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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
Itís 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
Itís 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. Be Visible on Your Bike
Be as visible as possible while you ride. The primary reason cyclists get hit by cars is because motorists didnít see them. It is your responsibility to ensure that you can be seen while youíre on your bicycle.
4. Bicycle History - High-Wheels
After the Draisine and the velocipede rose and fell in popularity, manufacturerís appealed to the well-to-do with the high-wheel or penny-farthing bicycle, the first to be called a bicycle.
5. Cycling the Allegheny Mountains Loop
Some people are calling riding the Allegheny Mountains Loop the Tour Divide East, comparing it to riding the Continental Divide in the Rockies. While you can always ride the Loop at your leisure, thereís now an opportunity for racing it, sort of.
6. Adjusting Your Bike Saddle (Seat)
It doesnít matter if you buy the most perfect bike seat in the world. If your saddle isnít properly adjusted, it still wonít be comfortable.
7. Cyclistís Aching Knees
Do your knees ache as you grind up a hill or after a long day of riding? You may find the cause and solution in this article.
8. 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.
9. Bike Boxes and Bags
If the bug to travel with your bike bites you, youíll need a box or bag for shipping it. This article will give you some options to consider.
10. To Clip or Not to Clip
Are you interested in maximizing your cycling power? Consider switching to toe clips or clipless pedals. Read on for more information and confidence building tips.
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