I own a specialized sequoia bicycle and the wheels are 700 x 25c. Is it possible to put 700 x 32c wheels on this bike? I need a touring bike so i was wondering if the bike I own would be suitable if it had thicker tires.Continue Reading →
I ride a Jamis Aurora. The spokes on the back wheel keep breaking and I am purchasing a new wheel later today. Should I get a regular/cheap touring wheel? What kinds of things should I look for in a new wheel?
I suppose I could put a road tire on it since I ride on [...]Continue Reading →
I'm going to be riding coast to coast (USA) and need to buy a bike. Would a non-touring bike be ok for this if I'm using a trailer instead of panniers? Obviously a touring bike would be best (more sturdy, etc.) but due to the cost difference, would a road bike be adequate for this? [...]Continue Reading →
I will have the bike shop guy set me up with the right size and everything, but will using more road-friendly tires increase my speed and distance? I love mountain biking but I figure I need to start using my bike for all-purpose activities, such as getting groceries. I want to be able to go [...]Continue Reading →
Fort Slick City ST Mountain Bike Tire. Built for speed, this slick tire will give you the ability to ride your mountain bike for extended periods on roads or paved trails without the noise and resistance of a knobby design. Whether for convenience, fitness or fun, the Fort Slick City [...]
Absolutely, these bikes are different, both in purpose and performance. Only because of the terrain that they must efficiently negotiate, they are geared up to take these additional challenges.
Gears had to be taken from the road bike technology until Shimano started to make equipment especially for mountain biking. This has now become a [...]Continue Reading →
Riding a bike is one great way to get some exercise, and it is also an environmentally friendly way to travel. You can find a lot of bikes for sale either in actual, physical bike shops or browse online stores for these. There are different types of bicycles to choose from, depending on how the [...]Continue Reading →
Is there a recommended mileage/time to replace your bike tires (road bike)? If it is not based on mileage or time, is there anything I can check to see if it is time to replace?
I have a triathlon coming up in a month. I don't want my tires to go out on me.Continue Reading →
In our present time where economy is tough, consumers feel they should pinch their pennies through selecting generic on top of big store name brands in their many shopping lists. The same thing can be applied if you wish to acquire a fine road bike without the need to spend a lot of money, a [...]Continue Reading →
I'm interested in getting into road biking and I have the option of using a friends wife's old bike. I know it is going to be a little small but at the same time I would get it for free. Are there any major differences between mens and womens frames and would I be better [...]Continue Reading →
I have gotten somewhat serious about cycling and would absolutely love to go to Europe and do possibly a 7-14 day road bike tour with other individuals (this would be next year). I don't want something leisure either, something that will test my endurance. I was wondering if anyone has ever don something like this, [...]Continue Reading →
How I got this body: At 69, he's still on a roll
Dave Siskind's "new" bike has 25,000 miles on it. Another that he saved from the trash has 40,000. An older road bike has 116,000. Altogether, he has logged more than 500,000 miles over a lifetime of cycling. Most come from long trips, [...]
ok my dad went road bike shopping we saw a le mond etape womens bicycle and the employele helping us did say it was a womens bike so we bought 2 of them for my dad and i and so we have them but i looked it up and its a womens bike! im so [...]Continue Reading →