Biking/Cycling Tips, Tricks, and Hacks

Biking/Cycling Tips, Tricks, and Hacks
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Interview: 10 Years of Cycling the World
In this Q&A I get to interview one of my bicycle touring heroes about her round the world cycling trip. For the last ten years, Jin has been riding her bicycle through dozens of countries to experience the people and places along the way. Here's how and why she does it. #biketouring #bicycletour
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What is The Best Portable Hot Water Shower for Camping?
Are you looking to buy a portable hot water shower for your camping trip? If yes, this article will guide you through the best options available and also show you things to watch out for when making the purchase.
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Best Commuter Ebike – For A Better Ride To Work
It's a dream for some people to be able to commute to work on their bikes, but the reality is that it can be quite challenging. It doesn't matter if you haven't exercised in years or need help getting around, an e-bike might just be what you need! Check out our buying guide and tips in this post.
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The 8 Best Places to Ride Your Bike on the Alabama Gulf Coast
Gulf Shores and Orange Beach feature a wide variety of bike trails and paths to get around town and explore. Whether it's off-roading, cruising along the beach, or just doing a little recreational tour, there is nothing better than bicycling around the Alabama Gulf Coast. Strap on your helmet and check out these eight great rides around Pleasure Island. You'll find the best collection of trail information for all skill levels. The best beginner and family bike rides for you to explore. #Alabama
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Guide to Packing and Shipping a Bike (includes COST)
Shipping a bike is an exercise in limiting risk of damage or loss. Who will be handling your bike along the way, and how should you protect it? This article tells you all you need to know.
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Ride Your Bike to Work with No Shower
11 Ways To Ride To Work Without Having A Shower And Not Stink Out Your Workplace 1. Cycle Slowly 2. Ditch The Backpack (Or Buy Carefully) 3. Clothing Choice 4. Don’t Overdress 5. Packable Waterproofs 6. Install A Bike Rack (for a Non-Drenched Back) 7. Carry A Change Of Clothes 8. Laundry Habits 9. The Baby Wipe Method 10. Shower At A Nearby Gym 11. Pick Your Route Strategically
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Guide to Bike Rides in Portland
Where are the best places to ride your bike in Portland? The best bicycle trails, routes and trails include: 1. Willamette River Loop (best road ride) 2. Trolley Trail Loop (best ride for families) 3. Rocky Butte (best ride for views) 4. Powell Butte Nature Park (best mtb ride) 5. Sauvie Island
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How do you shorten a Bike Chain? With and Without a tool
Guide to shortening a bike chain using a removal tool, and hacks to make a chain shorter without a special tool
If you have an REI dividend burning a hole in your pocket, you might want to consider the Co-Op Cycles REV 12 balance bike by REI. Straight from the box, it has a few details that make it stand out – namely, pneumatic tires, traditionally spoked wheels, and a grab handle under the seat. Balance Bike, Kids Bike, Bike, Active Family, Rv Life, Bicycle
Co-Op Cycles REV 12 Review: A Great Balance Bike From REI! - Rascal Rides
If you have an REI dividend burning a hole in your pocket, you might want to consider the Co-Op Cycles REV 12 balance bike by REI. Straight from the box, it has a few details that make it stand out – namely, pneumatic tires, traditionally spoked wheels, and a grab handle under the seat.
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The Best Bike Wheel Lights to help Brighten your Night Riding
You may have heard of Monkey Wheel lights. They are a thing, and there are now many more offerings to help your bike wheel light cravings. We've completed a roundup of the best wheel lights for cyclists who ride in the dark.
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Bike Helmets for Commuting for Work
A cycle helmet is a cycle helmet, right? Well...kinda. Some helmets are better than others when it comes to commuting. We run through our favorite bike helmet choices and pick our winner, including: Giro Camden OakleyARO5 Giro Chronicle
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The Best Bike Racks for Popup Campers
Pop-up Campers - should you put your bikes on top or use a hitch-mounted rack? Are there other options? Read our guide to the best popup camper racks for bicycles
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Winter Bike Helmets for Cold Weather - Brrrrr!
What are the best bike helmets to wear in the winter? Cold weather is horrible for riding a bicycle in. Cold ears that go numb and sore, and an uncomforable neck and head help to put you off cycling. Fear not, there are dedicted winter helmets for cycling. Soem dedicated bike helmets, others for skiing and other winter sports. Read our guide and check out our favorite best winter bike helmets: Giro Timberwolf Adult Dirt Cycling Helmet Retrospec H2 Ski Snowboard Helmet Bern Bandito Helmet
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Learn Bike Repair at Home
Cyclists, learn how to give your bike some love with these common bike repair and maintenance tasks you can learn at home. Here's a guided checklist with instructional videos and tips to help you get your hands dirty and bond with your bike. #cycling #mtb #bikes
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Bikepack Mendocino National Forest
This short bikepacking route in southern Mendocino National Forest packs in a river crossing, scenic lake, big views, and a heck of a lot of climbing. It makes a great bikepacking overnight in northern California for anyone who wants to get into rugged wilderness as quickly as possible. #bikepacking