Here’s some research that proves that cycling does help to fight aging. Older cyclists were given a barrage of tests. Even the oldest test subjects had the balance, reflexes, metabolic health and memory ability of young adults – Clear evidence that cycling fights aging.
This is our review of the Shokz OpenFit Headphones, which we think could be the right choice for some of our readers who are looking for safe headphones to wear while riding their bike – without sacrificing premium audio. Or for those who just want to spoil themselves with some premium audio, wherever they happen […]
Flashing lights and bikes are strongly associated together, but flashing bike lights can actually cause problems at times. When should you use flashing bike lights, and when is it not a good idea? Here’s a guide to when to use your bike lights in flashing mode. Post also includes guidance on how to use your bike lights during the day and the night.
This complete bike frame size guide will show you how to figure out the correct bike frame size for adults and kids. This post includes all you need to know about bike frame measurement, and includes handy bike frame size charts for adult bikes and kid’s bikes. The adult charts include sizes for hybrid bikes, mountain bikes, and road bikes. This guide also includes advice on whether to choose a women-specific bike. And it also shows you how to figure out whether you have a good Ape Index! The guide wraps it all up with a definitive video that will show you exactly how to measure for correct bike frame size.
This in-depth post with videos gives you all the information you need to choose between the Garmin Edge 1040 vs 1030 vs 830 vs 530. The flagship Garmin Edge 1030 now faces keen competition from the upgraded Edge 830 and Edge 530. It also faces serious competition from the NEW flagship, the Garmin Edge 1040. This one has a solar option (not cheap). First I have a chart that compares the most important features of these four bike computers. Then I discuss the differences between these four premium bike computers. Finally, I offer some advice on which Garmin Edge to buy, based on your needs and preferences.
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 a 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.
Long bike rides can be a soul-refreshing activity, giving you a chance to disconnect from the chaos of life and reconnect with nature. However, there may be stretches when the ride becomes monotonous and even boring. At such times, silence can be your worst enemy, pushing you into a pit of boredom or worse, demotivation. […]
This post is packed with tips to help you successfully embark on your first big cycling tour. Check out our 12 tips, and be prepared to enjoy your first great cycling adventure.
I have found my new favorite bike to work pants – the adidas Ultimate 365 Golf Pants, which are of course actually golf pants, not cycling pants. I bought them for golf, and they are perfect for that. But I was delighted to find that they triple up as dress pants and cycling pants. Perfect […]
This is our review of the Mojawa Run Plus Bone Conduction Headphones – which are ideal for safe cycling, running, hiking – and also for swimming. These are the only headphones we have found that incorporate both Bluetooth bone conduction and MP3 waterproof bone conduction technology.
This post will help you to choose between the Garmin Edge 540 vs 840. These are two recent, major upgrades to the Garmin lineup. This post sums up what is new about both the Garmin Edge 540 and the 840. And it clearly highlights the differences between the two, so you can make up your own mind which one would be better value for you. We offer an in-depth comparative chart that will show you at a glance all the new features that you can expect from both units, and also the key differences between the Garmin Edge 540 vs 840.
In this post we compare traditional, pedal-powered bicycles to e-bikes, so that you can determine which is the right ride for you. Check out our comparison of the pros and cons of both types of bikes, so you can make an informed decision.
Read this post to learn how authorities determine fault in bicycle accidents through thorough investigations.
Discover PTSD’s effects after a bike accident. Learn about the symptoms, risks, and support available for those with post-traumatic stress disorder after a bike accident.
This is our review of Shokz OpenRun Mini headphones, which we believe are ideal headphones for cycling safely while still enjoying your favorite music or podcasts. They are easy to wear, and the smaller size means they fit comfortably under a cycling helmet.
Bicycling is a popular activity enjoyed by millions of people worldwide. It provides numerous benefits, such as exercise, eco-friendly transportation, and a sense of freedom. However, like any mode of transportation, cycling carries inherent risks, and accidents can result in various injuries. Understanding the most common bicycle accident injuries is crucial for promoting safety and […]
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.
At some point in our fitness journeys, we all hit plateaus. Whether it’s cycling, running, swimming, or even strength training, there are times when we just can’t seem to make improvements. Sometimes, these plateaus come after an injury or following a big peak, but sometimes there doesn’t seem to be a reason. We’re working as […]
This post sums up what is new about the Garmin Edge 540 vs 530, so you can make up your own mind if the upgrade is useful for you. With the debut of the new Garmin Edge 540, a lot of people are wondering what’s new about the 540. Is this long awaited upgrade worth it? How does it compare to the much-loved unit it replaces, the 530? Don’t miss our in-depth comparative chart that will show you instantly what you can expect from the new Garmin Edge 540.
Wind, dust, and glare from the sun can all hurt your eyes, especially when you are cycling fast. So, wearing a good pair of cycling sunglasses is essential. One of our favorite branded sunglasses, Goodr, will do just that. But how do you know if a pair of sunglasses for riding is good? In this […]