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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. 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. Maintaining Bicycle Rim Brakes
As the wind whistles in your ears on a well-earned downhill, the last thing you want to worry about is whether or not your brakes will work when you need them. Proper care and maintenance of your rim brakes should allow you to sail on worry free.
3. 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.
4. Bicycling Advocacy Organizations
Those of us who bicycle owe a great deal to the many organizations around the country that promote cycling, find funding for trails, and encourage communities to welcome cyclists. The organizations in this article are just a few worthy of your attention.
5. Bicycle Passing Signals
While there may not be laws mandating it, signaling that youíre going to pass someone while riding your bicycle is simply courteous. Here are some ways to signal your intent.
6. 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.
7. End-of-Year Bicycle Maintenance
If you want your bicycle to be ready to roll in the spring, you need to take some time at the end of each season to put it up properly. This article will give you some tips on how to take care of your wheeled steed properly.
8. Ghost Trails Ė Book Review
Jill Homerís account of her February 2008 bicycle race along 350 miles of Alaskaís Iditarod Trail, as well as her history as an unlikely athlete, makes for riveting reading and fantastic fantasizing.
9. 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, Alaskaís longest bicycle race.
10. Cycling Solo Safely
If you choose to pedal alone, here are some simple recommendations you should follow to keep yourself safe.
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