Bicycling Sitemap - Page 1 2014-04-18

Indoor Cycling Classes - Are They Right For You?
So I took my first spinning class this weekend. A spinning class is a group workout on exercise bikes. My brother is a member at a health club, and got

How to Do a Bike Rodeo - a Fabulous Activity for Kids
Bike Rodeos are a great, fun activity for kids which teaching bike skills and bike safety.

Bike Safety: 5 Things to Inspect Every Time You Ride a Bike
There are 5 simple maintenance inspections you can do to ensure your safety by having a bike in good working order whenever you take it out. Find out what they are.

Getting Started in Bicycling - Bike Riding 101
Getting Started in Biking - Thinking about taking up bicycling? Whether for fun, fitness or transportation, riding a bike is a great way to get around. Here are the basic things to think about if you're getting started in biking.

Kona Major Jake Cyclocross Bike Review
Here's a review of the Major Jake cyclocross bike by Kona. The Major Jake is one of the top cyclocross bikes on the market, and this review gives you our feedback and rating on the Kona Major Jake.

Best Gifts Under $25 for That Special Cyclist
Here's a list of the best gifts under $25 for that special bike rider in your life. Make your favorite cyclist smile at Christmas with this list of best bike gifts.

Best Gifts Under $25 for That Special Cyclist
Here's a list of the best gifts under $25 for that special bike rider in your life. Make your favorite cyclist smile at Christmas with this list of best bike gifts.

Dynamo Lights Mean No More Batteries
Commuter and all-weather riders should consider giving dynamo-powered lights a try. Here's why ditching batteries for your bike lights in exchange for a little generator mounted in the hub that you power when the wheels go around might be a good idea.

How to Care for Your Bicycling Clothes
Caring for Your Bike Clothes

Bike Riding in Washington DC
Washington DC is a great place for tourists to see the city on a bike. Read more

What is the Minimum Recommended Tire Width to Use on the Katy Trail?
What's the minimum tire width to ride on Missouri's Katy Trail?

What Kind of Bike Pedals Should You Use?
Bikes use several different types of pedals. This article tells you which is which and helps you answer the question: What kind of bike pedals should I use?

More Advanced Platform Pedals
More advanced platform pedals. Bicycling. Page 2.

What Kind of Bike Pedals Should You Use?
Toe clips offered significant advantages over platform pedals.They allow the cyclist to drive the pedal during the full rotation. Page 3 of 8.

What Kind of Bike Pedals Should You Use? Page 4
Hybrid pedals - flat on one side for regular shoes, clipless on the other side for regular bike shoes that lock in. Page 4.

Cleats/Clipless Pedals
Clipless bike pedals, i.e.,

Cleated Shoes for Clipless Pedals
Cleated Shoes for Clipless Pedals. Page 7.

Hybrid pedals - flat on one side for regular shoes, clipless on the other side for regular bike shoes that lock in.
Hybrid pedals - flat on one side for regular shoes, clipless on the other side for regular bike shoes that lock in. Page 8.

Would You Ride an Electric Bike?
Thanks to improved technology, a new generation of bikes with electric motors that provide a boost to your pedaling are being introduced, including models

Review: Rain Dog Fenders by Soma Fabrication
Here's a review of the Rain Dog bike fenders by Soma Fabrication.

Do You Need Those Presta Valve Nuts?
Shhh. I'm going to let you in on a little secret. Did you know that those little nuts that come on Presta valves are unnecessary for most cyclists? In

Last Minute Gift Idea - Stone Cold Bike Cooler Bag
Stone Cold's bike cooler lets you take cold drinks on your bike

Spinning vs. Mashing
Which kind of pedaler are you? Do you mash the pedals or spin them?  I'm a shameless masher and make no apologies about it, though I could probably go

Biking Boston - a look at biking in Beantown
Ride Review - a look at biking in Boston, Massachusetts

Archive


Equipment and Accessories for Your Bike
Want to know more about the best equipment and accessories to make your bike riding cool and comfortable? You've come to the right place for the straight scoop on clothes, tools, high-tech gadgets, racks and packs, extras for your bike and more.

Bicycle Equipment Reviews
Want the straight scoop on the biking equipment out there? Here are honest reviews of bicycle gear and accessories - pedals, lights, racks, speedometers and more. The good, the bad and the ugly.

Review: Soma Raindog Fenders
Here's a review of the rugged Soma Rain Dog fenders.

When Fixies are Outlawed. . .
. . . only outlaws will have fixies, at least in Berlin, where the cops have recently started cracking down on fixed gear bikes, calling them a menace to

http://bicycling.about.com/b/


My Weekend Project - Single Speed Conversion
Over the weekend, I converted an old 12-speed Raleigh into a single speed bike, primarily to use in my commute. Why would a person want to get rid of all

Building Up a Bike vs. Buying a Complete New One
Okay readers, here's your chance to share your opinion and expertise. I received the following email from a guy named Steve who is asking for advice on

What Does "Cadence" Mean in Cycling Terms.?
Ever hear anybody talk about their

How to Adjust the Level of a Bike Seat
Part three of the

Review of Candy Pedals by Crank Brothers
Here is a review of the Candy Pedals by Crank Brothers. Read about the changes they have made in their Eggbeater pedals and if you should buy one.

What Is the Cassette on My Bicycle?
What is a cassette on a bicycle? Ever wonder that? It's not something that plays music. Learn where yours is and what it does.

Review: Rokform iPhone case and bike mount
Rokform's iPhone case and mount bills itself as a sleek, durable holder that puts your iPhone right on your handlebars. But does it live up to its promise?

May is National Bike Month
May is National Bike Month

What Is Cyclocross?
Ever hear of Cyclocross? A good description is a bike race mixed with steeplechase. In cyclocross, riders race laps around a short course that usually

Bike Route Websites - Top Six Bike Route Mapping Tools
Want to know the six best websites for mapping your bike routes? This article reviews five of the most-widely used tools available and gives pros and cons of each.

How to Shift - How to Change Gears on Your Bike
Want to know the basics of shifting from one gear to another when riding your bicycle? Here's how to change gears on your bike.

Why Bikes Have Gears - What Shifting Does
What benefit is it exactly having gears? This tells you why bikes have gears and why shifting at the right time makes your riding smooth and efficient. Page 2.

Changing Gears in the Back
Shifting Your Rear Gears - : here's what your gears back on your rear wheel do and the best way to use them. Page 3.

What the Front Gears Do - Shifting the Front Gears
What the Front Gears Do: here's what your front gears up by your pedals are for and the best way to use them. Page 4.

Shifting Tips - A Few More Hints About Changing Gears
Once you've mastered the basics of shifting there are a couple more things to remember that will help you make changing your gears go even more smoothly. Page 5.

Easy Bike Tune-up Tips - Simple Bicycle Maintenance Tasks
Sometimes the simplest things can have the biggest effect. Here are easy things you can do to tune-up your bike and improve performance - all without advanced knowledge or complicated tools.

Buying a Bike - How to Buy the Right Bicycle
How to buy a bike - what kind of bicycle is right for you

How to Buy a Bike - Choosing the Right Bicycle
Bike buying advice - How to shop for bikes. Page 2.

Old Tubes Get New Life at Alchemy Goods
Here's something cool. Alchemy Goods in Seattle takes old inner tubes and transforms them in their shop into virtually indestructable messenger bags and a

Met Lance Armstrong (and he was a little stiff)
Seeing Lance Armstrong in Hollywood's Madame Tussaud Wax Museum

Survival Straps - Worth Carrying on a Long Ride?
Survival Straps wristband can bail out a cyclist on the road needing emergency repairs

Prep Your Bike For Winter Storage
Prep Your Bike For Winter Storage

Training for a Century Ride - A Training Plan for a Century Bike Ride
A century ride (100 miles) is a major accomplishment for a cyclist. Here's a training plan that will help you prepare to reach that goal of riding your bike a hundred miles in one day.

Best Bike Quotes - Best Quotes About Bike Riding
Best Bike Quotes - Best Quotes About Bike Riding

Best Bike Quotes - Best Quotes About Bike Riding
Best Bike Quotes - Best Quotes About Bike Riding

Bike Tires Buying Guide - Before You Buy Bicycle Tires
Buying a bike tire shouldn't be too complicated. But there are lots of variables. Width, tread, diameter, material, etc., are all factors that affect performance and durability. Here's what you need to know when buying bikes tires.

Guide to buying a spinning indoor stationary bike for home use - things to look for when you want to buy a spin exercise bike.
Buying a spinning bike for home use can be a great addition to your physical fitness regiment.

How to Fit a Bike - Is This the Right Size for Me?
Here's how to size a bike - what you need to know to fit yourself to the proper size bicycle

Set the Seat Height - Adjust the Seat to the Proper Height
How to adjust a bike seat to the proper height. Page 2.

Adjust the Handlebars - Proper Handlebar Adjustment
adjusting bicycle handlebars - finding the proper fit for bike handlebars. Page 4.

Setting Handlebar Height - Do What Feels Right
Adjusting your handlebars - finding the right height for your bicycle handlebars. Page 5.

Hybrid Bike Sizing and Fit - What is the Right Size Hybrid Bicycle for Me?
Wondering about sizing for hybrid bikes, and what proper fit is on a hybrid bicycle for your height? Sizing on hybrid bikes is more like a mountain bike than a road bike, so here's a helpful guide to tell on how to tell what the right size hybrid bike is for you.

hybrid bike - what is a hybrid bicycle?
A hybrid bike combines the best features of both road bikes and mountain bikes to produce a bicycle that is both fast and sturdy. Here's more about hybrid bikes and what makes them unique.

Lights on Your Bike - How to See and Be Seen
If you are going to ride during the hours of darkness, for your safety it is important that you and your bike are well-lit, both front and back. This article tells you how.

Solving Bike Handlebar Issues With An Adjustable Stem
Handlebars too low? Too far out in front of you? Using an adjustable stem could be the answer to solving a couple different problem fit areas on your bike.

CLIF Bar Mother's Day contest winners
Here are the winning entries from a CLIF contest to recognize active, hardworking mothers. These three all found themselves enjoying a healthy indulgence for Mother's Day - a box of CLIF Bar chocolaty favorites, like CLIF Bar Chocolate Brownie, Chocolate Almond Fudge, MOJO Chocolate Almond Coconut and CRUNCH Chocolate Peanut Butter.

London Olympic Cycling Schedule by Date - Daily Schedule for Bike Racing Events at the 2012 London Olympics
Here is a daily schedule of the cycling events at the 2012 London Summer Olympic Games

London Olympic Cycling Schedule by Date - Daily Schedule for Bike Racing Events at the 2012 London Olympics
Here is a daily schedule of the cycling events at the 2012 London Summer Olympic Games

2012 Olympic Cycling Schedule by Event - Schedule for Bike Racing Events at the 2012 London Olympics
Here is a schedule of the cycling events at the 2012 London Summer Olympic Games, sorted by event

How to Get Your Kids to Love Biking
How to get your kids to love biking - here's how to teach your kids to enjoy bike riding.

USA Cycling Development Foundation Offers Scholarships and Grants to Cyclists
Need money for college? How about additional racing and training opportunities? The USA Cycling Development Foundation offers scholarships and grants to cyclists.

Best gifts for bikers 2012 - Holiday gift guide for cyclists
Here's a list of the best gifts in 2012 for the biker in your life. Any cyclist would be thrilled to find these under the Christmas tree. Happy holidays!

Post-Ride Refueling - Cheap and Easy Food to Build Your Body After a Ride
Post-Ride Refueling - Best Foods to Eat After a Ride

Holiday Gift Guide for Bicyclists - Best Gifts for Bike Riders 2011
Wondering what to get that biker in your life? Here's a list of terrific gift ideas for cyclists. From the fun to the practical, this will be sure to satisfy every bike rider on your list.

Is a bike tour right for me? A self quiz.
Is a bike tour right for me? Answer these questions and find out if you could handle long distance bicycle touring.

Where to sell your stuff - best websites for selling bikes and bike parts
Where to sell your stuff - best websites for selling bikes and bike parts

All about Bike Gloves - Reviews of Cycling Gloves and what they can do for you
Bike Gloves Reviews - What bike gloves do for you and some good gloves out there worth looking at

Best Gifts for Bikers 2013 - Best Holiday Presents for Cyclists
Buying holiday present(s) for the special cyclist(s) in your life? Here's a list of some great cycling-related items that will put a smile on the face of any bike rider.

Cycling's Spring Classics -- Profiles of the Great Spring Bike Races
Each spring a series of one-day historic bike races help shape the field and define the leaders for the coming season of professional cycling. Learn more about the Spring Classics -- legendary races that have been run in some cases a hundred years or more.

What's the highest speed you've ever reached on a bike?
What’s the highest speed you’ve ever reached on a bike?

Bicycling is for Lazy People
Bicycling is for Lazy People says columnist James Schwartz.

2012 Holiday Gift Guide - Best Gifts for Bikers
2012 Gift Guide for Cyclists - Best Presents for Bike Riders

12g vs 16g CO2 cartridges
A look at 12-gram vs 16-gram CO2 cartridges.

Study shows fewer, more expensive bikes sold in US last year
Fewer but more expensive bikes sold was the state of the US bike market in 2013

Find Happiness: Watch a Bike Race
United Healthcare rider Hilton Clarke delights fans more ways than one

Biking for Weight Loss - Ride a Bike and Lose Weight
So, you’re thinking that it’s time to lose a few pounds. How about dusting off that bike in the garage and taking it out for a spin? Bicycling is ideal for weight loss because it burns a lot of calories.

Presta vs. Schrader Valves - Which One is Better?
which is better: presta valves or schrader valves? cyclists debate this question

The Bike Racks of Los Angeles
The good people at Bicycle Fixation have recently posted a colorful collection of photos showing some of LA's more interesting bike racks. From Richard

Protective Case for Your Electronics: Review of the Otterbox Phone Case
If you ride a bike and carry a phone, chances are that this combination of activities will cause you to drop your phone, and usually in a time and place

Best Songs About Bikes and Biking - Name Your Favorite
Let's face it - there aren't zillions of songs out there about riding bikes. Sure, Queen had I Want to Ride My Bicycle and there's Bicycle Built for Two

Training and Fitness
Find out more here about training techniques you can use to accomplish your fitness goals on a bike, and how a smart approach to your nutrition will make you feel better and ride better.

Mindfulness in Eating
In today’s fast paced world, eating gets frequently squeezed in between other activities. However, being intentionally mindful about how and what one eats can help increase both satisfaction and nutritional value of what you consume. Here's how to do just that.

Practicing Mindfulness in Eating
Mindfulness in eating means being intentional about what goes in your mouth. Here's how it can change your life.

Coming Soon: Cycling's Spring Classics
The Spring Classics have it all - mud, cobblestones, bad weather and crazy fans. Best bike racing of the year.

Q&A with Author of Fit and Healthy Pregnancy, Krista Pinto
Q&A with Author of Fit and Healthy Pregnancy

Cycling Shoes for Fitness Riders?
In the mailbag recently was this note from a reader: I recently started riding a hybrid bike. I'm mostly doing shorter rides on pavement, some

Tour of California
Tour of California - a preview and profile of the Tour of California professional bicycle race

Organizers Announce Stages for 2014 Amgen Tour of California
Organizers of the Amgen Tour of California have announced the stages for this year's edition of the highest UCI-ranked race in the United States, plus the final listing of teams invited to participate.

Options for Riding in the Snow
Options for riding your bike in the snow, including studded tires and using zip tires as a sort of tire chain.

Bike Riding for Weight Loss - Ride a Bike, Lose Fat and Get Fit
Bicycling is a great way to make yourself look and feel better. Learn how riding your bike can help you lose weight, build muscle mass, and help your posture and stamina.

Bike Size Basics - A Guide to Sizing and Fitting Your Bike
Bike sizing can be tricky - here's how to figure out what size bicycle is best for your and how to make it fit you right

Stage Routes and Teams Released for 2014 Amgen Tour of California
Organizers have announced the stage routes and final list of teams invited to the 2014 Amgen Tour of California

Bike Racing in the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games
Olympic Cycling - all about road racing, track racing, mountain biking and BMX at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Bike Racing at the 2012 London Olympics - all about Olympic Cycling at the 2012 London Olympic Games
Here is a complete collection of information about bike racing at the 2012 London Olympic Games

Maintaining Proper Tire Pressure - How Glamorous!
Keeping the right amount of air in your tires is one of the most important (and most frequently overlooked) aspects of basic bicycle maintenance. By

Bike Size Guide
Bike Sizing can be a tricky deal. These articles will help you find the right size bike and then adjust it so that it fits you perfectly.

2010 Holiday Gift Guide for Cyclists - Best Gifts for Bikers in 2010
Here's a list of gift ideas for the cyclist in your life. All the best presents for Christmas that a bike rider could want from the top holiday picks for 2010

bike helmets and headwear review - reviews of the top helmets and headwear for cyclists
Here's a round-up of the latest bike helmets and headwear, plus our candid feedback on what's great and what ain't.

Stages of the 2011 Tour of Utah - Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah 2011 List of Stages
Here is a list of stages for the 2011 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah pro cycling road race

Guide to Biking in Destin, Florida
If you're going to the Destin or Fort Walton Beach areas of the Florida panhandle and want to either rent or take your bike, here is a guide to riding in the area. There are great places to ride, and others where you're taking your life in your hands, so give this a look before you head out.

Bike Tour Packing List
Going on a bike tour? Here's a helpful list of basic items that you'll find useful and necessary on a bike tour of any distance.

Best Gifts and Souvenirs for the Tour de France Fan
Best Gifts for the Tour de France Fan

Tour of Missouri Teams - Pro Cycling Teams in the Tour of Missouri
A list of the teams competing in the Tour of Missouri

Fort Collins Bike Brewery Tour - Tour Ft. Collins Breweries by Bike
a guide to a bike tour that takes you stop-by-stop through five microbreweries in Fort Collins, Colorado

Bicycle Commuter Benefit Act - all about the bike commuter benefit act
What is the bicycle commuter benefit act? How can you save money through it? Find out more here.

Winterize your bike - prepare your bike for storage
Winterize your bike - how to store your bicycle for the winter

BMX Protective Gear - Protective Gear for BMX riders
What kind of protective gear do you need when riding BMX? Here's a discussion of the types of protective gear you need when riding BMX.

Buying a Kid's Bike: Options for Getting the Best Bicycle For Your Kid
It can be hard to find a decent bike for a kid. You don't want to drop hundreds of dollars on something they'll outgrow, but you also don't want to saddle your child with a crappy piece of junk. So what to do? Here are some options for finding that perfect kid's bike.

Olympic Cycling Schedule by Date - Daily Schedule for Bike Racing Events at the 2008 Beijing Olympics
Here is a daily schedule of the cycling events at the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympic Games

Olympic Cycling Schedule by Event - Schedule for Bike Racing Events at the 2008 Beijing Olympics
Here is a schedule of the cycling events at the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympic Games, sorted by event

Lance Armstrong Books - Books by and about Lance Armstrong
Here's a list of books by and about American cycling legend Lance Armstrong, seven time winner of the Tour de France.

College Cycling Teams - Bike Racing at the College and University Level
Here's a list of the U.S. colleges and universities that offer full-blown, university sponsored (not club) cycling teams.

College Cycling Teams - Bike Racing at the College and University Level
Here's a list of the U.S. colleges and universities that offer full-blown, university sponsored (not club) cycling teams.

Bike Jersey Reviews - a list of reviews of various cycling jerseys
Bike Jersey Reviews - a list of reviews of various cycling jerseys

Bike shorts reviews - reviews of bike shorts, bibs, pants and bottoms
Bike shorts reviews - here are reviews of bike shorts, bibs, pants and bottoms

Bike safety -- the five layers of bike safety
The five layers of bike safety - the keys to being safe on a bike are almost entirely in your hands. Learn here how to do the simple things you can do when riding that will go a long, long way to ensuring many happy miles on your bike.

How to Work with a Bike Shop
Bike shops can be wonderful places full of friendly staff who love helping people with their bikes. Or they can be intimidating places with expensive stuff and arrogant, egotistical workers. Here's how to tell the difference, and how to be a good customer, helping them work better with you.

Keeping Your Feet Warm While Riding -- How to Keep Your Toes and Feet Warm While Riding a Bike
Riding your bike in the winter can be fun - as long as you can keep your feet warm. There are lots of tips and tricks people try to keep their feet warm. Here are some of the things that work best for riders.

Top Five Features of a Great Bike Path
Great bike paths have certain distinct traits. Here's a list of five things to look for when considering where to ride.

Best Accessories for Bike Commuters - Nifty Equipment and Gear for Bike Commuters
Being a bicycle commuter can be a lot of fun. You're getting exercise, fresh air and saving on gas and the environment at the same time. Fortunately too, there are lots of nifty gadgets and gear to help your ride and make your commute all that more pleasant.

Best Gifts for Bike Riders - Best Holiday Gifts for Cyclists
Gifts for bike riders - looking for holiday presents for the bike rider in your life? Here are some great ideas of gifts for bicyclists.

Best Gifts for Bike Riders - Best Holiday Gifts for Cyclists
Gifts for bike riders - looking for holiday presents for the bike rider in your life? Here are some great ideas of gifts for bicyclists.

best bike laptop carriers - best bags and racks for carrying your laptop computer on your bike
What are the best bike laptop carriers? Here are your top choices in best bags and racks for carrying your laptop computer on your bike.

Avoid bike shorts chafing and rash - how to avoid chafing and rash caused by your bike shorts
Chafing and rash caused by bike shorts is a common problem for cyclists. Here are ways you can avoid rashes and chafing on your next ride.

Stay Cool When Riding Your Bike - Tips for Cyclists to Beat the Heat
Hot weather can make normally pleasant rides more difficult, and really scorching weather can make you want to stay off the bike altogether. But that's not necessary when you use these simple ways to keep cool on your bike.

Ten Best Bicycle Jokes of All Time
The Ten Best Bicycle Jokes of All Time

Best free online bike games - best bicycle games on the internet. Mountain bike, BMX, road bike racing and more.
Best free bike games on the web - here's your list of of the top free online bicycle games on the internet. Mountain bike, BMX, road bike racing and more.

Fight Foggy Glasses - What to Do When Your Glasses Steam Up in Cold Weather Riding
Fight Foggy Glasses - What to Do When Your Glasses Steam Up in Cold Weather Riding

Essential Bike Commuter Gear - Equipment and Accessories Bike Commuters Need to Have
Bike commuting is its own special type of riding. Here is a list of the gear and accessories you can't do without as a bike commuter to make your ride safe and comfortable.

Dogs and Bikes - How to Respond When "Man's Best Friend" Isn't So Friendly - What to Do if You're Chased By a Dog
Dogs and Bikes - How to Respond When Man's Best Friend Isn't So Friendly

Don't Leave Home Without Them: Seven Essential Items to Carry in Your Saddlebag
There are seven essential items to carry in your saddlebag for emergencies and repairs. Find out more about the seven most important things to carry when riding.

Why Shave Your Legs for Riding a Bike -- Why Cyclists Shave Their Legs
Why do some cyclists shave their legs? That's a good question. But here are just some of the reasons why you'll find riders with the razor and cream before they get on their bike.

Recycling Tubes and Tires - Best Options for Recycling and Disposal of Your Bike's Old Tubes and Tires
Hate to just pitch your old tubes and tires in the trash? Here are the best options for reuse and recycling of bike tubes and tires.

WD-40: Not Good For Your Chain
Seems like just about everybody has a can of WD-40 out in the garage. Great for freeing sticky metal parts and rusted nuts and bolts, I remember seeing my

These Jerseys ROCK
What happens when you cross rock & roll with cycling? To find out, just take a look at the line of rock jerseys offered by Primal Wear. Zepplin, the

Mindfulness in Cycling
Mindfulness is full concentration on the activity at hand. Here's how applying mindfulness can help you become a better cyclist and enjoy your ride more.

Heart Rate Training and Spinning / Indoor Cycling: a Powerful Combination
This article describes how you can develop your cardiovascular endurance through indoor cycling (also known as “Spinning”) sessions, which allows you to very specifically and intentionally utilize heart rate training under controlled circumstances.

Workout Wow! Try a Hybrid Spinning® Classes with Yoga, Strength or Ab Components
To carry your conditioning to the next level, you can take the incredibly effective interval workout of a cycling class and then stir in a little extra dose of yoga, strength or ab focus to create a killer total body workout. Find out more

What to know before you go into an indoor cycling spinning/hybrid exercise class
Thinking about trying a spinning indoor class? Or maybe taking on a blended class that combines a spin workout (group exercise bikes) with either abs/core, yoga or strength workouts? Here's what you should know going into it in order to feel prepared.

Q&A with Kimberly Fowler, originator of the YAS (Yoga and Spinning®) blended approach to workouts
Here's an interview with Kimberly Fowler, originator of the YAS (Yoga and Spinning) blended approach to workouts. Learn how this combination came about, why it works and who can benefit from this unique hybrid indoor cycling/spin and yoga workout.

Review of the RoadID Identification Bracelet for Athletes
RoadID - Identification Bracelet for Athletes: here's a review of the Road ID wristband. Is this is a gimmick or something helpful and necessary for cyclists and runners?

History of the Tour de France
The Tour de France is the most famous bike race in the world. Here's a brief look at the history and origins of this magnificent event.

Ride Review: Biking in San Antonio, Texas
San Antonio, a dusty Texas town is famous for the Alamo and its Riverwalk, but it should be famous for its cycling too. Here's why it's a great place to ride, road and mountain bikes alike.

Bike Tours of Historical Sites - Touring Historical Sites on your Bike
Battlefields, state and national parks and historical sites are often perfect for bicycle tours. Here are some historic sites and historical themed tours including some from the Revolutionary War, the Civil War and the Underground Railroad you should consider for bike touring.

Improve Your Cycling Fitness with Interval Training through Spin Classes
Interval training can benefit cyclists of all levels. Find out more here about how you can do interval workouts in Spinning® or other indoor cycling classes that'll really benefit you and make you stronger.

Practicing Mindfulness
You may have heard people talk about

Etnies Number BMX Shoe
Whether you're a serious BMXer or just need a shoe for casual wear and/or riding around town, you'll want check out the Etnies Number shoe. Designed by

Grease Ninja: A Cleaner Option for Spray Lubricants
Grease Ninja - product review for cleaning your chain

NiteRider MiNewt Pro 750 Light Review
NiteRider's MiNewt Pro 750 claims to pack a bright light in a small package. Do their claims hold up?

Lazer O2 Helmet review - a close-up look at the Lazer O2 bike helmet
This is a review of the O2 helmet by Lazer.`

Review - Revive Solar ReStore XL + battery and solar charger
Interested in solar-powered battery chargers? Here's a review of the Revive Solar ReStore XL + solar charger by Accessory Power.

Book Review: Bicycling Guide to the Mississippi River Trail, author Bob Robinson
A book review of Bicycling Guide to the Mississippi River Trail: A Complete Route Guide Along the Mississippi River, written by Bob Robinson.

Arkel Dolphin 48 Pannier Review
Arkel Dolphin 48 Pannier Review -- a review of the Dolphin 48 saddlebags by Arkel

Review: Hincapie Gran Premio Jersey and Shorts/Bibs
Here's a review of the Gran Premio line of cycling wear - jersey and shorts/bibs - from Hincapie Sportswear

Book Review - The Secret Race: Inside the Hidden World of the Tour de France: Doping, Cover-ups, and Winning at All Costs by Tyler Hamilton and Daniel Coyle
An honest review of Tyler Hamilton's book about his life as a professional cyclist and the doping that went on when he raced with Lance Armstrong. The Secret Race: Inside the Hidden World of the Tour de France: Doping, Cover-ups, and Winning at All Costs by Tyler Hamilton and Daniel Coyle

Ride Guide: West Orange Bike Trail, Orlando, Florida
Here's a review and description of the West Orange Bike Trail in Orlando, Florida

Review: Timex Ironman Run Trainer Watch with GPS and Heart Rate Monitor
Here's a review and description of the Timex Ironman Run Trainer Watch with GPS and Heart Rate Monitor.

Springer: Dog Leash for your Bike - a review
Here's a review of the Springer, a device that lets your dog run alongside you when you're riding your bike.

Review: ProForm Tour De France Bike Generation 2 Indoor Cycle
Thinking about getting the ProForm Le Tour de France Bike Generation 2? Read our review first and find out expert opinion and insight on the ProForm Tour De France Bike Generation 2 indoor cycle.

Book Review: One Last Great Thing - A Story of a Father and a Son, a Story of a Life and a Legacy. Richard Burke/Trek Bicycles
This is a review of One Last Great Thing - A Story of a Father and a Son, a Story of a Life and a Legacy. A book about Richard Burke, founder of Trek Bicycles, written by his son John Burke, Trek's current president.

Review: Craft Storm Cycling/Running Tights
20 degrees and time to ride? Here's a review of the Craft Storm tights for cold weather cycling or running.

Review of the Downhill Mountain Bike Park at Canyons Resort, Park City, Utah
Canyons Resort in Park City, Utah has developed a special

GoPro HD Hero camera review - a review of the GoPro HD Hero helmetcam
This is a review of the nifty GoPro HD Hero helmetcam

Review: Kryptonite Evolution U-Lock with cable
Worried about somebody stealing your bike? Kyptonite Evolution U-Lock with cable offers theft deterrent. But is it strong enough? Read our review.

How to Change a Flat Tire
The first and most basic bicycle repair is how to fix a flat tire. Sooner or later, you will get a flat when out riding. It’s as certain as death and taxes. The directions in this article show you how to fix a flat and avoid a nice long walk back home.

Selling Bikes or Bike Parts on the Internet: Be as Descriptive as Possible
2. Be as descriptive as possible -- providing information on manufacturer, serial number, specifications. Page 2.

Selling Your Bike or Bike Parts on the Internet: Somebody wants your Stuff - Tips for Getting Top Dollar
How to Sell Your Bike or Bike Parts on the Internet: Tips for Getting Top Dollar

Selling Bike Parts on the Internet: Pictures are Worth 1,000 Words
4. Use photos - lots of 'em and close up - on the bike and off the bike. Page 4.

Selling Bike Parts on the Internet: Smart Pricing
How you price your item is naturally going to have a big impact on how quickly you are able to sell it. Page 5.

Selling Bike Parts on the Internet: Tell it All - the Good, Bad and the Ugly
3. Be as descriptive as possible -- condition -- no pissed off people; removes their bartering strategy. Page 3.

How to Repair a Sidewall Gash in a Bike Tire
Getting a split the sidewall of your mountain bike tire is a common problem when a sharp rock edge rips into it, causing a gash or tear. But fixing it it is easy, allowing you to keep your tire and saving you money not having to buy a new one. Here's how.

Stitching Up the Bike Tire Sidewall
Stitching up the gash with dental floss is a key step in this repair. Page 2.

Finish Up your Stitch Work to Repair the Split in the Bike Tire Sidewall
Stitching up the gash with dental floss is a key step in this repair. Page 3.

Apply a Patch Inside the Tire
A radial tire patch goes inside the bike tire to help hold the gash closed. Page 4.

Paint the Stitches with Rubber Cement
The final step is to paint the dental floss stitches with rubber cement. Page 5.

Arkel TailRider Trunk Bag Review
Arkel TailRider Trunk Bag Review - here's a review of the TrailRider Trunk Bag by Arkel.

Spinning the pedals - definition of spinning the pedals - what does it mean to spin the pedals
Spinning the pedals - here's the definition of

Pannier - definition. Here's the definition of a pannier as it applies to a bicycle.
Want to know what a bike pannier is? Here's the definition of a pannier as it applies to a bicycle.

Definition: Fixed Gear Bike - What is a Fixed Gear Bike? Here a Fixie is defined.
Ever hear somebody talk about a fixed-gear bike, also known as a

Alley-Cat Race: What is an Alley-Cat Race?
What is an alley-cat race? You might have heard of an alley-cat bike race and wondered what it is. This article gives the definition of an alley-cat race.

Craft Elite Bib Short Review - here's a review of the Elite cycling bib shorts by Craft
Craft Elite Bib Short Review - here's a review of the Elite cycling bib shorts by Craft

An interview with Dr. Kristina Pinto, author of Fit & Healthy Pregnancy: How to Stay Strong and in Shape for You and Your Baby
Women who are serious athletes -- both those who compete and those just enjoy vigorous exercise for its own sake-- often wonder what pregnancy will do to their ability to continue training. In this interview with Dr. Kristina Pinto, we learn all the facts about exercise during and after pregnancy for highly fit women.

Kim Hellyar - contributor profile for about.com
This is the contributor profile for Kim Hellyar, a personal trainer in the St. Louis area. She has been a cycling instructor and a personal trainer since 1998.

Schedule of USA Cycling National Bike Racing Championships - 2012
Here's the schedule of all the USA Cycling National Bike Racing Championships in 2012.

Route profile - Course Map - Road cycling race - London Olympics 2012
Here is the route profile for the road cycling race at the 2012 London Olympic games.

Men's Road Cycling - Alphabetical List of Competitors - Olympics 2012 London - Riders Roster by Last Name for Road Bike Race, 2012 Olympic Games
Men's Road Cycling - Alphabetical List of Competitors - Olympics 2012 London - Riders Roster by Last Name for Road Bike Race, 2012 Olympic Games

Men's Road Cycling - List of Competitors by County - Olympics 2012 London - Riders Roster by Nationality for Road Bike Race, 2012 Olympic Games
Men's Road Cycling - List of Competitors by County - Olympics 2012 London - Riders Roster by Nationality for Road Bike Race, 2012 Olympic Games

Lance Armstrong statement on not contesting USADA charges against him.
Lance Armstrong's statement on not contesting USADA charges against him.

LeBron James - NBA superstar sure, but also a hero cyclist to many
LeBron James is known for his prowess on the basketball court. But did you know he also loves bikes? And especially as they can be used as a tool and motivator to reaching kids in the same sorts of inner-city communities as LeBron grew up in.

This Seemed Like a Good Idea Three Months Ago: Running a Marathon from a Cyclist's Perspective
This Seemed Like a Good Idea Three Months Ago: Running a Marathon from a Cyclist's Perspective - a cyclist turns in his bike for running shoes. Hear what he learns along the way in training for a marathon

Katy Trail Ride Journal - May 9-13 2011.
This is an account of my May 2011 misadventures on a cross-Missouri ride on the Katy Trail, a 240-mile former rail line now converted to a bike path.

Bike Riding in Portland, Oregon - An Overview of Getting Around on by Bicycle in Portland
Portland, Oregon is generally regarded as one of the very best American cities for biking and bike culture. Find out here why that is, and what you should expect when you ride in Portland.

Katy Trail ride journal - Day 2
Katy Trail ride journal - Day 2 - May 9-13, 2011.

167 miles in one day - Bike ride from St. Louis to Lake of the Ozarks
In June 2012, a crazy guy from St. Louis named Rob Anderson set out to ride his bike from his home to the Lake of the Ozarks, a single day trip approaching 170 miles. Here is the account of his ride.

Katy Trail Ride Journal - Day 3. May 11, 2011.
This is an account of day 3 of my May 2011 misadventures on a cross-Missouri ride on the Katy Trail, a 240-mile former rail line now converted to a bike path.

Katy Trail Ride Journal - Day 4. May 12, 2011.
This is an account of day 4 of my May 2011 misadventures on a cross-Missouri ride on the Katy Trail, a 240-mile former rail line now converted to a bike path.

Katy Trail Ride Journal - Day 5. May 13, 2011.
This is an account of day 5 of my May 2011 misadventures on a cross-Missouri ride on the Katy Trail, a 240-mile former rail line now converted to a bike path.

Rob Anderson profile
This is a profile for Rob Anderson of Webster Groves, Missouri, contributor to the Bicycling site on about.com

Ride review: Guide to Biking in Sonoma/Napa Valley, California.
Want to know where the locals go? Check out our ride review: Guide to Biking in Sonoma/Napa Valley, California.

Biking in Pittsburgh - Ride Review: Guide to Pittsburgh on a Bike
Visiting Pittsburgh and thinking of exploring the place by bike? Or maybe you're a local getting out on two wheels for the first time. Here's a guide and overview to biking in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Checking out lift-served downhill mountain biking - what you need to know
So you're thinking about downhill mountain biking? Here's a look at what to expect. Ride the ski lift up with your bike. Shred back down the mountain. Repeat over and over, all day.

Check Your Bike Shoe Cleat Bolts Twice a Year to Keep Them From Rusting in Place
Simple maintenance on your bike shoes -- five minutes once or twice a year -- can help you avoid bigger problems.

How to Change a Flat Tire
The first and most basic bicycle repair is how to fix a flat tire. Sooner or later, you will get a flat when out riding. It’s as certain as death and taxes. The directions in this article show you how to fix a flat and avoid a nice long walk back home.

Losing weight riding your bike - share your stories about shaping up through cycling, and read about others' success!
Have you lost weight by riding your bike? Read how others have done just that, and share your success story so others can benefit about how you got in better shape through cycling.

Bike Riding in Portland - Share Your Experiences and Recommended Places to Ride
Ever go riding in Portland? Share your best bike recommendations with your fellow bicyclists here and read what others have to say. Best routes, parts of town to ride, best places to check out on a bike.

Readers respond: wacky bike rides you don't want to miss
Readers respond: check out this list of reader favorite wacky bike rides you don't want to miss

How to get your kids to love biking
Readers Respond: How to get your kids to love biking - here's how to teach your kids to enjoy bike riding. Read what has worked for others and share your own stories of success.

Cyclists turning into runners: your experience doing a marathon.
Are you a cyclist who has also done a marathon? What was the experience like for you? Share your story.

Readers respond: Bike riding in Napa and Sonoma, California
Have you ridden in the Napa Valley or Sonoma area of California wine country? Share your story or hear what others experienced.

Run/Walk/Ride Together - How to Make it Work When People Go Different Speeds
Ever want to go running or for a walk with another person who is riding on a bike? It can be tricky when you’ve got people traveling different speeds. How do you make this work? Find out from others or share your technique

Light up the night: effective tips for being seen on your bike in the dark
If you ride at night, you know the importance of being visible to other users on the road. Here are tips for increasing your visibility through lighting and reflective wear when you're riding your bike at night.

Animal Encounters on your Bike
Having a dog or deer or other animal jump out in front of you as you ride can be scary. Here's what people have done in that situation. Page 2.

Schrader valves vs. Presta valves - what do you use?
Schrader valves vs. Presta valves - what do you use? Find out what other cyclists prefer or offer your own opinion on the matter. Page 2.

Schrader valves vs. Presta valves - what do you use?
Schrader valves vs. Presta valves - what do you use? Find out what other cyclists prefer or offer your own opinion on the matter. Page 3.

Why do you ride your bike?
Why do you ride a bike? Here's your chance to talk about why you ride. Page 4.

Readers Answer: Finding a Great Deal on a Kid's Bike
Readers Answer: Hear from others on how they found a great deal on a kid's bike

Why do you ride your bike?
Why do you ride a bike? Here's your chance to talk about why you ride. Page 5.

Why do you ride your bike?
Why do you ride a bike? Here's your chance to talk about why you ride. Page 6.

Why do you ride your bike?
Why do you ride a bike? Here's your chance to talk about why you ride. Page 7.

Selling Your Used Bike Parts - Your Secrets to Success for Selling Bike Parts
Have old bike parts sitting around? Hear how others have had success turning them into cash by selling them on the internet.

Things You Need on a Bike Ride
Things You Need on a Bike Ride. Bicycling. Page 3.

Things You Need on a Bike Ride
Things You Need on a Bike Ride. Bicycling. Page 4.

Biking in Boston. A Guide to Bicycling in Boston, Massachusetts.
Boston is a great city, just perfect for getting around on a bike. Here's some tips and insight on what you can expect and some suggestions for great routes to take you around the city

Crazy Bike Rides You Don’t Want To Miss
Bike rides with a twist. Sure, the weekend club rides are great. But for a truly memorable time, don’t miss these crazy bike rides. Midnight rides, Critical Mass, naked rides and more.

: Have You Ridden the Katy Trail? Share Your Opinion.>
Have you ridden the Katy Trail? At 240 miles, it is the longest rail-trail conversion in the United States. It's flat, scenic and perfect for bike touring. Share your experience or read stories from others who have ridden it.

Have You Ridden the Katy Trail? Share Your Opinion.
Have you ridden the Katy Trail? At 240 miles, it is the longest rail-trail conversion in the United States. It's flat, scenic and perfect for bike touring. Share your experience or read stories from others who have ridden it.

Elle Macpherson on a bike - elle McPherson bicycle riding
Australian model Elle Macpherson at the launch of Skyride, a summer of free cycling events in Regents Park on June 17, 2009 in London, England.

"FitDesk" - Ride an Exercise Bike While Working?
exercise bike adds desktop to double as fitness workstation

About.com - Bicycling - BEST WEBSITE TO RESEARCH BICYCLES - : Building up a Bike from Scratch vs Buying Complete
What's the best approach -- building up a bike yourself or buying a complete bike new. Read what approach others have taken and share your own.

Need to find Schwinn Sunset Orange Paint - : Building up a Bike from Scratch vs Buying Complete
What's the best approach -- building up a bike yourself or buying a complete bike new. Read what approach others have taken and share your own.

Discovering New and Wonderful Things - : How Bicycling Changed My Life
Last year my wife and I were talked into doing the MS150, the two-day 150 mile charity ride for Multiple Sclerosis. Having only been a modest riders, we realized that we needed to get our bodies (and butts!) into shape for the big ride. We had about 4 months to do it. Here's our story.

Exploring the woods in a whole new way - : How Bicycling Changed My Life
A hiker becomes a biker -- and finds a whole new passion.

Guided Tour of Katy Trail - Have You Ridden the Katy Trail?
Have you ridden the Katy Trail? At 240 miles, it is the longest rail-trail conversion in the United States. It's flat, scenic and perfect for bike touring. Share your experience or read stories from others who have ridden it.

Our Experiences on the Katy Trail - Have You Ridden the Katy Trail?
Have you ridden the Katy Trail? At 240 miles, it is the longest rail-trail conversion in the United States. It's flat, scenic and perfect for bike touring. Share your experience or read stories from others who have ridden it.

Love Riding the Katy! - Have You Ridden the Katy Trail?
Have you ridden the Katy Trail? At 240 miles, it is the longest rail-trail conversion in the United States. It's flat, scenic and perfect for bike touring. Share your experience or read stories from others who have ridden it.

Building up a Bike from Scratch vs Buying Complete
What's the best approach -- building up a bike yourself or buying a complete bike new. Read what approach others have taken and share your own.

Life is Crap Mountain Bike T-Shirt
Schadenfreude: joy at someone else's misfortune. If you're a glass-half-empty type person, you'll appreciate this scene of a cyclist getting bucked over the

New Kona Project2 Bike Messenger Bags and Backpacks
Kona offers a new line of branded messenger bags and backpacks.

Kids Bike Sizes Guide - What is the Right Size Kid's Bike?
Wondering about bike sizing for kid's bikes? Here's how to tell the right size kids bike you need.

Mountain Bike Sizing and Fit - What is the Right Size Mountain Bike for Me?
Wondering about sizing for mountain bikes, and what proper fit is on a mountain bicycle for your height? Sizing on mountain bikes can be a bit erratic, to say the least, so here's a helpful guide to tell on how to tell what the right size mountain bike is for you.

Olympic Road Cycling Medalists - Medal Winners in Olympic Road Bike Racing
Here are lists of medal winners, men and women, in the road bike competition throughout Olympic history.

Bike Bags and Racks
Bike bags and bike racks. Here's the scoop on bags and racks to haul stuff on your bike. Reviews of the best products for your bicycle. What to get, what to avoid.

Bike Lights - Tail lights and Headlights for your Bicycle
Bike lights. If you're going to ride, especially at night, you want to be sure that you can be seen. Find out more here about tail lights and head lights for your bike, and the best ways to ensure that you get noticed on the road.

BMX in the Olympics - a guide to the Olympic BMX competition
Here's a look at the BMX events at the Olympics, a brand new event in Olympic cycling for 2008.

Olympic Cycling Results - Olympic Cycling Medalists
Results of Olympic bike events and list of bicycle racing champions - a list of past medal winners in Olympic cycling events.

Road Bike Racing at the Summer Olympics - Road Cycling Events at the Beijing Games
Here's your guide to the road cycling events taking place at the Summer Olympics. Find out more about road bike racing at the 2008 Summer Olympic games in Beijing.

Tour de France 2007
Bicycling.

Olympic Track Bike Medalists
Here are lists of medal winners throughout Olympic history in the track bike competition. See the Olympic champions for track bike racing events included in the 2008 summer games.

Cycling Jersey Reviews
Bike jersey reviews. Here are reviews of cycling jerseys of various sorts. The good, bad and the ugly. See our favorites and see which ones to stay away from.

Bike shorts reviews - cycling shorts
Bike shorts reviews. Here are reviews of cycling shorts of various sorts,including bib shorts and knickers. The good, bad and the ugly. See our favorites and see which ones to stay away from.

Bike Reviews - Reviews of Bicycles
bike reviews - reviews of bicycles - get feedback, evaluation and opinion of the bikes on the market today. Top picks, best buys and bicycles to avoid.

Bicycling Clothing Reviews
Want the straight scoop on the bicycling apparel products that are out there to make your bike riding more comfortable? Here are reviews of clothing for cyclists - shorts, jerseys, bibs, knickers, gloves and more.

Cheating - Drugs and Blood Doping in Professional Cycling
Cheating in Professional Cycling - learn the dark secrets of performance enhancing drugs and blood doping that plague professional cycling

Olympic Cycling - Bicycling and Bike Racing at the Olympics
Olympic Cycling - all about bicycle racing events, including road, track, mountain biking and BMX at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Recall Information - Bikes and Bike Parts
Bicycles and bike components get recalled frequently for safety issues. A lot of information is scattered here and there and can be difficult to track. This list of recall information can tell you if your bike is a potential safety hazard.

Bike Tires, Tubes and Wheels
Maintenance and repair on bike tires, tubes and wheels, including spokes, rims and hubs. A collection of articles on bike tires, tubes and wheels.

Tour de France
The Tour de France is the world's premier bicycle race. Here is all the coverage on the Tour de France and information on riders and teams, standings, details on the route and stages and everything else related to the Tour de France.

Tour of Missouri
Tour of Missouri - a six stage, six hundred mile race that debuted in 2007. The inaugural run featured top U.S. and American teams, including Discovery Channel and 2007 Tour de France winner Alberto Contador and teammates Levi Leipheimer and George Hincapie.

Bike racing
Explore the world of bike racing. Information on how to get involved with racing, plus profiles of the major pro riders and teams, plus a look at the biggest races on the professional bicycling tour.

Competitive Cycling and You
Here's your chance to learn more about competitive cycling. Find out how to get started or browse more in-depth discussions of the strategy and technique unique to the different events.

Cycling for Families
Riding with kids adds a different dimension to bicycling. Learn here more about the different types of gear available to make the bike life easier with little ones.

Bicycling Definitions and Glossary - Bike Words Defined
This is an index of bicycling terms that provides definitions for a number of cycling-related words and phrases.

bike helmet reviews - helmets, hats and headwear for cyclists
bike helmet reviews - buyers guide and reviews of bicycle helmets, hats and headwear - see what's best on the market in protection for your head when you're riding your bike

Bike gloves
Bike gloves - here are articles about bike gloves, including what they're for a reviews of specific types and styles of bike gloves.

Bike Pedals and Bike Shoes - Reviews and Recommendations - Buyer's Guide
Reviews - bike pedals and bike shoes. Here's the straight scoop on different pedals and bike shoes that might be interesting and useful to you in your own riding.

Cool weather riding
Riding in cool weather -- keep riding your bike all winter long with these tips and advice on equipment and dress to make your cold weather rides fun and safe.

How to . . . a guide to simple bike skills and techniques
Ever wondered

Bike Riding Basics
Bike riding is a skill that is easily learned and not easily forgotten. But there are techniques involved in doing it well, in riding most gracefully and efficiently. Here you'll learn how to manage yourself and your bike in a variety of settings.

Lance Armstrong
All about Lance Armstrong. Biography, links and information about Lance Armstrong.

Bike Repair and Maintenance
These pages give you the skinny on basic fixes you need to know to keep your bike running smooth. From routine maintenance to replacing and maintaining components, this should be your first stop when thinking about the various ways you can show a little TLC to your bike.

Bike Safety Tips
Bike Safety Tips - Learn tips and tricks on how to enhance your safety when riding and increase your enjoyment on a bike.

Riding With Your Pet
I'm always fascinated by people riding with their pets. You'll see a little dog in a front basket, or perhaps a larger one being pulled in a carrier on the

Schrader valves vs. Presta valves - what do you use?
Schrader valves vs. Presta valves - what do you use? Find out what other cyclists prefer or offer your own opinion on the matter.

Reader feedback - bike riding experiences in Destin - Fort Walton Beach, Florida
Readers offer comments and feedback of their own bike riding experiences in the Destin - Fort Walton Beach areas of Florida's Panhandle region

Bike Touring Essentials - What You Have to Have Along With You on a Bike Tour
Going on a multi-day bike ride is different than just a trip around the block or even a day-long ride. The items you need are different and more specialized than just typical riding. Here's what experienced riders have found to be the kinds of things they have to have when bike touring to ensure success on the trip.

Things You Need on a Bike Ride
Things You Need on a Bike Ride. Bicycling.

Why do you ride your bike?
Why do you ride a bike? Here's your chance to talk about why you ride. Page 2.

Why do you ride your bike?
Why do you ride a bike? Here's your chance to talk about why you ride.

Why do you ride your bike?
Why do you ride a bike? Here's your chance to talk about why you ride. Page 3.

Bike shorts - which are better? Bibs vs regular bike shorts.
Bike shorts - which are better? Bibs vs regular bike shorts. Read here what readers prefer.

Things You Need on a Bike Ride
Things You Need on a Bike Ride. Bicycling. Page 2.

Fat Bikes - Are They Right for You?
Fat bikes are all the rage for riding in the snow

Practicing Mindfulness in Cycling and Life
Mindfulness is full concentration on the activity at hand. Here's how applying mindfulness can help you become a better cyclist and enjoy your ride more.

Happy Birthday, Susan B. Anthony - Suffragette and Cyclist
Susan B. Anthony: Bikes are Freedom for Women

Biking in California Wine Country - Napa/Sonoma on Two Wheels
Biking in California Wine Country - Seeing Napa/Sonoma on Two Wheels

What is Spinning? - A Description of a Indoor Cycling Exercise Class
Group indoor cycling classes have grown in popularity in recent years both among general fitness enthusiasts and with cyclists as a way to keep in shape among the off-season. Here's a description of what you'll find in an indoor cycling class.

Tera Liescheidt - contributor profile
Contributor profile for Tera Liescheidt, Registered Dietician

Schwinn Brings Back Classic Sting-Ray Bike
Schwinn brings back limited edition of the classic Sting-Ray bike

Arkel Tailrider Bag Review
Arkel Tailrider Trunk Bag Review

Interval Training Through Group Classes on the Stationary Bike
How to use Spin Classes for Interval Training

2008 Amgen Tour of California Kicks Off Sunday, Feb 17
Top level professional racing returns to the United States on Sunday as the Amgen Tour of California kicks off the 2008 season, and I couldn't be more

Bike Tire Basics
If you're looking forward to getting your bike out after a long hiatus, don't forget to take a few minutes to inspect your tires. Here's what to look for:

He Made It: Round-the-World Cyclist Finishes in Paris
Mark Beaumont, the cyclist who attempted to set a new solo round-the-world record we've followed here has finished his ride. Pedaling back to Paris' Arc de

And Now There's Karaoke on the Bike Trainer . . .
For those for whom regular spinning classes aren't enough, now we learn that there are karaoke spinning classes, where singing along is not only

Levi Leipheimer Wins Tour of California
Levi Leipheimer repeated his 2007 Tour of California victory with a strong performance to win again in the eight-day race that finished Feb 24th, 2008. In

Louis Garneau Introduces New Gym Shoe For Exercise Bike Enthusiasts
If you're a person who does spin classes, the matter of what you wear on your feet is always important. Do you drag along your cycling shoes in a bag and

Your New Year's Riding Resolutions
With 2010 upon us, it's a time to look forward and think about what you want to accomplish in the new year. Many cyclists don't set any kind of goal at all,

Schwinn Debuts Flax Fiber Bike
Schwinn Bicycles , like many bike makers, has been working to develop eco-friendly bikes to add to their line.  While we've seen bamboo bikes and bikes made

Exercise Bikes Push Power Back to the Grid in California Gym
A new San Diego gym that emphasizes being eco-friendly has found a way to harness the energy produced by its patrons in a way that benefits the earth.  It

Feedback Sports Pro-Elite Bicycle Workstand Review
If you spend any amount of time working on your bike(s), you figure out real quick that having a work stand is a big help, making bike repair that much more

Livestrong Fitness Releases Special Edition Stationary Exercise Bikes
Lance Armstrong's LIVESTRONG Foundation has partnered with Johnson Health Tech to create a special-edition indoor training cycle that honors the 28 million

Host Cities for 2011 Tour of Utah Stages Announced
Organizers recently announced host cities and the stage schedule for the six-day 2011 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah professional cycling stage race. Held

Tracking Your Heart Rate in Indoor Cycling Classes for Focused Training
Use a heart rate monitor in spin classes to develop targeted fitness

Goodbye, Traditional Diamond-Shaped Bike Frame
Goodbye, Traditional Diamond-Shaped Bike Frame

Selling Used Bike Parts on the Internet: Somebody Wants Your Stuff
You can make money and clean out your garage by selling off old bike parts

Buying a Stationary Exercise Bike? Here's What to Look For
What to look for when buying a spin/indoor exercise bike.

When is a Bike Not a Bike?
When is a bike not a bike?

Bike Discussion on NPR's Talk of the Nation
NPR discussion about bikes and bike lanes says arrogant cyclists are a big part of the problem

Q&A with Kimberly Fowler, Originator of the YAS (Yoga and Spinning) Blended Workout
Interview with Kimberly Fowler, Originator of the YAS Yoga and Spinning Workout

Review: ProForm Le Tour de France Generation 2 Indoor Cycle
Spin Bike Review: ProForm Le Tour de France Generation 2 Indoor Cycle

Fastest Speed on a Bike - See the Record-Setting Machine
Fastest Speed on a Bike - See the Record-Setting Machine ridden 120 miles per hour

LeBron James - More than Basketball - a Cyclist in a BIG Way
LeBron James - More than Basketball - a Cyclist in a BIG Way

Lazer O2 Road Bike Helmet Review
Lazer O2 Road Bike Helmet Review - Is it a Bargain or a Bust

"Hybrid" Stationary Bike Classes Increasingly Popular
Workout wow! Take your fitness to the next level with a hybrid spinning class

Mom's Tips on Avoiding Problems - Check The Screws in Your Bike Cleats
Check the screws in your bike cleats regularly to avoid common problems

It's Green Lights All the Way for Cyclists - In Amsterdam, At Least
Start. Pedal. Red light. Stop. Start. Pedal. Red light. Stop. Sound familiar? To counter this frustration with frequent stops, officials with

More Olympic Cycling - Track, BMX, Mountain Biking On the Way
Track, BMX and Mountain Biking Events coming in the 2012 London Olympics

Like Beer? Like Bikes? Portland Hotel Offers "Hop in the Saddle" Package to Help You Enjoy Both
Jupiter Hotel in Portland offers special package combining beer and bikes.

Overcoming Obstacles and Finding Freedom: Bikes Help Conquer Disability
Michie O'Day uses a tricycle to overcome significant health issues

What to know before you go into your first hybrid indoor cycling exercise class
What you should know before your first spinning/hybrid exercise class

How to lubricate your bike - Where to oil your bike - What parts of your bike need lubrication
Your bike needs regular maintenance to keep functioning properly. Find out here what moving parts you should be lubricating to keep them moving right.

Cycle Your Way to a Better Body
Lose weight through bicycling. Combine your riding with healthy eating and diet and nutrition tips to lose pounds and develop a lean and muscular body. Tips on how riding your bike can help with diet and weight loss.

Weight Room Workouts to Improve Your Cycling
Strength-building exercises to make you stronger and faster on the bike. A guide to some great weight room workouts that help you improve your cycling by lifting weights.

Las Vegas Public Employees Use Electric Bikes for Short Trips Around Town
Las Vegas public employees can now borrow electric bikes for city business

Taking Your Bike on a Plane Trip - What'll It Cost Me?
How Much Does it Cost to Take a Bike on a Plane? Baggage Costs with Different Airlines

Audi's Anti-Bike, Anti-Everything Commercial
Okay, so now Audi's into bashing transportational cyclists, mass-transit riders and others in their advertising, especially with the do your part