Here are some tips for a comfortable workout. Comfort during your workout is key to being able to work out for sustained periods of time. This infographic offers tips on fabric, fit, and function of your workout gear. Plus tips from three experts – and me! I hope you find this infographic useful, fun, and inspiring. Of course, the big benefit of cycling for fitness is that it is just plain good fun. Making sure you are comfortable while on your bike is going to make sure you can enjoy staying in the saddle and having fun for long periods of time.
This post offers three useful tips for cyclists on how to maintain healthy feet and prevent or cure plantar fasciitis. Anyone who cycles or runs regularly may develop pain or injuries. One of the worst is plantar fasciitis, which can cause enough pain to stop you cycling and running, and interfere with all of your daily activities. Follow these three effective tips to ensure this does not happen to you!
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?
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!
Usually, I would recommend that you buy a bike at your local bike shop. However, that is not possible or easy for everyone, and there is actually a good alternative: buy a bike on Amazon, taking advantage of the many benefits this online retailer offers. Here’s a post with recommendations for some excellent brand name bikes that are great deals on Amazon.
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.
Here’s a great video about how to fix a flat bike tire, with little or no tools. If you’ve been wanting to learn how to fix a flat bike tire, this video should get you there!
Over-training can lower testosterone levels. Lower testosterone levels decrease your body’s ability to repair and recover, so your fitness improvements may slow down or even stop. This post describes the warning signs of over-training that you should look out for. It also includes 4 tips to prevent over-training and boost testosterone levels.
This in-depth post is about how to choose great waterproof cycling pants. It explains how waterproofness and breathability work in waterproof cycling pants, and explains all aspects that you should consider to make the best choice of waterproof cycling pants.
How to Post Your Bike on Craigslist. This post explains exactly how to advertise your bike on Craigslist, so that you can successfully sell your bike online for a good price.
If you’re planning to get fit, or want to train to do a charity ride, you should use a decent heart rate monitor, and use it correctly. If you are pursuing peak fitness goals, this post is for you. It will show you how to fine tune your heart rate monitor for optimal fitness gains.
How to use bike reflectors to be more visible to other road users at night. This is a cheap and easy way to make cycling in the dark safer – just invest in a little reflective tape! You could save your life for ten dollars.
A great bike light is essential for cycling – both for seeing, and for being seen. But with so many great bike lights on the market, how do you choose the best one? Read this post to find out exactly how to choose the best bike light for bike commuting.
Here are quick links to our Best Posts on How to Lose Weight Cycling. Check them out – you may find something that is just right for you on your journey right now.
If you’re planning to get fit, or maybe even want to train to do a charity bike ride, consider how you are going to monitor the intensity of your workouts. The Rate of Perceived Exertion (RPE) is the easiest way to measure exercise intensity – and it’s free! This post shows you how to use perceived rate of exertion to get fit.
Post and video to help you buy a bike online without getting ripped off. Thinking of buying a used bike on Craigslist, Kijiji, eBay, LesPAC, or any other Online Market Place? Here’s a guide to help you find a good quality, bargain-priced used bike. This guide will show you what research you should do, what to watch out for, and which brands can be trusted when you set out to buy a used bike. Includes a step-by-step video showing all you should check for when assessing a used bike.