Bike Guide: Maintenance 101

Bike Guide: Maintenance 101
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.

How to Get Your Bike Summer-Ready

How to Get Your Bike Summer-Ready
You survived winter. And now that it’s warm, you want to pull your beautiful bike out of storage and show it off to the world. But how do you know that it’s safe to ride? Unless you’re a year-round cyclist, your fixie bike...

Chicago's Best Bike Routes

Chicago's Best Bike Routes
Regal Bicycles is very fond of Chicago. As Toronto’s sister city, Chicago is a waterfront destination with all the benefits that come with being a North American metropolis: art, food, infrastructure, and, of course, great cycling. Much like Toronto, Chicago has recently...

New York City’s Best Bike Routes

New York City’s Best Bike Routes
We're just going to say it: New York is the most romantic cycling city not only in the United States but in the world. Architecture, parks, neighbourhoods, bridges - New York has everything an urban rider can want and at a scale that no other city can match...

Vancouver’s Best Bike Trails

Regal Bicycles may be headquartered in Toronto, but we’re not afraid to admit that Vancouver is (probably) the most beautiful city in Canada. And its unique identity as an urban centre surrounded by breathtaking nature makes Vancouver a premiere cycling...

Making Toronto's Cycling Infrastructure Better

In recent months, Toronto cyclists have won a major victory. The city now has two crosstown, separated bollard bike lanes on Adelaide and Richmond. These lanes mean that cyclists finally have safe and efficient ways to ...

A Fixie Does It Better!

Bikers either love it, or love to hate it. It’s a controversial invention and widely discussed among both its fans and haters. Despite people criticizing its dangers, there is a reason why these notorious fixies are ...

Toronto Bike Bar Hopping Guide: West End Edition

Summertime in Toronto is near and that means two things for the urban-inclined: more biking and more bars. Hogtown boasts a buffet of fine drinking establishments, all of them connected by the city’s unique cycling landscape...

Top 10 Ways to Spot a Fixie Owner

A spectre is haunting urban areas — the spectre of fixie ownership. Every day this growing class of "pinkos out there that ride bicycles and everything," seeks to exploit the common motorist by eradicating his precious road lanes...