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How Mountain Bikes Work

If you've been on a biking trail in the last few years, you've probably seen all kinds of crazy-looking bikes. Mountain bikes just keep accumulating more gears. Today, some bikes have as many as 27 gear ratios. What do they all do?


22 Weird & Somewhat Useful Bicycle Facts for Staying Green on 2 Wheels

You don't need me to tell you that bicycles are good for the planet and good for your health. Learn more aobut the 22 weird and somewhat useful bicycle facts for staying green on 2 wheels. See more »

Cycling Tip of the Week: How to Change Lanes and Make Left Turns

How to change lanes and make left turns on a bike. In this article, learn how to change lanes and make left turns while on a bike. See more »

How to Choose a Bike for College

It will soon be time to go back to school for most college students. Many live on campus and can simply walk to class, but others live too far for that and have to find something faster than feet. Learn more about choosing a bike for college. See more »

How to Ride a Bike: The Most Basic Cycling Tip of All

I didn't learn how to ride a bike until I was an adult. Yeah, it's kinda embarrassing to admit but I'm sure there are plenty of you out there in the same boat...I mean, bike. Learn more about how to ride a bike. See more »

Is a Fixed Gear Bike Right for You?

I know that a lot of Planet Green readers are cyclists (no big surprise, the bicycle is still the greenest way to get around), and this probably means that some of you are curious about fixed gear bicycles. Learn more about a fixed gear bike. See more »

The Ultimate Mountain Bike Accessories Quiz

The Ultimate Mountain Bike Accessories Quiz

The right mountain biking accessories can make your trail a smoother one. Take this quiz to learn more about the right mountain bike accessories for you. See more »

The Ultimate Mountain Bike Trails Quiz

The Ultimate Mountain Bike Trails Quiz

Hit the trail with a mountain bike to experience both fun and a physical challenge. Take this quiz to learn more about discovering mountain bike trails. See more »

The Ultimate Mountain Biking Gear Quiz

The Ultimate Mountain Biking Gear Quiz

Mountain biking gear includes those funny looking skintight shorts for a reason. Take this quiz to learn more about mountain biking gear. See more »

How to Use Google Maps Cycling Directions

Do you want to learn how to use Google Maps cycling directions to plan your bike route? Learn how to use Google Maps cycling directions in this article. See more »

The Ultimate Mountain Bike Quiz

The Ultimate Mountain Bike Quiz

New technology has created lighter, stronger and newly shaped mountain bikes. Take this quiz to learn more about modern mountain bikes. See more »