What kind of bike should I get?

So, you have come to your senses and decided to join the cool club and start bike riding, your wisdom is great.  But now you are asking what type of bike should I get?  Well, I hope to help you with that question.  There are a lot of different types of bikes out there andContinue reading “What kind of bike should I get?”

Great bike lights cheap Ascher light set review

One of the best accessories you can have for your bicycle is a set of lights, and I have a great light set to recommend to you.  Not only do I use my lights at night, but I also use them whenever I am on the road to help cars see me.  So even ifContinue reading “Great bike lights cheap Ascher light set review”

Need a great app to help you lose weight? Myfitnesspal review

Have you decided it’s time to lose some weight?  I have a great app to help you reach your weight loss goals, Myfitnesspal.  Whether you are horizontally challenged, big-boned, or maybe you just want to eat healthier with hopes of extending your life.  There are a lot of reasons to eat better, but we allContinue reading “Need a great app to help you lose weight? Myfitnesspal review”

2015 Felt Z75 Disc Road Bike

This is my favorite ride, my 2015 Felt Z75 disc.  I’ve put quite a few thousand miles on it and just love riding it.  It has all Shimano 105 5800 components now except the TRP Spyre disc brakes.  I upgraded the original crankset to 105 and also changed the wheelset.  Wheels are gravel/CX from BicycleContinue reading “2015 Felt Z75 Disc Road Bike”

MRK Trail Racine County WI

This is the beautiful and scenic MRK bike trail in Racine County here in WI.  4.6 miles of crushed rock trails.  Ok, it’s not all that great, but it’s all I have at this time.  It’s winter and I’m not that good at taking pictures.  But I’ll have some better stuff come this spring.  ForContinue reading “MRK Trail Racine County WI”

Good screwdriver for Shimano derailleur – Vessel 900 JIS Review

If you regularly work on bicycles, you need to check out the Vessel P.2×100 screwdriver.  Unlike all the Phillips drivers in your toolbox, this one will fit well in all those Shimano screws on your bike components.  By now, I’m sure you have noticed that it’s really hard to find a screwdriver that works wellContinue reading “Good screwdriver for Shimano derailleur – Vessel 900 JIS Review”

How To Properly Inflate Bike Tires

Proper bike tire inflation is more important than most people realize.  It can change your comfort and performance and may save you a flat tire or damaged rim.  Most people have probably inflated a bike tire at some point, but many probably haven’t done it right.  There is more to it than you might think,Continue reading “How To Properly Inflate Bike Tires”

How To Fix Bike Shifting Problems

Does your bike not want to shift?  Is it making weird clicking noises?  Does it shift slowly?  Chances are your bike needs some indexing.  Sometimes cables can stretch throwing off the shifting.  Or it could be the gnomes were messing with the adjustments on your bike.  Before you start, think about when your shifting startedContinue reading “How To Fix Bike Shifting Problems”

Weight Loss Help With Cycling

Everybody knows that if you get more exercise and decrease your calories enough you will lose weight.  And what better way to exercise than with biking?  When I started regularly cycling, I thought it would be great for weight loss.  While I am no doubt more fit, pounds have not really dropped.  Periodically I dietContinue reading “Weight Loss Help With Cycling”