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Cycling Articles(104 results)

  1. Expert Advice
  1. Skills

    Bike Touring Training Tips and Exercises

    Get cardio training tips and strength exercises to help you prepare for a bike touring trip.

    rated 4.222222222222222 out of 5 with 9 reviews
  2. Skills

    Bike Gears and Shifting Basics

    Learning about bike gears and shifting will help you understand how your bike works and what changes you can make for more enjoyable riding.

    rated 4.196078431372549 out of 5 with 51 reviews
  3. Care & Repair

    Bike Maintenance Basics

    Learn how to do a pre-ride inspection and learn the basics of bike maintenance, including how to clean and maintain your drivetrain.

    rated 4.072289156626506 out of 5 with 83 reviews
  4. Buying Guides

    How to Choose Mountain Bike Tires

    Learn how tire size and width, lug patterns, tubeless options and rubber types can affect performance when you upgrade mountain bike tires.

    rated 4.2 out of 5 with 10 reviews
  5. Buying Guides

    How to Choose Road Bikes

    This article will help you choose a road bike that fits your needs. Learn about bike fit, geometry, frame material and components.

    rated 3.673758865248227 out of 5 with 141 reviews
  6. Care & Repair

    How to Fix a Flat Bike Tire

    Use these step-by-step instructions for fixing a flat tire on your bike. Includes information about checking for tire damage.

    rated 3.962962962962963 out of 5 with 27 reviews
  7. Skills

    27.5? vs. 29er: Which Mountain Bike is Right for Me?

    This article explains the pros and cons of mountain bikes with 27.5 in. or 29 in. wheels, highlighting the handling characteristics of each.

    rated 4.103703703703704 out of 5 with 270 reviews
  8. Buying Guides

    29er Mountain Bike Basics

    Is a 29er mountain bike for you? Learn the pros and cons of a bigger wheel size and how it will fit you.

    rated 4.478260869565218 out of 5 with 23 reviews
  9. Checklists

    Basic Cycling Checklist

    Our basic cycling checklist will help you remember to bring important gear for a ride; includes pre-ride inspection points for safety, too.

    rated 4.4868421052631575 out of 5 with 76 reviews
  10. Skills

    Basic Mountain Biking Techniques

    Learn the basics of biking off pavement. Our tips cover riding position, shifting, braking, where to look and trail etiquette.

    rated 4.9 out of 5 with 30 reviews
  11. Checklists

    Bicycle Day Touring Checklist

    Ready for a day of cycling? Use our comprehensive gear list so you don't forget anything important.

    rated 4.666666666666667 out of 5 with 3 reviews
  12. Skills

    Bicycling for Beginners

    This overview article covers everything a new bike rider might possibly want to know about cycling.

    rated 4.857142857142857 out of 5 with 21 reviews
  13. Care & Repair

    Bike Chain Cleaning and Maintenance

    Learn the importance of regular chain maintenance. We'll teach you about on-bike and off-bike cleanings, lubricants, chain tools and more.

    rated 4.2052980132450335 out of 5 with 151 reviews
  14. Checklists

    Bike Commuting/Urban Checklist

    Our comprehensive checklist for bike commuters includes riding essentials, repair-kit items, clothing, storage gear and personal items.

    rated 4.3125 out of 5 with 16 reviews
  15. Skills

    Bike Fitting Basics

    Learn how to size a bike for a great fit. We?ll explain how to check standover height, seat position, upper body position and more.

    rated 3.956043956043956 out of 5 with 91 reviews
  16. Skills

    Bike Gear Essentials

    Learn about basic bike gear, like a repair kit, fenders, computer, water bottles and rack, that can make your ride more comfortable and fun.

    rated 4 out of 5 with 6 reviews
  17. Checklists

    Bike Multiday Touring Checklist

    Our comprehensive checklist for multiday bike touring includes gear and storage options, accessories, repair items, clothing and more.

    rated 4.631578947368421 out of 5 with 57 reviews
  18. Checklists

    Bike Repair Kit Checklist

    Use our checklist to be sure you're prepared to deal with flat tires or other maintenance issues on your next bike ride.

    rated 4.636363636363637 out of 5 with 11 reviews
  19. Buying Guides

    Bike Storage Solutions

    Learn about storage options for your bike, including how to store your bike at home and while you?re traveling.

    rated 3.375 out of 5 with 8 reviews
  20. Skills

    Bike Suspension Basics

    Learn how mountain bike suspension works and about the benefits of full and front suspension bikes. Includes setup and maintenance info.

    rated 3.967391304347826 out of 5 with 92 reviews
  21. Buying Guides

    Bike Tool Essentials

    Get advice on the tools you need to properly maintain your bike. We'll cover basic tools, plus a wide variety of specialized repair tools.

    rated 3.4 out of 5 with 15 reviews
  22. Checklists

    Bikepacking Checklist

    This comprehensive bikepacking checklist will help keep you from forgetting something important.

    rated 4.615384615384615 out of 5 with 13 reviews
  23. Skills

    Clearing Obstacles on a Mountain Bike

    Learn how to clear trail obstacles, like rocks and roots, on a mountain bike. Technique tips include pedal and body position, plus braking.

    rated 4.857142857142857 out of 5 with 7 reviews
  24. Care & Repair

    Crankset Care

    Learn how to keep your bike's crankset clean and working properly to ensure maximum power transfer while riding.

    rated 4.125 out of 5 with 8 reviews
  25. Skills

    Cycling More Comfortably

    Is riding your bike uncomfortable? Learn how frame shape and size, tires, seats and seatposts, handlebars and clothing can affect comfort.

    rated 3.25 out of 5 with 4 reviews
  26. Skills

    Cycling with Young Kids

    Learn about child bike seats, bike trailers, balance bikes and more, and watch a video on how to teach a child to ride a bike.

    rated 4.44 out of 5 with 25 reviews
  27. Skills

    How to Bike in the City

    Urban biking is a fun, healthy way to get around town. Learn the basics about bikes, gear, accessories and maintenance.

    rated 3.923076923076923 out of 5 with 13 reviews
  28. Skills

    How to Bike Ride as a Family

    Bike riding as a family is a fun, healthy activity. Learn how to prep for a ride and get tips for riding on a trail and in traffic.

    rated 4.666666666666667 out of 5 with 3 reviews
  29. Skills

    How to Build a Bike Tool Kit

    Learn what tools and supplies to carry on your next bike ride so you can get rolling quickly again if you run into trouble.

    rated 4.666666666666667 out of 5 with 3 reviews
  30. Skills

    How to Bunny Hop on a Mountain Bike

    Learning to bunny hop is a key mountain biking skill for getting over rocks and roots in the trail while still maintaining your speed.

    rated 3.739130434782609 out of 5 with 23 reviews