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E-Bike Safety 101: A Beginner’s Guide to Riding Electric Bikes

January 24, 2022 9:55 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

E-bikes are the latest trend to hit the bike industry. It’s easy to see why: These motorized vehicles reach top speeds that far surpass those of traditional bicycles. Unfortunately, e-bikes have also proven much more dangerous. Cyclists can avoid future injuries and deaths by understanding what to know when riding an e-bike. Before hopping on your new ride, take a moment to review these electric bike safety tips. Anticipate how other people will react to you E-bikes are still relatively new to the market. Pedestrians, vehicle drivers and even other cyclists have grown accustomed to traditional bikes that move much slower than the surrounding traffic. Cyclists riding e-bikes for the first time need to anticipate how others on the road... View Article

The Best Weather Conditions to Ride a Bicycle

January 10, 2022 9:55 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The most hardcore cyclists will tell you all weather is biking weather. While this might be true, sunshine and blue skies are definitely safer than riding through a blizzard! Besides the obvious, there are some more nuanced factors of the ideal riding conditions that beginners might overlook such as wind, visibility and road surface. Here’s a brief overview of the best weather conditions for riding. Clear skies with lots of sunlight Bike rides are much safer when you have high visibility. Overcast days are fine, but the ideal riding conditions show up when there’s not a single cloud in the sky. If you live in Florida, then you’re in luck. The Sunshine State has the best weather conditions for riding... View Article

Let’s Train with ElliptiGO!

December 27, 2021 5:19 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Elliptical machines are some of the most popular pieces of equipment at fitness centers across the country, and biking is a great way to stay fit while enjoying the great outdoors. The company ElliptiGO has combined biking and using an elliptical machine with their ElliptiGO bikes. Although ElliptiGO bikes might look a little strange and don’t seem like the most efficient way to move around, training with ElliptiGO bikes provides a ton of benefits and combines the best of running, cycling and elliptical training machines. Continue reading to learn more about the advantages of purchasing and using an ElliptiGO: Simulates running: Avid runners are drawn to ElliptiGO bikes because these bikes are the closest thing out there to actual running.... View Article

The Health Benefits of ElliptiGO Bikes

December 13, 2021 5:19 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

As you may be able to tell by their name, ElliptiGO bikes combine the exercise you get on a bicycle with the motion you perform on an elliptical machine at the gym. They’re relatively new inventions, but they’re taking the world by storm. You’ve probably already seen people riding around town on them, but if you’ve ever wondered what the health benefits of ElliptiGO bikes are, then keep reading. This post will cover everything you need to know. Get a full-body workout One of the first things to know about ElliptiGO bikes is that they give riders a total-body workout. Unlike a traditional bicycle, ElliptiGO bikes require users to stand up, engaging the core throughout the duration of the ride.... View Article

Tips to Avoid Windburn During Your Ride

December 8, 2021 7:45 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Nothing puts a damper on an afternoon bike ride like realizing your face has become windburned. Though it’s more pronounced in colder temperatures, windburn can still occur when it’s warm out too. Windburn is a form of skin irritation that leaves the skin red, dry and sometimes painful. Windburn can make sunburn worse, and vice versa. Avoiding windburn when bicycling can be a great way to save your skin and allow you to pedal through the great outdoors without a care in the world. Below we’ll cover some tips to prevent windburn from happening while you’re on your bicycle. Use sunscreen The average high temperature here in Naples, FL in December is 76 degrees. While riding your bike, you’ll want... View Article