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How many calories you burn on a bike.

By • Jul 12th, 2008 • Category: Bike Tips

An easy reference, not 100% accurate, but easy to figure out. WARNING:  Knowing this information may lead to eating all the calories you burned. http://www.nutristrategy.com/fitness/cycling.htm



Traffic laws (And why I obey them)

By • Jul 6th, 2008 • Category: Bike Tips, Hmm...

Just a word on traffic laws and bikes. I always slow down for stops, if I am at a 4 way stop and there are NO cars around, I will usually do a rolling stop, It’s not the law, but it is not unsafe. I always always always stop at a red light. And check [...]



Lights – My setup and why I love it.

By • Jul 5th, 2008 • Category: Bike Tips, Info

Someone asked about this on the Austin Cycling list, so I wanted to post it for anyone that may happen along. I keep two 5 led lights on my bike, and I always notice when one of them goes dim because of the brightness they have together. I get: redundancy: if one fails, I have [...]



How to fix your bike:

By • Jun 30th, 2008 • Category: Bike Tips

http://bicycletutor.com/ This site looks good. Of course you should also visit sheldon brown’s site. But this one has lots of video! Mmm video….