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What to Know About Using Front Bike Brakes vs. Back Brakes

July 28, 2021 10:53 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

On the surface, stopping a bike seems like it’s pretty straightforward. You engage one handbrake to stop the front wheel and the other lever to stop the back wheel. However, it’s not always that simple. This post will cover what you need to know about front and back bike brakes. Front brakes Your front bike brakes have more stopping power than the rear brakes and are your go-to brakes for stopping in an emergency. But you need to be careful when slamming on the front brakes because the sudden stop in motion can cause you to fly over the handlebars. To avoid flipping over, keep your arms rigid and lean back slightly to control both your bike and body. When... View Article


The Top Professional BMX Riders of the Decade

June 30, 2021 5:17 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

BMX has seen some significant popularity growth over the last decade, and many of its biggest stars are enjoying popularity on a larger scale than the sport has seen before. Today, we want to take a look back at the 2010s and honor some of the greatest professional BMX riders of the decade, who will continue to be an influence on the world of BMX riding moving forward. Here they are: Dennis Enarson: Dennis would almost unanimously be considered the greatest rider of the last decade, and it’s expected he will continue to be a huge influence moving forward. He’s won the X Games and all kinds of dirt contests, performed some eye-popping tricks, put out some awesome videos for... View Article


The Top Freestyle and BMX Bikes of 2021

June 16, 2021 5:17 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

During the pandemic, the bike industry saw a massive surge in interest, including the world of BMX. People have continued to carry that hobby over into 2021 even as pandemic restrictions have begun to relax around the nation. This means there is going to be a lot of continued interest in freestyle and BMX bikes available on the market this year. If you’re in the market for a bike, here’s a list of some of the trending BMX bikes in 2021 that may interest you: Sunday Primer 16: This is classified as an ideal starter bike for young people by the good folks at bicycle.com, as it’s a bike that comes at a relatively low price point but will get... View Article


How Long Can You Ride on a Flat Bike Tire?

June 4, 2021 6:07 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

No one even wants to imagine it: You’re out on a long bike ride, enjoying a beautiful day, when suddenly you notice that your wheel is making contact with the road. You stop to check out what’s going on with your bike, and your suspicions are confirmed—you have a flat tire. So much for enjoying the rest of your ride and getting back home in a reasonable amount of time! Fortunately, you can avoid some flat tire situations and, in case you do have one, be prepared to deal with it. Flat tires are an issue for bike safety in Naples, FL that pop up from time to time for many cyclists, and are a particularly big issue for long-distance... View Article


Bike Clothing: What to Wear for Your Ride

May 21, 2021 6:07 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Whether you’re a beginning rider or an experienced veteran, having the right gear when you get on the road or hit the trails is important for every cyclist. Having the right clothing isn’t just a matter of fashion, as you want to stay cool and comfortable on your bike this summer. The best clothing can also improve bicycle safety in Naples, FL by making you more visible to drivers. Read on to find out about the bike gear that will help keep you safe and comfortable on your bike. Athletic clothing If you’re looking to have cycling outfits that stay on your budget, then repurposing pretty much any athletic clothing will do the trick. Add reflective wear or reflective elements,... View Article