Bicycling Sitemap - Page 1 2015-03-26

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 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

Review: Clif Organic Energy Food
The makers of the Clif Bar have now developed Clif Organic Energy Food, which offer a more hearty and palatable option to endurance athletes. Featuring tastes like banana beet with ginger, sweet potato and sea salt, and pizza margherita, it's a big departure from typical energy gels. Read our whole review to find out if it works.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Australian BMX Olympic Hopeful Luke Madill
Australian BMX Olympic Hopeful Luke Madill. Page 4.

Donny Robinson
Donny Robinson. Bicycling. Page 6.

Donny Robinson
Donny Robinson. Bicycling.

Mike Day USA Olympic BMX
Mike Day USA Olympic BMX. Bicycling. Page 5.

BMX Photo Gallery
BMX Photo Gallery. Bicycling. Page 2.

Shanaze Reade
Shanaze Reade. Bicycling. Page 3.

Raleigh Sports English 3-speed Bicycle
Here are photographs of the Raleigh Sports English 3-speed Bicycle. Page 2.

Raleigh Sports English 3-speed Bicycle
Here are photographs of the Raleigh Sports English 3-speed Bicycle. Page 8.

Raleigh crank
Raleigh crank. Bicycling. Page 7.

Raleigh hub
Raleigh hub. Bicycling. Page 3.

Raleigh rear
Raleigh rear. Bicycling. Page 6.

Raleigh side 3
Raleigh side 3. Bicycling. Page 5.

Raleigh side
Raleigh side. Bicycling.

Raleigh side2
Raleigh side2. Bicycling. Page 4.

BMX Photo Gallery
BMX Photo Gallery

History of Olympic BMX
Here's the history of BMX -- bicycle motocross -- was an Olympic event for the first time at the 2008 Games in Beijing. Find out more about how Olympic BMX came about.

Olympic BMX Rules and Judging
BMX -- bicycle motocross -- has only been an Olympic event since the 2008 Beijing games. Here are details on the rules of Olympic BMX and how the competition works.

Raleigh Sports English 3-speed Bicycle
Here are photographs of the Raleigh Sports English 3-speed Bicycle

Blackburn Mars 3.0 Bike Tail Light Review - A Review of the Mars Taillight by Blackburn
Here's a review of the Mars 3.0 Bike Tail Light by Blackburn. Expert opinions about the Mars Taillight by Blackburn.

What is a Bike Frame? A Definition.
Bicycle frame definition - What is a bike frame

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.

Pedalite Flashing Pedals Review
A review of the pedals by Pedalite. Pedalite has new blinking pedals and we've got them reviewed.

Bike Recall Notices - Recall Announcements of Bikes and Bike Parts
This is a list of recall notices for bicycles and bike parts issued by the U. S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and or the bike manufacturers.

Bicycle Recall Notices - Recall Announcements of Bikes and Bike Parts
This is a list of recall notices for bicycles and bike parts issued by the U. S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and or the bike manufacturers. Page 2.

Sugoi Wallaroo Review - A review of the Wallaroo Merino Wool Cycling Jersey
This is a review of the Sugoi Wallaroo merino wool cycling shirt.

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

Ride Guide: Great Places to Ride Your Bike
Looking for great places to ride your bike? Here is a collection of places our guide has ridden. Read current feedback, filled with candor and inside information on where to go and what to do on your bike.

New Bike Route Mapped Along Northern Missouri's "Way of American Genius"
Missouri's Highway 36

Julbo Explorer Sunglasses: Mountain Climber Shades Work for Cyclists Too
Fight foggy glasses and watery eyes in cold weather riding with mountain climber sunglasses like the Julbo Explorer.

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.

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.

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

2006 Tour de France - Stage Eighteen
MACON, FRANCE - JULY 21: The pelolton make their way through the French countryside during stage 18 of the 93rd Tour de France between Morzine-Avoriaz and Macon on July 21, 2006 in Macon, France. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images) 71495688. Page 12.

Breakaway - 2006 Tour de France
2006 Tour de France - Stage EighteenMACON, FRANCE - JULY 21: David Millar of Great Britain and the Saunier Duval team formed an early breakaway with Yaroslav Popovych of the Ukraine and the Discovery Channel Team during stage 18 of the 93rd Tour de France between Morzine-Avoriaz and Macon on July 21, 2006 in Macon, France. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images) 71495327. Page 10.

Tour de France - a festival on wheels
2006 Tour de France - Stage EighteenMACON, FRANCE - JULY 21: The riders pass some French men dressed as cows during stage 18 of the 93rd Tour de France between Morzine-Avoriaz and Macon on July 21, 2006 in Macon, France. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images) 71495677. Page 11.

Champs-Elysees
2006 Tour de France - Stage TwentyPARIS - JULY 23: - JULY 22: Floyd Landis (2nd from L) of the USA and Phonak rides onto the Champs-Elysees on his way to winning the 93rd Tour de France, on July 23 2006 in Paris, France. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images) 71506788. Page 13.

Peloton Through Village 71459360
2006 Tour de France - Stage Fourteen GAP, FRANCE - JULY 16: The peloton make their way towards Gap in actionon stage 14 of the 93rd Tour de France from Montelimar to Gap on July16, 2006 in Gap, France. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images) 71459360. Page 8.

Stage Winner Hushovd
2006 Tour de France - Stage TwentyPARIS - JULY 23: Thor Hushovd of Norway and Credit Agricole crosses the finish line and celebrates winning stage 20 of the 93rd Tour de France, on July 23 2006 in Paris, France. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images) 71506979. Page 14.

Teamwork
2006 Tour de France - Stage Sixteen LA TOUSSUIRE LES SYBELLES, FRANCE - JULY 19: Eddy Mazzoleni of Italy andT-mobile sets the pace during Stage 16 of the 93rd Tour de Francebetween Bourg d'Oisans and La Toussuire Les Sybelles on July 19, 2006 inLa Toussuire Les Sybelles, France. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)71483842. Page 9.

Winners
2006 Tour de France - Stage TwentyPARIS - JULY 23: Floyd Landis of the USA and Phonak C), Oscar Pereiro of Spain and Caisse d'Epargne (L) and Andreas Kloden of Germany and T-Mobile (R) stand on the podium after the final stage of the 93rd Tour de France, on July 23 2006 in Paris, France. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images) 71506984. Page 15.

2006 Stage 10
2006 Tour de France - Stage Ten PAU, FRANCE - JULY 12: The peloton makes its way towards Pau during stage 10 of the 93rd Tour de France from Cambo-Les-Bains to Pau, on July12 2006, in Pau, France (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images). Page 3.

2006 Tour de France - Stage Ten
2006 Tour de France - Stage Ten PAU, FRANCE - JULY 12: The peloton makes its way towards Pau during stage 10 of the 93rd Tour de France from Cambo-Les-Bains to Pau, on July12 2006, in Pau, France (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images) 71423785

Pierrick Fedrigo wins stage 14.
2006 Tour de France - Stage Fourteen GAP, FRANCE - JULY 16: Stage winner Pierrick Fedrigo of France andBouygues Telecom in action on his way to winning stage 14 of the 93rdTour de France from Montelimar to Gap on July 16, 2006 in Gap, France.(Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images) 71459122. Page 7.

Landis and Peloton in 2006 Tour de France
2006 Tour de France - Stage Twelve CARCASSONNE, FRANCE - JULY 14: Race leader Floyd Landis of the USA andPhonak rides in the peloton during stage 12 of the 93rd Tour de Franceon July 14, 2006 from Luchon to Carcassonne, France. (Photo by BrynLennon/Getty Images) 71440915. Page 5.

Stage Seven - Tour de France Viatceslav Ekimov
2006 Tour de France - Stage Seven RENNES, FRANCE - JULY 08: Viatceslav Ekimov of Russia and the DiscvoeryChannel team in action during stage 7 of the 93rd Tour de France, anindividual time trial from Saint-Gregoire to Rennes on July 8, 2006 inRennes, France. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images) 71398008. Page 2.

How to Make it to the Olympics - Your Road to Olympic Track Bike Racing
Have dreams of being in the Olympic Track Bicycle Racing competition? Here's how to earn a spot on the Olympic Track Bike Racing team.

What are Toe Clips? Definition of Bicycle Toe Clips
Wondering what toe clips are? Here's a definition and explanation of what toe clips are and do on a bicycle.

Review Ozon bib cycling shorts by Gore Bike Wear
Want to know what we think of the Ozon bib shorts by Gore Bike Wear? Check out our review of the Ozon bib cycling shorts by Gore Bike Wear.

Review: Cold Weather Fusion 3-in-1 Gloves by Louis Garneau
This is a review of the Louis Garneau Fusion 3-in-1 Gloves.

Review: Coolmax Headcovers by Headsweats
A review of the Headsweats products for cyclists - Reviews of the Shorty, Skullcap and Coolmax Classic by Headsweats

Jersey Winners - 2006 Tour de France
Damiano Cunego of Italy and Lampre (white jersey - best young rider), Floyd Landis of the USA and Phonak (yellow jersey race winner), Mickael Rasmussen of Denmark and Rabobank (polka dot jersey - best climber) and Robbie McEwen of Australia and Davitamon-Lotto (green jersey - best points finisher) pose for photographers at the start of the final stage of the 93rd Tour de France, on July 23 2006 in Paris, France. 71506759. Page 5.

Lance Armstrong - 2005 Tour de France
Lance Armstrong - 2005 Tour de France

Mickael Rasmussen - 2005 Tour de France, Stage 9, wearing the Polka-dot jersey
Mickael Rasmussen - 2005 Tour de France, Stage 9, wearing the Polka-dot jersey. Page 2.

Marcus Fothen wearing the white jersey at Tour de France 2006
Marcus Fothen wearing the white jersey at Tour de France 2006. Page 3.

Robbie McEwen wearing the green jersey signifying the points leader at the 2006 Tour de France.
Robbie McEwen wearing the green jersey signifying the points leader at the 2006 Tour de France. Page 4.

2007 Amgen Tour of California World Champion Paolo Bettini and National Team Chad Beyer
World Champion Paolo Bettini (in rainbow jersey) during the Stage 3 leg of the 2007 Amgen Tour of California, Stockton to San Jose. Page 6.

Images of the Tour de France
Images of the Tour de France

Images of the Tour de France
Images of the Tour de France

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

Primal Wear Rock Jersey Review
Primal Wear makes some distinctive cycling jerseys, and their line of rock jerseys are no exception. Read a review of Primal Wear's line of cycling jerseys featuring some of the kings of rock & roll.

Tour de France - Jerseys and What They Mean
Much history and symbolism is contained in the jerseys worn by certain riders in the Tour de France. This photo gallery shows the jerseys to watch for and tells you what the various colors mean.

Find Happiness: Watch a Bike Race
Here's why you should go watch a bike race. From the famous races with pro cyclists competing amid thousands of spectators to the barely known neighborhood events with as many spectators as cyclists, they're all cool and fun.

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.

Paracord: a worthwhile accessory for cyclists in case of problems
Parachute cord can have a ton of uses for cyclists. Here are just a few ways this woven nylon military spec paracord can come in handy when you're out on the road on your bike.

Review: Rock Sauce / Rock Tape - Athletic Performance Enhancement Products
Rock Sauce and Rock Tape are a pair of products that can work separately or together to enhance athletic performance or ease post-event muscle soreness. Here's a review.

Review: Crashtag Multifunctional ID
Here's a review of the Crashtag ID product for bikers, runners and other athletes.

More Interesting Things about the Tour de France You Probably Didn't Know
The Tour de France is among the great sporting spectacles in the world. Here are a few subtle things you should know about this thrilling competition.

Review: Magellan Cyclo 505 GPS device for Cyclists
Here's a review of the Magellan 505 Cyclo GPS device with an expert look at all its features plus results of an extensive road test.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

Different Kinds of Bikes: Pedaling to their own Beat
Some bikes just don't fit the mold. This article looks at recumbents, tandems and tricycles and talks about how they may be useful for people with different needs or preferences than offered by the most common types of bikes.

Pedaling to their own Beat - Alternative Bike Styles
Some bikes just don't fit the mold. This article looks at recumbents, tandems and tricycles and talks about how they may be useful for people with different needs or preferences than offered by the most common types of bikes. Page 2.

Pedaling to their own Beat - Alternative Bike Styles
Some bikes just don't fit the mold. This article looks at recumbents, tandems and tricycles and talks about how they may be useful for people with different needs or preferences than offered by the most common types of bikes. Page 3.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Bike Product Review: Refuel Aqua Battery Case
ibattz Mojo Refuel Aqua Battery Case. Here's a review of a completely waterproof case for your iPhone 5 and 5s that can recharge your battery and protect the phone from droppage as well.

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.

Bike Seat Bag and a Hidden Hazard: How Your Seat Bag Can Wreck Your Bike Shorts
There's one spot on your bike that many cyclists overlook as a potential place that can rub and damage your bike shorts. Find out here where that is and how to avoid damaging expensive bike clothes.

The Damage That Can Be Done -- And All This By Velcro?!
Here's what it looks like when your bike shorts rub repeatedly over the same spot of rough-edged velcro.

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.

Snip the Chain to the Right Length
Make the chain the right length by separating the links.

Clean the Chain
Clean the chain to remove any grease.

Put the Bike Chain on Your Key Ring
Put the bike chain on your key ring.

Product Review: Planet Bike Superflash Rechargeable USB Tail Light
Here's a review of the Superflash and Superflash USB bike lights from Planet Bike. How do they stack up? Read about it here.

Tour de France FAQs
How can I tell who is winning in the Tour de France? Why do people make sure a big deal about the mountain stages? How are climbs categorized in the Tour de France? Here's an explanation of all these and more.

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

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

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.

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

Review: Electric Bike - UltraMotors A2B
Review: Electric Bike - A2B Metro by Ultra Motor

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

What has Spinning Done for You?
People who do spin classes are often totally bonkers for them. They swear by these fun, energizing, intense workouts. Are you one of these folks? Share your story and hear from others who love these indoor cycling classes.

CO2 cartridges - Do you use CO2 cartridges to inflate your tires?
Do you use CO2 cartridges to repair flat tires when you ride? Share your experiences using CO2. Is it something that you find more helpful or a nuisance?

Have You Ever Got a Hole in Your Bike Shorts?
Have you ever got a hole in your bike shorts? Your fellow cyclists share funny stories.

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.

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

How a Quick Connector Link Saved My Life!
Has a removable master link on your bike chain ever saved you from a messy situation? This is your chance to share your story with others or to hear from your fellow cyclists just why that itty-bitty connector link might be the most awesome part of the whole bike.

Bike Lubrication Tips - Share Your Tricks for Keeping Your Bike Lubricated and Running Smoothly
Want to know where your bike should be lubricated, and the best way to go about it? Read tips and tricks here from experienced cyclists and share pointers of your own.

Keeping your feet warm - what works for you?
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.

Spinning vs. Mashing: What kind of pedaler are you?
Spinning vs. Mashing: What kind of pedaler are you?

Recycling Tires and Tubes -- Best Uses for Old Bike Tires and Tubes
Hate to just pitch your old tubes and tires in the trash? Share your suggestions for the best options for reuse and recycling of bike tubes and tires.

Memorable Repairs - Quick Fixes That Got You Home
Memorable Repairs - Quick Fixes That Got You Home

bike shrine - what does it mean to you?
A Portland church has a corner of its sanctuary set aside especially for cyclists to mediate and contemplate. Would you seek out a bike-friendly place of worship?

Memorial Park - Houston: User Reviews of Mountain Bike Trails
These are reviews of the mountain bike trails in Memorial Park - Houston. Read user reviews of mountain biking trails in Houston's Memorial Park.

Chain cleaning tips - share your story and learn from others.
Chain cleaning tips - here's where you can share your story of good ways to clean your bike chain and hear effective techniques that others do to clean their bike chain.

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

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

How to ride in hot weather - Cyclists share tips for beating the heat
How to ride in hot weather - Cyclists share their tips for beating the heat

Best Moments in Tour de France History
What's your favorite memory of the Tour de France? The biggest win or most daring performance? Share yours here and see what others recall as their own most memorable moments in the Tour de France.

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.

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.

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.

Accessories on your bike - personalizing your bicycle
Personalize your bicycle - Accessories on your bike - do you have any fun things on your bike that make it unique? Talk about it here.

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.

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 2.

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

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 2.

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

Best Bike Paths
Your suggestions of the best bike paths to try out

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

What are bike gloves for?
Have bike gloves ever really helped you? Talk about it here.

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.

Dynohubs and dynamo generators for bikes - what's your experience?
Dynohubs and dynamo generators for bikes - what's you experience? Some cyclists use these bike mounted generators to create electricity from the turning of the wheels to power lights, etc. Have you used them? What's your experience? Share your thoughts and hear what others have to say.

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.

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.

Caring for your Bike Clothes - How to Clean and Wash Your Cycling Jerseys and Shorts
Taking care of your bike clothes isn't particularly complicated, but you should pay attention to protect the investment that you have in them and to avoid potential problems with retained odors or damaging synthetic materials. Here are some tips and tricks for cleaning them effectively so that they smell better and last longer.

: 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.

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.

: Best bike helmet for the money>
What's the best bike helmet for the money? Readers suggest their favorites.

How Bicycling Changed My Life
How Bicycling Changed My Life - readers share stories about the profoundly positive impact riding a bike can have on a person

Cedar Glades Park User Reviews of Mountain Bike Trails
Cedar Glades Mountain Bike Trails User Reviews

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.

Most Memorable Experience With a Bike Shop
If you've ever been in a bike shop, chances are you've had some memorable experience. Perhaps a staff person went out of their way to help you, or gave you some awesome advice. Share that story here, or read what others have to say.

Reader Stories: 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.

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.

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.

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.

2014 Bike Riders Gift Guide
Best gift ideas for bikers. Need a gift-giving guide for the cyclist in your life? Here's a list of the best presents for bike riders.

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

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

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

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

Road ID app offers live tracking on a map for your key contacts
Road ID app offers live tracking on a map for your key contacts

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

Review: Racing Weight Cookbook
Review: Racing Weight Cookbook. Bicycling.

Ride Review: Biking in San Antonio
San Antonio is a surprisingly great place to ride, especially its new Mission Trail. Find out more in this article.

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

Gear Beast Armband Smartphone Holder
GearBeast Sports Smartphone Armband is a great option for runners and cyclists

Why Cyclists Hate Stop Signs
Why Cyclists Hate Stop Signs - it's not just because they're a nuisance. There is physics involved. Learn more in this article

Squeaky Wheel Getting Grease - Where to Lube Your Bike
Your bike wants the lube love. Here's how to make it happy.

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.

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

Coming Soon: Cycling's Spring Classics
The Spring Classics

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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

Has Strava Ruined the Group Ride?
Has Strava technology disrupted the flow of your group ride?

Recall on 2008 and 2009 Specialized Globe bikes
12,000 Specialized Globe bikes from 2008 and 2009 model years are being recalled.

Buying a Bike: Avoid the Big Box Stores
Buying a bike? Choose a local bike shop over a mass-market merchandiser

Specialized Announces Recall of 12,200 Tarmac, Crux, and Secteur Bikes
Specialized and the CPSC announce recall of 12,200 bikes

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

Review of the Springer - Dog Leash for Your Bike
Here's a review of the Springer, a device that allows your dog to trot alongside when you ride

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

Folding Tandem Bikes
Folding tandem bikes - wow, what a great idea

CO2 cartridges vs frame pumps - which is the smarter choice?
Which is better? Using a frame pump or CO2 to deal with flats out on the road.

Repair a Sidewall Split in Your Bike Tire
Save money by fixing a gash in the sidewall of your bike tire rather than buying new

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

Virtual Reality Bike Trainer Videos
So I'm looking on Amazon at the list of top selling bike movies, and eight of the 25 are from a company I've never heard of called Bike-O-Vision. Turns out

Floyd Landis Admits Doping, Implicates Armstrong and Bruyneel
Bikeradar.com is reporting that American cyclist Floyd Landis, winner of the 2006 Tour de France (before eventually being stripped of the title) has

Dry Out Your Bike Shoes - Quickly!
So I was out riding over the weekend and got rained on pretty good. No biggie - you know if you ride a lot it's going to happen sooner or later. And if you

Quick and Easy Method of Cleaning Your Bike Chain
Cleaning your chain can be a messy, complicated business. Some people think that you have togo for the full monty and completely remove the chain from the

Buddy Bike: Unique Tandem Offers New Possibilities
Have you seen the Buddy Bike? It's a tandem bicycle (bicycle for two) different from standard tandems in that thecaptain steers from the rear seat while

No More Pinch Flats When Replacing a Tire
Ever get a flat in a brand new tube? Sometimes a person will accidentally pinch it with the lever trying to remount the tire. Here's a nifty trick that

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

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

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

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

Here's Why You Check Your Bike Frame Occasionally
Inspect your frame for signs of stress or damage

Bicycling in Tampa, Florida
Don't know if you are ever in Tampa, Florida but I was there recently and recommend it as a great place for cycling. This time of year, it's perfect weather

What's a Hybrid Bike? And Why Would I Want One?
You go to a bike shop and you'll find only two kinds of bikes, right? A road/racing bike for going fast, and mountain bikes for going through the woods.

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

Clipless Pedals and Falling Over
It's a rite of passage for cyclists. When you get your first pair of clipless pedals, just bet that it'll happen to you too. At some point in the early

How Many Bikes Is Too Many?
My son is fast approaching the age when everything dad does will be completely uncool. He's close now, but not quite there yet, and I can see it playing

Is A Custom Bike Fitting Worth The Expense?
The following email came to me the other day: Dear Dave, My wife and are new to triathlons, but we will be doing an Iron Distance Tri in September. In

Is There Really Such a Thing as a Woman's Bike?
O.K., so if you look at my photo, you can tell I'm a man. (Hopefully.) :-) And in my case, that means I'm generally not too bright when it comes to things

What's Best For Touring? Aluminum Frame vs. Steel
Got the following email from a reader and figured I'd pitch it out for you to offer feedback and opinion. Here's the message: I read your

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

Ban Texting While Driving, Says Secretary of Transportation
If it were up to me, I would ban drivers from texting. -- Ray LaHood, U.S. Secretary of Transportation. Three cheers for Ray LaHood. Yesterday at a news

Schrader vs. Presta: The Debate Rages On
Just joking, of course, with the headline. Schrader valves and Presta valves are the two main types of valve stems you find on bike inner tubes. And while

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

Louis Garneau Introduces Bike Wear for Plus-Sized Riders
Here's a fact that should be obvious. Not all cyclists weigh 120 lbs. and have 6% body fat. You'd think that observation would be a given, an unsubtle

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

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

Bike Touring on the Cheap
If you've ever wanted to give bicycle touring a try, but felt deterred by the cash you'd need to lay out for a nice bike, panniers, racks, clothing and

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

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

Easy Riding on a Recumbent
Ever think about trying out a recumbent bike? Recumbent bikes are ones where the rider sits lower and behind the pedals, almost like what you'd get if you

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

Best Riding Songs
So I ditched work and went on a really long ride yesterday. Out in the country, low/no traffic roads - there were times when I went for an hour and saw no

Bicycling on About: Cycling Technique and Equipment
Want to ride a bicycles? Here you'll find cycling tips and information on riding, equipment, training and bike culture.

Building It Yourself Saves You Money! - : 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.

How to find the perfect bike for you! - : 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.

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.

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.

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

Travel With Your Bike - How to Find the Right Bike When You Travel
Travel with your bike. It's fun to ride when you're away from home, but getting your bike to a new city or finding a suitable bike to ride while you're there can be a challenge. Check out these options for travelling with your bike.

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.

Review: Louis Garneau Women's Cyclo 2 Biking Shorts
When it comes to baggy biking shorts, three main features bubble to the top as most desired qualities: comfortable, rugged and good-looking. Louis Garneau takes a pretty good run at hitting all three of these with their Women's Cyclo 2 baggy biking shorts.

Step One: Check the Battery
How to tell if you have a problem with the battery on your bike computer

Step Two: Check the Magnet and Sensor
How to make sure the magnet and sensor are properly aligned if your bike computer isn't working.

Check the Connection Between the Sensor and the Bike Computer
How to check the connection between the sensor and the bike computer for both wired and wireless velocomputers.

Product Review: Wind-Blox, a device that reduces wind noise for cyclists
Wind noise has always been one of those annoyances that cyclists just have to deal with. Now there a device on the market, Wind-Blox, that is designed to reduce wind noise when you are riding. But does it work? Read our review.

Dressing in Layers for Cool Weather Bicycling - How to Layer for Cold Temperature Rides
To stay warm when riding in cooler weather, it's important to dress in layers. But what exactly does that mean? Find out here how to dress in layers so you can say warm on the bike when it gets cold.

Be a Better Biker - Without Getting On Your Bike!
Bicycling is a great activity with many benefits. A regular routine of cycling will help you increase your fitness level, decrease your stress level and maybe even help you avoid depression. Here's how to make your cycling routines even more effective.

Eliminate Roadblocks to Weightloss
No matter how good our intentions, there are some common pitfalls that can sink our journey to weightloss. Here's how to eliminate those dietary dangers to help you lose weight as you cycle your way to create a leaner body.

Spring Cycling Wear Roundup - Reviews of Bikewear Jerseys and Tights for Spring
Looking to snazz up your wardrobe for the spring? Here's a collection of jerseys, shorts and tights that may be perfect for your riding.

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

Numb Hands? Sore Hands? Use Tennis Ball Grips to Get Relief
Do-It-Yourself Project shows how to install tennis ball grips on your bicycle to ease numbness and soreness issues in your hands and wrists.

John Forester - An Interview with Cycling Advocate John Forester
An interview with John Forester, the creator of the Effective Cycling program

An Interview with John Forester on Vehicular Cycling - Page 4
An interview with John Forester, the creator of the Effective Cycling program. Page 4.

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

Pilates for Cyclists
Here are recommended Pilates exercises for cyclists - Pilates exercises that can make you stronger on the bike

Thule Rack Recall
Thule has announced the recall of several models of its bike rack. Find out all the details here on the recall announcement from Thule.

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

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.

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.
bikes bicycles rodeo safety riding cycling scouts summertime outdoor activity activities roundup fun exciting easy kids

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.