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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Planning a Mountain Bike Trip

Heading Out on the Road for Some Serious Mountain Biking By Shawna Penton There is absolutely nothing like heading out on the road with your vehicle and traveling to some gorgeous track somewhere, whipping out your bike, and then doing a spot of mountain biking. If you have a mountain bike then you are going to need to head out on the road. On this page I want to run you through a couple of the things that you will need to think about when heading out on that trip. Firstly, you are going to need to get an idea of the type of place you want to...

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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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Cycling for Weight Loss

Cycle Your Way To Weight Loss By Scott Haywood Of all the possible exercises there are to help you lose weight, cycling is one of the best. If you want to lose weight and are looking for the perfect exercise, or if you’re looking for a great calorie burning exercise to add to your exercise repertoire, this article is for you. We’ll tell you why cycling is so great and what it can do for you, what you’ll need to get started and provide helpful hints that will help you to cycle effectively and safely for the rest of your life....

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