Bicycle Quick Release Lever

Bike Commuting (Part 7): Why Does My Bike Creak?

Not much can be more infuriating and ruin a perfectly good bike ride than hearing a persistent creaking and not knowing where it’s coming from. Your ears may deceive you, and the creak you were convinced was coming from the back of your bike all ride was actually coming from […]

Bicycle Helmet Safety

The Stats Behind the Bicycle Helmet

We all know that wearing a bicycle helmet is critically important for safety when cycling, but how many people actually wear them? Are you one of the statistics and could that mean that someday you will be one of the fatal or critically injured statistics? Read on to learn more […]

Ergonomical Bicycle Seats

The topic of ergonomic bicycle seats is an interesting one as there still seems to be some debate out there as to whether or not these kinds of seats actually work. I think that anybody who has ever tried to ride a bicycle at some stage has probably experienced some […]

Making Sure Your Bike Fits

These tips are intended for bike commuters (especially novice commuters), not racers or mountain bikers. Upright bicycles are really not that good for you – they place a lot of stress on various parts of your body.

Bicycle Accessories and Why You Need Them

Bicycle Accessories and Why You Need Them

It may surprise North American bikers to learn that if you buy a bike in places like the Netherlands or Japan, it will usually come with a kickstand, a bell, a headlight, and a rack or basket. When you buy a bike in America it doesn’t come with these items, […]