Need to remove the pedals off your bike (or put new ones on), but not sure how to do it? No fear: this is one of the easiest bike “how to’s” out there. A few minutes, some simple tools, and a little elbow grease is all you need. We’ll walk you step-by-step through the process … Read more
Completing a century ride is a huge accomplishment, and should be a bucket list item for every cyclist. That said, the thought of getting into good enough shape to finish one can be intimidating.
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 … Read more
Finding the perfect tire pressure for your mountain bike is more art than science. The perfect MTB tire pressure is dependent on rider weight, tire volume, terrain, trail conditions, personal preference, and more. Despite all these factors, finding the right tire pressure is worth the effort. A properly inflated tire will increase speed, improve traction, … Read more
We all know there are things we should bring on EVERY ride–a pump, a spare tube, etc–but when we venture further from easy rescue, there are additional items we should carry to survive in the backcountry. In fact, it seems the further that one gets from a paved road, the more likely something is to … Read more
There’s nothing like hitting the open road on two wheels, BUT hitting the road on two wheels isn’t always possible. Sometimes you just need to squeeze in a quick workout on your lunch break. Or maybe there are four feet of snow outside. Whatever your reason for cycling indoors, spinning can be a great way … Read more
The best commuter bike is often the bike you already have. Maybe it’s an old mountain bike with flat tires sitting in the back of the garage. Or it might be a road bike that gets more use around town than it does on the race course. Whatever kind of bike it is, you can … Read more
If you’re anything like me, the last thing you want to do immediately after a hard effort is eat a big meal. In fact, when you do a high-intensity ride, your body borrows blood from your gut and sends it to your big muscle groups. This results in sluggish digestion and a lack of appetite. … Read more