I asked about buying a bike here, and someone asked on my behalf about test-riding a bike before buying. My question is, what should I know, or should have known, about the sizing or 'geometry' of a ...
Have there been done any scientific studies that proves that clipless pedals actually improve pedaling efficiency etc. over flat pedals? Clipless pedal enthusiasts are quick to say that you must use ...
Naturally, carrying a light bike up the stairs is much more enjoyable compared to a heavier bike. Are there any other aspects of a bike which are affected by its weight? For example, would the weight ...
I currently ride a hybrid that came with 700x32c tires. Can I swap out a narrower tire without changing the rims, or do rims only fit a specific size of tire? How small can I go before I have to buy ...
I have heard rumors that (excessive) stretching can hurt cycling performance. Specifically, stretching one's hamstrings and/or quadriceps supposedly reduces sprinting power. Is there any factual basis ...
Why do cyclists shave their legs? Is it because of wind resistance?
My interest is in long distance commuting (e.g. more than 50 km a day) and the relative efficiencies of different commute bike setups (e.g. drop bars vs flat bars, fenders vs no fenders, panniers vs ...
I was checking some options to track my performance (kms/hr, distance, altitude, etc...), I do MTB and city biking. The first choice is a nokia based tracker (http://www.sports-tracker.com/), I love ...
I recently picked up a powertap and have done a fair bit of riding around and a few races now with it on, so I've started to get familiar with some of the numbers. I would like to figure out what my ...
I have a Gary Fisher Kaitai, their low-end hybrid. I use the bike for commuting so I have a rear rack and typically carry between 5 and 12 lbs back there. When I get up to moderate speed ...
I was reading a discussion (Cycling: mashing versus spinning) in which someone commented ... In the big picture, winning against other age-groupers is pretty unremarkable. ... which implies ...
At the moment, I'm in the market for a foldable 20" bike, for commuting purposes. I've done my research, and have found two appealing models: Schwinn S2280 Citizen Bike MIAMI Which of them would ...