Tips for dressing for winter cycling! This post explains how to dress in layers and keep your core, head, hands, feet and other parts warm and dry for comfy, safe, winter cycling.
Do you really need bicycle insurance? If you have a bike and you like to cycle, the answer is yes, you do need bicycle insurance. It’s a common misconception that home or contents insurance will cover all bases when it comes to your beloved bike. But, in reality, most home and contents insurance policies are […]
Here is my review of the AfterShokz Trekz Titanium Cordless Bluetooth Open Ear Bone Conduction Headphones, which have quickly become my go-to cycling headphones. They are cordless (Bluetooth) headphones that conduct sound to you via vibrations on your cheekbones, instead of by plugging up your ears. This makes these headphones ideal for people listening to music while vulnerable to traffic, such as pedestrians and cyclists. The CORDLESS Trekz Titanium Bluetooth open ear bone conduction earphones are a great idea, and have been very well designed. This review will help you decide if you want to try this safety-focused technology.
Just because you’re jumping on your bike, doesn’t mean you have to change your entire outfit. More and more innovative brands are popping up that bridge the gap between sporty apparel and regular, everyday clothes. There’s no prerequisite to dress up in Lycra just because you’re riding a bicycle. In fact, there are many options when it comes to pants that are both stylish and functional. Here are three of my favorite regular pants that do a great job as cycling pants: DUER No Sweat Pants, Resolute Bay Cycling Jeans, and SPOKE Bulletproof Chinos.
This is a review of my all-time favorite waterproof cycling jacket, the Showers Pass Elite 2.1 Waterproof Cycling Jacket. This jacket has it all, in terms of construction, features, and design.
This video-packed post compares 9 of the best road bike saddles, helping you to choose which road bike saddle would be the best for you. Includes a chart that enables you to quickly compare features and decide which bike saddle would suit your cycling needs best. Brands include Fizik, Brooks, Selle, and Fabric. We feature saddles for men and women. Also included are video reviews, and videos showing how the best road bike saddles are made.
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.
Anyone who bike commutes knows that it can be a challenge to deal with the clothing issue. The Two Wheel Gear Classic 3.0 Garment Pannier offers a stylish and convenient way to meet this challenge. And it’s perfect for cycle touring too!
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.
7 of the Best Waterproof Bike Panniers compared, including panniers for commuting and touring. We include a comparative chart, videos, and reviews, to help you choose a pannier for bike touring or commuting that will keep your stuff organized and dry. It’s vitally important for most bike commuters and all people doing cycle tours to have great bike panniers. We have put together this list of 7 of the best waterproof bike panniers, based on our decades of experience.
Here’s a heartwarming video about a morbidly obese man who saved his life with cycling. It provides a lot of motivation for anyone who wants to follow their dreams. Whether your goal is cycling weight loss or just getting fit and healthy, cycling can help you live your dream.
The Top 10 reasons to be a bike commuter include losing weight, building lean muscle, getting fitter, reducing stress, felling happy, and saving money. Find out all the great reasons why you should be a bike commuter!
Riding a bike is intense exercise, and you burn a lot of calories doing it. But how many calories do you burn cycling? The short answer: really a lot! Here’s a post that shows you how to work out how many calories you burn cycling. You will see that if you start commuting by bike, you will burn thousands of calories. Potentially, this could help you to lose weight and get into the best shape of your life.
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.
This post provides tips for keeping your feet warm and dry for winter cycling. It’s not easy, but it can be done with proper planning and the right gear. The post includes tips on some nifty gear that will help to keep your feet warm and dry. We also recommend FREE items that will help keep your feet dry – you already have these, but you might not have thought of wearing them on your feet!
Chrome cycling shoes are excellent quality, one of a kind cycling shoes. Best of all, they are waterproof. They are well worth the investment if you want comfortable cycling shoes you can wear both on and off the bike, while looking good!
Review with videos! Five Ten cycling shoes are tough and grippy, making them perfect for urban and mountain bikers who want to use their pedaling power effectively, but don’t want to clip into their pedals. They grip your pedals to help with pedaling efficiency. And they are quiet and comfortable for walking after you park your bike. Plus, they are also great looking cycling shoes, on or off the bike.
How to cure cycling knee pain with an amazingly effective and very cheap cure for cycling knee pain that works for all kinds of knee pain. I learned this amazingly effective and very cheap cure for cycling knee pain from a very wise physiotherapist. Thanks to this cure, I no longer suffer from cycling knee pain. This post also includes advice on how to avoid cycling knee pain.
Here are 7 ways to prevent cycling knee pain. A few easy, simple, and inexpensive actions will prevent cycling knee pain and keep you on your bike! Includes video that shows you how to strengthen your knees to prevent cycling knee pain.
In this post and comparative chart we compare some of the best headphones for safe cycling. Not all headphones are the same – some are much more immersive and potentially dangerous; others enable you to be much more aware of your surroundings. The safest leave your ears completely open. And you might even want to consider a smart helmet with integrated stereo speakers! Use this post to figure out which headphones would be the best and safest for your needs.