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Bike Riding Safety Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Bike Riding Safety.

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

How to Use the Stationary Bike

If you’ve never tried a stationary bike, you’re missing out on a fantastic cardio exercise that strengthens your legs and lungs at the same time. A stationary bike is a low-impact option that's easy on your joints. Types of Bikes...  Read more

Biking Challenge....July 2014
Updated 7/10/2014 8:27:41 AM

This challenge is to ride your bike, whether it be outdoors, a stationary or a recumbent bike doesn't matter, just as long as you ride. We all set our own goal distance and as we ride we add the miles on by copying and pasting the LAST post to...  Read more

I can ride 8 miles and walk 4 without much strain
Updated 6/21/2014 9:48:02 PM

walking: 4 miles biking: 8 miles DVD kickbox workout: 40 minutes. Flexibility and agility is back like before. Lost 3 pounds in a two weeks Am happy and looking good. Got over a bout of Asthma. Feel great!!!...  Read more

Anyone here ride horses- competitively?
Updated 7/6/2014 3:55:55 PM

I have a big beautiful chestnut and I love to ride both English and western. My first show is in 3 weeks and I'm weighing in at my heaviest ever- 161 lbs (I'm 5'7"). I literally only look big when crammed into skin tight breaches- anyone have any die...  Read more

Bike Shorts
Updated 6/3/2014 12:00:02 AM

A question for any of the ladies out there who bike...is it possible to find plus sized padded bike shorts out there somewhere? Nowhere in town here has anything remotely close to fitting me.......  Read more

Biking Challenge...June 2014
Updated 7/1/2014 8:30:41 AM

This challenge is to ride your bike, whether it be outdoors, a stationary or a recumbent bike doesn't matter, just as long as you ride. We all set our own goal distance and as we ride we add the miles on by copying and pasting the LAST post to...  Read more

Bike Commute

Ride your bike to work, or combine a bike ride with public transportation....  Read more

Make it fun!

When walking or jogging try a change of scenery instead of making the loops through your neighborhood. Take your kids out with you and make it a family outing so that they learn to have fun while being fit.312217...  Read more

Spark Motorcycle Club

Do you like to ride or ride with a partner? Love cruisers, sport bikes, off-roads, and everything in between? Want to get and stay fit with fellow riders? Then this is the place for you!...  Read more

Will You Ride Your Bike to Work This Friday?

This Friday, May 15, is National Bike-to-Work Day, one of many events scheduled to celebrate Bike Month.SELF magazine is celebrating National Bike Month by showing how bicycling can slim you down, save you money and safeguard the environment. Whethe...  Read more

Bike to Work Week: Why I Ride My Bike 25 Miles a Day

Editor's Note: Since moving to Cincinnati in 2009, Sam Klontz has commuted from his downtown apartment to his office in northern Kentucky--about 25 miles round trip--via bicycle almost every day year-round. Co-founder of the Cincinnati-area amateur r...  Read more