Category: Beginners Guides

  • Can Competitive Cyclists Help Bike Advocacy?

    Can Competitive Cyclists Help Bike Advocacy?

    Can competitive cyclists help bike advocacy? Many cycling advocates worry about safety, education, and enforcement. This is where the two worlds collide. A competitive cyclist can be both a strong advocate for bike advocacy and a valuable member the cycling community. Despite the difficulties of achieving the desired results, many cyclists are still passionate about […]

  • Save the Boulder Junction Bike Station

    Save the Boulder Junction Bike Station

    Boulder Junction is accessible by bike, foot, and public transit A 45,655-square-foot underground transit facility, Boulder Junction features six bus bays, a ticketing booth, and RTD security 24 hours a day. The transit facility is situated beneath Pearl Parkway and can be accessed via a pedestrian breezeway called Paseo. Both pedestrians and vehicles can access […]

  • How to Keep Your Bicycle in Top Condition During the Winter

    How to Keep Your Bicycle in Top Condition During the Winter

    Winter cycling is a peaceful and calming activity. It’s easy, rutted, and quiet. It’s also completely free! This winter biking workshop is open to anyone. No advance registration is needed, and there’s no pressure to buy a Winter bike. You need to show up and ride. It’s easy Winter can be difficult to cycle in. […]

  • The Joy of Slow Cities

    The Joy of Slow Cities

    You’re in the right place if you’ve ever wondered about the joy of slow cities. Slow Cities are cities where people take the time to experience their surroundings and become part of a community. People who are able to slow down, enjoy their city, have a lower crime rate, and there is more space for […]

  • Better Bicycle Marketing in Boulder a la Cycle Chic

    Better Bicycle Marketing in Boulder a la Cycle Chic

    Cycling in Boulder is more than just a sport. It’s a way to live. Cycling is synonymous to utility and everyday clothing. A few Boulder businesses have taken advantage of marketing their products better. The full-cycle bike shop is an excellent example of this. They offer weekly shop rides and are often a good place […]

  • How to Take Links Out of a Bike Chain

    How to Take Links Out of a Bike Chain

    If you are having trouble taking links out of your bike chain, you’re not alone. The process can be challenging, especially when the links are Master links, which are meant for one use and are difficult to remove manually. Luckily, there’s a simple way to make the process easier and faster. Master links are designed […]

  • How to Fit a Bike Chain

    How to Fit a Bike Chain

    There are a few simple steps to fitting a bike chain, which will help you ensure your new chain works properly. First, locate the split link on your chain. The split link should be located at the bottom of the chain run. Make sure it’s on the right side so it doesn’t unravel in either […]

  • How to Take Bike Chain Off Without a Tool

    How to Take Bike Chain Off Without a Tool

    If you’re wondering how to take bike chain off without a tool, you’ve come to the right place. This article will give you a few different methods to remove a chain without a tool. Using lubricant on the chain will help you twist the chain off without the need for a tool. In fact, you […]

  • How to Adjust Chain Tension on a Mountain Bike

    How to Adjust Chain Tension on a Mountain Bike

    If you’re wondering how to adjust chain tension on a mountain bike, there are several steps you can take. First, make sure you’re not pulling the tire or the chain too aggressively. When you do this, you risk damaging the chain. In fact, a sudden tire pull can break the chain. Shift one cog larger […]

  • How to Remove Bike Chain Without a Master Link

    How to Remove Bike Chain Without a Master Link

    When removing the bike chain, you may want to learn how to disassemble the chain without a master link. You can do this by squeezing the master link together in between your fingers. Alternatively, you can use pliers to remove the master link. Once you have the chain completely unattached, reconnect the master link. You […]