The fresh air and joy of cycling along a forest or sidewalk are exhilarating. But, this simple pleasure of speed and blurred surroundings hides a dismal and unavoidable disadvantage of cycling — the sun. Sunlight is excellent, but only in small doses. Too much sun and you’ll get badly burnt and suffer from heat stroke, […]
12 Bike Chain Lube Alternatives to Use During Emergencies
As a cyclist, having your bike chain squeak, squeal, and won’t shift smoothly during a long ride can be super annoying. A simple chain lube will solve your problem. But what if you don’t have a chain lube with you? Luckily, there are several options when it comes to lubing alternative sources that won’t keep […]
iPhone and Android Smartphone vs. Bike Computer: Do You Even Need a Cyclocomp?
Technology comes in handy in many aspects of our lives, and cycling is no exception. Nowadays, you can use your smart device to help you navigate and track almost every different aspect of your ride. The only question is, what device should you use? You can always use an app on your smartphone, but there’s […]
Road Bike vs Gravel Bike: If You Can Only Choose One
If you could only have one type of bike, which should it be? A road bike or a gravel bike? Both bikes have their pros and cons, and the answer to this question really depends on what you plan to use your bike for. In this blog post, we will discuss the differences between road […]
Butyl vs Latex vs TPU Inner Tubes: What’s the Difference and Which Type is the Best?
Tires and tubes are the most crucial part of your bike because they are the contact point between your bike and the ground. They provide grip, stability, comfort, and performance. And none of that could happen without the tubes (or sealant) inside. Tubes are essential to both performance and comfort because it affects the suppleness […]
6 of the Best Entry-Level Road Bikes for Beginners
More and more people opt for biking as a form of leisure, to enjoy nature, to get some exercise, or to avoid traffic congestion when commuting. But, if you want to get faster on the bike, you might be interested in getting a road bike. For beginners, it is best to start with an entry-level […]