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    Best Bike Trainer

    It’s a joy to be an avid bike rider. The exercise, the satisfaction of feeling healthy, the fresh air, the speed, and the thrill of freedom! But some days the weather just doesn’t cooperate. Or, you don’t feel in the mood to lug your bike to a remote trail. Maybe you just want a simple […] More

  • Bikeshare Riders Cycle Safer

    According to research conducted by Mineta Transportation Institute(MTI),  bikeshare riders are actually safer cyclists. A recent article on Curbed.com reported that MTI found a lower accident rate for cyclists using a bikesharing program compared to other ‘regular’ cyclists. The institute’s peer-reviewed report, Bikesharing and Bicycle Safety, utilized interviews, long-term data and focus groups to research […] More

  • Best Folding Bike

    If you love cycling in the city, you’ve probably discovered that your bike can feel big and bulky when you make a pit stop. Whether you’re a commuter without a ton of bike storage space, or you want something that will fit into your small sedan, a fold and stow bike is an option you […] More

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    Best Bike Stand

    So, you need a way to stand, stack or store your bike, maybe even lots of bikes. Why bother with a bike stand? Because a stand will provide the care your bike needs; care that won’t come from laying it on the concrete. Storage Space Let’s start with the most critical consideration: Where are you […] More

  • Bike To Work! Top Benefits And Reasons (Infographic)

    Bike to work! While that may be a rather strong statement, there are simply not many good reasons not to. It’s more fun, saves you money, and improves your health. Getting into the habit of commuting by bike or foot is probably one of the best things that you can do for yourself, while at […] More

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    Best Bike Pedals

    High-quality bike pedals are essential and give you the confidence you need to pedal up steep hills or rough terrain. On the other hand, having pedals that are worn out or low quality can result in a tougher ride or even worse, an accident. When shopping for bicycle pedals, the first thing you’ll need to […] More

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    Best Bicycle Mirrors

    Bicycle mirrors are the kind of biking accessory that can become so ingrained into your consciousness that you automatically glance to the upper left whenever you hear sounds behind you, and that is not an exaggeration. People who use them swear by them, and if you’re someone who loves commuting to work on your bike, […] More

  • I Got Lost in the Woods of Santa Cruz

    As far as birthdays go, I believe this last weekend was by far the most therapeutic (mentally that is). My experience was one which made me realize why we get into such a thing as mountain biking in the first place. It wasn’t just a fun ride, the abundance of natural beauty in the Santa […] More

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    Best Bike Computers

    Most cyclists will tell you that biking has an addictive power. You might start out slow, but that won’t last for long. You’ll soon find yourself pushing yourself to the limits of distance and speed, exploring roads or mountains you’ve never seen, and enjoying every minute of it. When that becomes the case, a bike […] More

  • Free Parking Keeps People In Cars

    Apparently, people love their cars. And people love driving. Who knew? When surveyed, most commuters – even when offered the same tax benefits at $225 a month – would not trade in their car for public transit. Congress recently decided to give commuters the same paybacks whether saving money while using public transit or driving, […] More

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    Best Bike Seats

    Bicycle seats, or saddles, are not known for being the most comfortable mode of transportation. They’re right up there with horses. In fact, there’s more than one reason why the phrase “saddle sore” exists! While getting back on a bike will always require a few days for your body to adjust, there are seats that […] More

  • Residents Of Helsinki, Finland, May Not Need To Own Their Own Cars By 2025

    In at least one Scandinavian city, owning your own car may not be necessary a decade from now, thanks to the forward-looking plans of the government of Helsinki, Finland. While the goal of eliminating the need for private car ownership in that capital city within 10 years may seem incredibly ambitious, it’s a laudable initiative, […] More

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    Bike Locks

    Whether you’re an avid mountain biker, a Tour de France dreamer, or a casual commuter, it can be soul-crushing to have your bike stolen. To make matters worse, the chance of recovering that bike is slim. Purchasing a bicycle lock to protect your prized possession is an absolute must. The options for bike locks are […] More

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    Mackinac Island — City Where Cars Have Been Outlawed Since 1898

    Can you imagine what it would be like if there weren’t noisy cars everywhere spewing out smelly exhaust? Sounds nice, right? Well, apparently, there is a place that is just like that, and even located within the US — Mackinac Island, located in Lake Huron, has been car-free since all the way back in 1898. […] More

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    Best Bicycle Pump

    Whether you’re on the road, on the mountain, or on the half-pipe, your bike won’t experience top performance without proper tire pressure. In fact, bike maintenance is fairly simple, and more often than not, the only thing you need to do before each ride is put air in your tires. The bike pump, then, is […] More

  • Seattle’s Secret Rainy Day Bus Stops

    If you’re like me and have been seeing Boston’s rain-activated poetry pop up on your Facebook feed, but have been thinking, “Man, I wish this involved public transportation,” Seattle has the answer for you. It’s no surprise that Rainworks, the company behind the “Invisible Spray” that appears when pavement is wet, hails from the rainy city of […] More

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    Best Bicycle Trailers

    Not much is better than getting to ride your bike on a beautiful day. Except for getting to share that ride with the ones you love! Bicycle trailers are the best way to allow children to stay up to speed with their parents, providing a safe and exciting opportunity to tag along on all the […] More

  • Biking In Winter Is Awesome Because…

    As recent weather reminds us, it’s cold in winter, especially when we face the wrath of climate craziness like the Polar Vortex. To many of us, the first thing that comes to mind when we think of biking is winter is: could I survive the cold? Well, if you can get over that hurdle of […] More

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    Best Bicycle Gloves

    Contrary to what some people believe, bicycle gloves aren’t worn just for appearances or to complete a snappy biking outfit. Bicycle gloves serve a variety of useful purposes. While some gloves are designed for the elements and dependent on the seasons, others are designed for the purpose of having a good grip on the handlebars. […] More

  • 10 Things To Do On A Rainy Day (When You Can’t Ride Your Bike)

    Well, you can of course ride your bike on a rainy day. I’ve done it many times. But if it’s a really rainy day, that’s not particularly fun for most of us, and also a bit more dangerous (as is driving, walking, and drifting…). We’ve been hit with some cold and rainy days recently in […] More

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    Best Bicycle Baskets

    There are all kinds of reasons why you might need a bicycle basket as an accessory on your bicycle. Most of those reasons have to do with carrying objects you need for the kind of cycling you’re doing. You might be carrying some books home from school, picking up a few groceries at the local […] More

  • Best Bicycle Lights

    When you’re looking for bicycle lights, you need a product that can light your way when there is either low light or no light available. And for the sake of safety, you also want a light that will keep you illuminated both during the day and at night. It’s also important to consider that your […] More

  • A Selection of Cool Bike to Work SPD Shoes

    My reluctance to own as much gear as possible despite being active in a multitude of sports has led to needing a more functional wardrobe. Since I started riding in the city of Long Beach for work and play, I preferred to wear what I was already wearing – sans “costume change”. Currently I bike […] More

  • Coaster Brake Challenge Videopalooza

    If our description of the Coaster Brake Challenge here piqued your interest, have a look at our videos to see what it entails, and join us for the next round! Race One The first race stage was held the second Sunday in January and consisted of 15 laps around a pumptrack hidden somewhere in the […] More

  • The Coaster Brake Challenge — Fun If You Can Survive!

    If you were so inclined as to enter an off-road race series, you may wish to ensure that you have the right bike for it. Perhaps you would want to ensure that your suspension and pivots have been recently serviced, and that your brake pads are in decent shape. Maybe you’d like to remember all […] More

  • Paying Employees To Not Drive In Washington, DC

    Donald Shoup pointed out many years ago that if companies pay the costs of parking for their employees, a common fringe benefit (and an expensive one, at that), those employers are essentially giving “an invitation to drive to work alone.” Shoup continues to explain that it is time to level the playing field and has been promoting a […] More

  • Push Back On Trump’s Transit Disaster

    Day after day, we witness backtracking in our country. Looking at the big picture, after nudging tenaciously year after year, the hurdles some of us thought we had energy to overcome are set up once more like barricades to common sense and dignity. Some of the hurdles that we thought determined environmentally and socially compassionate forces had overcome slip […] More

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