Here’s a great post, with a video, about how to fix a flat bike tire, with very few tools. If you’ve been wanting to learn how to fix a flat bike tire, this post plus video should make it a snap.
Bike commuting is a great way to keep fit year round – but to succeed you have to be organized and have a great game plan. Here are my top 11 tips for successful bike commuting. These are the 11 most important things I have learned about bike commuting during decades of experience.
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 it will also cut down on your carbon footprint. And cut your stress too. In this post, we have 7 helpful tips for new bike commuters that will make it easier for you to get on your bike and get going.
The Serfas Thunderbolt Tail Light offers a quick, easy and affordable way to stay safe on your bike by making you clearly visible from behind. It is one of the brightest bike tail lights available, yet costs less than $40. The rubber stays make it easy to install on any bike in seconds, so it is ideal for those with more than two bikes. Or those who need to park their bike in public spaces.
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.
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.
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 Serfas Thunderbolt Tail Light offers a quick, easy and affordable way to stay safe on your bike by making you clearly visible from behind. It is one of the brightest bike tail lights available, yet costs less than $50. The rubber stays make it easy to install on any bike in seconds.
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.
Many people think that the main health benefit of cycling is weight loss. Sure, it helps – but the main health benefit of cycling is that exercise will dramatically improve your health throughout your life and protect you from most of the dread diseases. In fact, exercise has so many health benefits that the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges has declared that exercise is a miracle cure for most of the diseases that kill us. Specifically, it dramatically decreases the chance that you will become sick at all. And this applies to both physical and mental disease.
Anyone who bike commutes knows that it can be a challenge to deal with the clothing issue. The Two Wheel Gear Classic 3.0 Garment Pannier offers a stylish and convenient way to meet this challenge. And it’s perfect for cycle touring too!
Here are 7 ways to prevent cycling knee pain. A few easy, simple, and inexpensive actions will prevent cycling knee pain and keep you on your bike! Includes video that shows you how to strengthen your knees to prevent cycling knee pain.
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.
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!
A great feature on the Strava cycling 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.
Are you planning to set up a commuter bike? This post has all the information you need to set up a 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.
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!
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.
Here are links to our best and most popular posts about cold weather cycling. Whether you are planning to get your bike ready for winter, wondering if you should buy that super-bright flashing bike light (spoiler … maybe hold off on that one), or wondering how you are going to stay warm and dry on your bike, we have you covered! Our most popular winter cycling posts include advice on how to cycle safely in winter, how to dress for winter cycling, which waterproof panniers to use to protect your stuff, how to use bike lights without annoying other cyclists, and how to get your bike ready for winter.
In this post we present, for your convenience, quick links to our most popular posts on waterproof cycling gear. This includes waterproof cycling jackets, cycling pants, cycling balaclavas and winter cycling gloves. We hope this post will be a handy reference point for you to quickly find the information you need to be able to cycle in comfort this fall and winter.