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How to Keep Bike Chain from Rusting

Biking is among the best ways to exercise and commute. It’s good for the heart, good for the Earth, and provides a sense of freedom. But that freedom can be quickly limited by a frustrating rusty bike chain. Sometimes, no matter how you keep it, your chain will find ways to rust. This article provides […]

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How to Strap Your Bike to A Roof Rack

The benefits of a mountain bike as a means of transportation and as a form of exercise are well known. However, there exist some moments of adventure where you will need to carry your bike on a car roof to get from one location to the next. The following are some helpful tips to secure […]

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How to Remove Lithium Grease from Clothing

How to Remove Lithium Grease from Your Clothing If you do your own maintenance or oil changes on your bike, at some point you will get lithium grease on your clothes. Getting lithium grease off of your clothes immediately is important, or else your clothes will quickly stain and become ruined. What is Lithium Grease? […]

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How to Cut Aluminum Handlebars

Why and How to Cut Bike Handlebars Do you experience numbness or tingling in your hands when you ride your bike? Does cycling hurt or tire out your arms, shoulders, and wrists? Is it a challenge to properly grip your handlebars while you ride? If you are experiencing any of the above symptoms, then it […]

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How to Recover From “Bonking”

Introduction- How to Recover From “Bonking” Before your mind wanders to more colorful topics, the word “bonk” in sports refers to “hitting the wall” or reaching the limits of your physical ability. For endurance athletes, it is an immediate and overwhelming feeling of lack of energy. You were running or climbing what appeared to be […]

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3 Stylish Alternatives to Lycra Cycling Shorts [Guest Post]

By Peter Reynolds As practical as they may be, Lycra shorts aren’t exactly flattering. Don’t get me wrong; Lycra exists for a reason. If you’re smashing up the Tour de France or you like to ride as quickly as possible over the weekend, then wearing high-performance cycling gear like Lycra shorts can absolutely make sense. […]

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How to Remove Prints from a Plastic Water Bottle

Bottle Screen Printing- How Are Things Printed On Bottles? Bottle screen printing is also known as – and simply means applying ink through a screen directly on to plastic packaging. This means that there is no extra label glued to the package. The process of bottle screen printing begins when the printer applies a mesh […]

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Can You Swim In Cycling Shorts?

Can You Wear Bike Shorts Swimming? Cycling and swimming are two distinct sports that usually do not intertwine. An exception to that would be triathlons.  A triathlon is a multi-sport race with three segments, with most common triathlons including swimming, cycling, and running. But with athletes trying different methods to reduce their times, one might question […]

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How to Paint Your Bike Chain in 6 Easy Steps

Introduction- How to Paint Your Bike Chain If your bike chain is old and rusty, or the colors on your bike are starting to fade, all you really need for an updated look is and a fresh new coat of paint. And fortunately for you, you can fix it up right from home with ease […]

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Full Suspension Bikes vs. Fat Bikes

What is a Full Suspension Bike? A full suspension bike possesses both a suspension fork in the front and shock absorbers in the rear. Full suspension bikes give riders the benefit of enjoying a smoother ride, even on rocky ground. With this type of suspension, the bike will bounce around less on rougher terrains as […]

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