Average Cycling Speed – What is it?

Average Cycling Speed & Average Bike Speeds

What’s the average cycling speed is a very common question, and you’re right to be curious. However, as much as I’d like there to be, there isn’t an easy answer to this question. As you can imagine, there’s a lengthy list of variables that can affect your average cycling speed, hence why it’s challenging to […]

Google Maps Cycle Routes & How to Show Them

Google Maps Cycle Routes & How to Show Bike Lanes

Millions across the world use the Google Maps application each day to plan routes and journeys, using multiple methods of transport. Google began adding cycling functionality to Maps in late 2010, and since then, Google Maps cycle routes have received multiple updates, from route elevation data to improved GPS tracking.  Google Maps’ bike lane feature […]

How to Measure Bike Handlebars

How to measure bike handlebars

Table of Contents Add a header to begin generating the table of contents If you’ve been wondering how to measure bike handlebars, you’ve come to the right place.  In this short guide, I’ll teach you all of the handlebar measurements you need to know about and how to take each one of them accurately.  To […]

Bike Handlebar Types

bike handlebar types

An Introduction To Bike Handlebars As every cyclist knows, handlebars are an essential bicycle component as they allow us to steer and remain in control of our bikes. Handlebars come in many shapes and sizes, all of which offer a different cycling positioning which impacts our level of control and comfort. In this Bike Handlebar […]

How to Measure Bike Tire & Wheel Circumference

an image showing different methods of how to measure the circumference of a bike tire

The circumference of a bike wheel is defined as the distance around the outside of the wheel. This distance includes the additional width that a tire brings to the wheel. As you’re probably aware, wheel circumference is an important measurement for calibrating and ensuring the accuracy of a bike computer. A bike computer, often referred […]

How To Measure a Bike Wheel

a diagram showing different methods of how to measure a bike wheel

As you can imagine, wheels are an essential component of a bike. Not only do bike wheels allow us to roll smoothly while cycling, but they also provide dampening from lumps and bumps as well as providing traction to the surface we’re riding.  Many cyclists don’t understand how to measure a bicycle wheel, or how […]

The Simple Kids Bike Size Guide

Kids bike size guide charts

Finding the right size bike for your kid is crucial. A poorly fitting bike can lead to pain whilst riding, ultimately making cycling a horrible experience for any youngster. Getting to grips with and learning to cycle is hard enough, so a properly sized bike will allow them to focus on developing their cycling skills […]