In this guest post, Tina Whittle from Precious Little One offers tips for parents on how to keep their kids active and healthy. You’re (almost) never too young for your first bike! It’s vitally important for children to be active, from the time they are toddlers and taking their first steps, and over the years as they grow up.
I highly recommend the Two Wheel Gear Pannier Backpack Convertible for bike commuters, and really for anyone who sometimes bikes and sometimes walks (which would probably cover almost all cyclists!) The amphibious nature of the Two Wheel Gear Pannier Backpack Convertible, transforming seamlessly from bike pannier to comfortable backpack, makes it not just an accessory for me, but a necessity.
Strava is a great, free app used by millions of cyclists around the world to record their bike rides, plan routes, and virtually compete against themselves and against other cyclists. But if you are one of those cyclists who don’t use Strava, there are now two very good reasons to start: the Strava Metro initiative, and the upcoming Global Bike to Work Day, which Strava is planning for May 10. Read on to find out why you should join in !
It is possible to get just as fit in 30 minutes a week as in two and a half hours per week. This breaks down to three 10-minute workouts, as compared to three 50-minute workouts. No, it’s not another crazy get fit fad, and you don’t have to buy anything – it’s simply more proof of the enormous benefits of sprint interval training (i.e. exercise sessions that include very short bursts of very intense effort).
Fitbit Blaze vs Surge. Two of the most popular fitness trackers are the Fitbit Charge HR and the brand new, good looking Fitbit Blaze. In the battle of Fitbit Blaze vs Surge, which should you choose? This post compares the Fitbit Blaze and Fitbit Surge in depth to help you decide. Includes a comprehensive table comparing all features.
Montreal is a great city and cycling in Montreal is a wonderful experience. The Go Bike Montreal Festival brings it all together, offering cycling fun and excitement for all in an extended long weekend. This year Go Bike Montreal is at the end of May.
Two of the most popular activity trackers are the Fitbit Charge HR and the (more expensive) Fitbit Surge. In the battle of Fitbit Charge HR vs Surge, which should you choose? This indepth post will help you decide which fitness tracker is better for cyclists.
The annual Bike the Blossoms Ride in Vancouver is a great way to join other cyclists for a relaxed ride through the city of Vancouver, enjoying the new cherry blossoms.
How to have a fun cycling vacation in Vancouver! Here’s a guide to three of the best bike rides to do while you’re in Vancouver. These are family-friendly bike rides that will also give you a chance to see some of the best Vancouver attractions.
We need safe bike routes in every city, so that many more seniors can cycle in safety. All the money spent on cycling infrastructure would be more than made up by the money saved in the healthcare system if more seniors could safely exercise every day.
Featured Product Reviews
Gore-Tex cycling gloves are a top-of-the-line product. They are billed as waterproof cycling gloves – but will they keep your hands dry when you are cycling in the rain? These are top quality gloves, and are the closest to waterproof cycling gloves I have found so far.
Race Face Taperlock Cycling Jeans are a great alternative to lycra, and something I will be wearing for a long time to come. Perfect for the cyclist who wants to just be able to hop on a bike and go, without planning it like a military operation.
Gore Bike Wear Countdown GT Jacket is a great cycling jacket! I even wear it when I’m NOT cycling, because it keeps me dry and visible. On the bike, my Gore Bike Wear jacket provides a waterproof, accommodating, comfy outer shell, making it an excellent investment for bike commuters planning to bike through rainy seasons. Its comfort fit also makes it a good choice for mountain bikers.
Quoc Pham Cycling Shoes are by far the most stylish cycling shoes I have come across. Made of soft leather, these shoes exude style, yet are comfortable to wear all day long, both on and off the bike. Created by master craftsmen, Quoc Pham Cycling Shoes are designed to integrate cycling seamlessly into normal, everyday life.