Here is how to clean your bike chain the easy way! Bike chains need to be kept clean and lubed to keep your gears working smoothly. But the good news is that regular light maintenance will keep your bike in great shape. This post with videos shows the quick and easy way to clean your bike chain, and keep it lubed too.
This post is about some of the main benefits of separated bike lanes for cyclists. Benefit #4 will surprise you!
Many people set out to do bike commuting – and give up because it just does not work out. That’s not because they can’t do it – it’s just because they make some beginner mistakes. Here are the top 7 most common mistakes that people make when they try to become bike commuters.
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.
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 news of a great new rear bike light, the Bekan. It’s designed to be almost impossible to steal, plus it performs intelligently, so you can just fit it and forget about it. The Bekan rear bike light is on Indiegogo right now, and we think it is showing the way towards the future of bike lights.
Velocker Cargo Panniers are an innovative new product that enable you to safely transport heavy, expensive tools on your bike or ebike. If you think you cannot bike commute because you have to transport importnat tools, think again! Below is the story of the inventor of Velocker Cargo Panniers, Brian Hoffman. But first, here is […]
Here is everything you need to know about how to choose the best cycling balaclava for winter cycling. To save you tons of research time, we have a chart that carefully compares 7 of the best cycling balaclavas. Then, we have more details about each of these 7 balaclavas, including videos. Finally, we present a lot of information about the most important factors to consider when you choose a winter balaclava.
At this time of the year, it’s time to start thinking about how we are going to be comfortable cycling through fall and winter. Luckily, we have lots of posts to help you with that. Check out our most popular posts about cycling in cold weather …
Learn all about how to get your bike ready for winter, and how to protect it against extreme weather conditions.
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. Post includes tips on some cheap gear that helps to keep your feet warm – and also recommends 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!
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.
A cyclo-cross bike is like a hybrid between a road bike and a mountain bike. Designed for racing on multiple terrains, these bikes have several unique features that actually make them very well suited for urban commuting – as well as for trail riding. Read more in our post!
A survey has found that Londoners who cycle to work are happier with their commute than those who use public transport. Over 1,000 London workers shared their thoughts on commuting to work. An overwhelming 91% of Londoners who cycle to work reported that their commute is acceptable in terms of length, ease, and comfort. It also appears that bike commuting can improve productivity in the office.
May is National Bike Month in the USA – and LaneSpotter is here to help cyclists to find the safest bike routes in cities across the country. This new Android app was released on May 1. Get a link to download this promising new app here!
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.
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.
Are you planning to set up a commuter bike? This post has all the information you need to set up the best commuter bike to meet your needs, including how to choose a suitable bike, and how to equip it with essential accessories for safe and comfortable bike commuting.
Messaging within bike groups and clubs has come a long way over the last century – and now, group messaging apps offer amazing benefits at very low cost. This post describes 5 benefits of group messaging apps for cyclists.
Have you ever thought about ditching your car and riding a bike to work? It’s a great idea! Not only does it keep you healthy, but will also cut down on your carbon footprint. In this post, we have 7 tips for new bike commuters.