Buying Guide

Winter Cycling Gloves Buying Guide

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While many cyclists wear gloves year-round, the gloves are primarily a winter-wear accessory. As the colder weather slowly seeps into the daily forecast, it is vital that you dress appropriately for the falling temperatures. This article will cover the significant features and buying considerations for high-quality winter cycling gloves. For more cold weather cycling...

Ride On! A Concise Bicycle Buyer’s Guide

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Are you looking for a new bike? Perhaps, you have just decided to take up cycling, or maybe you are an avid cyclist and need a replacement bicycle. Although price is a significant purchasing consideration, it should not be the sole decision-maker for your new bike. Bikes can range from $200 to $2,000.Below...

The Best Sunscreens for Cyclists

At some point, most of us have come back from a long, hot summer ride having spent too much time in the sun. The resulting red patches of skin are sunburn, and they’re not only sometimes painful but also can increase your risk of skin cancer. So we did some research and talked to leading experts to...

On My Christmas List : Sugoi Evolution Shorts

I'll be honest: I was mega reserved about giving shorts with padding a good hard try.It wasn't until I slipped on this #FitbieFind, the Evolution Short from Sugoi, that I reconsidered. Sure, a little awkward to move around in at first, by mile 3 on my bike ride I was extra thankful for the added support....

Canyon’s Newest Road Models Are Designed Entirely for Women

As Canyon nears its North American debut in August, the consumer direct German brand gives riders something to look forward to—an all-new women’s line of road bikes. After studying the differences between men and women, Canyon came up with completely new women’s specific frame geometry, frame design, and componentry for its WMN Road line.There...

9 Fitness Trends We Need To Ditch, Stat!

Health and fitness trend Nowadays, people start to follow something just because it got viral on social media. There are many viral videos, which became a fitness trend just because it was tried by a celebrity. Well, I cannot say all fitness trends are bad. However, the question is how to find out which one...

Trailcraft Broadens Line of Kids’ Bikes

Even a few years ago, the options for quality performance bikes for kids was limited. But thanks to brands like Trailcraft and Cleary, that’s changing rapidly. Trailcraft’s family just grew by a few new members, including a lightweight full-suspension model and a Plus hardtail with a dropper post that’s made for play.The Maxwell full-suspension...

How to Get the Best Deal on a Used Bike

Peter Vermeren, owner of the bike shop Coco’s Variety in Los Angeles, estimates that he’s bought more than 6,000 used bikes over the past decade. Here’s his advice on scoring a great deal on a pre-owned ride.Look everywhere.  In addition to yard sales, pawn shops, and thrift stores, Vermeren also scours bike shops for old...

This $7,000 Bike Is Made Out of Whisky Barrels

Glenmorangie is known for its high-end whisky, but now the distillery might be known for something else as well: high-end bicycles. The Scotch-maker has teamed up with bicycle maker Renovo to make the world’s first bicycles out of whisky casks. Priced at $6,950 each, the bikes are the distillery’s second partnership in its Beyond the Cask series....

Bike shop donation replaces stolen rides for PJMS students

 Two Palmer Junior Middle School students who had their bicycles stolen while attending classes are now hitting area trails and bike paths with new Trek mountain bikes thanks to a word-of-mouth donation from Backcountry Bike and Ski Shop in Palmer.The bikes were stolen while parked in the school’s bike racks. The first incident occurred...
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