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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DIY vs Bike Shop

3 Easy Bicycle Repairs That Are Actually Better Left To A Bike Shop By Dave D. Ethan For most riders, bicycle repair is a part of the hobby but it’s also one that isn’t quite the daunting task as working on an automobile. After all replacing a pedal or putting on a new chain doesn’t really have the safety repercussions that replacing a radiator or changing a timing belt might have. While getting a bike back on the road usually doesn’t take more than an hour, there are some projects that fall in the gray area of...

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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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