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Can You Lock Your Bike to a Handicap Sign?

Introduction If you are a biker that has ever pedaled to a new location in another part of the town, you would have experienced the situation where you wonder where you could park your bike. Although you may have lots of options to park and lock your bike, maybe to a sign or a tree, […]

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How to defog a bike helmet visor [Guest Post]

How to defog a bike helmet visor- Introduction By Ryan Watling A helmet has become an essential part of your safety while riding on the road. It ensures the safety of your head, which is the most critical part of your body. However, many riders face fogging issues on the helmet visor during cold weather […]

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How Do You Choose Road Cycling Shoes?

Introduction- How Do You Choose Road Cycling Shoes? If you are a regular cyclist, adding a pair of cycling shoes to your sports gear is a great investment. Unlike regular sneakers, cycling shoes provide balance, comfort, and ease of use. The amount of effort exerted in pedaling while wearing cycling shoes is reduced by a […]

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How does a barrel adjuster work?

Introduction- How does a barrel adjuster work? Barrel adjusters are the little cups with holes at the bottom that can be screwed into your bike, used for adjusting cable length. You might find them at different places on your bike: the brakes, gear levers, derailleurs, or brake calipers. Barrel adjusters are used to . Since […]

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What are Cycling Leg and Arm Warmers?

Cycling leg and arm warmers are clothing pieces worn by cyclists during long rides to protect against wind or cold weather. Leg warmers are worn together with bib shorts, and they cover from your thighs down to the ankles, while arm warmers are worn on the arms. Some of these pieces are made from lycra, […]

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Can You Put Sealed Bearings in an Unsealed Hub?

What are sealed bike bearings? Seals commonly sold at bicycle stores are not typically built to be water-resistant. This kind of seal is instead simply modeled to prevent air from entering the bearing. Sealed bearings are then bearings safeguarded by seals, and these bearings are found in hubs and bottom brackets. Not only is a […]

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Fixie vs Road Bike: Which One to Use for Commuting?

What is a fixie? How does it work and where do fixies come from? The “fixie” is a type of bicycle invented very early in bicycle design, around 1880. Some of the very first bikes created were fixies. Many British, Scottish, German, and French engineers have since patented interesting improvements, such as metal chains or […]

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Single-Speed vs Geared Bikes – Which One’s Better for Cyclo-cross? [Guest Post]

By James Jordan The cycling community is extremely diverse. Though you might find different types of bikes used in cyclocross, the most popular ones are single-speed and geared bikes. Cyclocross enthusiasts will vehemently defend their preferences, but which one is actually the best one for you? We’ve compiled the pros and cons of both sides […]

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Can You Put Pegs on a Road Bike? All About Bike Pegs!

Pegs on a Bike If you’re thinking of adapting pegs to your mountain bike, make sure you understand what you’re committing to. Consider what pegs are for, and why they’re not typically found on most bikes. As a mountain bike frame already has a fair weight, any extra pieces may be unnecessary additions. The main […]

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