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.
How to Carry your Dog Safely on Your Bike in a Pet Bike Basket
Here is everything we have learned about how to transport dogs safely on bikes in a pet bike basket or trailer. My 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 pet basket that is a good fit, physically and psychologically.
7 of the Best Dog Bike Baskets and Dog Carriers in 2023
7 of the best carriers for dogs on bikes compared, including several of the best dog bike baskets, plus a dog backpack, and a sturdy trailer. Almost of these pet carriers are multi-functional, for use on and off the bike. Check out our handy comparative chart and videos to help you quickly choose the best carrier for your dog! Post includes useful tips for transporting dogs on bikes; videos; and reviews of each of the top rated carriers.
Zebra Oasis, World’s First 100% Recyclable Shoes
Here is our review of Zebra Oasis, the world’s first 100% recyclable shoes. These shoes also feature recycled CO2-injected soles.
How Women Cyclists Can Prevent Saddle Soreness and Associated Issues
This post is about the problems that women cyclists sometimes experience with our “lady parts,” due to saddle soreness. It includes an explanation of what causes the problems; descriptions of the various problems; advice on how to treat them and when to seek medical help; and advice on how to avoid all of these problems in the first place. The issues I have focused on are vaginitis (yeast infections); urinary tract infections; saddle soreness (includes chafing, folliculitis, saddle sores, and boils); genital numbness; and labial hypertrophy (swollen labia).
7 of the Best Women’s Cycling Jackets for 2023 – Waterproof and Windproof
This in-depth post with videos compares 7 of the best women’s cycling jackets, including windproof and waterproof cycling jackets. Includes a detailed table comparing the jackets, and explains the difference between windproof vs waterproof jackets. Whether you are looking for a waterproof cycling jacket, a windproof cycling jacket, or both – something in this post should do the trick!
7 of the Best Baby and Child Bike Seats for 2023 – Reviews and Videos
Maggie features her picks for 7 of the best and safest baby and child bike seats to take your kids along for your bike ride. We include reviews and videos. Also, enjoy our quick comparison chart that will help you to choose the best option for your family’s needs.
7 of the Best Smart Watches and Fitness Trackers for 2023
This video-packed post presents our picks for 7 of the best fitness trackers. Includes chart to easily compare all of the activity trackers! All of these fitness trackers offer excellent ways to track your bike rides and other athletic activities. They also offer a range of other health stats, plus numerous other fitness and health features as well. Tracking your activities is one of the best ways to improve your health, because tracking motivates you to exercise more.
How to Help your Kids Bike to School
The easiest way to make sure your kids get enough exercise is to help your kids to walk or bike to school. This post provides advice and tips on how to help your kids start to bike to school safely.
Best Cycling Glasses under $70 – Ryders Polarized Sports Sunglasses Reviewed after 7 Years of Use
Ryders Polarized Sports Sunglasses are great value for money if you want cycling glasses that look good on and off the bike. I have had mine for 7 years, and am still very happy with them.They are lightweight, durable and very comfortable – yet very affordable. These glasses were invented for cyclists, but they offer protection for many other activities as well. They’re also great for hiking, skiing, golfing, skiing and other sports, thanks to their anti-fog technology.
Two of the Best Women’s Cycling Jerseys: Pearl Izumi and Sugoi
Mrs. Average Joe Cyclist’s review of her two favorite, go-to womens cycling jerseys – these two win top marks for style, comfort, durability, and technical features. They are the Sugoi Women’s Ruby Jersey and the Pearl Izumi Women’s Rev Jersey.
Complete Guide to Child Bike Seats and Trailers
This post and video provide a complete guide for choosing the best child bike seat or trailer for your baby, toddler, or small child. A quality child bike seat makes it easy and safe for you to take your child with you on bike rides. But the choices can be overwhelming. This post lays out the choices simply and clearly. We explain the differences between, and the pros and cons of, the following: rear-mounted child bike seats; front-mounted child bike seats; and bike trailers.
Stop Doing Crunches! 10 Minute Complete Core Workout for Cyclists
Videos showing complete core workout. There’s a lot more to building core strength than doing crunches – in fact, you should STOP doing crunches! Here’s a simple but effective core workout that will help you build strong core muscles – making you a better cyclist, and reducing back pain and injuries.
The Amazon Black Friday Sale is ON RIGHT Now!
If you are an online shopper, take note that the Amazon Black Friday Sale. It’s always a HUGE sale, so it’s well worth checking out.
Jaybird Tarah Wireless Headphones Review
Maggie reviews the Jaybird Tarah wireless bluetooth sports headphones, which she finds lightweight and super comfortable. The Jaybird Tarah headphones compare well with more expensive premium headphones, such as the Jaybird X4 and the Bose SoundSport headphones.
Two Wheel Gear Classic 3.0 Garment Pannier – Review by Mrs. Average Joe Cyclist
So, here is my review of the Two Wheel Gear Classic 3.0 Garment Pannier! Joe recently reviewed the Two Wheel Gear Classic 3.0 Garment Pannier. I thought I would add my own review of this pannier set. I am sure many readers would like a woman’s perspective on this unique pannier, designed for cycle commuters who want to look like the boss when they get to the office. Read all about this unique cycling pannier, which is ideal for professionals who cycle to work. Get a workout on the way to work, and look like a boss when you get there!
The Top 10 Ride Your Way Lean Eating Rules, for Effective Weight Loss
Here are the Top 10 Bike Your Way Lean Eating rules! Following these rules will help you lose weight while eating healthy, natural foods. Author and cyclist Selene Yeager has written what many people believe is the definitive book on how to lose weight with cycling. It includes 10 simple rules that will help most people lose some weight as they bike their way lean! Yeager’s book is called “Ride Your Way Lean: The Ultimate Plan for Burning Fat and Getting Fit on a Bike.” It has tons of good stuff in it, including cycling drills and exercises to make your entire body lean. In this post, for your convenience, I’ve highlighted just the top 10 bike your way lean eating rules.
9 Useful Tips for Women Bike Commuters
In my experience being a woman bike commuter has some extra challenges. I’ve figured out some ways to deal with them – here are my top 9 tips for women bike commuters!
How to Become a Bike Commuter – 7 Tips to Plan for Success for Women Bike Commuters
How to Become a Bike Commuter – 7 Tips to plan for Success, especially for women bike commuters. Experience-based tips to ensure you succeed as a bike commuter!
The Amazon Prime Day Sale is ON RIGHT Now!
If you are an online shopper, take note that the Amazon Prime Day Sale is HERE! It’s always the biggest online sale of the year, so it’s well worth checking out. And we will be watching closely for great cycling deals, and updating this post to let you know about them.