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Riding in the Rain

1st Aug 2017

Wouldn't it be great if there were clear skies and mild, warm weather every time you decided to ride your bike? On some days, this may be the case, but on other days you may be forced to endure harsh rain. The good news is that you can still ride during bad weather such as this. All it takes is the right gear and some basic knowledge.Avoid Cotton ClothesIt's best to avoid wearing cotton clothes when riding in the rain for a few different reasons. For starters, cotton is highly absorbent, meaning it will absorb your body's moisture instead of wicking it away. Secondly, cotton becomes heavy when …
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5 No Nonsense Safety Tips for Cyclists

1st Aug 2017

Bike Safety Tips for Every RiderBiking is a fun and rewarding hobby that allows you to experience the world in a more personal manner. But like all outdoor activities, there's an inherit risk of injury if certain precautions are not taken. We're going to discuss some essential biking safety tips for every rider.Wear a Helmet!Whether they are required by law, you should always wear a helmet when biking. A helmet is your first line of defense against head injury. They can even be life saving. Choose a quality bicycle helmet as if your life depended on it- it might one day! You can ask any Bike A …
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Biking is Better. Full Stop.

1st Aug 2017

There, we said it. Here's 5 reasons biking is just better.Good for the EnvironmentBiking is a better form of transportation. It's a more clean, eco-friendly means of transportation. While automobiles pump billions of tons of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere each year, biking produces none. This means you can rest assured knowing that you aren't contributing to the global warming and air pollution.ParkingMany malls and shopping centers have special parking areas designed specifically for bikes. And best of all, these parking spots tend to be located near the front of the store(s), just make …
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More Women are Cycling - Females in Cycling

1st Aug 2017

Once upon a time, bicycling was only for fanatics who would wear nothing but Lycra and complex head covers. Now, however, more people are using their bicycles, preferring them over cars, particularly in terms of city driving. Interestingly, the real passion and drive behind this new trend comes from how women are leading urban cycling!Women Are Leading the WayCycling in urban areas is now safe and highly accessible. Cities all over the country are engaging in civic improvement, bicycles have been improved to be more stylish and there is a range of beautiful cycling gear out there, including dr …
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Be Aware of Bike Theft

1st Aug 2017

It is a positive statistics that the frequency of crime is declining all over the country. Unfortunately, there is always an exception to the rule, and it seems that this exception is found in bike theft. Over the past five years, this has been increasingly steadily, in fact.Statistics on Bike TheftFBI reports tell us that some 183,028 bikes were reported stolen in 2009. By 2012, this number increased to 194,549. The next year, it dipped ever so slightly to exactly 190,000. What is perhaps even more worrying is that the value of the average stolen bike is also going up. In 2009, the value was …
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