At this time of the year, it’s time to start thinking about how we are going to be comfortable cycling through fall and winter. Luckily, we have lots of posts to help you with that. Check out our most popular posts about cycling in cold weather …
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NYC’s LGBT Community Center Kicks Off 25th Annual Cycle for the Cause. This epic 275 mile bike ride will support participants as they cycle from Boston to NYC to raise funds and awareness to end HIV/AIDS.
FuroSystems offers two new innovative, full carbon frame electric bikes, a folding e-bike and a mountain e-bike. Both bikes are very stylish, ultra-light electric bicycles with strong carbon fiber frames that encase all electronic parts and cables. The folding e-bike is a versatile and stylish option for bike commuters. The mountain e-bike is a rugged but ultra-light option for those interested in powered mountain biking.
Here is everything you need to know about how to transport dogs safely on bikes in a pet bike basket or trailer, based on what we have learned over many years. Our advice to anyone looking to take their dog on their bike rides is to think about the size and personality of your pet, and try to pick out a dog bike basket that is a good fit, physically and psychologically. In this post we guide you through the entire process, from picking out the right pet basket, to introducing your pet to it, to successfully taking your pet along on bike rides.
A very common complaint from cyclists is cycling hip pain. This post has a video showing three simple hip stretches that almost miraculously cured my own debilitating and very painful cycling hip pain.
Amazon Prime has been named as one of the three great deals in America today. To find out why, read this post, which lists 7 excellent reasons to join Amazon Prime!
This post gives you all the information you need to choose between the Garmin Edge 530 vs 830 vs 1030. The flagship Garmin Edge 1030 now faces keen competition from the brand new Edge 830 and Edge 530. First I have a chart that compares the most important features of these three bike computers. Then I discuss the differences between the three bike computers. Finally, I offer some advice on which Garmin Edge to buy, based on your needs and preferences.
This is our review of the versatile Targus Work + Play Cycling Backpack, a well-designed backpack for people who cycle commute to work.
The new Garmin Edge 830 offers a host of great new features, especially for those interested in cycling training, long-distance rides, and mountain biking. In this post we sum up the upgrades, so you can decide if these upgrades have value for your own cycling needs – and if this bike computer is the one for you.
With the launch of the Garmin Edge 530, choosing a premium bike computer just got a whole lot easier. Especially since it has been launched at an attractive price point. In this post we sum up the upgrades, so you can decide if these upgrades have value for your own cycling needs – and if this bike computer is the one for you. If you are a mountain biker, this may turn out to be a no-brainer …
The Craft Cadence cycling backpack is designed by and for bike commuters. It’s a really top-notch backpack for cycle commuting, and right now it’s on sale as well. So, we thought it was the perfect time to publish this review of one of our favorite cycling backpacks! It’s a fully waterproof cycling backpack that can be yours for a budget price.
7 of the Best Short Sleeved Cycling Jerseys for fall and early winter explains all about how technical cycling jerseys work, and offers you a comparative choice of 7 of the very best. Cycling jerseys are technical garments that use lightweight, sweat-wicking fabrics to keep you cool, dry, and comfortable while cycling. This post has a chart comparing 7 of the best short sleeved cycling jerseys for fall and early winter, plus reviews to help you choose the best cycling jersey for your needs.
This post (with videos) compares the Garmin Edge 520 Plus vs Wahoo ELEMNT in detail. The Garmin Edge 520 Plus and the Wahoo ELEMNT are two of the best bike computers in the world. The Edge 520 Plus is a major upgrade on an already popular bike computer. Previously, the Wahoo ELEMNT was very serious competition for the Edge 520 – but how does it compare to the upgraded Edge 520 Plus? This post compares their features to help you decide which of these premium bike computers would be best for you.
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.
This post will help you to pick the perfect cycling training plan, as it includes links to our most popular and successful bike training plans. Whether you are a complete beginner, an intermediate cyclist, or even quite advanced, we have a plan for you!
This post gives you all the information you need to choose between the Garmin Edge 520 and the brand new Edge 520 Plus. First I have a chart that highlights the key differences between these two bike computers. Then I discuss these key differences. Then I offer some advice on which Garmin Edge to buy, based on your needs and preferences. I also include a useful Bottom Line that attempts to cut through all the technical details and simplify the choice, for those of you who are in a hurry!
This post compares 5 of the best indoor bike trainers, including Turbo, Fluid, Magnetic, Electronic and Air. 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 is my review of the Totem Pole Bike Rack – a bike rack that is big enough for the whole family! This strong bike rack will hold up to six bikes, so it should meet all the needs of most families. Also, it doubles as a space-efficient bike stand. This post includes a video in which Maggie demonstrates how to assemble the Totem Pole Bike Rack straight out of the box.
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 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.
This in-depth post compares 7 of the best waterproof cycling jackets, including men’s cycling jackets and women’s cycling jackets. This post will help you to figure out the best cycling jacket to suit your needs. This post includes a chart comparing 7 of the best waterproof cycling jackets, reviews of the 7 best jackets, videos, and a lot of information about every aspect of these jackets, including the difference between fleece, softshell, and hardshell jackets, and how waterproofness and breathability work.
British Columbia’s Motor Vehicle Act is so out of date that a death caused due to dooring by a person driving a car results in a maximum fine of $81. Tell your MLA that something needs to change!
A Whole New Way to Fold a Bike: Tern Launches the Ultra-Compact BYB Folding Bicycle. This innovative new folding bike will arrive in bike stores in July. Read more and take a look at this good-looking folding bicycle in our post.
What do you do if you’re halfway home on your bike, and it starts snowing? You could carry on cycling, hoping you’re not going to slide out and hurt yourself. Or, you could stop and grab the studded tire skins you keep in your pannier, quickly zip them over your bike tires, and then continue on your way safely. That’s the genius of reTyre! It’s a new product that launched on KickStarter last year, and is now doing well. reTyres is a modular tire system that lets you quickly adapt your bike tires to meet changing conditions, such as off-road cycling, or snow. Check out videos that show how they work.