Bike Commuting Tips

Tired of rush hour traffic? Find fitness and freedom on the road as a bike commuter. These tips, tricks and tactics will have you leading a more car-less life in no time.

Pedal With Purpose: Ride to Work

Pedal With Purpose: Ride to Work

With the right gear and a little planning, riding to work is easier than you think. It's good for your training, your world and even your bottom line.

Freedom From the Grind: Become a Bike Commuter

Freedom From the Grind: Become a Bike Commuter

Discover how commuting by bike can change the way you think about your time on the saddle.

10 Tips From Hard-Core Bike Commuters

10 Tips From Hard-Core Bike Commuters

Want to start bike commuting, but don't know how to make the change? Two hard-core riders offer advice on weathering your two-wheel trip to work.

How to Handle a Bike Accident With a Vehicle

How to Handle a Bike Accident With a Vehicle

If your bike collides with a vehicle, there's certain steps to take in order to protect yourself. Here's a rundown of what you should do in the event of a bike/car accident.

Important Safety Tips for Commuting by Bike

Important Safety Tips for Commuting by Bike

You've seen them on the road. Vigilantly pedaling through rain, sleet and snow. "Lunatics," you comment to your co-workers. But secretly you want to be just like them. Here's some tips on how to commute safely.

Legally Speaking: When Good Lights Go Bad

Legally Speaking: When Good Lights Go Bad

You're at a stop light, but it's not changing and there are no cars in sight. How do you get through the intersection while remaining a law-abiding cyclist?

Intro to Bike Lights: A Safety Tool for All Seasons

Intro to Bike Lights: A Safety Tool for All Seasons

It's imperative for cyclists who ride in the dark to have lights--often it's the law. Here's how you can increase the odds a car will see you, and that you'll see the pothole, root or whatever lies in your path.

10 Tips for Riding in the Rain

10 Tips for Riding in the Rain

Sooner or later, you'll have to ride in the rain. Employing these equipment tricks and bike-handling skills can go a long way toward making the experience bearable-and maybe even enjoyable.

A Daily, Weekly, Monthly and Yearly Bike Maintenance Checklist

A Daily, Weekly, Monthly and Yearly Bike Maintenance Checklist

Here's one to print out and thumbtack next to your repair stand--a list of things you need to go over on your bike to ensure a safe, well-cleaned and well-oiled machine.

Nathan Reflective Gear for Cyclists and Runners

Nathan Reflective Gear for Cyclists and Runners

Whether you're riding home from work in winter or out on a late-day training ride in summer, staying visible is important. Try these three reflective offerings from Nathan Sports.

Are You Covered?

Are You Covered?

Find out how your car insurance could cover you if you're injured as a cyclist or a pedestrian.

5 Quick Tips to Keep Your Bike Running Its Best

5 Quick Tips to Keep Your Bike Running Its Best

A little at-home maintenance can make your components last longer, your bike run smoother and your ride more enjoyable.

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