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Want to Know What Bicycle Tire Size, Type, PSI or TPI?
All about bicycle tires... And warding off The Puncture Fairy!

Want to Know What Bicycle Tire Size, Type, PSI or TPI?

Hello and welcome, Dear Reader, it's good to have you along for this trip into the mysteries of bicycle tires and possibly puncture fairies :D There's much to do so let's fit those rubber boots and find exactly where the rubber meets the road! So with puncture resistance, tire weight, comfort and speed…

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Parts of a Bicycle Wheel? A Full EXPO + BONUS FREE DIAGRAM :)
When is a wheel not a wheel? Is there any more to it than this? Find out...

Parts of a Bicycle Wheel? A Full EXPO + BONUS FREE DIAGRAM :)

Hello to you, and welcome, Dear Reader! Anybody'll tell you, wheels are wheels, right? And there isn't really anything much to know, true? Well, I reckon you suspect there's more to it than that; than a wheel being just a wheel. Well, we're in the same boat. For me, it’s only recently since…

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MTB SPD Pedals ON A ROAD BIKE? GO or NO-GO… My experience!
MTB SPD cleats and Road SPD-SL cleats: friends, but that's all

MTB SPD Pedals ON A ROAD BIKE? GO or NO-GO… My experience!

Hello to you, and welcome, Dear Reader! It's lovely to have you here! So MTB SPD pedals and shoes on a Road Bike, can it be done? And are there any drawbacks to doing things this way? Answer: Yes, mountain bike pedals and shoes are perfectly fine on your road bike. I think…

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Riding a Mountain Bike on Pavement or Road? Collected Tips
My Simtra BnB. But can it ride on tarmac? Let's see...

Riding a Mountain Bike on Pavement or Road? Collected Tips

Hello to you, and welcome, Dear Reader! So  you're wondering about riding a mountain bike not off-road but on-road or on pavement? I can think of plenty of valid reasons why you'd wonder that. But valid reasons aside, we just want to know, can we ride our MTB on tarmac? Well, we're waiting!…

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No Loose CRAP in Your Cycling Jersey Pocket! Cheap DIY POUCH!
My cycling pocket pouch pack flat lay. Essential ride kit only

No Loose CRAP in Your Cycling Jersey Pocket! Cheap DIY POUCH!

Hello to you, and welcome, Dear Reader! Good to have your company! So I have to admit, I like neatness. It's not exactly a compulsion. I mean I can totally stop, um... Any time I want, etc :D When it comes to essentials to take on a ride, what I especially didn't like…

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Can Road Cycling Help CURE Your ASTHMA? Hit the Road Asthma!
Can road cycling really help eliminate asthma? Read on...

Can Road Cycling Help CURE Your ASTHMA? Hit the Road Asthma!

“Who do you think you are?” said the inhaler. “You can’t even leave your home let alone cycle anywhere without me in your pocket!” Hello to you, Dear Reader, thank you for stopping in, and welcome along! Are you a cyclist with asthma? Do you ever wish you could just get shot of…

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Can I Start Cycling If I’m Older? Try Some Fresh Thinking
Read on for some possible added freshness to your starting cycling thinking

Can I Start Cycling If I’m Older? Try Some Fresh Thinking

Hello to you, and welcome, Dear Reader! So what about this question: Can I start Cycling if I'm older? I’ve had cause to ask myself this. Maybe you've been doing the same lately. I’ve been cycling for the last 50 years, never too seriously. But that fact often seemed to count for little…

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TOO OLD to Start Road Cycling at 50? Here’s My MEGA GUIDE!
Starting Cycling at 50+ is an awesome idea! And don't worry, Mary always has your back!

TOO OLD to Start Road Cycling at 50? Here’s My MEGA GUIDE!

Maybe I’m glamorising – and why can’t I? – but I feel 50 is the gateway to the prime years, the golden age, it’s a landmark true, in common with all the other multiples of 10. But why am I asking now, specifically at 50 years old, ‘Can I start cycling?’ Well, reasoning…

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MEDITATION WHILE Cycling: Are You MAD? Or are you A GURU??
With astonishing erudition and insight, Sri Aurobindo

MEDITATION WHILE Cycling: Are You MAD? Or are you A GURU??

Hello to you, and welcome along, Dear Reader! I wonder, are you an enlightened Road Cycling Meditation Guru without even knowing? Could that be possible? Could it be possible even if you’re a relative novice? Have you ever ridden where it felt as if the pedals were being turned but who was turning…

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Sit Bone Pain Bike Riding? Check My FIX for SADDLE PAIN
But I don't get the significance of the peach? Nor me, but it is a very red looking one

Sit Bone Pain Bike Riding? Check My FIX for SADDLE PAIN

Hello to you, Dear Reader, you're very welcome here! Make yourself at home! So I'm an ol' fart now, lol. I’ve been riding bikes for the last almost 50 years. But for me, since buying a new bike, I've been increasing my distance and generally taking things more “seriously” – yes that had…

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CRAZY Idea #3? Cycling in REGULAR SHOES or SNEAKERS? No!!!
What do you do, when you're chased by a shoe? Ride Man, ride!

CRAZY Idea #3? Cycling in REGULAR SHOES or SNEAKERS? No!!!

Hello to you, and a very big welcome, Dear Reader! You know, I don't doubt that we can have one or several motivations for asking a questions like: Can I ride my road bike in regular shoes or sneakers well enough as a beginner? I think it can be so easy to feel…

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