Everything You Wanted To Know About Shifting Your Bicycle's Gears,
But Were Afraid To Ask.
This is an introduction to gear shifting, and the basics of how a derailer works. How, why and when to shift gears.
Riding a bike isn't supposed to be a painful experience.
Click on the body part that hurts for advice on easing the pain!
If your handlebars are at the wrong height for your riding style, you'll be uncomfortable or slow.
Proper technique for safe starting and stopping.
What you should know about saddles and seatposts.
Choosing shoes and pedals to suit your style of riding -- and clothing.
Braking and Turning For all cyclists
Braking and turning technique.
Most cyclists spend too much time out of the saddle...do you?
Can't balance a bicycle? Does a tricycle make sense? What kind?
Much time and money is wasted as a result of confusion between these two incompatible systems.
Don't trust your life to reflectors, you need lights to ride at night!
An encyclopedic listing of bicycle lore, technical data and opinions.
Lots of information for beginning cyclists.
John Allen's tutorial on bicycle handling and traffic skills
Last Updated: by John Allen