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6 Things to look for when buying a second hand bicycle

Bicycle sales worldwide have shot up over the past few years; and are predicted to reach nearly $80 billion by the end of 2015. The surge in bicycle sales can be attributed to a number of different things which make bicycles a favorable mode of transportation: riding a bicycle improves cardiovascular fitness, muscle strength and […]

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Safe Storage for Bikes During the Off-Season

Cycling is one of the best forms of exercise, and you’ll find that using your bike is a great way to see all of the sights and sounds without being locked in the metal cage of a car. Being able to experience the thrill and freedom of cycling on the open road is truly a […]

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family bike touring

How dangerous is family bike touring?

I’m never quite sure how to respond to the whole “danger” issue of bike touring. Although the vast majority of people understand that traveling on bike is not inherently any more dangerous than biking to school in your own city, not everyone sees that.  Biking is one of those activities that appears outrageously dangerous to […]

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