You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy a bicycle and that’s pretty close
“When you ride hard on a mountain bike, sometimes you fall, otherwise you’re not riding hard.” – President George W. Bush
It is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best, since you have to sweat up the hills and coast down them. Thus you remember them as they actually are, while in a motor car only a high hill impresses you, and you have no such accurate remembrance of country you have driven through as you gain by riding a bicycle. ― Ernest Hemingway
“When the spirits are low, when the day appears dark, when work becomes monotonous, when hope hardly seems worth having, just mount a bicycle and go out for a spin down the road, without thought on anything but the ride you are taking.” – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
“When I was a kid I used to pray every night for a new bicycle. Then I realised that the Lord doesn’t work that way so I stole one and asked Him to forgive me.” Emo Philips
Bicycle riding is a fun sport; ironically, it can also be a very dangerous sport, especially if proper safety gears are left neglected. Safety gears are important to protect the head and body from incurring serious damages. This is where the Bike Helmet comes in handy.
Athletes, especially cyclists, need to be in shape all the time. Trainers are a good way to keep one fit. It is also a good way to exercise and keep the physique. Sometimes, weather and other conditions can prevent an athlete in doing his original fitness plans, which usually entails getting outdoors and biking. But what if it’s winter time? The exercise bike is the answer.
Bike Racks for Cars
Have you ever tried to carry your bikes somewhere using your car? It surely should have been a tough experience if you did not own a bike rack. Putting the bike on the back seat of a car never ends well. One might end up with a disfigured bike at the end of the journey. Additionally the car interiors might get damaged too. All this unnecessary hassle can be averted by installing a bike racks for cars.
Bicycle accessories can make a wonderful addition to one of these great machines depending on the needs of individual riders. Bicycle riders all around the world use these machines for different reasons, and they choose their bicycle accessories based on their needs.
Cycling gloves and hands protection Gloves are essential for minimizing hand numbness, providing crash protection and just make riding more enjoyable. You will find you can ride for longer distances in more comfort if you have them. They also improve your grip and absorb sweat. (Sweat-absorbing terry cloth is built into thumb and index finger Read more about The Ultimate Guide To Buying Cycling Gloves[…]
The Shimano PD-5700 is the 105 series road pedal set, which means two things: it’s excellent quality and very affordable. The 105 series is Shimano’s third highest level of quality in several components – pedals, drivetrains, wheels, hubs, and cassettes to name a few. If you ask a lot of people who don’t have unlimited Read more about Shimano 105 PD-5700 Road Bike Pedals Review[…]
The Ultegra level pedals from Shimano are exactly what you expect them to be: a step up from the 105 level, lighter, equally dependable and easy to use, and (yes) a step up in price. As with most of their componentry, Shimano has made the price increase equal to the superior quality offered. These pedals Read more about Shimano Ultegra PD-6700G Road Pedals Review[…]
Speedplay’s most popular pedal product is the Zero model. Based on their unique design, where the pedal is actually the cleat and the retention mechanics are attached to the shoe, this offering is their best yet. Prior versions offered endless lateral rotation for the foot – “pedaling on ice”. Some riders are able to adapt Read more about Speedplay Zero_Chromoly Pedals Walkable Review[…]
This article is here to help you find a bike that is the right size for you, since you will be spending a lot of time on it, after all. If you are looking in a bike shop, they should be telling you largely the same things you’re reading here. Anything different should be a red flag Read more about A Bike that’s Just Right[…]
Clipless pedals make you faster and safer! This page is for anybody considering or ready to purchase their first pair of cycling shoes and clipless pedals. Assuming youre reading this, you probably are shopping online, or have visited a local bike shop to try on some shoes and are purchasing over the internet. Let me Read more about Clipless Pedals for Beginners[…]
So you’re going for a ride today? Great! Today is one of the 7 best days of the week to ride, if not the best day of the week to ride. Here’s a list of stuff you might want to take with you on your bike and some reasons why. 1. A Helmet. It’s the Read more about 10 Things I Never Leave Home Without[…]
Ever hear that “click-click-click-click” sound when you shift gears, and then you wait and wait for the bike to actually shift gears? Chances are you could use a course called Shifting 101. Welcome to class, I will be your professor. My hope is that reading this will save you much of the trouble I had Read more about Bike Shifting 101[…]
Now you’ve got a new road bike, or at least it’s new to you. But that is the trouble, isn’t it? Everything looks similar and yet, totally different. This is a front-to-back guide for all the parts of your new road bike. Click on the parts of the picture below to learn more. Shift Read more about The Anatomy of a Road Bike[…]
Shimano Mountain Bike Shoes Make Your Bike Riding Comfortable and Enjoyable as Possible If you do not know how you can spend your leisure time with either friends or family members, it is through mountain biking. This forms one of the most enjoyable and best ways of having refreshments with colleagues since there is a Read more about Shimano Mountain Bike Shoes Review[…]