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The Spin Class: Can it Help Your Cycling?

The Spin Class: Can it Help Your Cycling?

If you’re a cyclist currently on hiatus because of the snow or cold weather, or maybe recovering from an injury, it’s great to know that there are other activities you can do to keep you cycling legs in good biking shape. What activities? Have you considered attending Spin classes? There […]

Showers Pass Crosspoint Gloves Review

Showers Pass Crosspoint Gloves Review

In my review for the excellent rain pants by Showers Pass I purchased this winter I alluded to the fact that this has been an incredibly rainy winter for me.   While pants were the last “big ticket” item I needed to stay waterproof on the bike, they weren’t the last […]

Are Foldable Bike Helmets Safe?

Are Foldable Bike Helmets Safe?

One of the issues which many cyclists contend with is the use of a bike helmet while riding. We all know that the use of helmets greatly increases your chances of surviving a crash; however, they can be bulky, uncomfortable and don’t forget about the helmet hair! Furthermore, in the […]

What Side of the Road do Bicycles Ride On?

What Side of the Road do Bicycles Ride On?

There is often some confusion around where cyclists are allowed to ride, and in this case, it’s not so much which part of the road, but which side. The reason for this is because cyclists and pedestrians are supposed to be opposite one another, which may not seem intuitive, but […]

Is Cycling good for lower back pain?

Is Cycling Good for Lower Back Pain?

Cycling is a popular exercise that some people claim have helped relieve their lower back pain while some say the exercise has exacerbated it. So which is which? We will discuss how cycling can be beneficial to your lower back and what you are doing wrong if it gives you […]

DUI on a Bike?

Can You Get a DUI on a Bike?

We’re going to preface this by pointing out that even where it’s less legally problematic to ride your bike while drunk (or otherwise intoxicated), it’s still not a good idea! Cyclists must ensure that they are staying aware of their surroundings at all times because they are sharing road space […]