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.

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.

A bike leaning unlocked against a tree

How to Secure a Bike Without a Lock

We have some ideas for how to secure your bike without a lock. Some methods aim to deter a thief from targeting it altogether, while others are designed to slow thieves down.