Category: Lifestyle

Monterey Bike

3 Ways To Explore Monterey, CA By Bike

Discover why Monterey, CA Is Heaven On Earth for Cyclists Is there such a place as Heaven on Earth? For many people, including cyclists, Monterey County on California’s central coast might be that place. Its scenic beauty has adorned thousands of postcards, calendars, and tabletop books, and its weather ranges from comfortable to glorious year-round,

Thule T2 Pro XT

Review: Thule T2 Pro XT Bike Rack

You’ve taken the time to research the perfect bike and spent your hard-earned cash to bring said bike home, but you may have forgotten one crucial part of the equation: how are you going to transport your noble steed safely? Look no further than the Thule T2 Pro XT. I have had a number of

female cyclist

15 Signs That You Might Be a (Female) Cyclist

Think you might have caught the cycling bug? Here are 15 tell-tale signs that you’ve fallen prey to a biking addiction. There’s no cure, but that’s okay–you don’t want one. Your Arms Are Tan But Your Hands Are White There’s a clearly defined line where on your wrists where your gloves begin. You do your

snoozer dog basket for bike

7 Best Dog Baskets for Your Bike

Photo credit: Snoozer Pet Products Want to bring your best friend (aka dog) along for the ride? That’s totally doable with a dog basket specifically designed for use on a bicycle. We surveyed our gal pals that ride with their dogs to find the 7 best dog baskets for your bike. At the bottom of

dead horse ranch

Quit Your Job and Mountain Bike More

For the entirety of my adult life, cycling (and mountain biking in particular) has been at the center of my world. Yes, I did all that “grown-up stuff”, but I never let it get in the way of my love for the bike.  I had to go to work, but I biked there, and then

what to wear to spin class

What to Wear To Spin Class (and What NOT to Wear)

About to take your first spin class? Take a deep breath. It’s easy and you really can’t do anything wrong. That said, if you want to be super prepared we’re here to help you. We’ve picked out some of our favorite pieces for indoor cycling including padded shorts, spinning pants, and lightweight, breathable tops. But

bike tattoo on neck

17 Bike Tattoos You’ll Love

Cover photo credit: @keljs78 Thinking about getting a new tattoo? If not, you’ll probably be thinking about it after seeing these bike tattoos. For bicycle lovers, what better way to profess your passion than adding a little bike ink to your canvas? We’ve rounded up a bunch of bicycle tattoo ideas from the cycling community

best touring bikes for women

5 Best Women’s Touring Bikes (and How to Choose)

Thinking of biking cross-country? Or maybe just a long weekend tour of wine country? In any case, for multi-day rides, a touring bike is the ideal setup. A touring bike offers eyelets for racks and panniers, multiple water bottle cages, and more relaxed geometry. The bad news for women is that there really aren’t many

mens vs womens bikes

Mens vs Womens Bikes: 5 Things You Need to Know

So you’re getting ready to shop for a bike and aren’t sure what the difference is between a women’s bike and a men’s bike (or a unisex bike). The truth is that all bikes are unisex bikes and that the difference between those that are marketed as “women’s bikes” and those that are marketed as

7 Best Women’s Cyclocross Bikes (2019)

Who doesn’t need a new bike?!  (Always n+1, right?!).  And cyclocross bikes are some of the most capable, do-it-all bikes around.  Whether you want to race cyclocross, ride gravel, join a dirt fondo, or just commute in style, a ‘cross bike can help you do it.   We’ve picked out 7 of our favorite cyclocross bikes