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!

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 does bike riding help you lose weight?

Hi,It can be a great way to loose weight.Just don't refill the petrol/diesel/ gas whatever fuel it runs on. Sounds funny right ? But it will work for sure.Fat at the stomach is designed for survival by mother nature. When human were hunters and

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 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

Have you ever passed out on a bicycle ride?

Working as a courier in London in the 80s and 90s - we did a lot of frankly inadvisable things on bikes...Friday night after work was always a drinking session - sometimes it was a drinking and dancing session. A favourite venue in Clerkenwell (long gone now) had a latin/reggae/soul night on a Friday and beer at

How to gear up a bike for winter riding

Get a decent mountain bike. No cheap shit either as the snow, ice, salt and other elements will work in concert to destroy your drivetrain and frame, even with judicious maintenance. Using a lightweight lithium or waterproof grease will help keep your chain and cables healthy. Just a light coat applied with a rag after THOROUGH lubrication with

Is bike riding a good way to pack on muscle?

I think it depends on what you mean when you say

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

What do people do during bike riding?

Pay attention to all the cars around me that aren't paying attention to me.When riding with other cyclists, either set up a draft for them to ease their ride, or sit in on their draftCongratulate everyone I see riding an e-bike and encourage them for

What is the longest bike ride you have ever had and why did you do it?

In a day? On a push bike or motor bike?Push bike - 130ish Kms (81ish Miles).Why? Because there was a school athletics carnival on.Two mates and I weren't

What is the steepest grade a bike can ride uphill?

A bike, or a bike and rider?Let's presume you have a rider on board.Personally I have ridden up 30%+ grades, and it was always a battle between keeping the front wheel on the road whilst applying enough force on the pedals to keep moving forwardThe front wheel kept wanting to lift, and if I put my weight forward to

What's the longest run/walk/bike ride you've ever done and was it worth it?

The longest bike ride I did was back in 2011, covering 283 kms. It was a big group, consisting of almost 60+ riders. We grouped and started the ride at 6 AM and by the time I reached home, it was 10.30 PM. Out

Why is a tandem harder to ride uphill than a single rider bike?

Initially, a tandem bike presents handling issues to the front rider (the captain) and the rear rider (the stoker). This is because each has to get used to the longer wheel base but mostly to the mass of the bike and the impulses of the other rider. Acclimating to a tandem is especially