This complete bike frame size guide will show you how to figure out the correct bike frame size for adults and kids. This post includes all you need to know about bike frame measurement, and includes handy bike frame size charts for adult bikes and kid’s bikes. The adult charts include sizes for hybrid bikes, mountain bikes, and road bikes. This guide also includes advice on whether to choose a women-specific bike. And it also shows you how to figure out whether you have a good Ape Index! The guide wraps it all up with a definitive video that will show you exactly how to measure for correct bike frame size.
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This in-depth post with videos gives you all the information you need to choose between the Garmin Edge 1040 vs 1030 vs 830 vs 530. The flagship Garmin Edge 1030 now faces keen competition from the upgraded Edge 830 and Edge 530. It also faces serious competition from the NEW flagship, the Garmin Edge 1040. This one has a solar option (not cheap). First I have a chart that compares the most important features of these four bike computers. Then I discuss the differences between these four premium bike computers. Finally, I offer some advice on which Garmin Edge to buy, based on your needs and preferences.
Are you trying to return to cycling after knee replacement surgery? If so, our post can help. Riding a bike is a great form of physical therapy following knee replacement surgery. In this post Dr. Nakul Karkare offers tips for safely returning to riding your bike after knee replacement surgery.
We compare 7 of the best waterproof cycling pants for men and women. This post has everything you need to know to choose the best cycling pants. Includes a chart comparing 7 of the best waterproof cycling pants; reviews and videos; plus information about how to choose the best cycling pants, explaining the technology that produces pants that are both waterproof and breathable.
Long bike rides can be a soul-refreshing activity, giving you a chance to disconnect from the chaos of life and reconnect with nature. However, there may be stretches when the ride becomes monotonous and even boring. At such times, silence can be your worst enemy, pushing you into a pit of boredom or worse, demotivation. […]
This post is packed with tips to help you successfully embark on your first big cycling tour. Check out our 12 tips, and be prepared to enjoy your first great cycling adventure.
I have found my new favorite bike to work pants – the adidas Ultimate 365 Golf Pants, which are of course actually golf pants, not cycling pants. I bought them for golf, and they are perfect for that. But I was delighted to find that they triple up as dress pants and cycling pants. Perfect […]
This is our review of the Mojawa Run Plus Bone Conduction Headphones – which are ideal for safe cycling, running, hiking – and also for swimming. These are the only headphones we have found that incorporate both Bluetooth bone conduction and MP3 waterproof bone conduction technology.
This post will help you to choose between the Garmin Edge 540 vs 840. These are two recent, major upgrades to the Garmin lineup. This post sums up what is new about both the Garmin Edge 540 and the 840. And it clearly highlights the differences between the two, so you can make up your own mind which one would be better value for you. We offer an in-depth comparative chart that will show you at a glance all the new features that you can expect from both units, and also the key differences between the Garmin Edge 540 vs 840.
In this post we compare traditional, pedal-powered bicycles to e-bikes, so that you can determine which is the right ride for you. Check out our comparison of the pros and cons of both types of bikes, so you can make an informed decision.
Read this post to learn how authorities determine fault in bicycle accidents through thorough investigations.
Discover PTSD’s effects after a bike accident. Learn about the symptoms, risks, and support available for those with post-traumatic stress disorder after a bike accident.
This is our review of Shokz OpenRun Mini headphones, which we believe are ideal headphones for cycling safely while still enjoying your favorite music or podcasts. They are easy to wear, and the smaller size means they fit comfortably under a cycling helmet.
Bicycling is a popular activity enjoyed by millions of people worldwide. It provides numerous benefits, such as exercise, eco-friendly transportation, and a sense of freedom. However, like any mode of transportation, cycling carries inherent risks, and accidents can result in various injuries. Understanding the most common bicycle accident injuries is crucial for promoting safety and […]
Are you looking for waterproof panniers for your bike commute or your bike tours? Ortlieb panniers might be right for you. They are loved by millions of bike commuters and bike tourers because they are completely waterproof and very spacious. In this post we feature and compare three of the best in Ortlieb’s line-up of premium waterproof bike panniers.
At some point in our fitness journeys, we all hit plateaus. Whether it’s cycling, running, swimming, or even strength training, there are times when we just can’t seem to make improvements. Sometimes, these plateaus come after an injury or following a big peak, but sometimes there doesn’t seem to be a reason. We’re working as […]
This post sums up what is new about the Garmin Edge 540 vs 530, so you can make up your own mind if the upgrade is useful for you. With the debut of the new Garmin Edge 540, a lot of people are wondering what’s new about the 540. Is this long awaited upgrade worth it? How does it compare to the much-loved unit it replaces, the 530? Don’t miss our in-depth comparative chart that will show you instantly what you can expect from the new Garmin Edge 540.
Wind, dust, and glare from the sun can all hurt your eyes, especially when you are cycling fast. So, wearing a good pair of cycling sunglasses is essential. One of our favorite branded sunglasses, Goodr, will do just that. But how do you know if a pair of sunglasses for riding is good? In this […]
This post will show you how to quickly create a bike route on your computer, using Google Maps. Google Maps is an excellent free online mapping tool for your next cycling adventure.
This post with videos offers 5 quick and easy tips to help you lose weight cycling. Most of these tips require only minor tweaks to what you are already doing. One of them even encourages you to eat more! Watch the video, and then review the quick and easy cheat sheet that follows. Post includes an inspirational video showing how one young woman lost weight cycling.
This post with videos compares 7 of the best bike computers available, ranging from budget to premium. There are so many great bike computers that choosing one can be overwhelming. This post about 7 of the best bike computers will help you figure out what works for your needs. It includes a handy comparison chart of the features of each bike computer. These bike computers made the list for one of two reasons: either because they are really cheap yet can do the essential functions; or because they offer an impressive range of features.
This post sums up what is new about the Garmin Edge 840 vs 830, so you can make up your own mind if the upgrade is useful for you. With the debut of the new Garmin Edge 840, a lot of people are wondering what’s new about the 840. Is this long awaited upgrade worth it? How does it compare to the much-loved unit it replaces, the 830? Spoiler: for a change, we do actually make a strong recommendation in our Bottom Line on this comparison – see the very end of the post. But don’t miss the comparative chart first!
Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 1909 into law in September 2022 and it went into effect in California on January 1, 2023. This law requires motor vehicles to give bicyclists a larger safety buffer when passing them on the street, which in turn will ostensibly reduce the number of collisions between motor vehicles and bicyclists. This post take a deeper look at this law.
The adidas Hiit Spin Training Shorts are innovative, planet-friendly, double-layered shorts. They are lightweight and very comfortable, but still supportive and functional. We think they are well suited for SPIN classes, cycling, working out, and yoga. Read our review to find out more!
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.
Here is a must-read post about bike safety, with 10 excellent tips on how NOT to get hit with a car by a motorist. This post will provide you with practical tips to help you to stay safe on your bike.
This post offers 9 tips to keep you safe while you are cycling this summer. During summer, more of us take up active outdoor hobbies such as jogging and cycling. There are few things more enjoyable than riding your bike in warm weather with the wind in your face. Being well aware of bicycle safety […]
Keeping your child active can be one of the most difficult parts of parenting. From walking and cycling to more niche activities, getting your little ones moving is crucial to development. Here are tips for getting your children active from a young age, as well as advice on how to incorporate exercise into their everyday routines. You’re (almost) never too young for your first bike!
Reviews, comparative chart, and videos to tell you all about 7 great budget bikes you can buy on Amazon, including Cruisers, Mountain bikes, Hybrid bikes, Road Bikes, and Comfort Bikes. Take advantage of Amazon’s delivery and return policies to buy a budget bike without anxiety. Plus, some reputable brand name bikes are now available on Amazon, so there are some great options available. Post includes Pro Tips on how to buy bikes from Amazon.
An easy way to reduce the costs of keeping your family fit is to incorporate exercise into your daily parenting routine this summer. Invest in family bikes, find a free swimming pool, or check out the thousands of free parks available. It’s easy to get exercise for your whole family while saving money this summer.
In this post, Florida cyclist Karen Matthews shares valuable tips about how to protect yourself while cycling in the summer sun.