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.
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.
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.
High-end mountain bikes often have better features and higher-quality parts than standard models do -- but for a heftier price. Are all the extra features and improved performance worth the investment?
For many, mountain biking evokes images of a mud-splattered young rider flying over impossible obstacles or a pair of bikers racing down a near-vertical descent. While it can be a thrilling sport, mountain biking is also a leisurely pastime for a growing number of participants.
Mountain biking is fun, but it's not all about hopping on a bike and jumping over tree roots. You should pick a trail that will be challenging and fun; but how do you build a mountain bike trail, anyhow?
Mountain bikes have fatter tires to give your bike a better grip on the trail. If you overinflate your tires, they could give you a bumpy ride. Underinflate them and they may tear. How much air should you use?
Have you seen those skiing events where skiers dodge around poles at breakneck speed? Replace the snow and the skis with dirt and a mountain bike, and you have dual slalom mountain biking. And that's just one crazy type you can try.
You can repair a bicycle yourself instead of relying on a repair shop. If you want to save some money and learn some new skills, find out what materials and tools you need to make common repairs and get your bicycle back on the road fast.
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?
Lance Armstrong has won yet another Tour de France, breaking the cycling record for consecutive victories in that race. Bicycles are incredibly simple machines, and the "inner" workings are right out in the open for you to see. Find out how all those