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Here are the top ten articles for the Cycling Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. History of the Tour de France
It’s been 107 years since the first Tour de France, and the race shows no signs of slowing down. Read on for more information about the beginnings of this great race, as well as highlights from the years.
2. Bicycle Size and Fit
It’s very important that your bicycle fits you properly in order to ride comfortably, safely and without hurting yourself. This article provides information on choosing the right size bicycle for you and making sure it fits you properly.
3. Miles from Nowhere – Book Review
23,000 miles, 25 countries, 2 years. Miles from Nowhere chronicles Barbara and Larry Savage’s global bicycle odyssey in this not-to-be-missed award-winning book authored by Barbara.
4. Warm Showers
For cyclotourists on a budget, as most of us are, finding inexpensive places to sleep can be one of the hardest parts of the trip. The generous members of Warm Showers may be able to help you out.
5. Ghost Trails – Book Review
Jill Homer’s account of her February 2008 bicycle race along 350 miles of Alaska’s Iditarod Trail, as well as her history as an unlikely athlete, makes for riveting reading and fantastic fantasizing.
6. Fireweed 400 Bicycle Race
Imagine pedaling your way across 400 miles of Alaska, enjoying some of the finest scenery, encountering wildlife, and seeing few cars. Now imagine doing all this in less than 24 hours. Welcome to the Fireweed 400, Alaska’s longest bicycle race.
7. Six Tips for a New Cyclist
Starting a new activity is often a little, or a lot, intimidating. For an adult, being a new cyclist is no different. These six tips will help you start off on the right pedal.
8. Adjusting Your Bike Saddle (Seat)
It doesn’t matter if you buy the most perfect bike seat in the world. If your saddle isn’t properly adjusted, it still won’t be comfortable.
9. Hey Mom, Can I Ride My Bike Across America?
Five kids, two adults and nearly 5,000 miles add up to a fantastic journey across America in John Seigel Boettner’s Hey Mom, Can I Ride My Bike Across America?
10. Be Brave, Be Strong - Book Review
Whether you’re an armchair adventurer or a veteran two-wheeled traveler, you’ll be thrilled to go along with Jill Homer down the spine of North America in her second book: Be Brave, Be Strong – A Journey Across the Great Divide.
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