Welcome to the next in our series of beginner articles. In this one, I’ll introduce the topic of how to use your gears. Most bicycles in the USA these days […]
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On July 30 and 31, instructors John Brooking and Pam Murray are giving a full three-part CyclingSavvy course in Portland, Maine. The classroom session, 6-9 PM EDT Friday, July 30, […]
Our previous article covered three essential bicycling skills. Let’s move on to a couple of other skills which will improve your riding. Bicycling Skills: Better Braking A bicycle, like any […]
Every cyclist needs to know these top three bike handling skills. Master these, and you’ll take your bicycling to a new level.
Optional equipment choices can improve your safety and comfort when bicycling. The lowdown on gloves, reflectorized clothing, helmets & more.
Should you have a bell on your bicycle, or just use your voice? They have different advantages. A bell is required by law in some places.
Should bicyclists use rear-view mirrors? What kinds make sense? Handlebar mirrors, helmet mirrors, eyeglass mirrors: here’s how to choose.
If you ride at night you must use lights, to be seen and to see. But what kind? Read about choices in bicycle lights here.
First article in a series to help beginners get started with bicycling. Today’s topic: Ensuring that the bicycle is safe to ride.
I was the skinny kid bullied in gym class. Now I’m riding 300 miles to my 40th class reunion – and thank CyclingSavvy for the empowerment to do so.