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Tips for Bike Riding in the Rain

April 1, 2019 11:45 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Though you may imagine yourself riding along a trail on a beautiful, sunny day, you’re unfortunately going to find yourself biking in the rain at some point. On warm days, a light mist might feel refreshing, but it’s never fun to ride through a downpour. Still, there are some easy ways to make a ride in the rain more manageable and comfortable. If you’ve taken out a bike rental in Naples, FL and it starts to rain, you might not be having the best time. But you can be safe and a bit more comfortable by using these quick tips on how to plan for bad weather: Dress for the weather: The most basic way to prepare for rain is... View Article


Take Care of Your Tushie: Preventing Saddle Soreness

March 18, 2019 11:45 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Riding a bicycle is a great hobby that lets you get excellent exercise while enjoying the world around you. Biking for more than a few minutes, however, can be a pain in the butt—literally. One reason for this is saddle sores, which form on the rear due to abrasion. You can avoid saddle sores by using high-quality bike accessories in Naples, FL, but there are other tricks and tips that can also prevent you from this painful side effect of biking. Read on for more information: A good fitting saddle: The first mistake you can make is jumping on a bike without paying attention to the saddle. You’ll want to consider two main things when choosing a saddle. First, you... View Article


Your Ultimate Guide to Electric Bicycles

February 22, 2019 11:06 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

To the untrained eye, an electric bicycle looks like a normal bike, but there are some key differences between the two. An electric bicycle (also known as an e-bike), has a small motor that aids in pedaling. If you’re unfamiliar with e-bikes, or if you’re thinking about buying one, keep reading—this post from your favorite bike shop in Naples, FL will teach you everything you need to know about e-bikes. Benefits of e-bikes We love standard bicycles just as much as anyone, but we’re also huge fans of e-bikes! The following points are just some of the reasons why some bicyclists choose e-bikes over standard models: An easier ride: Every cyclist has faced a hill that seems almost insurmountable, or... View Article


What You Need to Know About Bike Chain Cleaning and Maintenance

February 8, 2019 11:06 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Whether you have a 12-speed or fixed gear, a mountain bike or a road bike, the chain is the heart of your bicycle. Much like your car’s engine, you won’t be going anywhere any time soon without a properly functioning chain. It’d be nice if your chain didn’t require any maintenance, but that’s not the case. Sometime it may even need bike repair in Naples, FL. Bike chains get dirty really quickly, and if you want your chain to run smoothly, you need to clean and maintain it on a regular basis. The good news is that caring for your chain isn’t all that difficult or time-consuming if you know a little bit about bikes. Keep reading to learn all... View Article


Eight Essential Cycling Accessories

January 24, 2019 7:30 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Part of the fun of being a cyclist is getting to buy new gadgets to go with your bike. And beyond just being neat, these cycling accessories are also key to keeping you safe and comfortable on your bike—and keeping you moving forward. Are you planning to stock up on bike accessories in Naples, FL anytime soon? There are so many bicycle accessories in Naples, FL to choose from, and most of them have something to offer. But we’ve made a list of the gadgets we think are the most essential for any cyclist, whether they’re an expert or a beginner: Pump: If your tire pressure gets too low, it can be difficult to move at a quick pace. It... View Article