Bike standing up right on its kickstand on a beautiful country bike path

11 Best Kickstands for Keeping Your Bike Upright

Kickstands are ideal for loading and unloading your bike, for when you want to stop and capture a photo or video, and for when you need your bike stable enough for small repairs on the fly.

Hybrid bike tire

Hybrid Bike Tire Pressure Explained

In most cases, hybrid bike tires should be inflated within the typical range of 50–70 PSI, especially if they’re 700c tires. We’ll help you figure it out.

Man raising bike handlebars

How To Raise Bike Handlebars

The procedure to raise bike handlebars is different depending on if you have a threaded or threadless stem. Here are instructions for both types.

bike mechanic fixing a broken spoke

Can You Ride a Bike With a Broken Spoke?

It’s safe to continue riding a bike with one or two broken spokes, but you should fix the problem as soon as you can with some rim tape, and get loose spokes looked at as soon as possible.

A cyclist hunches his head down and strains to pedal

Why Is Your Bike So Hard To Pedal?

If your bike is unusually hard to pedal, you need to give it a good inspection. Check the wheels and all components of the drivetrain for signs of damage, wear and tear.

Man cycling while wearing a nice suit

How to Carry a Suit on a Bike

If your job requires you to wear a suit, cycling to work may seem like a challenge. How do bike commuters get to work without showing up in a sweaty or dirty suit?

Cyclist holding an iphone above his bike handlebars

Using Your iPhone as a Bike Computer

An iPhone can do everything a bike computer does and adds some convenience, but it comes with downsides such as battery drain, less weatherproofing and questionable durability.

Man dismounting his bicycle, viewed from behind

How to Get Used to Your Bike Seat

If you’re new to regular bike riding, then you’ve probably noticed some soreness from your seat. Here’s how to make it go away as quickly as possible.

Woman packing up her folding bike in a train station

How to Maintain Your Folding Bike

Proper maintenance is a big part of preserving the life of your bicycle. Fortunately, folding bike maintenance isn’t too different from regular bike maintenance.

Bicycle pump attachment in place on a tire valve

A Guide to Each Type of Bicycle Pump

If you need to buy a bike pump, or if you’re just unsure whether the one you have is the right type, we’ll run through them all so you know your options.

Man's hands attaching an Ortlieb saddle bag to a bike

16 Commuter Bike Accessories We Wouldn’t Want to Go Without

Commuting by bike is simple, affordable, convenient and reliable. Having the right gear to do it will improve the experience and enhance your safety. We’ve put together this list of must-have commuter bike accessories so you can equip yourself for regular daily riding to school or the office.

Hybrid bike parked against a rusty gate

Can You Take a Hybrid Bike Off Road? (And Should You?)

The term “hybrid” suggests a bike that might be able to satisfy your need for nimble road riding while also being able to tackle some rough terrain on the weekend. But can a hybrid bike truly go off road?

A bike commuter rides across a street in winter

Is Bike Commuting Enough Exercise?

The average adult needs about 150 minutes of moderate aerobic exercise per week. Cycling to work will cover this for some people, but not others.