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Bike Commuting: What I’ve Learned Commuting

Bike commuters are people I envied for years until I finally one day said to myself, “I’m riding my bike to work tomorrow.”  I had spent all my life relying on a car for transportation, and using a bicycle for anything other than recreation was a concept that felt foreign […]

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Why Does My Bike Creak? 10 Things Worth Checking

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 […]

Bike Commuting: Picking Out a Bike

In my first article a few weeks ago I made it a point that you can commute on any bicycle in safe working condition, and I wasn’t lying! Over the last few years of commuting, I’ve used a road bike with skinny tires, a 20+-year-old mountain bike with shifters that […]

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What Are the Best Bike Helmets for 2020?

We recently looked at some updated stats on bike helmet usage and accidents tied to cycling and so it’s also time to look at some great affordable helmets for 2019! One of the barriers to bicycle helmets for many people is the price and the perception that to get the […]