We’ll just admit it: Bikeshare bikes aren’t exactly sexy. More of a passenger bus than a Ferrari, they are simple, utilitarian and sturdy. But it turns out there is a lot more to their design than meets the eye.
This ever-evolving “standard” is the source of much confusion among cyclists. We created this guide to the basics of understanding how they work and why they are constantly being reinvented.
From helmets to shoe covers, cycling apparel brands are embracing safety as the latest fashion.
It’s become almost a rite of passage—far too many cyclists have had a bike stolen at one point in their lives, and yet it’s entirely avoidable. We asked some of the experts for their advice for keeping your bike yours.
When Brock Dittus and Aaron Flores started cycling together, they certainly had no plans to start a podcast. Now 300 episodes later, the Sprocket Podcast “simplifies the good life” with its lighthearted take on microwaves, fertility, and of course, bicycles. The show isn’t an interview with guests, it’s a conversation with a theme centered—often quite loosely—around a single topic, and it’s not always about bikes. Because they are so good at keeping listeners engaged, I thought I’d let them tell you about it in their own words. What follows is an edited excerpt from my chat with them at The BeerMongers taproom and bottle shop in Portland, Oregon.