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Gear, Miscellaneous

Three Basic Bike Maintenance Tips You Can Do Yourself

Three Basic Bike Maintenance Tips You Can Do Yourself

If you have read any of my other articles you would know I am pretty adamant about bikes being a utilitarian machine. The reason I say that so much and why I believe is because I believe anyone is capable of maintaining their own bicycles and I am going to […]

Bike Touring, Interviews

121 Bikepacking Experts Share Their Routes Around The World

121 Bikepacking Experts Share Their Routes Around The World

Bicycle touring has a rich and unique history. From working class travel in late 19th century Europe, to US soldier brigades traveling entirely by bike in the early 1900’s history has seen its share of people who supported and got the most out of bike travel. However, prior to 1976, […]

Kids Bikes

17 Reasons Why Walmart Bikes Are Only for Kids

17 Reasons Why Walmart Bikes Are Only for Kids

Are Walmart bikes really only for kids? Surely, they can’t all be that bad, right? I mean it’s the whole stack ‘em high, sell ‘em cheap mentality. Places like Walmart have an awful lot of buying power. Certainly they have a shedload more than your average bike shop, and even […]

Miscellaneous, Road bikes, Techniques

The 15 Types Of Cyclists We All Hate

The 15 Types Of Cyclists We All Hate

Everyone hates cyclists. Even Cyclists hate cyclists. Of course this is a problem on a website about, and for bikes. There’s a real possibility the list could end up with nothing more than why cyclists rule the world, and people in cars are all morons. But nothing could be further […]

Miscellaneous

A Special Gift For A Great Cycling Charity

A Special Gift For A Great Cycling Charity

Disease, war, poverty and genocide have riddled Africa for decades. Unfortunately movies and television shows have brought more awareness to this problem than the best documented news story ever could. For the devastated continent, any help and awareness is needed. A few years ago a German based bicycle club of […]

Interviews

Talking Bike Style With New York Photographer Sam Polcer

Talking Bike Style With New York Photographer Sam Polcer

One of my favorite cycling books is New York Bike Style by Sam Polcer. No other book cover the diverse cyclist population as well as Polcer’s book, so I’m happy that we recently had a chance to talk with him and ask a few questions. Why did you decide to […]

Techniques

7 Exercise Benefits of Real Bikes vs. Stationary Bikes

7 Exercise Benefits of Real Bikes vs. Stationary Bikes

Do you feel that burn in your thighs while riding your bike every day? This is a guarantee when you are a cyclist. You’re always going to get a great work out in the process of enjoying your favorite hobby. Everyone knows how good cycling is for your health. However […]

Bike Trailers, Kids Bikes

How To Find The Best Kids Trailer Bike For Your Child

How To Find The Best Kids Trailer Bike For Your Child

Before I give you suggestions about trailer bikes, I wanted to answer the question of “Why Trailer Bikes?” So this is clearly a website for people who like riding and reading about bikes, and you might even say that we think so highly about bikes that we want to share […]

Bike Touring, Gear

Bikepacking Bikes And Gear List (What You Must Know Before You Pack Your Bags)

Bikepacking Bikes And Gear List (What You Must Know Before You Pack Your Bags)

Bikepacking is a relatively new thing on the scene. Although touring and other forms of bike travel have been around for quite some time, it really hasn’t been until now that folks are starting to make gear and bikes specific to bikepacking. Obviously we can’t explore everything but what I […]

Ice biking, Techniques

How To Do Winter Road Bike Training With Rollers (Forget the Stationary Bike Stand)

How To Do Winter Road Bike Training With Rollers (Forget the Stationary Bike Stand)

I still have the beautiful Italian made rollers that I saved up for in my 20s, and also a wind trainer (a rear wheel stabilized in a truss). But more regarding equipment later. I live in an area that has on average 4 meters of snowfall each winter and temperatures […]