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Cycling Articles(104 results)

  1. Expert Advice
  1. Skills

    How to Plan a Bike Tour

    Considering a bike tour? We explain the types of tours and factors to consider, including cost, support level, group size, weather and more.

    rated 4.75 out of 5 with 8 reviews
  2. Skills

    How to Descend Hills on Your Bike

    Learn how to expertly pick a line, keep your balance and brake properly while descending hills on your road and mountain bike.

    rated 4.428571428571429 out of 5 with 7 reviews
  3. Care & Repair

    How to Check and Adjust Bike Disc Brakes

    This article explains how to check disc brakes, including pads, rotors, levers, cables and housings, to keep everything working properly.

    rated 5 out of 5 with 1 reviews
  4. Care & Repair

    How to Replace a Derailleur Hanger

    If your derailleur takes a hit on your ride, the derailleur hanger absorbs the impact. Luckily, replacing a damaged hanger is easy to learn.

    rated 4.5 out of 5 with 4 reviews
  5. Skills

    Mountain Biking: How to Ride Berms

    Being able to ride berms is an essential skill to have as you progress as a mountain biker. We'll teach you how in this article and video.

    rated 5 out of 5 with 2 reviews
  6. 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.

  7. Skills

    How to Train for Endurance Cycling

    Get cardio training tips and strength exercises to help you prepare for endurance bike riding.

    rated 5 out of 5 with 1 reviews
  8. Buying Guides

    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 3.8333333333333335 out of 5 with 42 reviews
  9. Skills

    How to Pack for Bikepacking

    Getting ready to go bikepacking? Learn where to put things and how to properly distribute weight for optimal bike handling.

    rated 4.75 out of 5 with 4 reviews
  10. Skills

    Wildlife Encounters While Biking

    Wildlife encounters can be thrilling yet scary. Learn tips on animal behavior and what to if you find yourself too close to a bear, cougar or snake.

  11. Care & Repair

    How to Clean a Hydration Bladder

    Cleaning your hydration reservoir can be an awkward task, but it?s not hard to do. We?ll give you a few tips to make it easier.

    rated 4.666666666666667 out of 5 with 3 reviews
  12. Checklists

    Road Biking Checklist

    Ours comprehensive checklist for road biking includes riding essentials, repair-kit items, clothing, accessories and personal items.

    rated 5 out of 5 with 1 reviews
  13. Care & Repair

    How to Check Your Front Derailleur

    Learn about common front derailleur problems and how to fix them.

    rated 4 out of 5 with 1 reviews
  14. Skills

    How to Choose Bike Wheels

    Learn how to replace or upgrade bike wheels, including all you need to know so your new wheels are compatible with your bike setup.

    rated 3.5 out of 5 with 2 reviews
  15. Buying Guides

    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 4.071428571428571 out of 5 with 14 reviews
  16. 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
  17. Care & Repair

    How to Fix Bike Noises

    Bike creaks, squeaks and clicks are not only annoying, they may point to a serious problem. Learn how to find and fix the most common ones.

    rated 4 out of 5 with 8 reviews
  18. Buying Guides

    How to Choose and Use Bike Pedals

    Before you buy new pedals for your road or mountain bike, learn about platform and clipless pedals and the pros and cons of each.

    rated 4 out of 5 with 11 reviews
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    Intro to Mountain Biking

    This beginner-level series covers everything you need to know for your first time mountain biking.

  20. 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 4.666666666666667 out of 5 with 3 reviews
  21. Buying Guides

    How to Choose Bike Shoes

    Learn how to choose bike shoes for road, mountain and casual riding, and understand how they work with clipless pedal systems.

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  22. Care & Repair

    How to Remove a Rear Wheel with a Thru Axle

    This article and video teach you how to remove and install a rear bike wheel with a thru axle.

  23. Care & Repair

    What to Bring in a Bike Repair Kit

    When you go out for a bike ride, prepare yourself for basic repairs by carrying a few simple tools and parts.

    rated 3.1666666666666665 out of 5 with 6 reviews
  24. Skills

    Using Your Bike to Run Errands

    Running errands on two wheels is a surprisingly easy and fun. This article explains your options for carrying small loads on your bike.

  25. Buying Guides

    How to Choose a Bike for Bikepacking

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

    rated 5 out of 5 with 3 reviews
  26. Care & Repair

    Setting Sag on Mountain Bike Suspension

    Sag is how far shocks move when you?re just sitting on the bike. Learn how to adjust your shocks' sag so they aren't too stiff or soft.

  27. Buying Guides

    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 4.6 out of 5 with 5 reviews
  28. 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 4.6 out of 5 with 5 reviews
  29. Buying Guides

    How to Choose Bike Saddles

    Improve your bike-riding comfort with our tips on adjustment, cushioning and common materials in road, mountain and commuter bike saddles.

    rated 4.368421052631579 out of 5 with 19 reviews
  30. Buying Guides

    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 3.7058823529411766 out of 5 with 17 reviews