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Friday Pic to Make You Smile (35)

The good weather is still here.  And it’s Friday.  In fact, it’s Friday before a 3-day holiday.  What could be better? Well, maybe going for a bike ride with this babe (our Friday pic to make you smile)…     Speaking of bike riding, you know what bike shops do at the end of summer?  […]

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The One Tool Every Bicyclist Needs: A Floor Pump

Anybody who rides a bike knows that you have to put air in the tires fairly frequently.  This is the one maintenance task that every cyclist, from a 7-year-old kid to Bradley Wiggins, must perform on his bike.  The handling of your bicycle — traction, cornering, and the quality of the ride — is determined […]

Yeti Bikes Include the Best All-Around Mountain Bike — the SB-95 Carbon Read more

Yeti Bikes Include the Best All-Around Mountain Bike — the SB-95 Carbon

Whether slaloming through technical single-track, riding cross-country on fire roads, or maneuvering over slickrock at Moab, you’ll find the Yeti SB-95 full-suspension mountain bike up to the task.  This carbon-framed cycling jack-of-all-trades might just be the best all-around mountain bike ever made. How can I make that statement?  Because every year mountain bikes improve.  Just […]

The Kestrel Legend is a Top-Rated Road Bike for 2013 Read more

The Kestrel Legend is a Top-Rated Road Bike for 2013

As spring weather increasingly displaces winter, dedicated cyclists begin thinking that this is the year they will upgrade their road bike so they can ride faster and more effectively during prime biking season.  2013 is definitely a good time to do it, because the current selection of road bikes from the best bicycle manufacturers is […]

Some Good Bags to Carry Your Stuff Read more

Some Good Bags to Carry Your Stuff

The wheel is regarded as one of the landmark inventions, but for my money the guy that created the first bag was pretty damn smart. Think about it:  before the bag, humans could only schlepp what they could carry in their hands, and that’s not much if you’re a nomadic hunter-gatherer.  But once you had […]

Dahon Makes Folding Bikes that Are Actually Cool Read more

Dahon Makes Folding Bikes that Are Actually Cool

The bicycle is one of the greatest inventions of all time.  It is, for example, the most efficient form of transportation ever devised, in terms of distance and/or speed achieved versus energy expended.  So maybe you should take advantage of it when you’re commuting. A person on a bike is 5 times more efficient than a […]