Every cyclist should have a good windproof cycling balaclava to keep their head warm in fall and winter. Here are the key issues to take into account to help you choose the best cycling balaclava.
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.
How to Use Strava for Cycling! Strava is a great, free app used by millions of cyclists around the world to record their bike rides, plan routes, and virtually compete against themselves and against other cyclists. It is also an amazing app in terms of all the data it collects about your rides. And apart from being a mine of information for you, there is one other reason to use Strava: by doing so, you help with real w0rld data collection about where cyclists ride, helping to create a vast database that will ultimately make cycling safer for all.
One of the best ways to sell your bike is on Craigslist. It’s free, it’s popular, and it works – what’s not to like? I have sold many bikes on Craigslist – often for just as much as I paid for them. Here are some tips to help you to sell your bike on Craigslist.
Winter cycling can be challenging, especially if you live in a climate that gets both cold AND wet. However, safe winter cycling is possible and even enjoyable, with careful planning and a little expense. Comfortable, safe winter cycling comes down to preparing your bike, preparing yourself, and having the right equipment. Here is a complete guide to safe winter cycling.
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.
This bike frame size guide will show you how to figure out the correct bike frame size for adults and kids. This post includes all you need to know about bike frame measurement, and includes bike frame size charts for adult bikes and kid’s bikes. This guide also includes advice on whether to choose a women-specific bike. And it also shows you how to figure out whether you have a good Ape Index!
Are you planning to buy a used or a new bike, and confused by all the bike terms? Do you want to make sure you know what the ads mean, or what the sales people are talking about? Here’s a quick guide to bike terms to empower you when you are shopping for a new or used bike.
Phrases to watch out For when you buy a used bike online is a post that tells you what online bike sellers might REALLY mean. There are a lot of things to watch out for whey you buy a used bike online, and this post will help you to navigate your way through potential pitfalls.
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 – and consider getting a decent heart rate monitor. This post shows how you can use perceived rate of exertion to start getting fit, and recommends that you use the precision of a heart rate monitor to take it to the next level.
If you are buying a bike gift it’s important to get the right bike frame size. Here is a Bike Size Guide to figure out the right bike frame size for children and adults.
Coming back from a cycling injury can be tough. As the old saying goes, you need to get back on the horse as quickly as possible. But what if your injury is so severe that you can’t cycle? This post is a case study of how I used an electric bike to recover from a cycling injury and eventually get back to riding a regular bike.
The overwhelming popularity of my post on Buying Bikes on Craigslist made me realize that a lot of people need guidance on buying bikes online. So I have expanded what was a fairly short post into a much longer document, and produced a comprehensive guide to buying used bikes online.