Cycling Safety Tips

How To Deal With Inflammation

It’s tempting to think of inflammation as an adversary, since it causes soreness and unwanted symptoms, but it’s actually an important part of the healing process. Tissue becomes inflamed to recover from damage caused by grazes, injuries, muscle damage and even infection. Although taking anti-inflammatory supplements and having ice baths reduces inflammation, doing so may […]

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The Ideal Time To Ride A Bicycle

All athletes need an off-season to recover from the physical and mental stress that training and racing imparts on the body. Even if you aren’t training hard, a lack of any form of break will almost always lead to staleness and reduced performance. There’s much debate about what constitutes an optimal rest period, and what […]

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Skunklock: Bicycle Lock Will Let The Thief To Vomit

Given enough time and tools, any bike lock can be broken. At least this one will then make the thief vomit. The Skunklock, raising funds on Indiegogo now, is a U-lock with a twist. The hardened medium-carbon steel lock contains a “pressurized chemical deterrent.” When a bad guy cuts the lock, a blend of noxious […]

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Comment On: The “A” In Bolle Bicycle Helmet For Any Occasion

Detachable ‘aero shells’ and a thermal liner make this helmet adaptable to varying temperatures and terrain. We took it on bike trips around the world for a review. Helmets have become the new focus for techy advances in the bike kit. Carbon, cameras, lights, and fancy chinstraps now push the envelope on this foam fortress. With it, price tags have swelled to $200 and […]

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Saddle Height: How To Make It Right, Why Is It So Important (Video)

Do it yourself Kernow Physio’s Scott Tomkinson has been responsible for advising WorldTour teams. Below he elaborates on a reliable method of how to set up your saddle height in the comfort of your own home, which is similar to the first of two techniques demonstrated by Bespoke Cycling’s Ben Halim in the above video. When […]

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Tire Pressure — All This, You Should Care About It?

It’s a topic of hot debate among those that consider themselves hard core cyclists. To many tyre pressure is all about marginal gains; the speed improvements between 100psi and 110psi or what suits the specific gravel surface being ridden. Couple this with detailed analysis of tread patterns and things can get picky really quickly and way […]

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Arthritis Bike Classic

Sometimes you just need to get away from it all… but getting away from it all shouldn’t mean doing a ton of work. That’s why we love the Arthritis Bike Classic September 17-24. This ride exemplifies “getting away from it all” on so many levels! Small group, but not too small. Enough people to feel […]