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Carfree Living, Recumbents

30 Iconic Velomobile Designs From The Past 85 Years

30 Iconic Velomobile Designs From The Past 85 Years

A velomobile, for those who don’t know, is a human powered vehicle. Also known as a bicycle car, these things are based off of the recumbent bikes and tricycles, and have a full, aerodynamic outer shell that protects them from weather and crashes. Most of these devices are three or […]

Ice biking, Interviews

Real Winter Biking – This Is How You Cycle In Really Cold Weather

Real Winter Biking – This Is How You Cycle In Really Cold Weather

While researching for a bicycle touring graphic we are making, I came across Iohan Gueorguiev who have done some very cold trips in Canada in the middle of the winter (unlike most people he actually seems to enjoy cold weather and icy roads). Prefering summer myself, I thought it was […]

Mountain bikes

The Womens Mountain Bikes Scam (Why You Should Not Buy a Womens Mountain Bike)

The Womens Mountain Bikes Scam (Why You Should Not Buy a Womens Mountain Bike)

You do not need to buy a dedicated woman’s mountain bike if you are female. Seriously. It’s a myth that men and women need gender separate bicycles. If you take one fact from this entire article, or any article about buying mountain bikes, take this one. There is no anatomical […]

Miscellaneous

58 Milestones from Bicycle History You Must Know

58 Milestones from Bicycle History You Must Know

Since we’re approaching the 200 year anniversary of the first bicycle, we thought it would be a good time to get you all caught up with the last 2 centuries of two-wheeled history. Bicycles have been a big part of our society for a while now; almost everyone in the […]

Bike Touring, Interviews

Shirine Bikes Around the World for $5 Per Day

Shirine Bikes Around the World for $5 Per Day

A few weeks ago I heard about Shirine who is biking around the world. That is impressive by itself, but what is even more impressive is that she started when she was 20 years old, that she did it alone for the first 10 months and that she survives on […]

Kids Bikes

The Definitive Guide to Kids Bike Sizes (Don’t Buy the Wrong Bike)

The Definitive Guide to Kids Bike Sizes (Don’t Buy the Wrong Bike)

Kids love riding bikes. Remember the sheer thrill of riding your first bike? More likely than not, it is one of the presents you will never forget. As a bonus, it gets kids fit, gets them outside, offers them some independence, and most all of riding is fun. The great […]

Miscellaneous

The 5 Best Cheap Beach Cruisers for Men and Women

The 5 Best Cheap Beach Cruisers for Men and Women

Wherever you go with a beach cruiser you are going to turn heads in a good way! They look cool, they feel cool to ride, and they’re normally cheaper than an equivalent road or mountain bike. Beach cruisers stand out. Owning a Beach cruiser is like owning olden day class. […]

Bike Touring, Interviews

Biking from Alaska to Argentina with Two 10 Year Old Children

Biking from Alaska to Argentina with Two 10 Year Old Children

Nancy Sathre-Vogel went on a trip that took her from Alaska to Argentina and lasted almost three years. And she was not alone. Together with her was her husband and their two 10 year old children. Here she tells us about the trip, how it is to do long distance […]

Road bikes, Techniques

Why You Need to Worry About Road Bike Sizing and Fitting

Why You Need to Worry About Road Bike Sizing and Fitting

Having the knowledge of bike sizing can be quite helpful in selecting the right bike for your pleasurable and comfortable ride. If the right size is chosen, the bike can run faster and will be easier to handle. Categories and sizes Road bikes’ frames could be made from aluminium, steel, […]

Mountain bikes, Road bikes

How To Pick the Best Hybrid Bicycle for Both Men and Women

How To Pick the Best Hybrid Bicycle for Both Men and Women

So you want a new bike but you’re not sure whether you want a racer or a mountain bike and you’re confused by all the choice out there. Don’t worry. That’s why we’re here. First things first. Why would you even choose a hybrid bike? For me the real question, […]