I call myself The Weekend Bicyclist because, well, I have spent the last 40 years juggling family, work and riding and I could only ride on weekends. Clearly, I could only allot a small amount of time to riding, which I found possible only on weekends. Now, retired, I have made bicycling into a full-time hobby.
Bicycling in today’s world has so many more options than the one speed on which I learned to ride. Recumbent bikes, electric bikes, recumbent trikes, mountain bikes, spin bikes, and cargo bikes are more recent additions.
People bicycle for different reasons, such as:
- Commuting to and from work
- Taking care of Errands
- Weekend leisure cyclist
- Bicycle adventure/travel
- Mountain/trail riding
What type of bicyclist are you? Let’s find out
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The Weekend Bicyclist
Top Reasons You’ll Love Your Electric Bike Posted 1-9-19
One of the most common questions we get asked by cycling newbies is, ‘How do you win the Amgen Tour of California?’ To help answer this, we’ve put together a Cycling 101 article to help educate new cycling fans and provide a refresher for longtime fans about points, jerseys and competition. Just click below to read about the in’s and out’s of the Amgen Tour of California competition.
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Derailleur Gearing Explained Posted 9-2-18
Q: “I bought a new bike came equipped with two big sprockets in the front (chainrings), and nine gears (cogs or sprockets) in the back. Okay, so what does that mean to me?”
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