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8 Most Common Beginner Bicycling Mistakes

Great! You've decided to start biking more (just in time for National Bike Month)! Maybe you're commuting to work. Maybe you like to stick to the trails. Regardless, biking's a great choice: it's bett…

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How to Build a Bamboo Bike Trailer

Cris Carl writes about Boston-area carpenters and remodeling for Networx. Gabor Lukacs of Amherst, MA believes we can go beyond sustainability to a place of “resilience.” Part of Lukacs's respon…

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On Bicycles – Book Giveaway!

We are giving away a copy of On Bicycles: 50 Ways the New Bike Culture Can Change Your Life, edited by Amy Walker. Check out this interview with the author, and then leave a comment for a chance to w…

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Bicycle Safety Tips for Summer

Bicycling is a fun way to exercise and experience the great outdoors. It's a convenient mode of transportation as well as a wonderful family activity. May is Bicycle Safety Month and with summer ju…

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7 Popular Bike Cities

As gas prices and eco-consciousness grow, more and more people are turning to alternative forms of transportation. Namely, bicycling, which is increasing in popularity around the world. In some area…

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May Is National Bike Month! 3 Reasons To Celebrate

May is National Bike Month in the United States, including Bike to Work Week from May 16-20 and Bike to Work Day on Friday, May 20. In cities and towns all over the country, car lovers will ditch thei…

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Make Your Home Bike-Friendly

by Steve Graham, Networx The bicycle is the most efficient form of transportation ever devised, and it delivers a whole-body workout. Cycling consumes far fewer calories per mile traveled tha…

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Unique Dog Rides (3 videos)

You’ve taken your dog for a walk; you’ve watched him run. Maybe he’d like to try something a little more unusual, like a bike, a surfboard, a turtle. Take your pick from one of these 3 cute videos…

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Gas Prices Still Too High? Ride a Bike!

Don't hate me for saying this, but I think the ungodly high prices of gasoline this summer just may have had a positive side-effect. I know, I know. It was hard, painful even, to pay upwards of $5 a g…

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How to Fix a Bicycle Flat Tire

It could happen to you and you may not always be riding with a friend who knows how to fix a flat for you. Practice fixing a flat at home to get the learning curve over with. If you need someone to …

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