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  1. Buying Guides

    How to Choose a Bike for Bikepacking

    Gearing up for bikepacking? Learn how to choose a bike that will take you wherever you want to go.

    rated 4.75 out of 5 with 56 reviews
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    How to Choose Bikepacking Bags

    Learn how to choose bikepacking bags to hold all your essential gear for a bikepacking adventure.

    rated 4.75 out of 5 with 24 reviews
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    How to Choose Car Racks

    You invest time and money in the right gear for your adventures. Make sure that equipment gets to its destination safely with the right car rack.

    rated 4.75 out of 5 with 27 reviews
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    How to Choose a Bike for Bike Touring

    Learn what to look for in a touring bike, including geometry, materials, wheels, tires, gearing, brakes and other features.

    rated 4.75 out of 5 with 3 reviews
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    How to Choose Mountain Bikes

    This comprehensive look at mountain bikes covers bike types and key features like suspension, frame material, wheel size and fit.

    rated 4.25 out of 5 with 762 reviews
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    How to Choose a Bike Seat

    Improve your bike-riding comfort with our tips for choosing a bike saddle for road, mountain and commuter bikes

    rated 4.5 out of 5 with 119 reviews
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    How to Choose Hydration Packs

    Which hydration pack is best? Learn about reservoir size, gear capacity and other key pack features for cyclists, runners, hikers and more.

    rated 4.5 out of 5 with 195 reviews
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    How to Choose Bike Racks and Bags

    From a rack and bag to a simple basket, there are lots of ways to stow gear on your bike. This article guides you through your choices.

    rated 4.5 out of 5 with 57 reviews
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    How to Choose an Electric Bike

    E-bikes offer an efficient and fun way to get around. This primer helps you sort through your options for commuting, errands, trail riding and more.

    rated 4.5 out of 5 with 222 reviews
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    How to Choose Daypacks

    Choosing a daypack can be daunting. Learn how to find the right one by looking at how you plan to use it, plus capacity, features and fit.

    rated 4.5 out of 5 with 227 reviews
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    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 4.25 out of 5 with 468 reviews
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    How to Choose a Bike Helmet

    These tips make choosing the right bike helmet easy. Includes info about types of helmets, construction, features, sizing and adjustment.

    rated 4.5 out of 5 with 43 reviews
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    How to Choose Hybrid Bikes

    Hybrid bikes are a mash-up of mountain, road and touring designs. Learn about hybrid bikes and how to find one that’s right for you.

    rated 4.25 out of 5 with 416 reviews
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    How to Choose Bike Tires

    Learn about bike tire sizes, tread and valve types, as well as other features to consider when you replace tires on a road or mountain bike.

    rated 4.5 out of 5 with 66 reviews
  15. Buying Guides

    How to Choose a Bike

    Ready for a new bike? Before you shop, learn about all the different types of bicycles, plus cost factors, key components and fit considerations.

    rated 4.25 out of 5 with 360 reviews
  16. Buying Guides

    How to Choose Commuter Bike Gear

    Covering bike lights and panniers to clothing and bike helmets, our guide helps you choose the commuter bike gear that's best for you.

    rated 4.25 out of 5 with 82 reviews
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    What to Wear Mountain Biking

    Mountain biking requires different clothing than road riding. This article covers everything from shoes to helmets, plus armor.

    rated 4.25 out of 5 with 99 reviews
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    How to Choose Bike Shoes

    Learn how to choose bike shoes for the type of riding you do whether it’s road, mountain or casual cycling.

    rated 4.25 out of 5 with 167 reviews
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    How to Choose Kids' Bikes

    From balance bikes to mountain bikes, we’ll guide you through the process of finding the right bike for your child.

    rated 4.25 out of 5 with 32 reviews
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    How to Choose Bike Pumps

    In the market for a new bike pump? Learn all about floor pumps, frame pumps, mini pumps, C02 cartridges, PSI ranges and more.

    rated 4.25 out of 5 with 57 reviews
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    How to Choose Bike Pedals

    Learn the difference between clipless and flat pedals and how to choose and use pedals for your type of riding.

    rated 4.25 out of 5 with 163 reviews
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    How to Choose an Indoor Bike Trainer

    Find out about all types of indoor bike trainers, including ones that connect to training apps; learn how to maintain your cycling fitness year-round.

    rated 4.25 out of 5 with 136 reviews
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    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 4.25 out of 5 with 64 reviews
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    How to Choose Bike Computers

    Our bike computer guide helps you sort through options from a basic speed-and-distance unit up to a data-rich, phone-synched GPS model.

    rated 4 out of 5 with 122 reviews
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    How to Choose Bike Lights

    Learn about the types of bike lights, as well as key specs and features. Key topics include brightness, mounting position and battery life.

    rated 3.75 out of 5 with 161 reviews
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    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 out of 5 with 80 reviews
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    How to Choose Bike Locks

    A bike lock is your primary line of defense against thieves. Learn to choose the right one for your riding style and storage location.

    rated 3.75 out of 5 with 88 reviews
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    How to Choose Bike Handlebars

    Learn about how different handlebars can affect your ride. Includes info on handlebar width, strength, weight and shape.

    rated 3.5 out of 5 with 104 reviews
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    What to Wear on a Bike Ride

    The right bike clothing makes for a comfortable ride—whether you're on the road, hitting the trail or commuting to and from work.

    rated 3.5 out of 5 with 168 reviews
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    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 3.5 out of 5 with 123 reviews