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  • how-to-check-over-a-used-bike-before-you-buy-it

    How to Check Over a Used Bike Before You Buy It

    Global events have created a massive boom in bicycle sales, resulting in a windfall for the bicycle industry. But as bikes flew out the door, replenishment challenges quickly reinforced the basic economic lesson of how supply and demand drives prices. With fewer new bicycles on…

  • buying-your-kids-first-or-second-bike

    Buying Your Kid’s First (or Second) Bike

    You’ve just realized that your child is getting too big for the balance bikes he or she’s been riding all summer and that it’s time to look for a real two-wheeler. (Yes, they do grow up very fast.) You want your child to have a…

  • cycling-is-for-all-bodies

    Cycling is for All Bodies

    It’s easy to believe that there is a certain body type – even an ideal body type – for activities such as cycling, and it centers on a bias that proves to be false; a bias that has become more prevalent over the past few…

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    Inside the Škoda Shimano Neutral Service Cars

    The Škoda SUPERB service cars are getting a new paint job for the 2021 Tour de France. They are turning light blue as Shimano takes over from the yellow Mavic. This marks a new era in the neutral service car history. Let’s take a look…

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    The Best Commuter Bikes Under 1,000 Euro

    In one of my previous articles, we discussed the best hybrid bikes and I mentioned how these can be great for commuting and going around town. That said, if you want to have a comfortable bike designed for carefree cruising of the city centre while…

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    The Best Road Bikes Under 1,000 Euro

    Images of tough cyclists climbing the steepest mountains during the Giro d’Italia or the Tour de France have inspired millions of people to get into this road cycling. If you’d like to give it a try yourself but you don’t want to invest a huge…