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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
This video-packed post presents our picks for 7 of the best fitness trackers for cyclists. Includes chart to easily compare all of the activity trackers! All of these fitness trackers offer excellent ways to track your bike rides and a range of other health stats, plus offer other fitness and health features as well. Tracking your bike rides is one of the best ways to improve your health, because tracking motivates you to ride your bike more.
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!
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!
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!
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.
We have recently discovered a new source of budget workout clothing, Baleaf Sports Gear. The company states that it is committed to making good quality workout gear at affordable prices. They offer a wide range of products for cycling, running, yoga, swimming, and many other sports. Baleaf Sports offers a wide variety of products, fabrics, and SPF 50 clothing. We have tested four different products and have been delighted with all of them. We are always on the lookout for affordable and comfortable sports gear. If they turn out to be stylish as well, we are delighted!
If you are having comfort problems with your bike saddle, this post about the Zacro Gel Seat Cover has a budget solution.
Here’s a cheap gadget that could save you thousands of dollars – the GearUp Gear Saver. How many of us have driven away with a cup of coffee on our roof, only to watch it fly off when we take a corner? Now imagine you have two extremely expensive bicycles on your roof … and you forget about this cargo as you approach a highway overpass. This clever gadget will make sure this never happens to you.
Read all about Pedal to Empower! International NGO World Bicycle Relief (WBR) just launched a new global DIY ride to bring together riders of all places, levels, and backgrounds to achieve one common goal: to empower women and girls across the globe. Proceeds will benefit WBR programs that tackle gender inequality by helping girls and women better access education and healthcare with the humble bicycle. Check it out and enter now!
This post with videos offers 5 quick and easy tips to help you lose weight cycling. Most of these tips require only minor tweaks to what you are already doing. One of them even encourages you to eat more! Watch the video, and then review the quick and easy cheat sheet that follows. Post includes an inspirational video showing how one young woman lost weight cycling.