by admin on Nov.21, 2008, under Tips
Stopping a bicycle safely is perhaps one of the most important aspect of safe cycling. Every now and then, you might find yourself having to stop or slow down fast, or otherwise land yourself in some dangerous situations.
When asked, many cyclists would naturally assume that the fastest way to come to a stop is [...]
:brakes, braking, safety
by admin on Oct.14, 2008, under Tips
Theoretically, it’s the tube inside the tire that is flat, not the tire itself. And below is an excellent video showing how you can easily replace a flat yourself, be it at the comfort of your home or while you are out cycling.
Here’s what you need:
New tube or a patch kit
Remove the wheel [...]
:beginner, flat, maintenance, tire
by admin on Oct.09, 2008, under Tips
Here is an excellent video showing how you can easily replace your bike’s handlebar tape yourself. It’s easy! Make your bike look new again with new handlebar tapes, or change colors for the fun of it.
What you need:
:handlebar, maintenance, road
by admin on Oct.02, 2008, under Tips
Starting and stopping a bicycle is an insignificantly easy task that all of us know. If you rode a bike, you already know how. But do you really know the most effective way to do so?
Wrong ways to start a bicycle
Side Mount Method aka Cowboy Mount
This method is done by standing on one side of [...]
by admin on Sep.23, 2008, under Tips
Here are some accessories that are essential for any avid road cyclists. They are basically gadgets that will help in ensuring your safety on the road and keeping your cycling performance at its peak.
1. Cycling Helmet
This is one accessory that I think is really important. I cannot stress enough how essential it is. After a [...]
:accessories, beginner, buying
by admin on Sep.18, 2008, under Tips
This is probably one of those questions that many new cyclists ask, “Should I get a road bike or a mountain bike?” There are pros and cons to each and it is important to get the one that suits your riding style. So first, you got to ask yourself, are you going to cycle only [...]
:beginner, buying, mountain, road