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San Francisco Police Department: Bait Bikes, Tech and Twitter to Combat Bike Theft

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One of a cyclist's biggest fears is having their beloved bike stolen from them. For many of us, our bike is more than a way to get from point A to B; cycling for many people is a deeply personal hobby, a means of world travel, a lifelong passion.  Officer Matt Friedman of the San Francisco [...]

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How Many of these Fun Bike Facts Do You Already Know?

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You want bike facts? We got facts. You want sources? We got sources.) We've also got a fine range of bicycles and cycling gear, all of which can be found at www.bikeattack.com .) 1.  The first bicycles were called "velocipedes", which means "a human powered land vehicle with at least one wheel". "Bicycles", the modern name, [...]

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Bikepacking: What You Need to Know

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Bikepacking, bicycling + backpacking equals this amazing lifetime adventure you will want to recreate anywhere you can in the world. Bikepacking isn't a new concept per se, it's a lifestyle choice for cyclists who want to bring their love for cycling and travel together. We'll discuss the basics in this article to get you started. Marin: Alcatraz [...]

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5 High Tech Cycling Gadgets You'll Love or Hate

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A huge part of the fun in being a cyclist is the accessories. The pragmatist in us wants to say "just ride, all you need is your bike and the open road". Accessories can amplify your bike experience, also we just love gadgets and new  toys. Here's 10 we've ranked as interesting and some that [...]

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Mountain Bikes vs. Road Bikes

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You're in the market for a new bike, and now it's decision time. Mountain bike or road bike? Road bikes are for paved roads, everyday riding and speed. Mountain bikes are for trails, natural terrain and, well, mountains. You might gravitate naturally towards a road bike, but these details about mountain bikes just might change [...]

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Running vs Cycling

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Running vs Cycling is always a hot topic amongst enthusiasts of both sports. We're here to help you weigh the benefits of both to see which sport overall is best for you. Muscle/Joint ImpactRunning is notoriously difficult on your joints. Not just your knee joints either. Your feet, ankles, knees, and hips all suffer from each [...]

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2018 Mother's Day Gift Favorites for Every Budget and Color Scheme

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Mother's Day is Sunday, May 13th this year. You've got almost exactly 2 weeks to show your maternal figure just how much you love and appreciate her. We're here to help, here's a few things about Bike Attack's customer service you should know:  We deliver! We ship internationally! We finance! (ZERO interest for the first year)Many of our [...]

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10 Quotes by Historical Greats and Celebs You Never Knew Loved Cycling

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By White House Press Office (WHPO) - John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Public Domain, “Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of riding a bike" - John F Kennedy, 35th President of the United States      By Nationaal Archief Ride as much or as little, or as long or as short and you feel. But ride. —Eddy Merckx, [...]

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Starting Cycling at Age 50 and Up

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Most children attempt to ride a bike. Sometimes it takes and they're a cyclist for life. Oftentimes, children don't pursue it and it becomes years, even decades before they try hopping on a bike again. The great thing about cycling though, is that you can pick it up at almost any age.   Everyone is supposed to [...]

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Essential Gear for Beginner Cyclists

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As awesome as it sounds, its really not a good idea to just hop on and go. Having these essentials will ensure you a happy and well prepared ride so that you're self sufficient to take on anything that comes your way. Photo courtesy of RLevans via Flickr5. Flashing Red Rear Lights and Bright Head LightAbsolutely [...]

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