Category: Cycling

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Three Great Christmas Gifts for the Cyclist in Your Family

The cycling community is a very niche one, as the it entails specific equipment, techniques, and considerations absent from most other aerobic sports. Therefore, if you have an avid cyclist in your family, the holiday season can bring about a frustrating double-edged sword: gift ideas for this individual may be categorically obvious, but finding one that actually caters to their… Read more →

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Four Tips for Cycling in the Winter

Winter is rapidly approaching, and this can spell disaster for new and underprepared cyclists. Inclement weather, earlier sunsets, and colder temperatures make winter cycling a formidable challenge, but with a little foresight and preparation, it is more than possible. Here are some quick tips for better cycling in the winter.   Get proper clothing In most cases, clothing will be… Read more →

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Ten Helpful Bike Maintenance Tips

Cycling season has arrived once again, and with it the endorphin rush that comes from a great ride. That’s not the only factor that serious riders should be considering, however. After a long winter of hibernation, those wheels are probably in need of a tune-up. Here are some tips for getting that bike back on the road.   Lubricate the… Read more →

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How to Avoid Cycling-Related Knee Pain

Although it’s usually considered a low-impact activity, cycling still creates resistance and stress on the knees. Unfortunately, this often results in knee pain, a common occurrence among seasoned cyclists. So, what steps can cyclists take to avoid cycling-related knee pain?   Adjust the Saddle An improper saddle height is a leading cause of knee pain. If the saddle is too… Read more →

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Five tips for new cyclists

Whether it is for leisure, competition, or some blend of the two, cycling is a fun and healthy activity that can help keep you grounded in an active lifestyle. However, while the physical act of cycling may seem simple (and even a little repetitive, depending on how you look at it), the reality is that proper cycling is the product… Read more →

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Top technological innovations in cycling

    Technology is perhaps more sophisticated and ever-changing than it ever has been, and its impact has been felt mainly in the forms of added convenience, fluidity, and overall efficiency across countless industries and communities worldwide.   The cycling industry is no stranger to advancements in modern technology, housing a variety of captivating and useful products that have revolutionized… Read more →

3 Tips for Hiking Mt. Rainier in the Winter

  Mount Rainier is a beautiful national park that transforms in winter to a dramatic snow-covered wonderland. Located southwest of Seattle, this mountain landscape attracts visitors year round and is one of the most visited national parks in the country. If you are planning a trip to Mount Rainier, consider these tips for hiking the park in the winter. Try… Read more →