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. 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.

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. 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.

4. 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.

5. Bicycle History – Draisines and Velocipedes
Bicycles have been on the scene in one form or another for nearly 200 years. Draisines and velocipedes were two of the earliest types.

6. 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.

7. 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.

8. 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.

9. 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.

10. 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, there’s now an opportunity for racing it, sort of.

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