This post shares everything you need to know about choosing the best cycling balaclava, and compares 7 of the best balaclavas in a detailed chart. Every cyclist should have a good windproof cycling balaclava. Here are the key issues to take into account when choosing the best cycling balaclava.
Even a basic bicycle for traveling between work and home can be expensive, so it’s no surprise that bikes are a popular target for thieves. This post contains vital tips that will help you know how to protect your bike from being stolen.
Buying a bike can be difficult. There are countless bikes on the market, and everyone you speak to will give you different advice. So how do normal, average Joe cyclists figure out which one is best? In this post, Erik Carlson explains what you need to know when buying a new bike, and describes how his resource, New Bike Finder, can help you choose the best new bike for you.
Subscribe to the Average Joe Cyclist blog and win a bike rack valued at $490! For a limited time, every new subscriber to our popular Average Joe Cyclist Blog will be entered into a draw to win a brand new Totem Bike Rack for up to 6 bikes, plus integrated bike stand. Be ready to take the whole family cycling this summer!
I just published the third edition of How to Buy the Best Electric Bike. This brand new, updated and expanded edition is published in collaboration with Turbo Bob and the Electric Bike Review, two of the greatest ebike reviewers and bloggers in the world. As a result, this edition includes many more reviews of quality electric bikes. It also contains new research on the health benefits of electric bikes, and a practical guide to how to get fit with an electric bike.
Cycling gives you ample opportunities for mindfulness, meditation, and generally being in the moment. This post explains how to combine meditation and cycling, for optimal mental health benefits while cycling. It includes excellent tips to guide you on how to practice mindfulness while cycling.
Every bike owner needs a great bike lock but … how can you decide which bike lock is the best for you? This post provides all the information you need to choose the best bike lock. Also includes valuable tips on how to lock up your bike safely and securely.
Looking for an active vacation? We have picked 5 travel ideas for an active vacation. We have suggestions for cycling, hiking, horse riding, and other adventures. Read this post for some great ideas for an active vacation.
This post compares 7 of the best road bike saddles, helping you to choose which road bike saddle would be the best upgrade for your bike. Includes a chart that enables you to quickly compare features and decide which bike saddle would suit your cycling needs best.
An indoor bike trainer is a great way to maintain and even build your cycling fitness when winter weather makes it impossible to go outside. Simply set up your regular bike on an indoor bike trainer and pedal away. In this post we describe the different types of indoor bike trainers available, and list 5 of the best indoor bike trainers. We also recommend a couple of essential accessories to make your indoor bike training experience more comfortable.
This post explains why cycling is the best exercise for weight loss, and describes 7 steps to lose weight by cycling. Cycling burns a lot of calories, and can be sustained for long periods of time because it is so much fun. And because cycling is a low-impact exercise, you can start cycling even if you are very overweight. Many people have lost impressive amounts of weight with the help of cycling, and you could become one of them!
Aging is inevitable, but there are things you can do to fight aging. Yet another study has shown the extraordinary benefits of interval training to combat aging. Specifically, it showed the most impressive anti-aging results in older people who did high intensity interval training on stationary bikes.
This is a review of the Sena X1 Smart Cycling Helmet, which features built-in Bluetooth intercom, speakers, and microphone. All features are controlled with three buttons on the side of the helmet.
The British Columbia Cycling Coalition is calling for Bold Action Now! Take a mere three minutes of your life to go there now and sign the petition. The process also gives you an easy way to quickly email several key people, with just a couple of clicks of your mouse. This will probably be the most important thing you do today!
Cycling through the semi-desert of the Klein Karoo in South Africa – including some fascinating information about ostriches and feather barons!
Local cycling charitable organization HUB Cycling is calling on the BC Provincial Government to commit to modernizing the BC Motor Vehicle Act in order to improve road safety for vulnerable road users.
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