Safety for Mountain Biking

Top 6 Safety Accessories for Mountain Biking By Lydia Quinn Mountain biking can be a fun and exhilarating activity. However, in order to enjoy it, you must have all the proper safety accessories needed to protect you from falls, crashes and other unforeseen events that tend to be quite common when you’re racing through such rocky or treacherous terrain. Here are the top six safety accessories that every mountain biking enthusiast needs to have: Helmet The top safety item is, of course, the helmet. In fact, you’ll want not just a...

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Tips For Locking a Bike

Bicycle Maintenance – 6 Tips For Locking a Bike Bicycle Maintenance – 6 Tips For Locking a Bike By Dave D. Ethan It can be a pretty debilitating feeling when a person is looking to cleanse away a long day at work with a bicycle commute home only to find out that a thief has already beat them to it. In fact the risk of having their bike stolen is one of the many reasons people use as an excuse not to pedal commute to work or school. The threats of bike theft are going to be prevalent regardless but there are things riders can do to...

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Buying A Bike Rack

Buying a Bike Rack: Six Things to Consider Buying a Bike Rack: Six Things to Consider By Samuel Maina Kang’aru 1. How Many Bikes Need to be Transported? There is a world of difference between a bachelor who plans to hit the trail every weekend and a businesswoman who has to transport a large number of bikes every day. The bachelor will probably be best served by a strap-on, trunk-mounted carrier, while the businesswoman will probably need a hitch-mounted rack or something more specialized. 2. Does the Rack Need to be Moved from One...

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Bike Rack Tips

Advantages and Disadvantages of the Main Types of Bike Racks in the Market   Advantages and Disadvantages of the Main Types of Bike Racks in the Market By Samuel Maina Kang’aru There are three main types of bike carriers; hitch mounted, strap on and roof mounted. Each comes with its own set of advantages and disadvantages. Hitch-mounted racks These attach to a hitch at the back of the vehicle. There are two types. • Class I carriers are compatible with a large number of cars and small Sports Utility Vehicles (SUVs). Depending on...

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