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Bike Riding Safety Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Bike Riding 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

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

I love to swim and bike but have gotten lazy this
Updated 8/28/2015 10:15:22 AM

I love to swim and bike but have gotten lazy this summer. Determined to drop a few lbs and get healthier. Especially because I have MS, and need to stay active. It's very well controlled. My only symptoms/frustrations are fatigue and I'm very sensiti...  Read more

I thought about the camelbak (I use that on bike r
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I thought about the camelbak (I use that on bike rides) but I don't think there's room in the suit. It's a giant cat that often gets mistaken for other animals like a squirrel or a bear...odd! It was fun though!...  Read more

Want to start biking to work
Updated 8/26/2015 2:37:40 PM

I want to start biking to work, and am looking for a few tips.... I have a VERY easy commute - I work less than 10km from home, so really it's ridiculous that I drive. ......My challenge is that I have to drop my daughter off at daycare. Righ...  Read more

Biked for 90 min and the reason i stopped was beca
Updated 8/25/2015 9:51:36 PM

Biked for 90 min and the reason i stopped was because the seat was too uncomfortable, not because my legs were exhausted... Progress!...  Read more

I went biking with my wife and son today... First
Updated 8/24/2015 10:04:52 PM

I went biking with my wife and son today... First time this summer. We only did a little over 3 miles on the bike path but it felt great. I need to keep that up....  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

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

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