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Bike Safety Gear Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Bike Safety Gear.

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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

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

Important Safety Tips for Outdoor Runners and Walkers

Two weeks ago while I was out for a five-mile run on a busy street in my neighborhood, I saw another runner coming at me. While I was running facing the oncoming traffic, she was running with the flow of traffic. I always run against the flow of...  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

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

Ready to kick my butt into high gear. I've gained
Updated 1/27/2015 1:39:24 PM

Ready to kick my butt into high gear. I've gained 20 pounds since moving out of my house and I'm ready to shed these extra pounds! Im really in search of an accountability partner. Any takers??...  Read more

General question here…my exercise bike has those
Updated 1/28/2015 6:02:49 AM

General question here…my exercise bike has those nifty little trackers on it (calories, distance, time), but I'm not sure how reliable they are because when I plug my time and speed into my fitness tracker, I get outrageously different numbers! hel...  Read more

I am getting my new excercise bike tomorrow! It's
Updated 1/26/2015 7:35:10 PM

I am getting my new excercise bike tomorrow! It's pink and white. I think it's good for someone like me who is a beginning excerciser.Anybody else excercise successfully in this way?...  Read more

90 minutes on the stationary bike while reading yo
Updated 1/23/2015 5:44:42 PM

90 minutes on the stationary bike while reading your topics. Thanks guys!...  Read more

Spark Monitor for Biking Outside
Updated 1/21/2015 11:05:17 PM

Does the Spark Monitor calculate if you are riding a bike outdoors? Thinking of getting one but wondering about biking, it says inside biking. Just wondering. Thanks, Kathi...  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

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

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