Here are some tips on what you can do to make sure you stay visible while riding in traffic. When you are riding with vehicles around you, you need to make sure you stand out and that you are noticed.
Here are the 9 key differences between the Garmin Edge 1000 and 820. This post starts with a table comparing all of the impressive features of the Garmin Edge 820 and 520. Then it explains the 9 differences between these two bike computers. Finally, it has a table that highlights JUST the differences between the Edge 820 and 520, so that you can see all the differences at a glance.
This post contains quick links to our best posts on Garmin Edge Bike Computers. If you are researching which Garmin Edge bike computer to buy, we have information, reviews and product comparisons of Garmin Edge products to help.
Here are the 7 key differences between the Garmin Edge 1000 and 820. This post starts with a table comparing all of the impressive features of the Garmin Edge 1000 and 820. Then it discusses the 7 differences between these two bike computers. Finally, it has a table that highlights just the differences between the Edge 1000 and 820, so that you can see all the differences at a glance.
Over-training can lower testosterone levels. Lower testosterone levels decrease your body’s ability to repair and recover, so your fitness improvements may slow down or even stop. This post describes the warning signs of over-training that you should look out for. It also includes 4 tips to prevent over-training and boost testosterone levels.
Sometimes when I mention I am a cyclist, somebody will go off on a rant about how “entitled” cyclists think they are, and how they don’t respect the rules of the road. To hear them speak, you’d think almost all cyclists completely ignore the rules of the road. That has not been my experience at all. And I’ve just found an infographic that shows some actual research to prove it!
In-depth Spark E-Bike Review. Shocke Bike’s Spark e-bike is a highly recommended, fully loaded electric bike with quality components for an affordable price. This ready-to-ride electric bike offers great range, and can be used on the street and off-road, thanks to the rugged construction with military-grade aluminum and SR Suntour shocks. The Spark e-bike is the answer for those looking for a solid commuter e-bike at a great price point.
In-depth Garmin Edge 820 review. Here’s an in-depth review of the Garmin Edge 820, with a table to show all its features, plus videos to show how it works. The Garmin Edge 820 is an exciting new release, packed with features and boasting some brand new features never before seen in bike computers. A great computer for cyclists who want to take their cycling skills and performance to a whole new level.
This in-depth post compares 7 of the best softshell cycling jackets. Softshell jackets are windproof cycling jackets for spring and fall cycling. The post includes a detailed table comparing 7 of the best softshell cycling jackets. It explains the differences between fleece cycling jackets, softshell cycling jackets, and hardshell cycling jackets. And it includes an explanation of how WINDSTOPPER technology works to protect you from the wind while at the same time allowing your sweat to escape.
This in-depth post is about how to choose great waterproof cycling pants. It explains how waterproofness and breathability work in waterproof cycling pants, and explains all aspects that you should consider to make the best choice of waterproof cycling pants.
In-depth review of the Garmin Edge 25. The Garmin Edge 25 is small, super light, and relatively cheap, yet it has most of the super powers of the bigger (and more expensive) bike computers. And the Garmin Edge 25 is the smallest GPS-compatible bike computer in the world. Overall, this Garmin Edge 25 review shows that this tiny bike computer could meet the needs of most average cyclists, and even many competitive cyclists.
In-depth Garmin Edge 1000 review. Here’s an in-depth review of the Garmin Edge 1000, with a table to show all its features, plus videos to show how it works. The Garmin Edge 1000 is best suited for serious or competitive cyclists who wish to take their cycling skills and performance to a whole new level.
Toronto’s Karen Ingram is a mother of three children, ages 10, 12 and 14. Since 2012, Karen has ridden thousands of kilometres to conquer cancer in this lifetime, participating in the Ride to Conquer Cancer five times so far. This year, Karen will bring her total to over 7,000 km. Read her inspiring story here!
Here are three case studies of seniors who have come back from illness by exercising on electric bikes. The challenges they faced included multiple heart attacks, cancer, neurological problems, and stroke. But they didn’t let that stop them – they got out there on e-bikes, and they kept on exercising and enjoying life! Because of cycling on e-bikes, they have all enjoyed an improvement in their health, and a better quality of life. And they are all bravely modelling how to NOT go gently into that good night.
In this post, Guest Author Jamie Singer explains the science behind why stretching is important for cyclists. Learn how stretching can help you to reduce pain and cycle much more efficiently.
Here are 5 reasons to plan a cycling holiday in the UK. It’s a beautiful country full of friendly locals, and one of the best ways to experience it all is on a bike. Read all about planning a cycling holiday in the UK for the whole family.
This is an in-depth review of the Garmin Vivoactive HR GPS Smart Watch. This best-selling fitness tracker is a four-in-one device: an activity tracker; a sleep tracker; a smart watch with notifications; and a GPS device to track your runs, hikes or bike rides. As such, it is an ideal fitness and activity tracker for dedicated athletes, particularly athletes who usually exercise outdoors, and athletes who do a variety of sports. For example, it would be an incredibly helpful tool for a triathlete. It is also an extremely handy fitness tracker for a cyclist, given that it has a built-in GPS and heart rate monitor, so that you don’t need to carry any other equipment to record a ride.
This in-depth post about 7 of the best waterproof cycling pants. This post explains how waterproofness and breathability work in waterproof cycling pants, and explains all aspects of these pants, so that you can make the best choice of waterproof cycling pants for your needs. Includes a detailed table comparing 7 of the best waterproof cycling pants.
This is a review of an ingenious new cycling balaclava that recently launched successfully on KickStarter, the made-in-the-USA Weatherneck System Balaclava. Inventor Brian Davis has produced a superbly practical and comfortable cycling balaclava.
Here’s my video showing the unboxing and set up of my Garmin Vivoactive HR. This best-selling fitness tracker is a four-in-one device: an activity tracker; a sleep tracker; a smart watch with notifications; and a GPS device to track your bike rides. It’s very clearly a fitness tracker, not a fashion statement, so the Garmin Vivoactive HR is best suited for serious athletes who do a lot of sports, and who work out every day, such as triathletes.
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Chrome cycling shoes are excellent quality, one of a kind cycling shoes. Best of all, they are waterproof. They are well worth the investment if you want comfortable cycling shoes you can wear on and off the bike.
For quality and power, the BionX PL-250 electric bike kit rates a gold star. A BionX PL-250 kit can transform your bike into an electric bike in just one hour. Suddenly, you’ll be able to bike faster and further than ever before!
This in-depth post explains how waterproofness and breathability work in waterproof cycling jackets, and explains all aspects of these jackets, so that you can make the best choice of waterproof cycling jackets for your needs. Includes a detailed table comparing 7 of the best waterproof cycling jackets. And links to our post on that much-neglected topic, 6 of the best waterproof cycling PANTS!
I have been looking for some more stylish cycling clothes for quite some time. Full lycra/spandex is just not appropriate to meet for lunch or run errands. . It hasn’t been easy to find pants that look good but are also functional. Although Joe is happy with the water-resistant cycling tights he reviewed here, I wanted something more styling. On the other hand, I do not want to look like a Pearl Jam refugee in mountain bike attire either. This hasn’t been easy. However, I am really happy with the Showers Pass Rogue Cycling Pants – and here’s my review!