Should I use a Presta Valve vs Schrader Valve? Complete 2022 Guide

Mt Bike tire, Boston

An age-old bike questions is should I use Presta vs. Schrader valves on mike bike? If you are new to biking, this debate might be unfamiliar to you. Eventually, though, a bike will have the value you don’t have a pump for😒 What Is a Schrader Valve? This is one of the two most common … Read more

A Guide to Bike Parts and Names for Beginners

Bike with labeled parts

Understanding basic bicycle anatomy is essential for any bike owner. Most bikes have similar parts, and this guide provides an overview of the essential and optional bike parts you might find on any bike. 

What To Wear Cycling in Summer

Cycling in Summer

It’s summertime, and there’s nothing quite like cycling in the summer sun. Sadly, you can’t just put on any clothes, hop on your bike, and hit the road. It takes preparation: the right helmet, comfortable clothing, and planning. To ensure your comfort, safety, and avoid feeling like you’re roasting from head to toe, here’s a … Read more

How To Teach a Young Child To Ride a Bike

Teach young child to ride a bike

Learning to ride a bike can be a fun and engaging activity for children and parents alike. But it can also be a little intimidating, as many adults remember from their youth. Children may be apprehensive about getting on a bicycle, and even parents may be reluctant to risk a child falling and hurting him … Read more

Why Are So Many People Choosing Second-Hand Bikes?

Girl on a red second-hand bike

There are a couple of good reasons why people are tempted to buy second-hand bikes, like: Second-hand bikes are definitely more affordable You cand find real treasures on the second-hand market These days they are more readily available than a new one You cand a really good second-hand bike at a bargain price Over the … Read more

Top 5 bike tracks near me in Massachusetts

5 Bike Tracks in Massachusetts

Let’s continue our bike path exploration, this time in Massachusetts. As always looking for new bike tracks where one can enjoy the serenity of being outdoors on a nice bike ride, we choose this time five bike tracks in Massachusetts.We’d love it if you shared some of your own favorite bike trails with us in … Read more

My top 5 New Hampshire bike tracks near me

Top 5 bike tracks in NH

We are always looking for new bike tracks near us where we can enjoy the serenity of being outdoors rather than being stuck indoors. In my quest to discover new bike trails I thought it would be nice to share some of my favorite local New Hampshire track rides with you. Please share some of … Read more

5 Important Downsides of Electric Bikes

Used batteries

Electric bikes have risen in popularity in recent years, with sales continuing to grow rapidly. For many individuals, electric bikes serve as both a welcome alternative to cars, allowing riders to avoid extensive carbon dioxide emissions, vehicle upkeep, and the need to purchase increasingly expensive gasoline, and a more convenient form of cycling, allowing riders … Read more

FAQ – Best Cycling Related Answers

Bike Questions and Answers

Is the bike to big for me? Step-over vs. Step-through bike frame What is the correct saddle position? What’s the easiest way to fix a rusty bike chain? How many bike types exist? What are the most well-known bike brands in the US? What’s the best way to stay safe in traffic when biking? How … Read more

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