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Guide To Tricycles, Quadracycles, And Other Multiwheel Vehicles

Guide To Tricycles, Quadracycles, And Other Multiwheel Vehicles

If you were like most kids, you grew up riding a 3-wheel bicycle or tricycle. It was a rite of passage. You may think that you’ve outgrown it, but these multi-wheel rides are all the rage. And they don’t

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What You Need To Know About Tire Pressure For Mountain Bike

What You Need To Know About Tire Pressure For Mountain Bike

Gauging the tire pressure for your ride is more than just checking if your tires feel hard.The right PSI for mountain bike tires can make all the difference between a comfortable and safe ride and one

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8 Crazy Cyclist Laws That’ll Leave You Scratching Your Head

8 Crazy Cyclist Laws That’ll Leave You Scratching Your Head

Bike laws run the gamut from common sense safety regulations like helmets to off-the-wall crazy cyclist laws. It pays to learn what they are to avoid a fine. There’s no worse buzzkill than a nasty-gram

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The Role Of The Military Bicycle In Peace And War

The Role Of The Military Bicycle In Peace And War

A military bike serves many of the same functions with similar benefits as a police bicycle.It provides access to areas that armed forces may have trouble traversing while offering a way to move silently

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How To Choose Between A Cyclocross Vs. Hybrid Bikes

How To Choose Between A Cyclocross Vs. Hybrid Bikes

It’s safe to say that bikes have come a long way from the early 1800s. It’s not just the technology but the specializations in design for different uses. Therein lies the benefits of getting a steed

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The Amphibious Bicycle - The Bike That Swims

The Amphibious Bicycle – The Bike That Swims

You may have heard of the amphibious car, made popular in the 1960s with the Amphicar Model 770. But there’s also a bike that floats on water too. The concept isn’t new and probably makes sense given

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9 Important Bike Hand Signals You Should Know

9 Important Bike Hand Signals You Should Know

Have you ever been out driving on the road and you are stuck with someone who doesn’t know how to use their blinker?It can be frustrating when you are making behind them, and all of a sudden, they slow

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Should You Get A Vintage Bike?

Should You Get A Vintage Bike?

It’s no secret the vintage anything is pretty much en vogue these days. Everything from clothing, to cars, to music, to furniture are all considered better in many ways when they are vintage. But what

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Understanding Your Energy Use When Cycling

Understanding Your Energy Use When Cycling

Cycling performance, even on non-competitive levels, is largely dependent on more than just your skills. Energy use is a crucial aspect when trying to maintain higher speeds and cover longer distances

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3 Great Looking Diy Electric Bikes

3 Great Looking Diy Electric Bikes

Electric bikes are no longer some small niche limited to a minority of riders. As technology has progressed, these bikes have become increasingly popular, mainly due to riders realizing the benefits having

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5 Great Halloween Costume Ideas For You And Your Bike

5 Great Halloween Costume Ideas For You And Your Bike

For some, Halloween can be a stressful time leading up, mainly because it gets harder and harder to come up with good ideas for a costume each year. So, allow us to help.This is a biking site after all,

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How To Check Bike Tire Pressure - Even Without A Tire Gauge

How To Check Bike Tire Pressure – Even Without A Tire Gauge

Whether you’re road biking, hitting singletrack trails on a mountain bike, or going for a casual stroll on a hybrid or cruiser, tire pressure is one of the most important aspects to pay attention to,

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How To Properly Deflate And Fold A Bike Tire Tube

How To Properly Deflate And Fold A Bike Tire Tube

Any experienced cyclist knows that carrying a spare tube is an essential part of your gear for any ride. For many, the spare tube is often a used tube that is either still in working condition, or is a

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Why Sleep Is Crucial For Better Cycling

Why Sleep Is Crucial For Better Cycling

It probably already goes without saying that getting a good night’s sleep is one of the best things you can do for yourself. Whether you’re out of shape, or in top triathlon form, trying to get by

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How To Prevent Your Bike Lock From Jamming

How To Prevent Your Bike Lock From Jamming

Bike locks are wonderful creations that are the last line of defense between some jerk thief and your prized two-wheel possession.But while locks are essential for the security of your bike, they can sometimes

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What You Need To Know About Cycling While Pregnant

What You Need To Know About Cycling While Pregnant

For many women, pregnancy doesn’t have to sideline their cycling for 9+ months. When done correctly, and with caution, it’s entirely possible to retain a normal cycling schedule for an extended period

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How To Deal With Goatheads When Riding

How To Deal With Goatheads When Riding

Flats are pretty much the worst thing that can happen to you on a ride, especially if you’re far from either your starting or end point.While broken glass, pinch flats, and various road debris are big

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4 Ways To Reuse Old Bike Tires (And Tubes!)

4 Ways To Reuse Old Bike Tires And Tubes

For those that ride a bike frequently (and often for those that don’t,) the issue of what to do with old tires and tubes that are no longer functional and/or in suitable condition can be a little perplexing.After

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An Intro To Using Clipless Pedals

An Intro To Using Clipless Pedals

The usage of clipless pedals is pretty widespread now, but we know that there are still plenty of riders who are yet to use them, whether it’s due to the fact that they seem a bit intimidating, or simply

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Barefoot Cycling: Why Is It Good For You?

Barefoot Cycling: Why Is It Good For You?

You’ve likely heard of barefoot running, but what about barefoot cycling?While the act (and hobby) of running without shoes on seems like a natural thing to do if you’re able to learn how to do it

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Biking Cramps: How To Prevent And Treat Them

Biking Cramps: How To Prevent And Treat Them

If you’ve ever dealt with a cramp during a bike ride, you know that it can sabotage your ride, and leave some lingering soreness and pain afterwards -- none of which are ideal.Although cramps are still

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How To Create A Bike Training Plan In The Winter

How To Create A Bike Training Plan In The Winter

Wintertime is usually not the best time to be cycling, especially if you live in regions that have lots of winter weather to deal with.For those trying to maintain a cycling training plan, the winter season

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Tips For Reducing Cycling Knee Pain

Tips For Reducing Cycling Knee Pain

Bicycling has always been regarded as one of the most low-impact form of exercise in existence. While that may be true, it still does place a certain amount of strain and wear on certain parts of your

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Groningen - The World’s Cycling City

Groningen – The World’s Cycling City

Europe is no stranger to cycle-friendly cities, particularly in the Netherlands. There is one certain city that has earned the (unofficial) title of “The World’s Cycling City however, and that’s

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The Benefits Of Aqua Aka Underwater Cycling

The Benefits Of Aqua Aka Underwater Cycling

Stationary cycling is one of the oldest aerobic exercises, with various forms existing today. From spin classes to using home cycling workout machines, stationary cycling already has numerous benefits

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5 Tips For Enjoying A Rainy Bike Ride

5 Tips For Enjoying A Rainy Bike Ride

For most riders, biking in the rain is probably not the most ideal scenario. For those trying to maintain a training or workout schedule, or anyone who rides a bike for transportation, avoiding the rain

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How To Carry Things On A Bike

How To Carry Things On A Bike

To the uninformed or amateur rider, the prospect of carrying cargo on your bike (such as groceries) is one of the most restrictive aspects when it comes to urban riding.While bicycles obviously aren’t

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how to measure a bike tire

How To Measure A Bike Tire

Bike tire sizing is one of the most ignored aspects among casual riders.Most riders just kind of go along with whatever comes with their bike, or leave things up to their local bike shop whenever it’s

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T-Rex Bicycles And How They're Good For Your Kids

The Most Unique Bicycles Around: T-Rex Bicycles

Anyone who has ever seen Jurassic Park is likely to have dreamt about what it would be like to ride on the back of a Tyrannosaurus. Many kids and adults have had such a fascination with dinosaurs that

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Fabric Bike Lock

Complete Guide On How To Lock Your Bike

A vital part of caring for your bike involves securing it whenever it’s not in use. In a perfect world, we would never have to worry about such a thing, but the reality is that if you have a bike, there’s

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