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What You Need to Know About Florida’s Helmet Law

July 28, 2017 12:02 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Whether you are a beginner to riding bicycles or consider yourself an expert downhill mountain biker, you will have heard about the necessity of wearing a bike helmet in Naples, FL. Bike helmets have been proven to reduce the risk of head injury by 88 percent and reduce the risk of facial injury by 65 percent. Wearing a helmet is always recommended, particularly on high-traffic roads, other busy areas and during more dangerous forms of the sport such as mountain biking. Many states in the United States have passed laws that require riders to wear bike helmets while riding, since the risk of injury or fatality while bike riding can be high, especially for children. When you are riding your... View Article


Things You Didn’t Know About Bike Helmets

July 14, 2017 12:02 am Published by Leave your thoughts

If you are a bicycle enthusiast, or even a casual rider, you’ve likely heard all about the importance of wearing a helmet while riding. Bike helmets are extremely beneficial to all bicycle riders due to the safety they provide against fall impacts to the head and face. Biking can be a dangerous sport, especially on high-traffic roads, and a bike helmet in Naples, FL is an absolute necessity. That being said, there are many things the average bike rider does not know about bike helmets, like how they came to be or how they are tested for safety. Since helmets are such a large part of biking, we’ve compiled a list of interesting things you probably didn’t know about bike... View Article


Do You Think You Know How to Sit on a Bike?

June 26, 2017 3:48 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

It should go without saying that your bike’s saddle is one of the most important bike accessories in Naples, FL. Without the proper saddle, and without setting the saddle at the proper height, you’re likely in for an uncomfortable ride, and you could wind up hurting yourself. The worst part is that injuries associated with improper saddles and poor saddle height are typically long-term problems that will plague the victim for years down the road. Keep reading to learn more about saddles and how to ensure a safe and comfortable ride. Buy the right saddle Although all saddles essentially serve the same purpose, they’re far from standardized accessories. For example, men’s saddles differ from women’s saddles, and road bike saddles... View Article


You’re Mounting Your Bicycle All Wrong!

June 12, 2017 3:47 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Most of us learned how to ride a bike when we were pretty young and fairly uncoordinated, and the first step in that long process was obviously getting on the bike. Hopefully you didn’t tip over too many times when you were first learning, but if you did, know that you weren’t alone! Even decades later, just getting on the bike (also known as mounting the bike) is one of the most difficult aspects of riding for a lot of folks. The following guide from our bike shop in Naples, FL will help you learn how to mount your bike so you won’t tip over injure yourself or embarrass yourself in front of the other people in your riding group.... View Article