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Best Places to Mount Cameras on a Bike

As I’ve discussed here on Bicycle Universe a few times before, I recommend running cameras on a road bike as insurance in case you are involved in a crash or need to prove instances of harassment or threats to the police.  I don’t like that I need it, but sometimes […]

Presta Valve vs Schrader: What are the Differences? 1

Presta Valve vs Schrader: What are the Differences?

The main two bicycle valves used today are Presta and Schrader. Which one is better and what are the pros and cons? This article is going to cover some of the differences between the two and hopefully, reduce some of the confusion that newer cyclists often have. Bicycles’ from department stores or […]

Why Bicycle Commuting Is the Best Part of My Day 2

Why Bicycle Commuting Is the Best Part of My Day

Ah, the dreaded morning commute. Around the world, reluctant workers trudge to their cars in the morning, hoping that today will be the day they beat the morning rush hour and start their day off right. The dread continues after a long day in the office when tired workers return […]

An Introduction To 1x Drivetrains 3

An Introduction To 1x Drivetrains

Back in 2012, Sram revolutionized mountain bike gearing with the announcement of their XX1 groupset, the first mass-produced 1×11 (pronounced “one by eleven,” meaning one chainring up front and eleven cogs in the back) system for mountain bikes. Out went the front derailleur, and in came the ultra-wide range and […]

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Upgrade your GoPro with Wasabi Batteries

There’s no doubt that advances in camera technology over the last few years have thrust GoPro cameras and their competitors from niche novelty items into devices that, to some, are as necessary of an accessory to your bicycle as lights or your helmet. Sure, cost is definitely a barrier to […]