Bicycling on a Busy Road

Tips for Riding a Bicycle on a Busy Road By Joan Bishop Denizot Riding a bicycle either as a sport, recreational exercise or as a means of transportation is becoming popular these days. More often, cyclists choose roads with less traffic. However, when it cannot be avoided, some bicycle riders have to go through busy streets and bike their way through traffic. When riding a bicycle through a busy street, no matter how covered and protected you are with your helmet and safety gears, if you don’t follow traffic rules and road discipline,...

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Riding a Bicycle

How to Gain Confidence in Riding a BicycleHow to Gain Confidence in Riding a Bicycle By Joan Bishop Denizot Do you want to ride a bicycle but lack the confidence to do so? Riding a bicycle can be fun and it can be a good exercise to stay fit and healthy. However, many have second thoughts riding a bike. They feel conscious of how they appear on the bike or are afraid to go off-balanced and fall. The lack of confidence is a great deterrent to achieving goals and chances for improvements in health, fitness, skill, and fun. The good news is,...

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All Sorts of Bikes

Types of Bikes for All Sorts of Riders   Types of Bikes for All Sorts of Riders By Anna Woodward Everywhere you look on the road today, you can see different types of bikes. Whether you’re looking for blazing speed, simplicity, off-road toughness, or stability, there is something out there for you. Recumbent Design The world record for the highest speed attained on a human powered vehicle is just over 86 mph set on September 09, 2015 by Todd Reichert. To reach such a speed requires a recumbent design, which is without a doubt the...

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Tips on Using Bike Gears

Tips On How To Use Bicycle Gears Efficiently For A Better And Faster Ride   Tips On How To Use Bicycle Gears Efficiently For A Better And Faster Ride By Barbara Greene Bicycle gears were invented to help the rider pedal at a steady rate without exerting too much effort. However, these gears are often misused and wrongly combined resulting to the rider pedaling faster and exerting too much energy only to find out they are not getting anywhere. Bikers should learn that there are ways to properly use these gears to put the bicycle’s...

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Riding at Night Tips

Cycling at Night Cycling at Night By Trevon Munroe Riding at night can be very different from day time riding in many ways. There are adjustments you will need to make in order to ensure your safety and that you are following the rules of the road in the country where you are living. I have experienced this first hand a few years ago whilst I was biking home from classes. It was about 7pm in the evening and I was riding my mountain bike without any sort of lights, and as I was about to ride past a police station there was an officer on the...

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