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Is it possible to commute on a mountain bike?

Commuting on a Mountain Bike: Is it Possible?

If you’ve grown tired of the long hours waiting in traffic while driving to work or the overall hassles of public transportation, a good option could be to get a bike for an easier and possibly more pleasant commute to work. There are several ride options you could consider, and […]

Is it Illegal to Ride a Bike Without a Helmet?

Is it Illegal to Ride a Bike Without a Helmet?

Helmet laws in the United States are scattered, strange, and can be difficult to keep up with. The main point of contention is that many of the states do not bother to enact bike helmet laws at all and instead, leave that up to municipalities to decide. This leads to […]

Showers Pass Transit Pants Review

Showers Pass Transit Bike Pants Review

As an all-weather bike commuter I find the days I struggle most are when it rains. In the warm summer months, I just accept my fate and get wet, then towel off and change when I get to work or home, as rain gear would surely make me not only […]

How big is a bike box?

How Big Is a Bike Box?

Have you recently sold a bicycle? You’re excited to get someone else into the biking lifestyle, but you’re concerned about logistics. After all, how exactly do you ship a bike? With a bike box, of course! How big is a bike box? Most bike boxes are 43x11x32, but others can […]

How long do bike helmets last?

How Long do Bicycle Helmets Last?

A bicycle helmet is an important accessory that plays a protective role every time we hop on our bikes and hit the road for a ride. And while it’s possible to use the same helmet for some considerable time, the question begs, when is the right time to get a […]

Why do bicycles have spokes?

Why Do Bicycles Have Spokes?

Bike spokes to bikes are like the unassuming cousins to a family gathering. They hardly take center stage but keep everything going smoothly from the background. Imagine a bike in your mind. Does your imaginary bike have spoked wheels? It probably does. But do they have a real purpose or […]