Are under desk bikes good for exercise while working, and which would you recommend?

Marina gave a good answer. I will use lots of words so Quora won't colapse the answer. We have a Desk Cycle in my home. If I wasn't retired it would have been great to have this thing under my desk.Pros: It uses magnetic resistance and is

Bicycles: Is an internally geared hub suitable for recreational cycling? Group rides?

Wow!  8 gears?  FOURTEEN gears?  Sheeesh.  I always thought *I* was "fancy" riding around with my 5-speed internal Sturmey-Archers on a Raleigh Sprite!  I've since "graduated" to derailleurs, but if I was still cycling as many miles a day as I used to and the time/energy for conversion, I think I'd go back to a five

Bicycles: Why do people ride fixies?

It could be that they just serve the purpose of the individual who rides them, or they ride tracks/velodromes. They also probably save money on brakes and other things that need to be maintained. Also, it's a huge hipster thing to ride one right?I read through the other answers and there are

Could a velociraptor ride a bicycle?

Interesting question. Let's break it down:Can Velociraptor sit?Yes, probably. Fossil evidence shows us that small theropods like Velociraptor could crouch down in a bird-like manner, including footprints left in a sitting position and skeletons preserved in place sitting over their nests.They might not

Do I have to raise my hand to turn left or right when riding a bicycle?

When riding a bicycle, the best way to signal a turn is to point which direction you want to turn. Since both arms are visible to everybody, you can simply use the correct arm to point which way you are turning.If you want to signal a stop, then you point toward the ground.Other

Do you know how to ride a bike?

I don't know. I just could always ride a bicycle. I remember riding adult bicycles at a very young age...I Maybe 4 or so. I rode it by holding it askew and pushing my one leg through the triangle frame... and pedalling with both feet.When I got my own bicycle at 8 I rode it EVERYWHERE. FREEDOM!

Do you ride a bicycle these days? How is your experience?

I faintly remember my first cycle, a baby tri-cycle passed on to me by an elder cousin who was now too big to use it. Three hard plastic wheels with a hard plastic bucket seat, The color red had faded to orange with us keeping it on the terrace attached to our small 1 room

Does riding a bike hurt the knee?

If you didn't have any known knee issues before hand, it shouldn't affect you.Most common knee injuries from cycling come from wearing out of the joints due to high torque riding where the cyclist pedals on heavier gears rather than lighter ones. This commonly affects mountain bikers on trails and

Does riding bicycles build muscles in areas other than legs?

It's very good for your gluteus muscles. If you pedal hard then you will have to use all of the muscles in your arms, core and back to stabilize your body over the seat, especially if you're out of the saddle and in particular if you're climbing.

Have you ever passed out on a bicycle ride?

No: During a 5 Boro Bike Tour training ride one of the marshals passed out. It was a very hot day, and we were near the end of the 43 mile ride There were about 80 riders in the group, and it created a big pile up. Fortunately I was near the end of the group, and

How can bicycle safety be increased?

Lots of things. First it is on the cyclists to make sure they are being safer. Always be easily visible at night. If you do not have lights, are wearing dark clothes and not aware of a car nearby you are asking for trouble. Stradalli Cycle Tips For Riding Your Bike At Night Safely 2nd

How to burn my fat riding a bicycle 13km per hour every day on the road

The current best weight loss and get fit theory when riding is to perform intervals.This is when you ride at your normal 13kph for ten minutes, to warm up. Then ride as fast you can at your top speed for thirty seconds then go back to your normal 13kph for two minutes. Repeat

How to safely ride a bicycle on snow and ice

Forget about the illusion of safety.  When you're going roughly straight, speed does help stabilize you against random variations in traction, ruts in the snow, and other irregularities.  But you *virtually always* have less total traction than you

How to ride a bicycle without getting tired

Cycling will not be so tiring if you are able to eliminate the issues you faced. I share here some reasons why you will feel more tired than you should while cycling:1) You are cycling on a bicycle with the wrong frame size for your height.2) It could also be that the handlebar reach

How do bicycles not fall over?

The question can be answered by answering the question, "How do bicycles fall over?" Specifically, take a bicycle at rest and push it over. What you will see is that the bike pretty much rotates about the intersection of the road and the tires. In order

How do businesses who rent bicycles ensure the safety and return of bicycles from customers?

There is user verification which is both online and offline through mail ids and government ids. 75% of the safety factor lies in user verification. Apart from this, the owner is advised to take a security deposit. And in case of any theft

How to choose and buy my first ever bicycle

Hello! 2K is plenty of $ to buy a quality ($600+), beautifully designed bike including:Safety necessities (helmet, front & back light, bell), additions (kickstand, rear rack, front basket, fenders theft), and theft prevention measure (lock and security system), fashion accessories

How to choose better bicycle

Here's how you do this; Log all your miles for one year on your current bike. I'm assuming you have a cyclocomputer. Cat-eye makes a great little unit for $50. It measures all sorts of things, total miles rode is the data you are after. Now, after one year of serious riding,

How to look cool riding a bicycle

Your choice.If you're going for speed, get the full on racing kit, and keep it and the bike in fastidious condition per The official rules of the Eurocyclist.If you'd rather, go with the Dutch or Copenhagen aesthetic. Dress neatly, as you would

How to ride a bicycle with gears

Assuming your bike has a regular drive train, gears usually look like this:Your right hand shifter controls your rear derailleur. This relates to the position of your chain in your rear wheel cassette.Your left hand side shifter controls your front derailleur. This relates to the position of your chain in your

How to ride a bicycle without using my hands

It seems like this would be hard to do, but I can assure you, it is not. It is largely a psychological block that prevents you from trying. A bicycle is actually very stable when you have some forward momentum. First, you need to build up sufficient speed, though you don't need all that much.

How to ride a bicycle

Safety : This is the Primary aspect which you have to take into consideration, it's all the regular stuff which you would be knowing.For Starters, people find it difficult to Release the 1st Gear, if you are using a bike which

How to choose a good bicycle

Be honest about what you will use it for. a. Commuting - simple, cheap road bike with fenders and a rack and / or wire basketb. Hard core downhilling - expensive, massive travel shocks, gnarly knobbies, disc brakesc. Triathlon - expensive, very light-weight, tri-barsd. Piddling around in a park - whatever you wantBe honest about

How fast can you ride a bicycle?

Speed on a bicycle depends on the circumstances. I am an average guy with a little racing experience and a lot of commuting experience. ON the heavy commuter bike (80 pounds) which can travel through any weather, but with speed of 8–10 mph in adverse wind, or about 13

How good are folding bicycles for long-distance touring?

This question was posted some years ago so I hope you've decided on what you did.I had the same dilemma when I decided to tour Thailand on bike. I was in the process of choosing to build either a 700C bike from scratch or rebuilt my commuting foldie for touring.

How good are Kona Bikes?

I know this is an older question, but here is my experience so far with Kona bikes. I recently bought a Kona Jake 2015 model on clearance, and I'm really enjoying it after being away from cycling for twenty years. It is a good bike for the price and my intended

How good is it to ride bicycle to lose weight?

The bicycle is capable of providing an excellent aerobic (

How has bicycle riding helped you achieve a good health?

The regular physical activities are required to maintain the body, for physical fitness and to remain healthy. Regular physical activity not only keep body refresh and energetic but also can help protect from serious diseases such as obesity, heart disease, arthritis, diabetes, mental

How is bike riding good for cardio?

Cycling, when you put effort into pushing yourself, rather than a gentle Sunday spin around the park. Engages a lot of muscles. Mostly the legs and glutes, but also other muscle groups, when you push yourself.To supply these muscles with the oxygen and energy they need to work effectively your cardio vascular system needs to work

How long can a normal person ride a bicycle?

Yes it does depend upon the type of terrain, type of bike, weather condition, your practice and many other things. A normal person can never ride a bicycle for 10 days, he will rather take a bus.To ride for 10 days you got to be crazy. Your craze and passion

How long can a strong person ride a bicycle?

As Charles Pickens said, there are multiple factors. One thing he neglected was your fuel supply. He mentions VO2max, but that's really a measure of your ability to utilize oxygen at peak exertion. It does correlate well with endurance but only if you have the necessary fuel.Fuel includes:Glycogen stored in your muscles and your liver. Depending

How long will a good carbon bicycle frame last?

I used to work with a carbon fibre (CF) expert who previously worked for Kestrel and I asked him this very question. His answer went like this:CF doesn't fatigue like aluminum, however uncoated carbon fibre and the impregnated resin can be weakened / damaged over time

How old were you when you learned to ride a bicycle?

I was probably 5 the first time I pinched my big brothers' Schwinn and decided to go for a ride.I could wobble along okay, but I needed a curb to start and stop. The street I was on had curbs up on the sidewalk at the foot of peoples' front lawns, so I was pretty safe. That,

I'd like to start riding a bicycle, for exercise. I'm 57, and haven't rode a bike in years. What would be a good bicycle purchase?

It's going to depend a lot on where you plan to ride. My guess is that you will ride on paved streets or trails. If that is the case, and you don't really care about speed, buy a hybrid.Hybrid bicycles are a sort of cross between a road

If I can ride a bicycle smoothly, how hard is it to study for riding motorcycles?

Riding a bicycle and riding a motorbike follow the same physical principles - to a certain extent. The main task is that you actively have to learn certain things on a motorbike which you do right on a bicycle just by intution. One example: If

Is a bicycle ecommerce a good deal?

I have first-hand experience in this and it isn't... well... wasn't good.    If you are limiting your market to accessories then you have to make your margins large enough that you can afford to absorb the returns you will get- figure somewhere

Is a stationary bike and an exercise bike the same?

When I first read this question, I answered a simple

Is it dangerous to ride a bicycle?

Yes. No. Yes. No. (Summarizing the other answers.) My answer: sometimes, and the danger can be separated into two types. The first is self generated. Do you follow the rules of the road? Stay alert? Use safety gear? Choose routes carefully to minimize interaction with cars? If you

Is it difficult to learn how to ride a bicycle?

Hi,People in India assume that you know cycling right after you're born. But that's not the case with everyone. Balancing is the key and some of us take longer.Besides, there are a few who have a fall or struggle to get this act right. As it seems to be a struggle, they give up and never

Is it popular to ride bicycles in your country?

In the USA, it varies a lot by city. There are cities like Portland, Cleveland and New York where it is very popular. In Las Vegas, where I am, I can go for miles in the north and east and not see another cyclist. Out on the west and way

Is riding a bicycle, 3 hours a day, a good way to lose fat?

Cycling is a great way to reduce weight and lead a healthy lifestyle. It is a good exercise to start if you haven't been exercising so far too.The intensity of cycling is generally considered low-moderate exercise in the beginning and it is better to start with small distances (like 5–8

Is riding a bicycle ethically objectionable?

Yes it is.Because by riding a bicycle you will invoke the jealousy and envy of all those nearby. They will stand in awe of your toned thighs, tight butt, casual locks flying out behind you (or peaking from beneath your helmet). They will wonder about that cute person of the opposite sex that you're

Is riding a bike always risky?

The first time is a little scary, maybe. You try to stay upright, and you wobble and fall as you learn. There are quicker ways to learn, but most people have a skinned knee or two.Cars can be scary, but you don't have to learn how to ride in the street. You can find a parking lot

Is riding a bike good exercise? If so, what main areas of the body does it train?

riding a motorbike on the road isn't particularly strenuous. in fact, it isn't strenuous at all.riding a motorbike fast on a track is incredibly strenuous and works the whole body. you're constantly climbing all over the bike to get it to turn from one direction to the other at

Is the bike a good training and does it help in riding motorcycle?

Ok, so when I saw how many people responded, I almost didn't answer this question..... until I saw what some of the answers were.... then I felt I had to respond.During introductions in class (MSF Basic Rider Course), I always ask what

What are good ways to plan a bicycle tour?

Touring a beautiful travel destination on bicycles is the best way to enjoy your time there. You get an up close and personal view of every location without the pressure of having to board a vehicle that is following a specific

What are some good bicycle safety guidelines?

The League of American Bicyclists (LAB) offers an excellent course called Traffic Skills 101 that covers a host of topics related to bicycle safety... Though I have been a cyclist for almost 60 years and have ridden probably 100k miles in many different circumstances with many different bikes, I still learned new ideas and techniques

What are the advantages of bicycles?

Here are the advantages of riding a bicycle:It's economically friendly.You can save money because you don't have to get it fueled up.It requires less maintenance.It is good for your health; for stronger heart and muscle and limb improvements.You can cut through

What are the benefits of riding bikes?

It seems like the latest lifestyle trends all seem to center around a few common themes: frugality, health, and conservation. People are moving into smaller houses to save money, taking more walks, and driving more fuel-efficient vehicle or riding a bike.Save money - You'll spend less on gas, vehicle maintenance, car wash, etc.

What are the health benefits of exercising on a bicycle?

This is an interesting question because for most of the world, riding a bicycle isn't thought of as exercise. Riding a bike is just another way to get from point A to point B. That doesn't mean it is without its

What are the physical benefits of an exercise bike?

Exercise by using an exercise bike is kind of physical exercise. Regular physical exercise helps you manage your weight, boosts your immune system and reduces your risk of developing chronic disease. There are many different physical benefits of using an exercise bike. The Centers for Disease Control

What do cyclists think about the IKEA bicycle? Is it a good bicycle?

Bicycles are a very purpose based machines. The Ikea bike is designed for short trips around town, carrying luggage and is also designed to be very low maintenance. For all that, its a very reasonable bike.The disc brakes on the front and drum on the rear ensure that no matter the weather, you'll be able to

What do people do during bike riding?

If riding in a group and not in the lead, pay very close attention to the rear wheel of the cyclist immediately in front of me. And whether in the lead or not, pay attention to the other riders in the group.Pay attention to cars ahead of me, in my rear view mirror, and coming from

What factors are necessary for a city to be considered bicycle-friendly?

I do not believe motorists will stop from insulting, killing, throwing objects, or taunting cyclists. I believe that is run of the mill in any city, because America is built on steel, and egos must be acknowledged. I believe that motorists feel they are better than, and entitled to because

What is a good bicycle for a novice rider?

As a novice, you probably don't know jack about bikes or what kind of riding you'd like to do or whether this is the right hobby for you. I would suggest starting with a small investment in the most versatile kind of bike,

What is a good bicycle to be fast?

It sounds like a good hybrid or road bike would be best for you. It really depends on the specifics of your commute, how comfortable you are with different types of bikes, etc. The best thing to do would be to go into a local bike shop. I'd recommend using Yelp to find a reputable one near you. Go

What is a good recreational bicycle?

There are lots of good, durable bikes in that price range. You need to find a good local bike shop (not a department store) where you can try some out and learn about different kinds of bicycles. Many major brands make good recreational bicycles in this price range. If there are several

What is difficult when riding a bicycle?

Just staying comfortable. That's what endurance is mostly about.The longer amount of time you're on the saddle, the more difficult it is to not think about pain, especially where rider meets bicycle at the pedals, saddle, and handlebar. But it's also a matter of having enough calories and fluids, heat or cold, or some odd mechanical

What is the best exercise equipment at home?

Different people engage in different routines for working out at home. One might just be using a treadmill for a 30 minute run to keep fit, while someone else would prefer to sweat it out in their home gym.So, when you have to decide an equipment for your home, the first

What is the safety bicycle?

You could find a pretty good explanation of this on Wikipedia: Safety bicycle - WikipediaBasically a

What is the science (physics) behind riding a bicycle? I can't ride a bicycle, and I don't understand why people can keep their balance on a bicycle and even ride it down a hill road.

I've worked for years as a cycling instructor and have taught hundreds of complete beginners, from children up to the age of 70. Balancing is the thing which frightens you. Basically it is a series of recoveries from sideways falls. If the handlebars were clamped rigid so that they were unable to swing left and right, then everybody, even

What should I consider when choosing bicycle tires?

First get clear with the types of Bicycle tyres available in the market. Then we will go with the selection.TubedA tubed tire has a separate inner tube, made of butyl rubber or latex, that provides a relatively airtight barrier inside the tire.A vast majority of the tire systems in use

What should I do before going for a bicycle ride?

Riding a bike is awesome and the easiest, best and most rewarding way to move from being the kind of person who just doesn't do exercise to being someone for whom fitness is an integral part of their lives...If you haven't already got a bicycle

What was your longest bike ride ever?

After being sedentary for much of my adult and reaching a weight of about 250 lbs, I decided to get back into shape when I turned 41 and I started cycling to lose weight. The cycling bug bit me big time and

What will happen if I ride a stationary bike immediately after lifting heavy?

There have already been some decent answers relating to the fat burning boost, but one thing I haven't seen mentioned yet is the effect this would have on your heart rate.Lifting heavy raises your heart rate into the anaerobic range, which is higher than the aerobic heart rate range. If you go immediately into cardio without a few minutes'

What's a good bicycle lock/cable to buy for college?

Kryptonite has an interesting ‘method' of determining how much lock you need: it boils down to how good or bad the neighborhood is and how long you're going to leave the bike.A cable lock can be cut through like butter with a bolt cutter, so that's

Which bicycle is good for city riding, a road bike or an MTB?

A road bike is great, but try and get something steel or aluminum as the jostling about and general beatings that city bikes take might damage carbon in ways you don't notice until something fails.a mountain bike will be fantastic-so long as you swap out the tires to something less knobby. Those heavy treads are a nightmare on

Why can humans ride bicycle?

Why can we type? Why can we sing opera? Why can we break dance or skydive or pilot an airplane?The answers to these (and your) question are all the same: because evolution selected us to be adaptable.Other animals got selected for speed (cheetahs), size (elephants), strength (gorillas), slowness (sloths) and all other nature of traits.But our ancestors

Why can't I balance a bicycle?

I didn't learn to ride until I was in my 20's. Once I learned I fell in love with the feeling of it. So first, be patient. It may take time but it's worth it.I learned to ride a bike on a dried up lake bed in Arizona. Funny enoug, it was the same spot where I

Why can't people forget how to ride a bicycle?

Motor skills are stored in the subconscious mind. It's not the same as memorizing some class taught subject. The subconscious mind is an excellent recorder. If you can access it, it remembers details that you never would have thought of

Why can't we ride bicycle with our hand crossed?

Two answers:Our brains quickly hardwire neuron links so that sensory input from your balance sensors is linked to arm motions to restore balance. Crossing your arms over makes the hardwiring move your arms in the opposite sense as necessary, which will exaggerate the imbalance rather than restore balance. Your conscious mind knows that it needs

Why did it take humans so long to invent bicycles?

The first two-wheeled person powered conveyance was invented by a German nobleman in 1817. It was a bit more like a scooter you sat on, as didn't have pedals. This was only about 10 years after steam-powered locomotives were developed. Several different inventors turned their attention and bikes became popular enough that they were soon banned from sidewalks as

Why Do I Need a Better/Lighter Road Bicycle to Train For 'Fitness'?

You don't. You need a fancy road bike to be a show-off and (once you are fit) have a slaightly easier time keeping up with other fit riders. You need a bike which is reliable and comfortable to ride, for fitness. Comfortable in a road bike) means:Bicycle fits you wellDrop handlebars and with a moderately

Why do people ride bikes?

It keeps me physically active, both commuting to work or riding on my day off. I have a medical condition that I have to exercise at least 3 times a week, biking helps me achieve thatIt boosts my mood. Even if commuting to work can be a little

Why do some Germans ride bicycles without rear brakes?

As Tomas Schild said, two brakes are required by law and most bikes have them. Coaster brakes are very common in Germany, pretty much all bikes with internal gear hubs have them, for example. They can be recognised by a stabilising bracket (actually the brake's actuator)

Why do we don't fall off from our bicycles while riding?

When you stand still on two feet, you are more or less in static balance, like a table. When you start walking, you stay upright by letting yourself fall onto each foot in turn; as your weight shifts forward you put the appropriate foot under your new center of gravity. This rather

Why do we need to ride a bicycle?

There's a lot of reasons to ride a bicycle that would benefit to

Why does a bicycle remain balanced when riding, and fall when at a stop?

Contrary to popular belief a bike is not always stabilized by the gyroscopic effect of the wheels and other moving parts. If you ride a bike slower than about 15 mph the gyroscopic effects of the wheels are not strong enough to keep it upright. In the low speed range the bike

Why does a bicycle remain in a stable, balanced and upright position, only when in motion?

Have you ever played with a gyroscope? When it is stationary, you can move it in any plane, but when it's spinning, it will resist any movement, and will try to move at an angle 90 degrees from where you try

Why don't more people cycle to work in India?

Indians are generally hesitant to be the first in line when they are unsure of what the outcome is going to be (hence the engineers and doctors which India is famous for) . Most people complain about time which is simply untrue .I

Why is it so hard to ride a bike uphill?

A bike's speed is dictated by mostly two things:1) Gear ratio2) Applied forceWhile learning to ride a bike, you learn that changing gears also changes your speed and the amount of effort needed to go that fast. Higher gears take more effort, but go faster. Lower gears take less effort, but

Why is riding a bicycle good exercise?

Cycling is the easiest form of exercise in the world -- you can work as hard as you like or as little as you like as there's a seat that can support your weight. As a result, you can ride all day every day for 3 weeks at a time

Why should we ride a new bike slowly?

If you see your bike as a machine with human attributes, then things become vivid. It's not a single cast out part. It's a brilliantly orchestrated machine with the choice of perfect parts put together for a master piece.Our bike goes through a lot of stress - physically and thermally, which is totally new for the

Will I lose weight by learning to ride a bike?

Will I lose weight by learning to ride a bike?Let's do the math.It takes 3,500 calories to gain or lose a pound of fat. While this is a rough approximation, it is a useful starting point.Let's say you want to lose fat/weight at a rate of 2 lbs per week.In order to lose 2 lbs per

Would a recumbent bike result in big calf muscles?

From a physiologic standpoint, calf extension isn't a big part of peddling either way you describe. Some bike riders have massive thighs so being only aerobic and not muscle building isn't really true (and likely genetics as well) but unless you can work the calves they won't grow. You

A bicycle moves forward when we pedal forward. Is there a way in which we pedal in reverse and the bicycle will move in reverse?

most bicycles have a ratchet mechanism in the rear hub called a freewheel so that where the bicycle is rolling forward, and the rider is not pedalling, the cranks are actually moving in a reverse direction relative to the wheels.Were it not for

After buying a new bike, should I allow my friends to ride it, as it is a new bike?

Greetings my dear friend ,Most of us have passed thru such situation.1.Technically, current new bikes are equipped well to be used from day one by experienced and new riders. Donot feel something going to happen to your bike.2. Emotionally , first bike is a sweetheart

Are bicycle friendly cities mostly affluent cities?

There are a couple of aspects to what makes cities more or less bicycle friendly:Cities in North America that adhere to Richard Florida's ( definition of the right kind of cities tend to be more bicycle friendly. He

Are bicycle tire valve caps necessary?

I'm going against the grain here.Nope. They are not necessary.The caps look as if they are serving a use, but they are actually an historic relict.Huh?They were invented to stop the edge of the metal valve causing damage to the rubber tube when tubes

Are bicycles the most efficient form of human transportation ever invented?

Wikipedia actually has a great page on this that's very well-researched.There's a chart with everything listed out, but it can be a little hard to read. Here's a summary of the most efficient ways to travel, with all the numbers converted into fuel consumption figures:Velomobile (4470 MPG, 0.053 L/100km)Electric Scooter (2000 MPG, 0.118 L/100km)Bicycle

Are bicycles the most noble invention? Why?

How does one define "noble" as applied to an invention? The bicycle is a simple elegant machine that turns fuel we already consume - food - into power for transportation at a speed faster than walking or running. The mechanics are easy enough that most people can learn how

Are Citizen folding bicycles good quality?

They're not terrible, but not great either. I see people riding them around occasionally, but they're less common than bikes from Bike Friday, Tern, Brompton, and other brands. Here's what I can say from that and experience with folding bikes in general... You get what you pay for. Citizen bikes are extremely cheap. They

Are fat bikes a fad?

Yes, they are a fad.  All of the great innovations in the sport were at one point a fad.  The good ones endure, the other ones fall by the wayside.There will always be a market for fat bikes, if you live in a very sandy or snowy area, they will

Are Magna bikes good?

For what they cost, they're very good. I'll get to the

Are Schwinn bikes made in the US?

No, not any more, Schwinn doesn't exist as a company, they are what I call a decal company, in otherwords the right to the brand name was sold when Schwinn went bankrupt way back in 1992, the brand was sold to Pacific Cycle and then Pacific Cycle

Are the brakes on a bicycle different from the brakes on a car?

As other responders have noted, bicycles may have disc brakes, but bicycle rim brakes are actually disc brakes: the rim is the disc. Some bicycles have drum brakes, also used on motor vehicles. But bicycle brakes are different in that:The brakes are operated by hand levers rather than a foot pedal.Most are actuated by cables rather than hydraulically.And

Are there bicycle news topics?

There are many forums that post news, cycling blogs and magazines that post local events, race news, equipment news, legal news. There is a weekly podcast by the  For magazines, tweets and websites, check out velonews,,,, PeopleforBikes, Qhubeka, World Bicycle Relief,, Velonation, plus

Are Walmart bikes good?

In a word, no. There is a reason that they have been referred to as bike-shaped objects, in an answer to a similar question here on Quora.Simply put, a Walmart bike will last roughly 200km, depending on terrain, strength of rider, weight of rider, and frequency of maintenance. While 200km may

As a seasoned cyclist, do you have any bicycle maintenance tips to share?

There are many online sites that describe in detail the areas of your bike that you should keep an eye out for.Sheldon Brown-Bicycle Technical Information website is like a bible for bicycle maintenance. The man has sadly passed on and I am not sure who is