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If your road bike's caliper brakes just aren't up to scratch, not even the best bike helmet in the biz will save your poor noggin. Here are six issues you should regularly check for, and how to address them.
A bicycle headset is one of those components whose inner workings you can remain blissfully unaware of, until something goes wrong. (Or until you bend your fork.)
I have personally lost track of the number of pants that bicycle cranks have shredded, or at least branded irreparably with that dreaded chainring tattoo. Instead of securing your pant leg with a goofy elastic or wearing skinny jeans, however, you can simplify your bike's drivetrain and fashion a custom chain-guard by…
Every day, a steady stream of bikes sails past on Craigslist. How do you pick the one that is right for you from out of the pile? Use our five step bike-buying guide.
The trick to squeezing every last penny and mile out of a beater bike – that jalopy you ride every day and leave out in the rain – is to put in only the minimum time and effort required to keep it running adequately. In that spirit, here is a quick and dirty guide to greasing up and aligning your bike's wheel hubs.
Single-speed bikes are awesome. They combine the simplicity and efficiency of a fixed gear bike with the ability to coast.
Bike baskets and racks are wonderful things that can truly transform your bike into a viable car alternative. Attaching them to your bike can sometimes be a pain, though.
You'll want a cover to protect your winter-bike seat from the ravages of thieves and road salts. If you're the type to ride in winter, you likely have a few Apple bags stashed away. Find one.