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Cycling and the Environment

1st Aug 2017

Let's face it, most people bike because they enjoy the freedom of exploring the world in a more personal, up close setting. There's nothing that compares to the feeling of wind blowing against your face as you cycle down a city street or rural landscape. Biking also benefits the environment, not only by reducing greenhouse gas emissions, biking also leaves a smaller carbon footprint from concept to chainstay. Find out how to bike to a cleaner environment.How Cars Affect the EnvironmentOur reliance on cars, trucks and other gas-guzzling vehicles has serious ramifications for the world in which …
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Cycling and Knee Pain - Step 1, Get an Ebike!

1st Aug 2017

Biking can place pressure on the knee joints, leading to inflammation, pain, and limited mobility. The good news is that you can prevent many forms of biking-related knee pain by following some simple steps. Here's what you need to know about biking and knee pain. Step 1- Get an eBike! Kidding aside, electric bicycles are cyclists with achy joints best friend. Don't Push YourselfThere are dozens of possible causes of biking-related knee pain, one the most common is overexertion. Biking for long distances will continue to stress your joints, which can lead to debilitating knee pain. To pre …
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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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