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Floor Bike Tire Pump Buying Guide

After dropping 3-or-4 figures on a nice new road bike or time trial bike, you might think an accessory like a floor bike tire pump is an afterthought.  Don't. The ability to pump your bike's tires quickly and accurately should be a staple of your ...

Strava vs. MapMyRun (or ride) vs. Runtastic vs. Runkeeper

Running and cycling apps take workout precision to a whole new level, while adding the element of community.   Gone are the days when you would put on your Garmin watch and just track your mileage and speed.  Granted, that was a huge leap forward ...

Cyclists Legs vs. Runners Legs

You can often identify a hardcore cyclist or an elite marathon runner by looking at their legs.  Given the type of workouts they do, and the body types that are naturals at each sport, cyclist and runner legs often have a consistent profile. ...

Best Bike Rack or Carrier Options

We took a look at all of the car bike carriers on the market, can the best products quickly became pretty apparent.  Which bike rack you can use gets a little complicated, though, because the car you drive will impact the rack you can use. When ...

Best Cycling Gloves

There are many reasons cyclists might wear gloves.  They can help cushion your hands and prevent callouses.  Some gloves can keep your hands warm. Other gloves can give you protection against a spill. Finding the right glove depends partly on the ...

Best Cycling Glasses

"Hole!" I heard it, loud and clear, yelled by the riders in front of me. But I never saw it coming until it was too late. I hit that darned pothole dead on. It was jarring and painful, but somehow I managed to keep the rubber side down and navigate ...

Biking in the Rain

Rain is going to happen – that doesn’t always mean you have to stay indoors and skip your ride. And what do you do if you’re bike camping or in the middle of on a long tour and it starts to rain? Following the right steps and tips can make all ...

HIIT for Runners and Cyclists

If you're a runner or cyclist, you may have heard of HIIT training. HIIT, which stands for high-intensity interval training, is a type of exercise that is growing in popularity. It's a great way to quickly improve your fitness level and burn ...

Best Indoor Cycling Floor Mats

Indoor cycling trainers continue to get more popular as people are looking for ways to stay in shape as they rethink gym memberships, and try to stay out of dangerous road traffic.  Apps like Peloton, Zwift, and TrainerRoad have made this possible, ...

5 Great Entry-Level Road Bikes

We love seeing people get into cycling – whether it is purely recreational, or to build up to longer rides, or to ultimately compete in a bike race or triathlon.  Our attitude is that the more cyclists there are, the more demand for trails, ...