If your road bike's caliper brakes just aren't up to scratch, not even the best bike helmet in the biz will save your poor noggin. Here are six issues you should regularly check for, and how to address them.
When you buy a bike, it's best to try them on for size. But you can get a good idea of what size to start with by measuring your inseam.
A bicycle headset is one of those components whose inner workings you can remain blissfully unaware of, until something goes wrong. (Or until you bend your fork.)
Not to mention the fact that people use the bike lane for EVERYTHING ELSE besides biking! #TheBikeLaneIs4Bikes
I have personally lost track of the number of pants that bicycle cranks have shredded, or at least branded irreparably with that dreaded chainring tattoo. Instead of securing your pant leg with a goofy elastic or wearing skinny jeans, however, you can simplify your bike's drivetrain and fashion a custom chain-guard by…
We’ve talked about how to properly lock your bicycle before, but some bike racks—particularly cheaper comb racks—might require a few tricks. Here’s what you need to do.
Every day, a steady stream of bikes sails past on Craigslist. How do you pick the one that is right for you from out of the pile? Use our five step bike-buying guide.
Hey you, 90s Platforms Girl! You with the vintage Bianchi. Yeah, I'm talking to you—you're riding your bike all wrong! And it needs to stop. For three reasons.
This starts with wanting some fancy grips for my new handlebars for my new runabout bike. I really like the look of the Brooks plump handlebar grips, the problem is they are very expensive–about $150 plus tax if I were to get them locally. That would be more than my bike is worth and just wasn't in the budget for a…
The second installment in the commuting by bike series is going to go over how to pack and prepare one of the most important essentials: the mobile first aid kit.
Aaand that's why you want to make sure both brakes on your bike are fully working at all times.
I'm not sure how I feel about this analogy. It does illustrate some interesting points. Sometimes with things like this, I fall into the "whatever gets the point across" camp and sometimes I fall into the "just fuck right the hell off" camp.
Summer is for cycling and summer is for skirts—but how on Earth do you reconcile the two? It turns out that you can, with only a penny and a rubber band. This video explains how.
A bike tire blowout is dangerous at any speed, but especially so when you're hurtling over rocks and roots faster than zero miles per hour—which is my preferred speed. Yet it didn't seem to faze downhill mountain biker Aaron Gwin, who was racing in the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup event in Leogang, Austria, this…
Watch extreme athlete Jaws Szczęki tackle this very narrow and difficult mountain bike route in the French Alps. Zero room for error.
The trick to squeezing every last penny and mile out of a beater bike – that jalopy you ride every day and leave out in the rain – is to put in only the minimum time and effort required to keep it running adequately. In that spirit, here is a quick and dirty guide to greasing up and aligning your bike's wheel hubs.