Cycling

Fall Bike Maintenance Tips

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Whether you’re breaking out your cold weather gear or getting ready to hang your bike up for the season, fall is the perfect time for some basic bike maintenance. Here are a few basic tips to make sure your... Read More »

3 Feet: A Law To Protect Cyclists in Some States, a GREAT Idea Everywhere Else

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When you’re driving in your car, what’s your definition of the “safe distance” you should maintain between your vehicle and the cyclist you’re about to pass by on your right? A) Two feet? B) One foot C) As close as... Read More »

Bicycle Pumps: You Get What You Pay For

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Let me start by saying that I’m not just frugal, I’m cheap. I’ve got long underwear from ’90s, camping gear from the ’80s and t-shirts that should have been retired to the rag bag years ago. As much as... Read More »

Lessons from my first flat bike tire

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After nearly a year and a half and 1900 miles of riding my Masi Partenza, I finally got my first flat bike tire when I was about 8 miles from home. Lots of people have told me it’s a... Read More »

What to Bring on a Century Ride

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Century rides (named for the 100 mile distances covered in a single day) happen all over the place throughout the summer and into the fall. Most of them are done as fundraisers for various charitable causes—like Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, cancer,... Read More »

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