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What’s the best way to commute by bike: City, road bike or mountain bike?

What’s the best way to commute by bike: City, road bike or mountain bike?

OK, so today it’s all about being safe and comfortable. So I’ve got my awesome little city bike here, which I love, and my route it’s going to be all bike lanes and all bike routes. No busy streets. It’s all about being safe and comfortable. Let’s see how it goes. OK, so we made […]

How to plan your cycling commute route | Commute Smart

How to plan your cycling commute route | Commute Smart

Rather than just jumping straight on your bike and starting to ride it’s well worth doing some research to plan your best commuting route. If you normally drive into work the route you take is unlikely to be the best route to ride. Research the network of cycle paths, canal towpaths and other cut throughs […]

Best Heated Motorcycle Gear

Best Heated Motorcycle Gear

Hello! I’m RyanF9 and this is the best heated gear. No need to start complicated –Thermacell Pocket Warmer. You’re probably familiar with the disposable version of this – my mom used to hand ‘em out like candy during family ski trips. They cost like a toonie. So why, oh why, buy the fancy electronic warmer […]

“Bike Glow” Side Visibility Bicycle Lighting – Bright Lights! – Installation,Test, Review (12/23/12)

“Bike Glow” Side Visibility Bicycle Lighting – Bright Lights! – Installation,Test, Review (12/23/12)

Okay bicycle people, this is the unboxing or the unpackaging of the ‘Bike Glow’. And we’re gonna read these instructions now and put this on my bike and see what happens. So the first thing the instructions say to do is to remove the screws from this little battery compartment here. They give you this […]

Shoulder bag and bicycle bag all in one – impossible?!

Hi, I’m Julia from ORTLIEB and I would like to present to you our urban line bag Twin-City. Twin-City is both – a bike pannier and a shoulder bag. For example when you are cycling into town, you can store your purchases into the bag and then cycle back home. Twin-City features an integrated QL2.1 […]

How to commute by bike whatever the weather | Commute Smart

They’re are some commuters that take pride in commuting day in day out, in all weathers and all seasons. So what tips are there to commute smart in all weathers? Rain is something we are very accustomed to in the UK. On a bike along with the rain falling from the sky you have to […]

Winter Hacks For Cycling To Work | Essential Cold Weather Tips & Gear For Cycle Commuting

Winter Hacks For Cycling To Work | Essential Cold Weather Tips & Gear For Cycle Commuting

(electric noises) (piano music) – The number of people commuting to work by bike is increasingly on the rise. The benefits behind riding rather than driving are endless, the most obvious being the cost saving, the health and the environmental factors. However, cycling to work does raise some questions and some potential issues like, what […]

How To Lock Your Bike In Town | GMBN Tech’s Guide To Urban Bike Security

How To Lock Your Bike In Town | GMBN Tech’s Guide To Urban Bike Security

– Having your mountain bike stolen is about the worst thing that can happen to any of us mountain bikers and if you’re going to lock your bike up in public, you better make sure it is really, really secure. Now, we’re going to show you just how vulnerable the mountain bike is and we’re […]