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We’re constantly updating our content to provide you with the most up-to-date information on the latest gear and accessories. Whether you’re looking to upgrade your current setup or build a new bike from scratch, our Bike Gears and Accessories page has everything you need to take your cycling experience to the next level.

Ice biking gear, backpack

The Ultimate Winter Cycling Gear Guide

I rather suspect that, in the end, almost any bike can be used. What do you say? You can go winter cycling on your summer bike, even your skinny tired road bike. Some icebikers prefer just that. Cuts through the snow, down to the traction, they claim. It’s not till you experiment with something else

Mechanics repairing a bicycle in workshop

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 give you a few tips

Ice covered Alaska road

How To Choose Cycle Computers for Winter And Ice Cycling

In winter everything becomes problematic. Even the simple bike computer. The problem is not the computers themselves, but trying to use them can be maddening when you have winter gloves, or worse, lobster claws or mittens on, and your fingers are an inch wide. Those little buttons are often hard to push. Since much winter

Car with two mountain bikes

How To Choose The Best Bike Rack For Your Car

If you ask me, bike racks are great for carrying your bike around. I always use one when I have to travel interstate. If you know me, you know I don’t like to be without my bicycle for long. Besides, a bike rack is much better than having to disassemble your bike again and again.

Toddler bike helmet

12 Must Have Features In Toddler Bike Helmets

Wearing a helmet can reduce the risk of head injuries by 48%. So don’t you agree that it’s important that your kid wears a helmet when cycling? Yes, I know. There are many kinds of helmets and it can be confusing when buying one. Let me tell you a secret: A good helmet has some

Cars on a road

Pam Blalock’s 5 Best Tips to Winter Cycling

A lot of people have asked me how I can ride through a New England winter. Dressing properly for the weather certainly has a great deal to do with my enjoyment of it, but I have to admit that I also really get a kick out of the looks on people’s faces when I ride

Tubeless Bike Tires

Tubeless Bike Tires: Are They Worth The Change?

I know what you are thinking. Will tubeless bike tires become the norm for future bikers? Well, with so many advantages, I think the tubeless tires are here to stay. Don’t you agree?  It is fair to state that the tubeless technology is still in its infancy, there are plenty of updates and innovations tire

Best Bike Bells

10 Best Bike Bells To Choose From!

Ding Ding Ding, make way for the ultimate bike bell review guide. Here to make your bicycle navigating a bit more fun! Bells are not just a bicycle accessory. They are a necessity. How else are you supposed to make other people aware of your bicycle incoming? No, shouting and screaming will not help much. 

Ottawa Canada, Terry Fox statue

How to Commute In Winter- Cycling in Ottawa, Canada

Winter cycling offers the opportunity to retain, and even enhance, your cycling skills over the whole year. There are very few days during the winter in which cycling becomes impossible. If you’re able to cross-country ski, then you’re ready to cycle. The secret to successful winter cycling is that you stay warm and dry, maintain

Best Bike Chain Degreaser

9 Best Bike Chain Degreaser For Your Bike!

Chain degreasers are one of the best bets to get off that unwanted grease, oil, and unwanted dust accumulated on your drivetrain. Cleaning the chain is important to keep the bicycle running smoothly. By using chain degreasers, there will be less wear and tear, less loss of power transfer, and more chances of avoiding a

Best Handle Grips

Best Bike Handle Grips- Top 9 To Go For!

Bike handle grips are an important component of the bike. They provide the necessary comfort and grip you need. Now there may come a time when you will have to replace the grips. This may be because there is too much wear and tear or you may just want something better! Whatever the reason, you

Bike accessories

20 Cool Bike Accessories That You Can Buy!

Maybe after a while, you add a water bottle holder. A little while after that, you buy a bell from the local store, and you add that too. You go back out, you ride, you like it, but you look just like everyone else. Yes, other people’s bikes might have a better paint job, or

Bmx Rider Wearing Protective Gears

Cyclist Safety & Protective Gear! Should Cyclists Always Wear Them?

Picture this: You are wearing a helmet and have your elbows and knees covered with guards. You’re wearing full armor like the Darth Vader of cycling. You’re sweating down the road like a true cycling superhero but is it all worth it? I am so glad you asked! Cycling Protective Gear- What Are They? There

Handlebar odometer

Do You Need A Bicycle Odometer? Let’s Find Out

A bicycle odometer is a gadget that helps you track your ride. Think of it as a speedometer on your car. It helps you measure the distance that you have traveled, therefore helping you measure your speed. An odometer can either be electric or mechanical but they have the same functions.  Now coming to the

Studded winter bike tire

5 Best Winter Bike Tires – Studded Tires for Snow and Ice

Winter bike tires can make your winter bicycling commuting safe. Now, you might be wondering do I really need winter bike tires? What difference does it make? A tire is a tire after all! I am glad you asked. Winter bike tires have special tread patterns. The studs are positioned in a way to provide

Girl In Biker Shorts

The Long-Haul Heroes: Exploring the Durability of Bike Shorts

Let me tell you a story, the kind of story that you didn’t expect. I took a little break from cycling, this was because of some personal reasons. When I tried on my shorts for a month-long break, I had this really weird feeling. I kept on asking myself, are these really my cycling shorts?

Best Bike Locks

12 Top Bike Locks: Theft Protection and Buying Guide 2024

What are ten minutes? In ten minutes, you can easily get a subway sandwich, grab a hot cup of coffee, check your list of emails, and return to your “Parked” bike that was stolen the moment you entered the subway restaurant. Nice way to spend ten minutes right? Did you know that during the COVID-19

Are Bike Locks Theft Proof

Are Bike Locks Theft-Proof? 5 Unbreakable Lock Options!

Did you know that 2 million bikes were stolen in 2019 United States? The numbers have only increased since then. If I had to sum it up for you, according to statistics, a bicycle is stolen every 2 minutes in the United States. This is where you say what do I do? How do you

Best Cycling Shoes

12 Best Cycling Shoes: Road Cycling Shoe Review 2024

Why would you need a pair of cycling shoes when you can just head out on your bicycle wearing just about anything? Good question. You might not know but cycling shoes have stiffer soles. This helps in a better power transfer from your leg to your pedal. But that’s not all. The ould also make

Best Cycling Headphones

10 Best Cycling Headphones – Perfect Sound For Adventures

The right headphones with the required features can make all the difference don’t you agree? They make riding fun! Yes! I do understand your concern about being cut off from your environment as soon as you plug in the headset. But do you know that there are now bone-conduction headphones that do not cut off

Best Cycling Gloves

The Best Cycling Gloves Review and Buying Guide 2024

A perfect cycling kit is incomplete without gloves, don’t you agree? Cycling gloves protect and comfort the rider’s hands especially if there is a crash. Most cycling gloves also enhance the grip of the rider and give protection in cold weather. Cycling gloves are available in different shapes and sizes, you can either go for

Best Bike Tubes Review

10 Best Bike Tubes- Inner Tubes To Choose From

A bike tube is an important component of the tire. It helps maintain the optimum pressure. You see, a bike tube fits inside the casing of your tire. When you inflate it, the inner tube will provide support and the outer tube will help the tire achieve more grip.  Sounds boring doesn’t it? But there

Best Bike Trailers For Kids

13 Best Bike Trailers For Kids In 2024

Bike Trailers for kids let you carry your children along with you on bike rides. You just attach them to your bikes and you will be pulling the kids along like a chariot. I understand. Being a bike enthusiast certainly isn’t easy when you have a family too, keeping them out of the thrill and

Best Bike Baskets Reviewed And Ranked

15 Top Reviewed Baskets: Find The Best Bicycle Basket

Bicycle baskets are trendy and safe options for keeping everyday needs protected and secured – such as your mobile device, keys, wallet, grocery, and even a little dog. A bike basket also means you won’t have to struggle to protect your cross-body bag again when riding in addition; you’ll get a nice summertime feeling. Bicycle

Bike Tire Size Chart

Mountain Bike Tire Size Chart: A Guide to Tire Sizes

In the 90’s, when the mountain biking industry experienced a huge boost, Cannondale was the first to use a 24″ rear wheel. They used it in the “Beast of the East” edition. Following suit, Wes Williams, the owner of  Willits, advised for what we today know as 29er. Do you know that now there is

Best Mountain Bike Pedals

Best Mountain Bike Pedals: MTB Flat Pedals And Clipless Options

Pedals are an important component of a bicycle and need I say why? How else are you supposed to run it on the track? The right pedal makes a huge difference. In mountain bikes, you can use two kinds of pedals. Flat Pedals and Clipless.  In my expertise, flat pedals are good for beginners because

Backpacking bikers on the road

How To Choose The Right Cycling Backpack

Cycling can be fun and you may want to do it over and over again. This is always an experience that you don’t want to forget due to the fun which it offers. However, it is important to note that experiencing all the above benefits depends on the materials that you are making use of

The Best Wheels For Road Bikes- Best Options For 2024

It’s probably time to upgrade the factory wheelset on your bike. Just about any wheelset will offer huge perks over the existing aging wheels on your bike. You can improve the performance and durability of your bike with a new wheelset. If you are a cyclist short on cash, don’t worry, this year has seen

Bikepacking bike

What You Must Know About Bikepacking Bikes And Gear List

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 hasn’t been until now that folks have started to make gear and bikes specific to bikepacking. We can’t explore everything but what I can do is give you a basic

Thief cutting a bike lock with cutter

The Best Way to Lock Your Bike!

Bikes are simultaneously the coolest thing about being human and at times the most frustrating. Did you remember your lock, your lights…your rain gear? These are things cyclists are constantly forgetting or worrying about. What can we do about it? Good question! I am going to give you the best ideas for protecting your bike

Road bike in the sunset

How to Choose the Best Road Bike Tires and Rims

If you want to enjoy riding your road bikes and derive maximum comfort doing so, the first important thing you must do is to choose the most appropriate tires and rims. How do I do that? Great question! Concentrate on features like the tires’ rolling resistance, aerodynamics, widths (inch widths), types, whether they should be

Camelbak hydration pack

The 21 Mountain Biking Gear and Clothes You Really Need

To successfully enjoy biking, you need to equip yourself with at least some of the following items. A lot of bikers make it compulsory for themselves to carry most of these items while enjoying their local rides. You should do the same if you want to enjoy similar experiences. If you are missing some of

Adjusting bike seat

How To Find The Most Comfortable Bike Seat

Finding the most comfortable saddle today is about knowing your anatomy, and your limitations, and ultimately making a choice. Trust me, when I started cycling, for the longest time I rode on an uncomfortable saddle that was not my perfect fit. The result? After every riding session, my pelvic muscles and thighs would be cursing

Velcro spinning shoes

Why Spinning Shoes Are The Best Choice For Indoor Cycling

Indoor Cycling or Spinning has been around for a long time now and it looks like it is going to be here for a lot longer. It is a good low-impact way to raise your heart rate, burn some calories, and increase your lung capacity. So if you haven’t given it a try yet, maybe

Dark road in Alaska

Find the Best Bike Lights, Batteries and Reflectors

Lights aren’t a winter cycling issue, but since it is dark longer in winter, you tend to need bicycle lights in the winter. You want to be sure that your choice works in the cold. Remember, that if you ride the roads, you need brighter lights than on the trail, because roads tend to be

Winter cycling, fat bike

Winterizing Your Freehubs for Winter and Ice Biking

Winterizing a freehub is simply overhauling it with the right lubricant. This piece should help you decide whether you need to winterize your freehub and get you through the procedure if you decide to try. Manufacturers assemble freehubs with varying amounts of fairly thick grease in the bearings and pawls. At temperatures below about 20

Bike fenders in snow

Fenders for Ice and Rain Biking (Mudguards)

Many icebikers end up being rain bikers or snow-melt bikers or in some other way attract a lot of dirty water to the backside of their biking togs. Sooner or later the original idea of fenders dawns on the soggy rider and then the search is on of a good pair, which weighs nothing, looks

Cycling mirror

What You Need to Know About Cycling Mirrors

Cycling mirrors are one of those subjects that bring on arguments almost as intense as the “Helmet Wars” found in any cycling discussion on the Internet. They come around once every 6 months or so and usually leave a lot of acrimony hanging in the ether. Roadies think they are too sexy to use mirrors,