How to Choose the Best Hardtail Mountain Bike (An Easy Guide)

How to choose the best hardtail mountainbike

So, you have decided that you want to get yourself either a new hardtail mountain bike or more excitingly, your first one. The problem is that there are so many options to choose from and also so many things that you need to consider. So, we decided to help you choose the best hardtail mountain … Read more

Fixed Gear Bike vs Single Speed – What’s the Difference?

Fixed Gear Bike vs Single Speed

If you are reading this article, it is safe to assume that you are doing your research on these two types of bikes mainly for commuting or for just riding around your neighborhood. Knowing the differences between these two bikes can help you make an informed decision on which one you should get. So, let’s … Read more

How to Choose a Bicycle Helmet?

How to choose a bicycle helmet

How to Choose a Bicycle Helmet? One of the best ways to protect yourself while cycling is to wear a helmet. However, there is a lot in terms of models and brands to choose from. It is also important to remember that not everybody has the same size head. With all of this in mind, … Read more

Why Do Bikes Have Spokes? (Everything You Need to Know)

Why Do Bikes Have Spokes

Throughout your years of cycling, maybe you have wondered what exactly are the spokes for on your wheels? I know I did. I made some assumptions and moved on for a while, but eventually, the curiosity returned. Here are the reasons bikes have spokes. The spokes on a Bicycle work to support and distribute the … Read more

Bicycle Engine Durability: How Long Will They Last?

Bicycle Engine Durability

Once you’ve entered into the world of a motorized bike, there is a good chance that you’ll never want to go back. Not to say that motorized bikes don’t come with any problems, but their convenience and ease of use is just amazing. When you are planning on making that first engine kit purchase, many … Read more

Why Some Bikes Don’t Have Kickstands

Why some bikes dont have kickstands

Growing up I loved riding my bike, and as I grew older I started seeing some bikes without kickstands. And I thought to myself, man that must have been a cheap bike, it didn’t even come with a kickstand. Well, today I’ll talk about why some bikes don’t even come with kickstands. Kickstands are typically … Read more

Average Lifespan of Bicycle Brake Pads

Average Lifespan of Bicycle Brake Pads

One thing you never want to find yourself without are brakes! We’ve probably all had that dream where you are biking out of control down a hill with no brakes. Brakes are rarely thought about right until they stop working. So how long do brake pads last? Brake pads will last on average, 400-2000 miles. … Read more

How to Use a Bike Lane (Pros and Cons of Using it)

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As a brand new cyclist, one of the most intimidating parts is riding on main roads, rather than in quiet areas, or on a sidewalk. Luckily there are often bike lanes provided to alleviate some of the stress that comes from riding with traffic. A cyclist should use bike lanes when provided, riding with the … Read more

Measuring a Bike Frame (And What the Measurements Mean)

Measuring a bike frame1

Bike measurements are so important for so many reasons, but for the most part, it can seem daunting trying to understand what to measure and what the measurements mean. I will go over common measurement methods and describe what each measurement will tell you. Bicycles are measured using three common methods: Overall Sizing – Small, … Read more