Bike Culture and Commentary

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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

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Buying Bikes, Parts and Apparel

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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 bike culture and commentary in varying degrees of seriousness and humor.

Top Sites for Bike Culture and Commentary

Bike Snob NYC was once a cult phenomenon but has since gained wide readership and notoriety. The anonymous blogger issues a lighthearted but oft scathing critique of trends in the cycling world, at the professional, amateur and recreational levels. It’s well written and generally hilarious.

Bike Hugger is a blog dedicated to covering the many facets of contemporary bike culture and the bicycling lifestyle. Articles cover diverse topics including bike design, gear, news and more.

Fat Cyclist is a Utah man, aka Fatty, whose blog combines his enthusiasm for bicycles with wit, humor and insight. The highly personal blog turned into a powerful cancer-fighting vehicle after Fatty’s wife developed cancer. Now, Team Fat Cyclist is a powerful fundraiser for the Lance Armstrong Foundation.
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