15 Low-Tech Tips for Sustaining Your Turbo Training Motivation
Looking good lol. All about motivating yourself for the turbo trainer. Why wear a helmet indoors? Find that out too! *Washing machine optional :D

15 Low-Tech Tips for Sustaining Your Turbo Training Motivation

Where possible, I try not to see my turbo-training sessions as an alternative to "proper" riding outdoors. I think of them instead as supplementary or in addition to my normal riding. But come the wetter, icier weather at this time of year I don't get too hung up on swapping the thought of…

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Got a Single-Speed Road Bike Winter Strength Training Plan?
Strength Training for Winter - one way to put the colder weather to good use!

Got a Single-Speed Road Bike Winter Strength Training Plan?

If, like me, you live in a climate with decent seasonal variations then maybe winter can have ominous undertones when it comes to cycling. There's the frozen roads, seemingly interminable darkness and often that sub-par feeling from lacking vitamin D and what I always imagine as being my body's need to hibernate! At…

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BEST Bike for EXERCISE Hands down Winner?
You're in a relaxed state, body asleep, mind alert... Not really! Just a simple exercise to determine which bike's best for your exercising

BEST Bike for EXERCISE Hands down Winner?

Is biking good for exercise? Of course it is, there's more than enough evidence to promote cycling as a pretty awesome form of exercise! Maybe you’ve seen bikes on your travels or maybe images of cyclists in the media and thought, I could do that too? Maybe you’ve been imagining the sense of…

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What Bike for a Toddler? Rides for Our 12-36 Month Olds?
Man toddlers got it made these days with so much choice out there I'm jealous! :) Info for parents here...

What Bike for a Toddler? Rides for Our 12-36 Month Olds?

Hello Dear Reader and thanks for being here. You've caught me feeling completely nostalgic having just watched back a bunch of old videos of the kids riding on and learning to ride their bikes. Well, it's better than mindlessly surfing Youtube, right? :) As I delved further back into the archive I got…

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Single speed road bike as a winter trainer? Pros and cons
Difficult to maintain objectivity listing pros and cons as we all have different ride criteria, but here are some!

Single speed road bike as a winter trainer? Pros and cons

So a few weeks ago, I broke my own minimum price for a new bike rule and bought a nice little rideable single speed road bike for as cheap as I could on Amazon. I got it for under GBP200 (USD250, EUR215, AUD335) though there were some other considerations post-purchase if you're interested. The…

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TERRIFIED to Cycle on Roads? :o Get My EASY Steps to Overcome
Well who are we to doubt the universe's magickal workings. But you could always just give this article a read instead :P

TERRIFIED to Cycle on Roads? :o Get My EASY Steps to Overcome

Cloaks of Road Cycling Confidence aside... :D I've often thought it'd be to the benefit of all if motor vehicle drivers were subject to, as part of their driving test, a spell of riding a bike on a busy public road alongside motor traffic. Why? Because it would be an enlightening way to…

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How to TURBO BOOST Ya Cycling Motivation? With 16 MEGA Hacks!
Bonus Hacks Supplement to the Mojo Hacking Strategy Article :)

How to TURBO BOOST Ya Cycling Motivation? With 16 MEGA Hacks!

Hello, Dear Reader and thank you for joining us. I wrote Cycling Mojo Hacking Strategy just a few days ago and it's more of a deepdive into hacking our cycling motivation. But I wanted, not to give an alternative to, but to supplement that with a bunch of bonus hacks that you can…

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Got NO Motivation Cycling? Get My STEALTH MOJO HACK Strategy
It ain't true and someone oughta stand up for this kid's right to keep the joy in his cycling!

Got NO Motivation Cycling? Get My STEALTH MOJO HACK Strategy

Have you ever got to the point where you thought of just quitting cycling? Selling your bike and your kit? Maybe you're there now? Desperate times for sure. But you're not alone. I've been there too. And I think, judging by the local classified ads I'm always keeping an eye on (I love…

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CHEAPest RIDEable SINGLESPEED Road Bike on Amazon? GET IT!
... maybe not so fast, Mr Bond. Read on to find out the context and the post-buy process

CHEAPest RIDEable SINGLESPEED Road Bike on Amazon? GET IT!

One of the reasons I chose my road bike over others at the time was its ability to accept fenders/mudguards. It was only after I'd purchased I realized Specialized had a product recall on the forks. That left me with a bike with better, lighter forks than originally spec'd, though ones not designed…

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SURLY Teen? Get Them to Open Up? Go STEALTH Cycling TACTICS!
At the limits of mom jokes and dad jokes, you have to try other alternatives with your teen. How about cycling? Oh wheelie?

SURLY Teen? Get Them to Open Up? Go STEALTH Cycling TACTICS!

I'm guessing if you're reading you have a teen son or daughter or a teen in your midst. How are you finding that? My guess is that sometimes communication can be difficult. In fact, it can be frustrating, exasperating, possibly even angering. Hello Dear Reader, I hear you, I've been there too. But…

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BEST Road Bike Brand for BEGINNERS? Get a COMPREHENSIVE List
Which are the best beginner road bike brands? Or are they all the same thing?

BEST Road Bike Brand for BEGINNERS? Get a COMPREHENSIVE List

Hello Dear Reader and welcome along to this article that I intend to be an exploration of good quality entry-level or beginner bike brands: what're the best brands for your first road bike. These are just what constitute my preferences following my own research when I've been shopping for road bikes for both…

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How to SHIFT Road Bike GEARS? FULL-ON Tutoring for Beginners
Sadly, it was too late to reach Curt. But there's still plenty of time for you to get this thorough guide to bicycle gear shifting

How to SHIFT Road Bike GEARS? FULL-ON Tutoring for Beginners

Following from my Bicycle Gears for Dummies article, which I might add is for any rider wanting their bicycle gears questions answered!! :D Any rider I tell you! Lol :P Okay... and just let that moment pass... Hello Dear Reader! And thanks for joining us as we step back from the gear theory…

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