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.
We are happy to introduce our new partner, Bruce Robertson of Cycle Tours Global – an independent company that helps you find your best choice for your next bike tour.
Here are a whole lot of great stocking stuffers for cyclists. All of them would make great gifts for the cyclists in your life, and none of them will break the bank. Check them out!
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.
The 2016 Stats Canada Census data released on Wednesday shows that sustainable transportation is on the rise in Canada, with cycling leading the way. Among cities, Vancouver is leading the way!
Here are the best Cyber Week cycling deals we could find. All of these deals are for a limited time, and some are going really fast, so if you see a bargain you want, snap it up fast!
Here are the best Black Friday cycling deals we could find. Black Friday cycling deals are surprisingly hard to find, due to the fact that “Cycling” is not a choice under most of Amazon’s drop down menus. But we searched hard, and have found some great stuff for you! Whether you want to treat yourself or get ahead of Christmas shopping, there are some great options here. All of these deals are for a very limited time, and some are going really fast, so if there is one you want, go for it fast!
Here is our hand-picked list of the top cycling gifts for 2017, based on feedback from our readers over the past year, plus our own experience. We guarantee you will find the right gift for the cyclist in your life here! We have included a few luxury gifts, plus a smorgasbord of cheap stocking stuffers – ideal for Secret Santas and last minute gifts.
An interview with Reza Pakravan, author of Kapp to Cape: Never Look Back: Race to the End of the Earth. This book is a thrilling and inspiring account of two men achieving an almost incredible bike ride.
Here is a press release from Transalt in New York – find out how the tragedy could have been prevented, and what you can do going forward. Attend or support the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims on 19 November.
Here is a step by step process to gently train your dog to go on bike rides with you. Follow these steps, and soon your dog should be enjoying going on bike rides with you!
Garmin recently released an update to its flagship Garmin Edge 1000 bike computer, the Garmin Edge 1030! It is quite a nice upgrade. However, as we all know, when a new model comes out, the price of the old model instantly goes down. With the result that there has never been a better time to buy a Garmin Edge 1000 than right now!
Like any kind of exercising, cycling dehydrates your body, especially in hot weather. This post aims to tell you all you need to know about keeping your body adequately hydrated before, during, and after cycling.
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Maggie and I were excited to find our Average Joe Cyclist Blog listed on two top ten lists! We just had to share this, because we feel really proud! The Cycling Bug (out of the United Kingdom) rates Average Joe Cyclist at no. 5 in their list of 10 Must Read Cycling Blogs, globally: “5. Average Joe […]
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.
Videos of the 5 best core exercises that will strengthen all of your core muscles, helping to make you a faster and stronger cyclist, and helping you to accelerate and climb hills. And you can get them done in 10 minutes! Post includes videos of core exercises to help you do them right.
Here’s an account of our first charity bike ride – the MS Bike Ride. We finally got around to doing a charity bike ride, and it was a great experience. We are looking forwards to our next charity bike ride!
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