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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...

Which bike should I buy for my kid?

Buying the correct bicycle for your child is the first step to creating a lifelong love of the sport. Bikes that aren't suited to your child's size,...

The 411 on storing your bicycle

Prep it for storage Whether you ride your bike every day or occasionally, putting it away clean will significantly extend its life. It might seem...

Tips to Keep Your Bike Riding Longer and Better

Keeping your bicycle in tip-top shape can prevent you from being stranded on the side a road, or even worse, on a trail miles away from civilization...

What you need to know about cycling accidents with pedestrians

Cycling might be one of the most versatile activities you can engage in. It can be fun and leisurely or an intense adrenaline rush. It can be done by...

E-bikes are wooing Americans

Electric bike sales in Europe have shown double-digit growth, with sales in the Netherlands surging by 24%. It’s estimated that about 350,000...

How to choose the right bicycle

Bicycles are becoming increasingly popular in modern culture. Not only are they used for exercise and recreation, but they are also an...

Women in Cycling

Women have set a new “first” in US bicycling history: 60 percent of bicycle owners between the ages of 18-27 are women. The gender gap The sport...

Cyclocross and Gravel Grinders

The rise of CX Once in awhile an unexpected movement arises in the cycling world and takes many by surprise. The most recent discipline to emerge...

6 things you need to know about crashing your bicycle

If you spend any significant time on two wheels, you will eventually crash. While accumulating riding experience will cut down on the frequency of...

Risk, liability and insurance for triathletes

As with any competitive sport, triathlon carries certain inherent risks ranging from road rash to more dire consequences like financial loss and...

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