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  • HOW DO YOUR BIKE BRAKES WORK?

    HOW DO YOUR BIKE BRAKES WORK?

    The braking action of a bicycle is giving a friction between the brake pads and the metal surface (disc rotors / rims). Brakes are designed to control your speed, not just to stop the bike. Maximum braking force for each wheel occurs at the point just before the wheel “locks up” (stops rotating)...
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  • 10 ESSENTIAL KITS TO CARRY ON BIKE

    10 ESSENTIAL KITS TO CARRY ON BIKE

    Essential kits are important to every cyclists especially long distance riding. Weight from essential kits should not be saved as those kits can save you during the emergency such as bike has broken down due to flat tire, chain issue, components alignment. You can utilize mounting available on y...
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  • Children’s Bikes – Best Bicycles to Teach a Child to Cycle

    Children’s Bikes – Best Bicycles to Teach a Child to Cycle

    Learning how to successfully control bicycle is a skill that many kids want to learn as fast as possible, but such training often starts with simplified bicycle models. The most popular way of learning how to adjust to bicycles starts with small plastic or metal bicycles that have training wheels...
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  • History and Types of Hybrid Bikes

    History and Types of Hybrid Bikes

    From the moment first bicycles appeared on the European market in second half of 19th century, people strived not only to create highly specialized models that will be used in specific situations (such as racing, commutes on road, long trips, all-terrain drive, cargo transport), but also models t...
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  • History and Types of Road Bicycles

    History and Types of Road Bicycles

    The most popular type of bicycles in the world are road bikes, who are intended to be used on flat (almost always paved) roads by everyone who is in need of a simple way to travel on distances of all kinds. Created to be intuitive and easy to control, road bikes are the reason why the bicycles be...
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  • Types and History of Mountain Bikes

    Types and History of Mountain Bikes

    Ever since the first bicycles became good enough for driving on city streets, people started testing them on all possibly types of surfaces. Driving on the mountainous and harsh terrains took a little while before became viable and popular with general population, but that did not stop cyclist to...
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  • History of Bicycle Helmet and Cyclist Safety

    History of Bicycle Helmet and Cyclist Safety

    History of bicycle helmets is surprisingly short, covering mostly the last decade of 20th century and with very little attention given to cyclist safety before that point. The reasons why so little people were focused on cyclist safety were numerous, but some of the most important ones was lack o...
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  • History and Types of Bicycle Baskets and Cargo Accessories

    History and Types of Bicycle Baskets and Cargo Accessories

    From the moment early bicycles were made to be safe for their drivers, manufacturers started improving not only the performance characteristics of their bicycles but also devising new ways to make them more useful for both general users and government/business employees who were in need of extra ...
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  • List of Bicycle Tools

    List of Bicycle Tools

    he best general tool that every bicycle owner has to have is  bicycle pump and a set of double-ended cone wrenches for working with brackets sized 13-16mm. However, for more in-depth repair and creation of custom bicycles many additional tools are needed. Here they are separated in several distin...
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  • List of Bicycle Parts and Components

    List of Bicycle Parts and Components

    Modern bicycles are made with dozens and dozens of parts, but the most important ones are its frame, wheels, tires, seating, steering, drivetrain, and brakes. This relative simplicity enabled initial bicycle creators to create reliable and easy to use bicycle designs mere decades after first velo...
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  • Types of Bicycles – Differences Between Bicycles

    Types of Bicycles – Differences Between Bicycles

    Over their 150 year long life, bicycles have been used in vide variety of tasks. This article will provide the list of some of the most important bicycles types categorized by some of their most common function. By Function Common (utility) bicycles are used for everyday use in commuting, shopp...
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  • Interesting Facts about Bicycles and Cycling

    Interesting Facts about Bicycles and Cycling

    The world bicycle started being used several years after first bicycles appeared for sale. Those first models were called velocipedes. First bicycles were created in France, but its modern design was born in England. Inventors who first conceived modern bicycles were either blacksmiths or cartwr...
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