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Stationary Bike Reviews For The Beginner

  Are your daily schedules too tight to allow time for gym exercises? If yes, you are just like many other people. Despite that, you can still workout on a daily basis. All you require is an upright or a recumbent stationery bike. Having this bike in your house eliminates need for gym exercise sessions. You can workout any time of the day or night. Before buying anything, read stationery bike reviews. You can find many written reviews over the Internet. One could gain adequate knowledge by just reading them. The following are examples of tips and ideas you could gain... read more

Tips On Carrying The Right Cycle Touring Gear

  If someone is new to cycle touring, chances are he is confused about carrying the right type of cycle touring gear. There are a great variety available in the market, and what one purchases is largely based on one's requirements. For instance, some people prefer traveling with all the necessary stocks, while others prefer the minimum load. This notwithstanding, there are some essentials that one must carry to avoid inconvenience during bicycle tours.   Tips for Carrying the Right Cycle Touring Gear   While an experienced bicycle traveler knows what cycle... read more

How To Avoid Common Cycling Mishaps

  Biking is such a great sport. It can be easily learned and is the simplest form of aerobic activity. It is a delightful way to exercise that will help boost your metabolism and reduce the risk of coronary heart diseases. Even so, sometimes there still unavoidable cycling mishaps. Get to know some of the most common cycling mistakes and how they can be avoided.   Of course you can easily lose 600 calories in an hour of biking. However, don't ever think about cycling with an empty stomach. If you don't faint, chances are you will easily regain the lost calories... read more

Community Profile Tutorial

Learn: Edit Your Community Profile Edit Your List Change Your Avatar Edit Your Account Change Your Password User Name Changes     Edit Your Community Profile Your Community Profile is the place for you to tell other members of the community a little bit about yourself. Navigate to your user page by clicking on the "My Profile" tab. Toward the top right hand side of your user page, you will see the "Edit Community Profile" button. Click the "Edit Community Profile" button to answer the Profile Questions.  Feel free to... read more

Types Of Bicycle Lights

  There are many different bicycle lights to choose from, and it can be difficult to choose the best one for your needs. Things to consider include the type of light bulb, the power source, and where you want to mount the light to your bicycle.   Bicycle head lights are those mounted to the front of your bicycle that are white and help you to see ahead of you and helps others (drivers and pedestrians) see you. Depending on your riding conditions, you might settle for a cheap headlight system that is more to help others to see you to prevent accidents, or you... read more

Top 10 Health Benefits Of Cycling

  With the many modes of transportation today and the myriad of exercise activities available, some wonder why an adult would spend hours just riding a bicycle. Is bike riding too "childish" an activity? Pedaling takes work, and it can feel painful and slow, so why bother? Believe it or not, riding a bike will enhance your health and well-being if you give it a try! Here are 10 compelling reasons you can enjoy cycling.   1. Cycling is good for your heart. This activity is rated second only to running among popular types of exercise, a very well-rounded... read more

The Importance Of Bicycle Lights

  Cycling at night or in low light conditions without a bicycle light is a risky endeavor. Being seen is of utmost importance to cyclists. Lights are also important on bicycle trails, which are usually unlit.   These days cycling is regaining its popularity as a form of commuting to and from work. High gas prices and horrible traffic have encouraged more people to give bicycle commuting a try. However, many of these people are choosing not to equip themselves with proper bicycle lights.   The purpose of a bicycle light is to see and be seen. Drivers are... read more

Bellwether Its Not What You Think

Reposted from PEZ Cycling News   Bellwether Clothing: Not What You Think It Is Monday, May 24, 2010  10:25:25 AM PT by Charles Manantan     Cycle clothing tech has arguably become the tightest game in town (competition, not fit...) Bellwether have decided to play harder and a brand once easily dismissed by Pez have given us a surprise. So let your mind drift back a decade plus… Think back to a time when the only thing more day glow than a pro rider’s jersey was very likely his urine sample… A time when pink wasn't... read more

Purchasing Used Tandem Bikes

  Developed in the late 1800's, the tandem bicycle is a one that is made for more than rider. The riders are seated in a front to back fashion, one behind the other. Commonly known as the bicycle built for two, some tandem bikes accommodate more than two people. Several can accommodate as many as four riders at one time. When out on the beach, kids are often overjoyed to see one, as they are a site to behold. Often used as a beach cruiser, many tourists seem to enjoy riding this kind of bike for sight-seeing.   Used tandem bikes are a great option to think about... read more

Advice For Beginner Cyclists

  There are different ways of doing the climbings on your bike. An inexperienced biker will feel a bit desperate, trying to survive until the end. On the other side, an experienced biker, who is calculated, follows their competitors and beats them in the end. Here are a few basic pieces of information on bike riding.   First of all, lower your heel. In order to understand this technique, just move the leg in the maximum pedalling position until it is straight and then lower the heel as much as possible. You will feel a tension in the lower part of your leg.... read more

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