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. 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. 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. 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.

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. Bicycle Safety
Riding a bike is nearly a fundamental part of childhood in America, yet many of us never learned the basics of riding safely and in a manner that keeps us and those around us from getting hurt. This article will give you the basic information you need to ride safely.

7. 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.

8. Essential Bike Tools
While it’s not necessary to have an entire bike mechanic’s shop on hand when you ride, there are a few tools that every cyclist needs in order to handle emergencies on the road.

9. 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.

10. Cool Weather Cycling Clothes
Bicycle riding in cooler weather requires paying special to the clothing you wear in order to remain comfortable and avoid frostbite. This article provides an overview of how to dress for cooler weather.

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