Is your bike making noises? You probably want to make these noises go away. First off you need to know what’s causing the noise so you can fix this ear-busting issue. You can choose to send your bike to a local bike shop to have this fixed but if you want to pull a DIY [...]
Bicycle Repair Tips!
Not too confident about your DIY bike maintenance skills? Are you a bit worried that your DIY bike maintenance might just end up into a big disaster? To avoid pulling a DIY bike maintenance booboo, here are some of the things you should keep in mind. Before anything else, you should have the tools in [...]
I was not aware that the phrase “Get on your bike” for Scots was actually an insult until I came across this post titled Cycling is the way forward for today’s canny Scots from Cycling Scotland. For the Scots, this phrase is the more offensive way of shooing someone out or making someone go away. [...]
Spring is here! And with that riders are off to riding once again. The cold days of winter are all but gone and the Earth has awoken from its deep slumber. Spring can make you feel renewed and rejuvenated. It may be because of the warmth or the colors that start painting the town. For [...]
Different Cycle Gear!
In the past, when cycling is mentioned, people immediately think about bright-colored Lycra-wearing people. It is true that some cyclists still wear bright colored Lycra clothing and not that there is anything wrong with doing so. Cyclists wear bright-colored clothing so that they establish a strong visibility on the road therefore preventing accidents. Lycra is [...]
If there is one negative outcome from the rising popularity of bicycles, that is the rising rate of bike theft. Thieves are always on the prowl and they are targeting bicycles nowadays, because of the simple fact that bicycles are hot on the market and very in demand. Bike owners should take measures of protecting [...]
Cycling and Health
Cyclists who want to work on their riding skills should seriously consider getting into a resistance training program. Doing resistance training program on a regular basis helps increase one’s endurance. If you want to keep on pushing the pedals further, you should make room for resistance training in your schedule. Not only will you last [...]
When cycling is mentioned, most would think that it is the legs that do all the work. It is true that you use your legs for pedaling but riding a bike uses more muscles than just the legs. The truth is when you bike your entire body is being worked out. Some bike riders still [...]
General Cycling Articles!
Just like any sport and any physical activity, cycling does come with a risk. So if someone asks you if riding your bicycle into the open road or rocky and mountainous terrains is dangerous, you should be honest and answer with a yes. There is danger lurking in almost everything. Swimming out in the open [...]
Different Bicycle Models
If you are a cycling enthusiast and you live in the city, one of the biggest dilemmas that you would have to face is how to make a bike fit inside your tiny space. Of course, you don’t want to give up on your riding just because you don’t have spare space for your bicycle. [...]
Riding a bike is a fun activity. It helps keep your mind and body healthy and at the same time bicycles are healthy for our environment. Bicycles are used for many things. Some use it for running errands, commuting to work while some use bikes for exploring trails, racing, or touring the world. There are [...]
Other Recent Articles
Do you know anyone who doesn’t like cycling or cyclists? There are still quite a lot of people all over the world who do not like cycling or worse cyclists. Although the popularity of cycling has gone up worldwide and more people are going out the street on their bikes, there is still a large [...]
When you first bought your bicycle, did you have it fitted to suit your height and built? Many cycling enthusiasts are aware of the advantages of doing a bike fitting but most riders think that a bike fitting is more for the serious and competitive bike racers. This is actually not true. Bike fitting holds [...]
Amsterdam has been known as the cycling capital of the world. For passionate bike riders, Amsterdam is usually the top city to visit. When you mention cycling or bikes, what automatically pops into most people’s minds is Amsterdam. This is how bike-friendly the city is. In fact the locals consider bicycles as part of their [...]
Today is International Women’s Day. This is a day dedicated to celebrate the strength, achievements and contributions of women all over the world. International Women’s Day also fights for equality and to ensure the safety of women all across the globe. Many women are persecuted, abused and discriminated against simply for being a woman. This [...]