Cycling Advice

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A spectator with an American flag runs alongside the pack with American seven-time Tour de
France winner Lance Armstrong in fourth position with black helmet, July 21, 2009.


Lycra-clad roadies, bicycle commuters, mountain bikers, weekend warriors: cyclists are a diverse breed. As a result, the Web caters to the needs of each specific group. Whether you’re interested in buying your first bike, looking to enhance your bike repair skills or follow professional cycling, the Cycling Web Guide connects you with the sites you need.

Cycling News, Information and Insight

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Cycling Advice

If you haven’t become friends with the mechanic at your local bike shop, use the Web for tips on bike maintenance, repair and customization. Here you’ll find cycling advice on buying a bicycle, riding safely, commuting effectively and tuning your bike. Extensive technical information can also help you with advanced projects like conversions and build-ups.

Top Sites for Cycling Advice

REI has an archive of short articles covering various aspects of bicycling and bicycle buying. Organized as a glossary, the page helps readers learn about both technical and consumer bicycle issues.

Sheldon Brown’s Bicycle Technical Info is a cycling mechanic’s encyclopedia. Do-it-yourselfers looking to fix brakes, change tires and tune up their rides will find this resource indispensable. Many informative and humorous gems are buried in these labyrinthine pages—explore to find them.

Commute by Bike hosts a large archive of articles based around making riding to work easier, cleaner, safer and more enjoyable. Find valuable advice in the “Most Popular Articles” section, or consult the “Beginner Tips” area if you’re new to commuting.
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Buying Bikes, Parts and Apparel

Reference the sites below for advice on buying bikes, parts and apparel. Learn ... read more »

Cycling Routes and Distance Trackers

Cycling routes and distance trackers are easy to find online. Use these resources ... read more »

Bike Culture and Commentary

Cycling bloggers are an active and opinionated group. The following cycling blogs bring readers ... read more »

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