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Bike Helmet Safety Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Bike Helmet Safety.

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Bicycle Safety Tips

Whether you want to cut down on pollution or you want to get in shape, riding a bike is a great way to get around. But your trip could end in tragedy if you don’t ride safely. Just like driving a vehicle on the road, cyclists must observe what&...  Read more

A Beginner's Guide to Biking to Work

It makes perfect sense. Instead of driving to work and back each day—which uses gas and does absolutely nothing for your rear or your stress level—you bike your way to work, miss the traffic, burn some calories, get an energy boost, and s...  Read more

Tips for Buying the Right Bicycle

Whether you want to help the environment, cut down on your gasoline expenses, or simply exercise in the great outdoors, cycling is a great way to get fit and have fun at the same time. And it’s one of the fastest growing leisure activities in t...  Read more

Return to the Outdoors with Your Bike

With the weather nice and warm, now is as good a time as ever to get yourself and those you love outside! Is there a better way to exercise than to be out in the warm sunshine, feeling that cool breeze cross over you? Dust off your bike, bring th...  Read more

Exercise Safety Tips for Beginners

Congratulations! You’ve made the decision to incorporate regular exercise into your healthy lifestyle, and take advantage of the its numerous benefits. Smart move. But like many good things, exercise can also be risky—especially if i...  Read more

Road my daughter around on my bike for 20 minutes
Updated 4/21/2016 9:27:02 PM

Road my daughter around on my bike for 20 minutes today. Glad I got that bike trolley,but man am I tired! That's a while lotta weight to peddle around!...  Read more

Woot woot 5 mile bike ride! Had a blast!!!
Updated 4/20/2016 10:38:24 PM

Woot woot 5 mile bike ride! Had a blast!!!...  Read more

My bike (which is set for my weight, height and ag
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My bike (which is set for my weight, height and age) often says I have burned 600 calories and then my heart rate monitor says its more like 350... It's frustrating! I wish they didn't inflate the numbers so much. I don't eat back calories though....  Read more

I have started stationary biking every other day.
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I have started stationary biking every other day. Also tracking calories. What is everyone else doing as far as diet?...  Read more

Which should I trust more? My recumbent bike says
Updated 4/21/2016 8:16:09 AM

Which should I trust more? My recumbent bike says that at my speed and duration I am burning between 600-650, Spark says that I am burning 750 ... I'm erring on the side of caution and logging the lower number... Feedback?...  Read more

Making outdoor walks easier as it grows dark...

I bought several of those little belt-attachment or keychain-attachment battery-powered bike lights (the ones that bikers use to ride at night; they're sold in bike shops and outdoor equipment stores), and I keep one in each of my carrybags, so that...  Read more

Get Professionally Fitted!

Next time you need new gear, like sneakers, a bike helmet, or sport's bra, get a professional fitting! You'll get the best gear for your body, expert advice for your goals, and the extra time/$ will motivate you to make the most of your investment!...  Read more

TriSport:Triathletes, Swimmers, Cyclists & Runners

Anything triathlon! Everything Swimming, Biking, Running and Cross-training. Members from beginners to Iron Man competitors are welcome....  Read more

Confession: My Mind Isnít Getting Along With My Body (Again)

I had one of those Aha! moments this past weekend. You probably know what Iím talking about: one of those blinding flashes of the obvious (BFO), where you suddenly realize whatís really going on, and why youíve been doing what you've been doing. Whic...  Read more

Inspiring Stories: Ditching the Training Wheels, at 26

Riding a bike is a rite of passage. When you're still a little tyke, Mom and Dad surprise you with a shiny new two-wheeler for your birthday, plus a helmet (and maybe knee/elbow pads if you're as clumsy as I am). You're so excited! It's just what you...  Read more