Augmented Reality is going to change the way we shop for bikes, and the way we ride them. This post explains what augmented reality is, and how it is changing cycling.
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!
This is a simple, step-by-step guide to show you how to record a bike ride with a Garmin Vivoactive 3. This process is surprisingly quick and easy, and accurately records your bike ride and your heart rate, while saving the battery on your smart phone. Post includes step-by-step instructions and a video.
In this post, Florida cyclist Karen Matthews shares valuable tips about how to protect yourself while cycling in the summer sun.
Do you really need a cycling jersey? Good cycling jerseys vary in price from around $40 to around $140, and even more. You may be wondering: “Why would I spend that kind of money, when I already have plenty of perfectly good shirts?” The truth is that cycling jerseys have technical features that will make you more comfortable while you ride your bike. And if you are into performance cycling, a great jersey may even help you to ride faster and longer. This post includes lots of technical details about cycling jerseys, plus advice on what kind of cycling jersey would work best for you, how to care for your cycling jersey, and a comparison of 7 of the best cycling jerseys.
Even a basic bicycle for traveling between work and home can be expensive, so it’s no surprise that bikes are a popular target for thieves. This post contains vital tips that will help you know how to protect your bike from being stolen.
Buying a bike can be difficult. There are countless bikes on the market, and everyone you speak to will give you different advice. So how do normal, average Joe cyclists figure out which one is best? In this post, Erik Carlson explains what you need to know when buying a new bike, and describes how his resource, New Bike Finder, can help you choose the best new bike for you.
Cycling gives you ample opportunities for mindfulness, meditation, and generally being in the moment. This post explains how to combine meditation and cycling, for optimal mental health benefits while cycling. It includes excellent tips to guide you on how to practice mindfulness while cycling.
This post provides all the information you need to choose the best bike lock. We will show you how to use Independent Ratings to make sure you get the strongest, most secure bike lock that fits your needs. Keep your beloved bike safe from thieves! This post also includes valuable tips and a video on how to lock up your bike safely and securely.
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.
A comfortable bike saddle will enable you to enjoy cycling, while an uncomfortable one could cause you to give up cycling in painful despair. This post walks you through the process of making sure you get the right saddle for your own specific cycling needs.
Here are 9 tips to help you prepare for a family bike tour. A family bike vacation offers a great opportunity for bonding, finding new places, and meeting new people. So why not take your family on a bike tour?
A very common complaint from cyclists is cycling hip pain. This post has a video showing three simple hip stretches that almost miraculously cured my own debilitating and very painful cycling hip pain.
Changing gears can be confusing for beginner cyclists. This post is a guide for beginner cyclists. It explains how gears on a bike work, why you should change gears on a bike, and how to change gears on a bike.
This post describes 9 simple steps to teach a child to ride a bike, based on our experience teaching our own kids and grandkids. The post includes short videos illustrating the most crucial points. Some of the tips here will surprise you, as they are contrary to conventional thinking on the subject. We learned the hard way – by getting it wrong a few times!
This post is about how to rent a Velib bike share bike in Paris. For a very low cost, you can rent a Velib bike at any one of more than 1,230 Velib bike stations in Paris. This post also includes tips on cycling in Paris for tourists. Plus a video to give you a taste of what it is like to ride a Velib bike share bike in Paris.
A great feature on the Strava app is the ability to create your own custom cycling routes. This post is about how to create a route on Strava, and then how to follow your custom cycling route on your Smart phone or Garmin Edge bike computer.
Tips on how to choose a mountain bike that is well suited for your needs. Four careful steps should ensure you get a mountain bike that helps you get a good start in the exciting sport of mountain biking!
9 simple steps that will help ensure your bike is not stolen by bike thieves while you are at work, so it is waiting for you when you are ready to cycle home. These 9 steps will protect your bike while you get on with your job.
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