Let’s face it: The winter months can be painful. Especially in this part of the world where every year we take pride in surviving three long months of Canadian Winter. We all know transit riders hate standing at the bus stop, getting splashed by dump trucks. And miserable drivers loathe the slushy snow their all-seasons cannot handle. We’ve all been there.
As an avid cyclist, one of your greatest possessions is your bicycle. It may serve as your mode of transportation, a way for you to get fit, as a recreation, or even for competition or sports.Whatever your reason for owning a bike, it's vital to take care of it and prevent its deterioration. You'll be able to enjoy riding your bike and maximize its performance if it's well-maintained, even if you're traversing on rough terrains. Likewise, neglecting it can lead to problems, which can result in damages over time.
A single-speed bike is one of the most popular bicycles today. These bikes may be simple, but they are durable. You'll see almost everyone riding it, from recreational and amateur cyclists to advanced and professional racers.
We’ve heard it said many times before: Cycling is a graceful sport that involves control, poise and a rhythmic movement of the legs. Ask anyone who bikes and they’ll tell you cycling brings a sense of harmony many other activities don’t.
We’re not sure how the weather’s shaping up in your city. But in Toronto where we’re based, spring has been slow to arrive. We’ve been hit with some April snowstorms, and it’s only now that the temperatures are creeping above freezing. But with these wacky weather patterns, who knows when winter weather will strike again?
When it comes to journeys, we’ve all heard the mantra: Getting there is half the fun. But that not only applies to road trips -- it can also apply to our morning commutes. Many of us love our careers and enjoy the work we do day-to-day. But it’s getting to the workplace that often kills us...