals Should You Use?

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Bikes use several different types of pedals. This article tells you which is which and helps you answer the question: What kind of bike pedals should I use?



How to Shift Gears on Your Bicycle

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Want to know the basics of shifting from one gear to another when riding your bicycle? Here's how to change gears on your bike.



10 Memorable Quotes About Bike Riding

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Best Bike Quotes - Here are some of the best quotes about bike riding.



Equipment and Gear All Bike Commuters Should Have

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Bike commuting is its own special type of riding. Here is a list of the gear and accessories you can't do without as a bike commuter to make your ride safe and comfortable.



Solve Your Bike Handlebar Issues With an...

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Handlebars too low? Too far out in front of you? Using an adjustable stem could be the answer to solving a couple different problem fit areas on your bike.



5 Things to Inspect Every Time You Ride a Bike

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

There are 5 simple maintenance inspections you can do to ensure your safety by having a bike in good working order whenever you take it out. Find out what they are.



5 Reasons You Should Ride a Bicycle

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Riding a bike is fun, sure. But it has many great benefits for you and others that go beyond the sheer joy of the experience.



How to Lubricat Your Bicycle and Which Parts...

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Your bike needs regular maintenance to keep functioning properly. Find out here what moving parts you should be lubricating to keep them moving right.



Route Mapping Websites for Bicyclists

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Want to know the six best websites for mapping your bike routes? This article reviews six of the most-widely used tools available and gives pros and cons of each.



What is a Century Race in Cycling and How do...

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

A century ride (100 miles) is a major accomplishment for a cyclist. Here's a training plan that will help you prepare to reach that goal of riding your bike a hundred miles in one day.



How to Change a Flat Tire on Your Bike

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

The first and most basic bicycle repair is how to fix a flat tire. Sooner or later, you will get a flat when out riding. It’s as certain as death and taxes. The directions in this article show you how to fix a flat and avoid a nice long walk back home.



Broken Bicycle Spokes and How to Replace Them

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Bike spokes are pretty simple, and there's not much that can go wrong with them. But you can still have problems from time to time if you aren't watching.



What is a Pinch Flat? And how do I avoid them?

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Pinch flat - What is a pinch flat? Here's the definition of a pinch flat.



4 Easy Bicycle Tune-Up Tasks You Can Do Yourself

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Sometimes the simplest things can have the biggest effect. Here are easy things you can do to tune-up your bike and improve performance - all without advanced knowledge or complicated tools.



Tips for Surviving a 100-Mile Bicycle Ride

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

A century ride (100 miles) is a major accomplishment for a cyclist. You've trained for it and now it is time to ride. Here are tips to ensure you reach that goal of riding your bike a hundred miles in one day.



Dogs and Bikes

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Dogs and Bikes - How to Respond When Man's Best Friend Isn't So Friendly



How to Repair a Sidewall Gash in a Bike Tire

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Getting a split the sidewall of your mountain bike tire is a common problem when a sharp rock edge rips into it, causing a gash or tear. But fixing it it is easy, allowing you to keep your tire and saving you money not having to buy a new one. Here's how.



What to know before you go into your first...

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Thinking about trying a spinning indoor class? Or maybe taking on a blended class that combines a spin workout (group exercise bikes) with either abs/core, yoga or strength workouts? Here's what you should know going into it in order to feel prepared.



How to Clean You Bike's Chain Step-By-Step

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Keeping your bike chain clean is critical to maintaining its performance. You can either do a full, thorough cleaning that requires you to remove your chain from the bike and will take 30 minutes or more, or go for the quick and easy approach that you can do between deep cleaning to help your bike maintain peak operation. This article demonstrates the quick and easy way to clean your bike chain, a technique that will give you a clean bike chain in five minutes or less.



How to Care for Your Bicycling Clothes

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Caring for Your Bike Clothes



Trek Soho Review

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Trek's Soho bikes are a commuter's dream. Read about the bike's components, maintenance, and other things you'll love.



Patch a Tube

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Boo - you've got a flat. But don't despair. We can get you back on the road quick (plus save you money not having to buy a new tube) with this article that shows you how to patch an inner tube from a bicycle tire.



How to Avoid Numbness and Tingling in Your...

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Tingling and numbness in the hands while riding can be a problem for many cyclists. Here are six possible solutions to the problem if it is something you face.



What to Look For in a Stationary Indoor...

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Buying a spinning bike for home use can be a great addition to your workout. Here is a buying guide and tips on what to look for when purchasing a spin bike.



Specialized Source 11 Bike Review

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Here's a review of the Specialized Source 11 which just might be the perfect commuter bike. It features a belt drive, internal-geared hub, fenders, rack and a permanently mounted headlight/taillight combo.



How to Eat Right for Betting Biking

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Riding a bike means you should eat differently than if you were just sitting on the couch. Find out about the nutrition you need to keep going on those longer rides.



Review: Magellan Cyclo 505 GPS device for...

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Here's a review of the Magellan 505 Cyclo GPS device with an expert look at all its features plus results of an extensive road test.



Winterize Your Bike - Prepare It for Storage

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Winterize your bike - how to store your bicycle for the winter.



Fun Events and Activities to use at a Bike...

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Bike rodeo activities - Games and activities that can be used in a bike rodeo



Bike Spoke Maintenance

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Bike spokes typically don't require a lot of maintenance. But here's what to look for in regular inspections of your wheels to make sure your spokes are in proper working order and your wheels are true



The First Bike to Take the Outdoors Inside

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Thinking about getting the ProForm Le Tour de France Bike Generation 2? Read our review first and find out expert opinion and insight on the ProForm Tour De France Bike Generation 2 indoor cycle.



Lights on Your Bike - How to See and Be Seen

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

If you are going to ride during the hours of darkness, for your safety it is important that you and your bike are well-lit, both front and back. This article tells you how.



An Illustrated History of the Bicycle

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Bicycles have been around for nearly 230 years. Here is a history of bikes with photographs and illustrations of bikes from then and now.



6 Types of Bicycle Tires and When to Use Them

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

This is a collection of bike tire photos - from racing bike tires to tires for mountain bikes, cruisers and everything else.



Review: Eggbeater Pedals by Crank Brothers

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Eggbeater Pedals Review - Here's a review of the Eggbeater Pedals by Crank Bros.



Best Websites for Selling Bikes and Bike Parts

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Where to sell your stuff - best websites for selling bikes and bike parts



Where to Go Bike Riding in Destin, Florida

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

If you're a cyclist traveling to Destin or Fort Walton Beach in the Florida panhandle, here is a guide to riding in the area.



Everything You Need to Know About Bicycle Spokes

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Bike spokes are the quiet parts of your bike. They don't move or draw much attention, but they're very important to your ride being safe and comfortable. Find out all about your bike spokes here.



Do I Need Shocks and Suspension on My Mountain...

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Do you need shocks on your mountain bike? Find out here about soft tails and hard tails and what is right for you.



The 7 Ways Bike Gloves Help Your Riding

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Bike gloves - why cyclists wear bike gloves. What bike gloves are for.



Bike Racing at the College and University Level

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Here's a list of the U.S. colleges and universities that offer full-blown, university sponsored (not club) cycling teams.



How to Install Clipless Pedals

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Instructions on How to Install Clipless Pedals on a Bicycle -- Step-by-Step with Photos



Review of Candy Pedals by Crank Brothers

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Here is a review of the Candy Pedals by Crank Brothers. Read about how they are different from Crank Bros Eggbeater pedals and if you should buy a set.



Be a Better Biker - Without Even Getting on the...

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Bicycling is a great activity with many benefits. A regular routine of cycling will help you increase your fitness level, decrease your stress level and maybe even help you avoid depression. Here's how to make your cycling routines even more effective.



Reviews of Bike Gloves

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

A list of reviews of all the cycling gloves to go for - and those to stay away from - and tips on what to look for in a gloves' performance.



How to Change a Flat Tire on Your Bicycle

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

The first and most basic bicycle repair is how to fix a flat tire. This articles show you how to fix a flat and avoid a nice long walk back home.



Schrader Valve - What is a Schrader Valve?

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Schrader Valve - What is a Schrader Valve?



All About CO2 Cartridges and Inflators for Bike...

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

CO2 cartridges - what are CO2 cartridges and inflators and why would I want to use them



Power Grips Pedal Straps Review

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Power Grips Pedal Straps Review. Do you want the advantages of being clipped in to your pedals, but don't like either the special shoes or being too tightly fastened? Power Grips Pedal Straps may be a good alternative. Here's our review.



Review of the Slime Flat Resistant Tubes

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

This is a review of the Slime Flat Resistant Tubes, bike tubes treated with a special sealant to fix punctures and keep you going.



Definition: cadence

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

: Ever hear anybody talk about their "cadence" when they ride? Cadence refers to the speed at which a



Tifosi Sunglasses Review

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Tifosi Sunglasses Review - a Review of Tifosi Sunglasses



Review: Louis Garneau Ergo Air Gel Bike Gloves XR

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Review - the Louis Garneau Ergo Air Gel XR Bike Gloves - This is a review of the XR Ergo Air Gel Bike Gloves by Louis Garneau



Slime Tube Sealant Review

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Slime Tube Sealant Review - this a review of the Slime Tube Sealant



What Is the Cassette on My Bicycle?

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

What is a cassette on a bicycle? Ever wonder that? It's not something that plays music. Learn where yours is and what it does.



Recycling Bike Tubes and Tires - Best Options

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Hate to just pitch your old tubes and tires in the trash? Here are the best options for reuse and recycling of bike tubes and tires.



Best Accessories for Bike Commuters

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Being a bicycle commuter can be a lot of fun, especially with these nifty gadgets and gear to help make your commute even more pleasant.



Why Do Cyclists Shave Their Legs

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Why do some cyclists shave their legs? That's a good question. But here are just some of the reasons why you'll find riders with the razor and cream before they get on their bike.



2014 Bike Riders Gift Guide

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Best gift ideas for bikers. Need a gift-giving guide for the cyclist in your life? Here's a list of the best presents for bike riders.



Arkel Dolphin 48 Pannier Review

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Arkel Dolphin 48 Pannier Review -- a review of the Dolphin 48 saddlebags by Arkel



What is a "Crankset"? What does that mean?

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

What is a crank set on a bicycle? Here's the definition of a crank set and some explanation about what the drive train does and how your pedals and chain all work together to move you forward.



Ride Guide: West Orange Bike Trail, Orlando,...

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Headed to Orlando and looking for a place to ride? Here's a review and description of the West Orange Bike Trail in Orlando, Florida



Presta Valve - What is a Presta Valve?

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Presta Valve - What is a Presta Valve?



How to Make it to the Olympics - Your Road to...

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Have dreams of being in the Olympic Track Bicycle Racing competition? Here's how to earn a spot on the Olympic Track Bike Racing team.



Review - Ryders Eyewear: check out these...

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Here's a review of cycling eyewear by Ryders Eyewear, including the new Intersect Interchangeable and Slipstream sunglasses



BMX Gear Worn by Olympic Riders

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Wondering what BMX athletes wear and ride in the Olympics? Here's the complete guide to gear and bikes used by BMX riders in the Olympics.



Crazy Bike Rides You Don’t Want To Miss

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Bike rides with a twist. Sure, the weekend club rides are great. But for a truly memorable time, don’t miss these crazy bike rides. Midnight rides, Critical Mass, naked rides and more.



What to Pack for Bike Tour

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Going on a bike tour? Here's a helpful list of basic items that you'll find useful and necessary on a bike tour of any distance.



Review - Bell Deluxe Patch it Bicycle Tube...

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Review of the Bell Deluxe Patch it Bicycle Tube Repair Kit - the Bell Deluxe Patch it Bicycle Tube Repair Kit Reviewed



Improve Your Cycling Fitness With Interval...

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Interval training in spin bike workouts can benefit cyclists of all levels and make you stronger. Find out more here.



5 Tips for Finding the Right Bicycle for Your Kid

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

It can be hard to find a decent bike for a kid. You don't want to drop hundreds of dollars on something they'll outgrow, but you also don't want to saddle your child with a crappy piece of junk. So what to do? Here are some options for finding that perfect kid's bike.



Best Gifts for Bike Riders Under \$50

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Need a gift for the bicyclist on your list without breaking the bank? Here's a great list of items for your favorite cyclist, all under $50.



Review: Louis Garneau Women's Cyclo 2 Biking...

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

When it comes to baggy biking shorts, three main features bubble to the top as most desired qualities: comfortable, rugged and good-looking. Louis Garneau takes a pretty good run at hitting all three of these with their Women's Cyclo 2 baggy biking shorts.



Eliminate Roadblocks to Weight Loss

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

No matter how good our intentions, there are some common pitfalls that can sink our journey to weightloss. Here's how to eliminate those dietary dangers to help you lose weight as you cycle your way to create a leaner body.



Weightlifting to Improve Your Cycling: The Squat

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Having strong and powerful legs drives sprinting ability and improves your cycling overall. This article shows you how to do the squat, one of the best exercises for strengthening your legs, giving you even more speed and power on the bike.



Heart Rate Training and Indoor Cycling - a...

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

This article describes how you can develop your cardiovascular endurance through indoor cycling (also known as “Spinning”) sessions, which allows you to very specifically and intentionally utilize heart rate training under controlled circumstances.



Kona Delivers with the Major Jake

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Here's a review of the Major Jake cyclocross bike by Kona. The Major Jake is one of the top cyclocross bikes on the market, and this review gives you our feedback and rating on the Kona Major Jake.



How to Prevent Foggy Glasses in Cold Weather...

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

Fight Foggy Glasses - What to Do When Your Glasses Steam Up in Cold Weather Riding



Bicycle Commuter Benefit Act - all about the...

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

What is the bicycle commuter benefit act? How can you save money through it? Find out more here.



BMX Protective Gear - Protective Gear for BMX...

2016-09-27T11:11:58Z

What kind of protective gear do you need when riding BMX? Here's a discussion of the types of protective gear you need when riding BMX.