A comfortable bike saddle will enable you to enjoy cycling, while an uncomfortable one could cause you to give up cycling in painful despair. This post walks you through the process of making sure you get the right saddle for your own specific cycling needs.
Gore has just updated its biggest seller – its ultra lightweight, packable, breathable, waterproof and windproof form-fitting cycling jackets. The line features the One Rescue Gore-Tex Shakedry waterproof cycling jacket for men, and the One Power Lady Gore-Tex Shakedry waterproof cycling jacket for women.
Not everyone wants to cycle in the rain and snow. Luckily, there’s an app for that! Actually there are many apps for indoor cycling. And Garmin recently announced it will be linking up with 3 new partners who will be working with Garmin Connect to provide options for cyclists who want to optimize their indoor cycling training.
This post compares 7 of the best bike lights. Use our chart to compare these 7 bike lights, and decide which one is right for your cycling needs. Includes best super bright helmet light, best all round commuter bike light, best bargain bike light, best taillight, best bargain combo bike light set, and best super bright handlebar lights.
Here are some tips for a comfortable workout. Comfort during your workout is key to being able to work out for sustained periods of time. This infographic offers tips on fabric, fit, and function of your workout gear. Plus tips from three experts – and me! I hope you find this infographic useful, fun, and inspiring. Of course, the big benefit of cycling for fitness is that it is just plain good fun. Making sure you are comfortable while on your bike is going to make sure you can enjoy staying in the saddle and having fun for long periods of time.
Dublin, the capital city of Ireland, is known for its vibrant nightlife, the green color that invades every corner, and the hospitality of its inhabitants. Less well known is the fact that Dublin is a great city for cycling – so why not explore Dublin by bike, and really get to know it?
The Serfas Thunderbolt Tail Light offers a quick, easy and affordable way to stay safe on your bike by making you clearly visible from behind. It is one of the brightest bike tail lights available, yet costs less than $50. The rubber stays make it easy to install on any bike in seconds.
Anyone who cycles regularly may develop pain or injuries. One of the worst is plantar fasciitis, which can cause enough pain to stop you cycling, and interfere with all of your daily activities. This post offers three vital tips for cyclists on how to maintain healthy feet and prevent or cure plantar fasciitis.
Review of the Serfas E-Lume 450 Bike Headlight. The compact Serfas E-Lume 450 Bike Headlight bike light is our choice for Best Bright Budget bike light. It is extremely bright with 450 lumens of light, yet has a wide beam. This bike headlight is excellent quality and really great value for money.
This post is a beginner’s guide to bike tours! It has the answers to the questions you might have when you start thinking about your first bike tour. Plus, it features a detailed account of a first time bike tour along the Moselradweg in Germany.
This is an in-depth comparison of Beats by Dr. Dre Powerbeats3 vs Jaybird X3 Bluetooth sports headphones. It includes a comparison chart of all key features, to help you choose between them. These competing wireless sports headphones are popular with millions of athletic music lovers. But which of these premium Bluetooth headphones are better?
Here are 9 tips to help you prepare for a family bike tour. A family bike vacation offers a great opportunity for bonding, finding new places, and meeting new people. So why not take your family on a bike tour?
This post gives you all the information you need to choose between the Garmin Edge 1030 vs 820 vs 520. First I have a chart that highlights the key differences between these 3 bike computers. Then I discuss these key differences. I also offer informed opinion on whether innovations to the Edge 1030 will be rolled out to the other units. Then I offer some advice on which Garmin Edge to buy, based on your needs and preferences. Finally, I present a very extensive chart comparing all of the key features of all 3 bike computers, for those who want to know every single detail.
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Many people think that the main health benefit of exercise is weight loss. Sure, it helps – but the main health benefit of exercise is that exercise will dramatically improve your health throughout your life. In fact, exercise has so many health benefits that the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges has declared that exercise is a miracle cure for most of the diseases that kill us.
Watch: 3 exercises for cycling knee pain. To prevent cycling knee pain, all of the muscles that control your knees must be strong. This video shows 3 simple exercises for your knees. Doing these exercises will prevent and cure cycling knee pain.
Press Release: Vancouver-based startup Shocke Bikes is launching Spark Electric Bike, a high quality all-terrain electric bicycle. Spark, priced at $1,799 USD MSRP is the ultimate value for the money when it comes to electric bikes. What’s more is that Shocke are offering Spark at an introductory price of $999 USD on Kickstarter.
Here’s my Recipe for a Perfect Post Bike Ride Meal – Asian Steak Salad recipe. It combines high quality protein, carbs, and veggies – and it’s light and delicious!
Many fat cyclists complain that they experience discrimination, and that is just plain wrong. Everyone has the right to ride a bike; and fat cyclists should not feel pressured to lose weight. That said, there are some extra challenges for plus-sized cyclists, such as finding an appropriate bike and clothing. This post is about how to deal with those challenges, so you can enjoy cycling, regardless of what your scale has to say.
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