Biking to Work

Biking to WorBy Trevon Munroe In this post I will provide you with details of why you should start biking to work and also share my experience of using my mountain bike as a means of transportation over the past couple months. It was last September when I had sort of a reality check and realized that I was not in my best shape physically. For years I have been stuck in office jobs where I usually spend at least eight hours sitting at a desk in front of a computer monitor all day. Over time, this had started taking a toll on me as I noticed I...

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Bicycles for Every Type of Rider

Bicycles for Every Type of Rider By Anna Woodward Bicycles are a fun way to get exercise and enjoy the great outdoors. However, with all the different types and styles available, you may have a hard time choosing the right one. You will want to think about bikes you have enjoyed in the past, as well as those that you have not enjoyed. Also, if you are going to be riding with a group, you may want one that is similar to what they use, so you can keep up. Following are some of the different types: Road Bikes Road bikes are designed for...

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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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