Category: Thing’s To Know

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Buyer’s Guide: Helmet’s

Shopping for a new helmet and need to know what to look for? In this article, we’ll be covering topics such as aerodynamics, comfort, breath-ability, and most importantly safety.

Safety
Before considering purchase of a helmet for its style, comfort, and breath ability, be sure it meets Bicycle Helmet Standards. These standards are put in place to ensure helmet manufacturers are accountable while analyzing the safety of their products and meet requirements.

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Linking Together for a Cure

Do you know what the major cause of serious chronic disease is in America? The answer – autoimmune disease of which there are more than 100 types. ARRDA (Auto Immune Related Diseases Association, Inc.) explains, “One of the functions of the immune system is to protect the body by responding to invading microorganisms, such as viruses or bacteria

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Girl Age 4 Teaches How to Ride

Watch this confident 4 year old explain how to ride a bike without training wheels. Learning to ride a bike took her and her 3 year old sister one day to master. If you want your children or grandchildren to learn to ride, don’t forget safety gear.

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Super Highway Just for Bikes

Would you be more inclined to ride a bicycle if a super highway were built in your community where your safety and convenience had been taken into consideration and incorporated into the design? Imagine cycling in your neighborhood for eleven miles without stopping, while enjoying peace of mind where shrubs, flowers and scenic vistas encompass your every view. Clearly not all bike paths are created equal,

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How To Change a Flat Tire

Are you prepared to change a flat? If you said no, then you should probably expect a long walk home at some point. Getting a flat tire on a ride is a matter of “if” not “when”. Even the most conscientious of cyclists get a flat once in awhile. It’s easy to prepare. Start by purchasing a saddle bag large enough for a new tube, a set of levers and means to inflate the tube. If you are not sure what size or type of tube to purchase, ask your local bike shop for assistance.

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Women’s Bike vs. Men’s Bike

Of the many challenge’s women face in the sport of cycling, purchasing a bike can definitely be one of them. Should you purchase a women’s specific bike?
There are a number of manufacturers, e.g., Canyon, Trek, etc. that offer bikes that have been manufactured specifically for women offering choices for comfort by tailoring a bike’s geometry in the following ways:

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Volunteer – Operation Team Firefly

LA County Bicycle Coalition’s “Operation Firefly” (Operacíon Luciérnaga), aided by generous sponsors and volunteers, distributes bicycle lights and safety info to cyclists riding at night without lights.

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NEW Women Bicycling Jersey!

If you love to ride you’ll love our NEW Women Bicycling TOUR Jersey and matching cap! Custom made with upgraded soft, comfortable performance fabrics, offered in three fit styles (Slim, Standard and Relaxed) for a personally tailored fit. Order yours today!