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Bike touring—what is it and how do I get started

What is bike touring?   Simply put, bike touring is traveling by bicycle. Even if you’re a novice cyclist, you surely have already discovered the...

Cycling injury prevention tips

Health benefits, environmentally-friendly transportation, and exhilarating fun are just a few of the many reasons why cycling is so popular. What...

Riding with your significant other

Whether your passion is shredding a singletrack, an intense road hammerfest, or just a leisurely pedal, there’s one thing all cyclists tend to agree...

Tips on buying an electric bicycle

If you’re in the market for an electric bicycle, you are probably overwhelmed. With so many options, finding the right one can quickly become a...

A cable lock will not save your bicycle from theft

Securing your bike when leaving it unattended is a must-do if you expect it to be there when you return. If you commute by bike, it’s likely that you...

How to get started with bikepacking

Whether you’re trying to escape the everyday stresses of life, setting out for an adrenaline packed adventure, want to become one with nature, or...

Getting into cycling as an adult

If you didn't grow up riding a bike through your neighborhood streets, you might find cycling a bit daunting at first. However, it's just as easy for...

A guide to riding in wet weather

Cloudy skies with a forecast of rain might make you change your mind about heading out on your bike. You are not alone: cyclists from Miami to...

How to ride safely in snow and slush

The rewards of conquering winter weather on your bike are many. You never have to worry about getting stuck in traffic or jump starting your vehicle...

Want to start cycling after 50? Here's how

The benefits of bike riding Bicycling can have a plethora of positive health effects. Cycling increases muscle strength in your lower body and...

Not just For kids: why we all need bike helmets and how to choose one

It was more than 100 years after the invention of the bicycle that bike helmets came into widespread use and another decade before safety standards...

How to pick the right cycling gear

There’s more to cycling than hopping on your bike and hitting the road. Finding the right gear optimizes your riding experience while keeping you...

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