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10 Spring Biking Destinations for Globetrotters

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Now that Spring is in full swing, it's time to take advantage of beautiful weather and scenery...perhaps some allergy meds if necessary. So come on, bring your bike and let's ride to 10 Spring Biking Destinations for Globetrotters!10. Bordeaux, France CC image courtesy of chrispicz on Flickr https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0.... Bordeaux, France is where Bordeaux wine is produced. Bordeaux [...]

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Tips on Choosing Bike Shoes

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Tips on Choosing Bike ShoesYou put care and effort into choosing a helmet with the right fit, the right clothing, and absolutely care into choosing the right bike. Now about those kicks. Tips on choosing bike shoes. Biking can be done with almost any type of shoe, but to enhance performance, you'll need the right [...]

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Bike Drifting Tips for Starters

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Who says drifting is only for cars? Using a bike, you can also drift -- and most cyclists will agree that it's pretty fun. It involves slinging the rear of your bike around in a way that causes the back tire to skid across the ground. To learn more about bike drifting tips for starters [...]

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Bike Parking and Location

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Bike Parking and Location!The most important aspect about bike parking? Locks! The second most important? Let's find out about bike parking and location.Look for Parking RacksIdeally, you should park your bike in a specified "parking rack." These metallic structures feature several slots, each of which is intended to fit a bike tire. You can ride your bike [...]

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Bicycle Rim Brakes vs Disc Brakes

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Few components on a bike are as important as the brakes. As Newton's first law of motion states, an object in motion will stay in motion. Unless there's some external force present, you will continue traveling forward. Brakes, however, act as an external force to slow you down. So bike brakes are important- so let's [...]

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Biking to a Cleaner Environment

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Let's face it, most people bike because they enjoy the freedom of exploring the world in a more personal, up close setting. There's nothing that compares to the feeling of wind blowing against your face as you cycle down a city street or rural landscape. Biking also benefits the environment, not only by reducing greenhouse [...]

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6 Fun Facts About Bikes

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More Than One Billion Bikes Have Been ProducedTo say there are a lot of bikes on the road would be an understatement. While the exact number remains unknown, some experts have estimated there to be more than one billion. That's twice as many as automobiles, attesting to its widespread popularity.Riding a Bike Takes the Same [...]

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Biking and Knee Pain

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Biking can place pressure on the knee joints, leading to inflammation, pain, and limited mobility. The good news is that you can prevent many forms of biking-related knee pain by following some simple steps. Here's what you need to know about biking and knee pain.Don't Push YourselfThere are dozens of possible causes of biking-related knee [...]

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5 Flat Bike Tire Prevention Tips

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No this is not how to patch a bike tire, this is how to prevent flat tires in the first place. While tires are bound to go flat at some point in time, following these 5 flat bike tire prevention tips will reduce the frequency of flats -- and that makes it well worth the time and [...]

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Aluminum vs Steel Frame Bikes

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If you're in the market for a new bike, one of the things you'll have to consider is aluminum vs steel frame bikes. Aluminum and steel are the two most popular bike frames, with cyclists of all skill levels and backgrounds riding them. So, we're here to help you with the question: Aluminum vs Steel frame bikes [...]

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