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Is This Cycling Duel the Best Rivalry in Sports?

We have entered the second week of hype for Super Bowl LV, and while I’m eager for Sunday’s Chiefs-Buccaneers joust, I don’t feel the need to write, or read, another story about Tom Brady’s pregame diet, so I’m going to ask for everyone to take a quick detour with me, to the muddy, wonderful world of cyclocross racing. 

(Plants. Tom Brady eats lots of yummy plants.)

Here’s the deal with cyclocross: imagine if somebody came up with a bike race, merged it “American Ninja Warrior” and set it to the tune of “Yakety Sax.” You ride a bike as fast as you can over surfaces like pavement, grass, mud, and sand, and then dismount and carry the same bike up stairs, and over barriers, and whatever other ridiculousness the promoter wants to toss out there. Riders wipe out. They get covered in muck. You are thinking: I don’t know, Jason…this

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Stationary bikes and indoor cycles for lockdown fitness

Looking for the best exercise bikes that money can buy in time for the Christmas period? Now that the worst of lockdown is behind us and demand isn’t quite so high, it’s much easier to grab yourself a static cycling machine if you’d still prefer to workout at home. 


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And with erratic weather – from too hot or cold to too wet and windy – posing a problem when it comes to riding outside, an exercise bike can be all you need to get in shape without braving the elements outdoors. 

However, buying an exercise bike is not a task to take lightly. It’s a significant investment, so you need to know you’re getting a decent machine before parting with your cash. That’s why we’ve rounded up the best exercise bikes to buy for a low impact, home cardio workout.

Our top pick is the

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The 8 Best Baby Bike Seats of 2021

A quick look at the best baby bike seats:

If you cycle for fun or to commute and bring your baby along for the ride, you’ll need a baby bike seat to do the job as safely as possible. But with such a wide variety of bike seats on the market today, it’s important to do your research carefully, just as you would while researching other products for your baby.

Like any physical activity that you participate in with your baby strapped in, biking comes with its risks.

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) advises parents to be especially careful of instability factors that can occur when a young passenger is strapped onto an adult bike. They also recommend that only children older than 12 months of age sit in a rear bike seat or be carried on a bicycle of any kind.

The AAP also recommends that adults use

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This Bike Pro Says A Bike Lock Alone Isn’t The Best Way to Keep Your Bike Safe

If you’ve ever had a bike stolen, you know the feeling—it sucks. Because I’m biking more these days, I set out to ask Dave Weiner, the CEO and Founder of Priority Bicycles, an awesome online bike company that makes killer commuting rigs, that makes killer commuting rigs, what bike lock was best. His answer surprised me.

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“None of them,” he laughed.

“Locks are important and you should start with a strong one but they are really only half the battle,” he said. “You have to worry about positioning as well, and securing your wheels and saddle.” While Weiner recommended some of his favorite locks such as the Foldylock or NY Kryptonite, together with PinHeads for wheel and saddle locking, he said that these really work best as deterrents. “If a thief really wants your

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