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Mountain Bike Safety Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Mountain Bike Safety.

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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

Winter Workout Safety Tips

Depending on where you live, weather conditions can vary greatly throughout the year. If you enjoy exercising outdoors, the different seasons certainly bring their share of joys and sorrows. Who wouldn’t enjoy walking, running, or biking on a w...  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

Try a New Sport this Freezin' Season

The weather outside is frightful-- but that pond in your neighborhood is delightful. Frozen solid now, it offers all kinds of possibilities for winter sports that’ll keep you trim until springtime. What’s more, if you take to the ice...  Read more

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

I got my new excercise bike but have not been able
Updated 1/29/2015 8:23:40 PM

I got my new excercise bike but have not been able to use it do to being sick (bummer) Nasty stuff going around....  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

Raisins are nature's candy bar-- good for preventing the BONK

Biking high intensity, taking a raisin break, and then biking the second half is what keeps me going. I'll eat 1.5 ounces of raisins which are loaded with fructose. It's great for taking a break on the mountain bike trail, and not only motivates me...  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

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

Poll: Why do YOU exercise?

There are lots of good reasons why people exercise. We all know that its something we should do because its good for our health, helps us stay active and enjoy life longer, and burns extra calories for weight loss or weight maintenance.But most peo...  Read more