Top Ten cycling Articles

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. Starting Over as an Adult Cyclist
Are you way past childhood, but want to get back on a bike? Read on for motivation and helpful hints to get you back in the saddle and riding again.

2. 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.

3. 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.

4. 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.

5. Tour de France 2010
Perhaps the world’s most famous bicycle race, the Tour de France is scheduled to start July 3, 2010 in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Read on for more information about the 2010 Tour.

6. 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.

7. Bike Trainers
It is an unfortunate fact of life for most of us that nature eventually throws weather in the way of our cycling habit. We can stay fit and ready to ride, however, by using bicycle trainers indoors during the off season. This article describes the basic types of trainers available.

8. Fixing a Flat Bicycle Tire
It’s inevitable: at some point in time during your life as a cyclist you’ll get a flat tire and have to fix it on the road. The tips in this article will help you be prepared for that eventuality.

9. Bicycle Passing Signals
While there may not be laws mandating it, signaling that you’re going to pass someone while riding your bicycle is simply courteous. Here are some ways to signal your intent.

10. Choosing the Correct Bicycle Frame Size
There are many reasons one might decide to order a bicycle rather than picking one up at the local bike shop, if there is a local bike shop. This article describes what you need to know to order a bicycle that will fit you before you spend the money.

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