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Philadelphia Has The Most Bike Thefts

Tricycle theft prevention

If you’re looking to move to Philadelphia, you might want to think again if you’re a biker. Police Department data in the city states that bicycle theft is on the rise, according to Philadelphia Magazine. In 2011 there were 1,849 bikes stolen. In two years that number rose to 2,122. Projections for 2014 are expected […]

Bike Saddles: Endless Comfort For Those Long Rides

Bicycle Rear Tires

There are few pieces of cycling gear that matter more than a bicycle saddle. Sure an expensive set of tires will help you grip the road, but when it comes to comfort, a good bike seat is what you need. When it comes to bike saddles, there is a wide variety of options. From leather […]

Giant Bicycle Focuses On Design

Cyclists prefer carbon fiber bikes.

With an emphasis on carbon fiber design, Giant Bicycle provides cyclists with a bike that is perfected and tailored, rather than mass-produced with metal. Many professional cyclists choose this form of manufacturing because of its dedication to craft and speed. The company has even branched off into the area of off-road biking, according to its […]

Bicycle Shoes: Frequently Asked Questions

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Ever notice that every rider in the Tour de France has on bike shoes? That might be enough to convince you to pick up a pair. You might have been riding in sneakers since you were on training wheels, and therefore, likely don’t know much about bike shoes. Here are some frequently asked questions about […]

How To Properly Maintain Bicycle Shoes

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Bike shoes can be pricey, so you’ll want to do your best to take care of them. While you might have purchased a pair of bike shoes only a couple months ago, not taking care of them or failing to clean them after a ride could cause them to age quicker. Depending on the type […]

How To Choose Bicycle Shoes

Sidi Drako Carbon SRS Shoes

After you have found the perfect bike, do yourself a favor and get some shoes for it. Bike shoes have a number of benefits and serious riders don’t go without them. So what’s so great about them? Bike shoes clip directly into the pedal, giving you more power. They allow you to generate speed with […]

How To Properly Care For A Bike Crankset

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A machine is a device that transmits or modifies energy to help you perform a task. Therefore, a bike is the machine of machines. It helps you uniquely explore the world, getting you from point A to point B in what is the most efficient way possible by your own means. However, like any machine, […]

29er Mountain Bike Buyer’s Guide

Diamondback Sortie Black 29er Mountain Bike

Advantages and Disadvantages to Bigger Wheels Mountain bikes with 29-inch wheels have become the norm, and many people are likely wondering just what makes these wheels so different. Previously, 26-inch wheels were the industry-standard size, but wheels have been trending larger in recent history and it appears the 29-inch modelĀ has taken over. Bike manufacturers are […]

Bike Maintenance In Three Easy Steps

Youth fixing bicycle

Step 1: Properly Clean The Bike A bike can last a lot longer when it is properly maintained. While cleaning a bike after a ride is an easy task, still many riders skip it. Gunk that goes uncleaned can build up and essentially ruin a bike. However, justĀ getting in the habit of wiping down a […]

Redline Proline Pitboss BMX Bike

Redline Proline Pitboss BMX Bike Title

BMX riders need a dependable bike that suits their needs. Back-flipping on one bike might feel completely different when compared to another bike, so it’s critical to find one that has innovative technologies and is tailored to what they want out of a purchase. Riders should look no further, as the Redline Proline Pitboss BMX […]