Bicycling Sitemap - Page 1 2014-09-01

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.

The Bike Life
No matter where you ride, you know that bicycling has a cool feel all its own. Learn more about the Bike Life here with explorations of bike culture and advocacy, how cycling is represented in the media, the history of cycling and a look at where bicycling is likely to be in the future.

Guide to Watching Bike Races
Knowing how to go about watching a bike race in person can be difficult if you've never been. Here are tips and insights that will help make your experience watching a bike race a great time.

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

Carrying a laptop on a bike - options for carrying your laptop
What are the best bike laptop carriers? Here are suggestions and feedback from your fellow riders on their top choices for carrying a laptop computer on your bike.

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

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

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

How to Fit a Bike - 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

Road Bikes: What Is The Right Size For Me?
A chart that shows what size road bicycle to buy based on your height an inseam measurement.

Weightlifting to Improve Your Cycling: The Leg Press
Having strong and powerful legs drives sprinting ability and improves your cycling overall. This article shows you how to do the leg press, one of the best exercises for strengthening your legs, giving you even more speed and power on the bike.

Teach Proper Hand Signals
Teaching proper hand signals is an important part of the event.

Check Helmet Fit
Check Helmet Fit. Bicycling.

Select the Events.
Select Events That Emphasize Cycling Basics

Include Some Fun
Include Some Fun in Your Bike Rodeo

Have a first aid kit on hand.
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Conclude the Event
Conclude the Event. Bicycling.

Recruit Adult Volunteers
Recruit several adults to help you run the bike rodeo.

Have a Safety Talk.
Give a talk on bike safety. Bicycling.

How to Run a Bike Rodeo
How to Run a Bike Rodeo. Bicycling.

2011 Amgen Tour of California race information, including host cities, stage and route information.
An overview of the 2011 Amgen Tour of California professional bike race with stage and route information.

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.

Trek Soho Commuter/City Bicycle Review
Trek's Soho bikes are a commuter's dream. Read about the bike's components, maintenance, and other things you'll love.

What Is the Right Size Kid's Bike for My Child?
Wondering about bike sizing for kid's bikes? Here's how to tell the right size kids bike you need.

Cranksgiving - Bicycle Food Drive
Cranksgiving is a bike ride and food drive. Originated by bike messengers in New York City, riders take a shopping list of items needed by local food pantries and ride/race from store to store collecting what's needed.

Chrome Shins Knickers Review
Chrome's Shins knickers reviewed. A review of the Shins knickers made by Chrome.

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.

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

Organized Bike Events
One of the most enjoyable aspects of cycling is riding with others. Find out more here about organized bike events - everything from connecting to a bike club to participating in charity rides or multi-day events.

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.

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.

Review: CycleRest Bike Mount
Here's a review of the CycleRest Bike Transport System, a device that allows you to haul your bike upride inside just about every van, SUV and hatchback/wagon.

A Review of the Redline Metro Disc Bike
This is a review of the Redline Metro Disc bike. We've rated the Redline Metro Disc bicycle, a hybrid commuter type bike and you can read our review to see what we think

Cycling Debacles and Mishaps
When you've been a bike rider for any length of time, you can almost certainly count on doing something dumb or unlucky. These aren't the kinds of things that cause physical harm to you or others, rather just the silly infuriating things that (hopefully) you can laugh at later. Here are just a few examples.

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

Weight Room Workouts to Improve Your Sprinting
Strong sprinting ability is key to winning many bike races. Learn how putting in time at the weight room can provide big improvements in your sprinting.

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

Do I Need Shocks and Suspension on My Mountain Bike?
Do you need shocks on your mountain bike? Find out here about soft tails and hard tails and what is right for you.

Specialized Source 11 Bike Review
Here's a review of the Specialized Source 11 which just might be the perfect commuter bike. It features a belt drive, internal-geared hub, fenders, rack and a permanently mounted headlight/taillight combo.

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

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.

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.

Trail-a-Bikes for Kids
People with younger kids think about trying out one of those trail-a-bike things, basically a second half-bike that with seat, handlebars and pedals for a child that attaches to the back of an adult's bike. Here's what you should know if you are considering one.

How to Get in Better Shape on Your Bike
Bikes are a great way to lose weight and get into shape. Learn here how to combine diet, exercise and bike riding to build yourself a better body.

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.

How to Sell Your Bike / Bike Parts Online: Introduction
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

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.

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

What Is the Best Food to Eat After a Bicycle Ride?
Simple is best, and what your body most wants after any sort of extended ride is two things – sugars/carbs and proteins.

Topeak MTX TrunkBag for Bikes - Product Review
This is a review of Topeak's MTX TrunkBag DX.

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.

Winterize Your Bike - Prepare It for Storage
Winterize your bike - how to store your bicycle for the winter.

Grease Monkey Wipes - Review
One little foil pouch produces a hanky-sized wipe that takes the grease right off your hands. And it's just the right size for your bike bag.

Tips for Staying Cool in Hot Weather Bike Riding
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.

What Is a Criterium?
What is a Criterium? Also known as a crit, a criterium is a type of bicycle race. Read the full definition in this article

Broken Bicycle Spokes and How to Replace Them
Bike spokes are pretty simple, and there's not much that can go wrong with them. But you can still have problems from time to time if you aren't watching.

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.

Slime Tube Sealant Review
Slime Tube Sealant Review - this a review of the Slime Tube Sealant

Recycling Bike Tubes and Tires - Best Options
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.

What is a Fixed Gear Bike?
Ever hear somebody talk about a fixed-gear bike, also known as a

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

Best Websites for Selling Bikes and Bike Parts
Where to sell your stuff - best websites for selling bikes and bike parts

Bicycling Events in the 2012 London Olympics
Olympic bicycling includes road events, track racing, BMX and mountain biking. Find out more here about the cycling events in the 2012 London Olympic games.

What Is a Bottom Bracket on a Bicycle?
What is a bottom bracket? Ever heard somebody talk about a bottom bracket and wonder what it is? Here is the definition of a bottom bracket.

Topeak's MTX Beam Rack for Your Bike (Review)
This is a review of the Topeak MTX Beam Rack.

Allen Wrench and Hex Wrench - Definitions and Differences
What is an Allen wrench or a hex wrench? Here's where you can find the definition for this handy little tool.

Seven Ways Bike Gloves Help Your Riding
Bike gloves - why cyclists wear bike gloves. What bike gloves are for.

What Bike Gloves Are For
Bike gloves - why cyclists wear bike gloves. What bike gloves are for. Page 2.

An Illustrated History of the Bicycle
Bicycles in one form or another have been around for nearly 220 years. Find out more about their interesting history and see photographs and illustrations of bikes from then and now.

When Pedals Were Added - A Big Improvement
Adding pedals to the bicycle was a major improvement. Scottish blacksmith Kirkpatrick MacMillan is credited with being the first to add this feature.

Pierre and Ernest Michaux - Inventors of the Modern Bicycle
Many historians credit either French father and son Pierre and Ernest Michaux or their employee Pierre Lallement with inventing the precursor to the modern bike in the 1860s.

The High Wheeler - Penny Farthing Bike
The main hazard to this design was its (un)safety factor, as the riders (usually young men) sat so high up that they were very vulnerable to road hazards.

Safety Bicycle - The Next Stage of Bicycle History
The next stage of bicycle development came with the creation of the safety bicycle, which transformed the bicycle from a dangerous contraption limited to the realm of reckless young men to a reliable comfortable device that could be safely used by people of all ages for everyday transportation.

Early Bike Racing - History of Bicycle Racing
Bicycle Racing goes back over 130 years. Here's some details about the early days of bike racing and the history of some famouse bicycle races, including the Tour de France.

Bicycles in Commerce and War - Bike Used in Military and Industry
Bicycles in Commerce and War - Bikes as a Tool for Military or Industry

Technological Innovations in Bikes in the 20th Century
Technological Innovations in Bikes in the 20th Century - As bicycle design, materials, components and manufacturing processes improved during the years of the 20th century, bikes have became increasingly sophisticated and efficient.

What Is a Presta Valve?
Presta Valve - What is a Presta Valve?

Cat Eye Strada Bike Computer Review
A product review of the Strada Cyclocomputer (CC RD-100) made by Cat Eye, a quality bike computer at a great price.

Reviews of Cycling Gloves and What They Can Do for You
A list of reviews of all the cycling gloves to go for - and those to stay away from - and tips on what to look for in a gloves' performance.

Best Accessories 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 Free Online Bike Games
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.

Lazer O2 Bike Helmet Product Review
This is a review of the O2 helmet by Lazer.`

Wahoo Fitness Speed and Cadence Bike Sensor Review
Want to know how fast you're going, and how quick you're spinning the pedals? Here's a review of the Premium Speed and Cadence Bike Sensor by Wahoo Fitness that'll tell you just that.

What Is a Mountain Bike?
What is a mountain bike? Here's a description of what makes mountain bikes different, and what you want to look for when considering a mountain bike

Bike-O-Vision - Virtual Reality DVDs Review
Bike-O-Vision DVDs aim to give you the feeling of riding outside as you pedal a trainer bike. Here's a review of the Bike-O-Vision series of videos.

What Is a Schrader Valve?
Schrader Valve - What is a Schrader Valve?

What Is the Definition of a Pinch Flat?
Pinch flat - What is a pinch flat? Here's the definition of a pinch flat.

Power Grips Pedal Straps Review - Bicycling
Power Grips Pedal Straps Review - a Review of the Power Grips Pedal Straps.

Tifosi Sunglasses Review
Tifosi Sunglasses Review - a Review of Tifosi Sunglasses

A Collection of Bike Shorts Reviews
Bike shorts reviews - here are reviews of bike shorts, bibs, pants and bottoms

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.

Essential Gear for Commuting by Bike
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.

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.

Best Quotes About Bike Riding by Famous People
Best Bike Quotes - Best Quotes About Bike Riding

Best Quotes About Bike Riding by Famous People
Best Bike Quotes - Best Quotes About Bike Riding

Competing in the Olympics Road Bike Race - How to Earn a Spot on the Olympic Road Bike Race Team
You want to be an Olympic competitor in the road bike race? Here's how you earn a spot on the Olympic team to compete in the road bike race in the Summer Olympic Games.

Cleaning Your Bike Chain Quick and Easy Technique
Keeping your bike chain clean is critical to maintaining its performance. You can either do a full, thorough cleaning that requires you to remove your chain from the bike and will take 30 minutes or more, or go for the quick and easy approach that you can do between deep cleaning to help your bike maintain peak operation. This article demonstrates the quick and easy way to clean your bike chain, a technique that will give you a clean bike chain in five minutes or less.

Cleaning Your Bike Chain - How to Clean Your Bike Chain
Cleaning your bike chain is critical to improving its performance. Want to know a quick and easy way to clean your bike chain? Here's the way to clean your bike chain in five minutes or less.

Cleaning Your Bike Chain - How to Clean Your Bike Chain
Cleaning your bike chain is critical to improving its performance. Want to know a quick and easy way to clean your bike chain? Here's the way to clean your bike chain in five minutes or less.

Cleaning Your Bike Chain - How to Clean Your Bike Chain
Cleaning your bike chain is critical to improving its performance. Want to know a quick and easy way to clean your bike chain? Here's the way to clean your bike chain in five minutes or less.

Cleaning Your Bike Chain - How to Clean Your Bike Chain
Cleaning your bike chain is critical to improving its performance. Want to know a quick and easy way to clean your bike chain? Here's the way to clean your bike chain in five minutes or less.

12g Versus 16g CO2 Cartridges for Bicycling
A look at 12-gram vs 16-gram CO2 cartridges.

ProForm Tour De France Bike Generation 2 - Review
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.

Bicycle Tools - Everything Else You Need on a Bike Ride
In addition to the basics -- tire tools, patch kit, etc., -- there are a number of nifty little things you might want to take on your bike ride to keep you safe and comfortable. Find out here what experienced riders carry that you might never expect to see in their pack.

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.

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.

Heart Rate Training and Spinning / Indoor Cycling
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.

Bike Tires: What You Need to Know Before Buying
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.

Bike Shorts Rash and Chafing (How to Avoid)
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.

Guide to Bike Riding 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.

Extended Bike Tour Packing List - How to Be Prepared
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.

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.

Finally a Clear Guide to Bike Sizing
Finally, a clear explanation of bike sizing. Mystery solved!

Finally a Clear Explanation of Bike Sizing
Finally: a clear explanation of how bike sizing works

Hybrid Bicycle Sizing and Fit
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.

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.

- By Category
An index of categories in the

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Bike Riding for Weight Loss - 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.

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

Guide to Buying an Indoor Exercise Bike
Buying a spinning bike for home use can be a great addition to your physical fitness regiment.

A Guide to Lights on Your Bike: How to See and Be Seen
bike lights and reflective gear can help you be seen and ride more safely

Sample Recipes from Racing Weight Cookbook
Recipes from the Racing Weight Cookbook

What Is Spinning? - Indoor Cycling Class Description
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.

Four Easy Bike Tune-Up and Maintenance Tricks
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.

Hybrid Bicycles - Best of Both Road and Mountain Bikes
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.

What to Do When You Encounter a Dog on Your Bike
Here's what to do when you encounter a dog while riding

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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

Review: Racing Weight Cookbook
Review: Racing Weight Cookbook

Review: Eggbeater Pedals by Crank Brothers - Bike Equipment
Eggbeater Pedals Review - Here's a review of the Eggbeater Pedals by Crank Bros.

Nutrition for Cyclists - Basic Guidelines
Riding a bike means you should eat differently than if you were just sitting on the couch. Find out about the nutrition you need to keep going on those longer rides.

Keeping Your 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 Reasons to Ride a Bicycle
Reasons to Ride a Bike - Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Ride a Bike

Cross Training to Improve Your Cycling
Use Cross-Training to Enhance Your Cycling - how cross training can improve your bike riding

Bicycle Spokes - All About Bike Spokes
Bike spokes are the quiet parts of your bike. They don't move or draw much attention, but they're very important to your ride being safe and comfortable. Find out all about your bike spokes here.

Lose Weight By Eating Whole Foods
Whole foods are ideal for weight loss. Learn how eating whole foods can help you lose weight.

Avoiding Flat Tires On Your Bicycle
Buy better tires, watch out for the shiny stuff, check your tires after rides, and other steps to prevent flats on your bike.

Bicycling - Pedal Into a World of Cycling
Ready to ride? Pedal into a world of cycling with tips and information on bicycle riding, equipment, training and bike culture and more with your About.com Guide to Bicycling, Dave Fiedler.

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.

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.

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

Bike Tire Photos - Pictures of Bicycle Tires
This is a collection of bike tire photos - from racing tires to tires for mountain bikes, cruisers and everything else.

Mountain Bike Tire
A photo of a mountain bike tire.

Commuter Bike Tire
This is a tire for a commuter bike.

Road Bike Tires - Racing Bike Tires
Road bikes have tires designed to let a cyclist go fast. Here's what a tire looks like for a road bike or racing bike.

Touring Bike Tire
This is a tire that is designed for long distance bike touring.

Bike Tire Photos - Pictures of Bicycle Tires
Here is an example of balloon tires like you'd find on a cruiser bike.

Snow Tires for Bikes - Bicycle Tires for Snow and Ice
Studded snow tires are available for winter cycling. Can you believe it? Find out more.

How to Patch an Inner Tube
Patch an inner tube from a bicycle tire - This article tells how to patch an inner tube.

How to Patch an Inner Tube
Patch an inner tube from a bicycle tire - This article tells how to patch an inner tube.

How to Patch an Inner Tube
Patch an inner tube from a bicycle tire - This article tells how to patch an inner tube.

How to Patch an Inner Tube
Patch an inner tube from a bicycle tire - This article tells how to patch an inner tube.

How to Patch an Inner Tube
Patch an inner tube from a bicycle tire - This article tells how to patch an inner tube.

How to Patch an Inner Tube
Patch an inner tube from a bicycle tire - This article tells how to patch an inner tube.

How to Change a Flat Tire - Removing Wheel From Bike
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.

Squeak! Squeak! Squeak!
Here's one common cause of high-pitched speaking on your bike and how to eliminate it.

Recipes from Racing Weight Cookbook
Racing Weight Cookbook delivers more than 100 flavorful, easy recipes for athletes that will help you hit your ideal weight without compromising your performance. Here are three sample recipes.

Review: Racing Weight Cookbook
Here's a review of Racing Weight Cookbook, which presents original recipes formulated for the unique needs of endurance athletes and presented in a way that can be used by all regardless of their experience level or ability in the kitchen.

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

Solving 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.

Eliminate Common Roadblocks to Weight Loss
Here's how to eliminate common barriers to weight loss.

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

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

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.

Where to Lubricate Your Bike - What Parts Need Oil
Your bike needs regular maintenance to keep functioning properly. Find out here what moving parts you should be lubricating to keep them moving right.

Drugs and Doping in Professional Cycling
Blood doping and performance enhancing drugs have been a problem for professional cycling. Learn more here about cheating in bike racing.

Cleated Shoes for Clipless Pedals
Cleated Shoes for Clipless Pedals

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.

Century Ride Survival Tips - Bicycling
A century ride (100 miles) is a major accomplishment for a cyclist. You've trained for it and now it is time to ride. Here are tips to ensure you reach that goal of riding your bike a hundred miles in one day.

Tips for Buying Bicycles for Children
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.

Road Bike Sizing and Buying Guide
What is a road bike? This article will tell you all about road bicycles and what to look for in them.

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

Reasons to Ride a Bike
Why ride a bike? Top 5 reasons. Bicycling. Page 2.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

Wal-Mart Enters the High-End Bike Market
Bike Europe is reporting that retailing monster Wal-Mart is now selling a $1900 all carbon Italian road bike through its local stores. And sure enough, you

Best Online Sites to Sell Bikes and Bike Parts
Best Online Sites to Sell Bikes and Bike Parts - best websites to move your unneeded bike stuff

Essential Bike Commuter Gear
Items that are essential for bike commuters to have

bike riders and shaved legs - 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.

Readers respond: 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. Read how other cyclists avoid rashes and chafing or share tips and strategies of your own.

Slime tube sealant
Have you used Slime tube sealant? What's your opinion? Share your thoughts with others or hear their experiences.

Bike Riding in Washington D.C.
Bike riding in Washington D.C. - here are tips and suggestions for the best places to bike ride in Washington D.C.

Otterbox's Commuter Model iPhone Case Review
Otterbox makes cases for iPhones. This is a review of the Otterbox Commuter case for the iPhone 4

All About CO2 Cartridges and Inflators for Bike Tires
CO2 cartridges - what are CO2 cartridges and inflators and why would I want to use them

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.

More Advanced Platform Pedals
More advanced platform pedals. Bicycling.

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?

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

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

Blood Doping in Professional Cycling
Blood doping has been a problem for professional cycling. Learn more here about blood doping in bike racing.

MapMyRide having significant problems
Six different bike route mapping programs that help you plan and track routes

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 is 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.

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 is 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.

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 is 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.

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 is 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.

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 is 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.

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 is 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.

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 is 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.

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 is 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.

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 is 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.

How to Patch an Inner Tube of a Flat Bike Tire
Boo - you've got a flat. But don't despair. We can get you back on the road quick (plus save you money not having to buy a new tube) with this article that shows you how to patch an inner tube from a bicycle tire.

How to Take Care of Your Bike Spokes
Bike spokes typically don't require a lot of maintenance. But here's what to look for in regular inspections of your wheels to make sure your spokes are in proper working order and your wheels are true

Improve Your Cycling Fitness With Interval Training
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.

Review of the Slime Flat Resistant Tubes
This is a review of the Slime Flat Resistant Tubes, bike tubes treated with a special sealant to fix punctures and keep you going.

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.

Bike Racing Definition: What is a "Crit"?
Bike Racing: what is a Crit?!

Bags, Packs and Racks for Carrying Your Laptop Computer
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.

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

How to Avoid Chafing and Rash Caused by Your Bike Shorts
How to Avoid Chafing and Rash Caused by Your Bike Shorts

How Your Seat Bag Can Tear Up Your Bike Shorts
Did you know the little velcro strip on your seat bag can be murder on your bike shorts? Here's how.

How to Install Clipless Pedals on a Bicycle - Overview
Instructions on How to Install Clipless Pedals on a Bicycle -- Step-by-Step with Photos

Old Pedals with Toe Clips
Instructions on How to Install Clipless Pedals on a Bicycle -- Step-by-Step with Photos

Locate the Bolt to Loosen the Old Pedals
Photo illustration of the bolt that screws into the crank arm to hold on the pedals

Loosen the pedal from the crank arm
A photo illustration of how to loosen a bike pedal from the crank arm to which it is mounted.

Clean and Lubricate the Crank Arm
A photo illustration of how to clean and lubricate the receiver on the crank arm.

Installing New Clipless Pedals
Photo illustration on how to install new clipless pedals.

Try Out Your New Clipless Pedals
Try out your new clipless pedals.

What Is a Bike Chain Master Link and What Does It Do?
What is a master link for a bike chain? Do all bike chains have them? Find out this and more in this definition of a master link.

Five Reasons 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.

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

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

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

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.

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

Disc Brakes vs. Regular Brakes
If you want better brake performance in all conditions and aren't worried about expense or a bit more weight over conventional brakes, disc brakes may be for

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

GoPro HD Hero Helmetcam Camera Review
This is a review of the nifty GoPro HD Hero helmetcam

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.

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

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?

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

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

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.

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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 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.

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 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.

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.

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.

Practicing Mindfulness
You may have heard people talk about

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?

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.