A survey has found that Londoners who cycle to work are happier with their commute than those who use public transport. Over 1,000 London workers shared their thoughts on commuting to work. An overwhelming 91% of Londoners who cycle to work reported that their commute is acceptable in terms of length, ease, and comfort. It also appears that bike commuting can improve productivity in the office.
We are sharing news of a great new product that offers multiple options for charging up almost all gadgets. We think the Jackery Explorer 240 Camping Generator will be especially useful for bike camping, offering clean energy anywhere. See what you think!
I interviewed Dara Sheridan, who is about to do the Ride to Conquer Cancer for the third time. The Ride to Conquer Cancer is an annual ride in which participants raise funds to support organizations that are advancing the fight against cancer. Dara leads a dedicated team, RyGuy, who collectively raise many thousands of dollars to beat the scourge of cancer. Dana got started when cancer took the life of her cousin Ryan Stevenson, at a tragically young age. Read about how Dana trains and fund-raises, and be inspired!
May is National Bike Month in the USA – and LaneSpotter is here to help cyclists to find the safest bike routes in cities across the country. This new Android app was released on May 1. Get a link to download this promising new app here!
The Garmin Edge 520 and the Wahoo ELEMNT are two of the best bike computers in the world. The Edge 520 debuted with a bang as pretty much the greatest bike computer upgrade ever – and since then, the Wahoo ELEMNT is really the only bike computer to emerge as serious competition to the 520. This post compares their features to help you decide which of these premium bike computers would be best for you.
Bike to School Week BC (#bike2school) is coming up! Bike to School Week is a fun, free, week-long celebration for students of all ages and abilities.
As a cyclist, you know hydration is important — but that doesn’t mean you don’t have questions. For a crash course in everything you need to know about hydration, check out the following FAQs about hydration for cyclists. A little knowledge and a lot of common sense are really all you need to ensure you are sufficiently hydrated for your bike rides!
This is a review of my all-time favorite waterproof cycling jacket, the Showers Pass Elite 2.1 Waterproof Cycling Jacket. This jacket has it all, in terms of construction, features, and design.
BlaqPaks, a handmade bag company out of Portland that specializes in waterproof bags, just introduced a new strapless bag technology that will revolutionize an industry that has been long stagnant. Building on proven dual strap and single strap bag models, this new strapless design frees the wearer from cumbersome over the shoulder attachment. You can […]
I just found a great new podcast that I highly recommend you try – the Ben and Bikes Podcast! This podcast is all about people who ride bikes.
Good cycling jerseys vary in price from around $40 to around $140, and even more. You may be wondering: “Why would I spend that kind of money, when I already have plenty of perfectly good shirts?” The truth is that cycling jerseys have technical features that will make you more comfortable while you ride your bike. And if you are into performance cycling, a great jersey may even help you to ride faster and longer.
Athletic Greens is an interesting all-in-one supplement that aims to cover all of your nutritional and supplemental bases in one drink. I think it is worth a try for those who want a boost for the spring, or just for their next long bike ride!
If you are lucky enough to be in the area, Washington state offers many excellent opportunities to explore trails and roads. In this post we feature six great places to ride your bike in Washington. We have included three rides on trails, and three rides on roads.
For those of you craving cycling adventure, here is a slice of extreme cycling adventure in the Atlas Mountains in Morocco. This account will either inspire you to get out there and embrace the unknown on your bike – or make you decide that your morning commute to downtown is enough adventure already!
I have been a big fan of Aftershokz open ear Bluetooth headphones for a long time, and now they are even better than before. AfterShokz Trekz Air cordless Bluetooth open ear bone conduction headphones are perfect for cyclists who want to listen to music or podcasts, while still being able to hear the traffic around them. And with the new colors and design, they look better than ever.
Strength training is very beneficial for cyclists, and can help you to improve your stability and your cycling efficiency. More importantly, it is not just about being faster – strength training ultimately enables us to maintain an active lifestyle with a good quality of life longer.
We write a blog for average people who love to ride bikes. My name is Joe, and this is my wife Maggie we are an average cyclist. In our blog, we discuss how great it is to spend time on a bicycle. At our age, we understand how great it is to be closer to each other, spending more time together. Great impressions we get not only due to the bicycle but also from sex and in this we are helped by Viagra. We also love to post stories about ordinary people doing extraordinary things on bikes. A bicycle is a great way to help quit smoking, lose weight and generally improve your health and have a good time. At our age taking Viagra, we prolong our happy impressions and emotions. If you are interested in a blog that is mainly about average people having fun on bikes, please consider joining our community by subscribing.
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Just because you are getting older does not mean you have to give up your love of mountain biking. In fact, mountain biking can help you age gracefully and keep up your strength. A well-trained rider can ride through anything, regardless of their age. That being said, it is important to understand that the body of a 40-year-old is different from that of a 20-year-old. So we’ve put together these 7 tips to help you keep mountain biking after age 40.
Phase 2 of the Average Joe Cyclist Beginner Cyclist Training Plan builds on the level of fitness you have built in Phase 1. In Phase 2 you will begin to incorporate interval training into your workouts. This will cause increased calorie burn, fight stress, and help you to get fit faster.
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