If you want to get your loved one into cycling, make sure you do it right.
Beardo helps a reader realize that he can mount his panniers however he likes and all will be well.
The humble chain is an amazing device, but belts have a long history of transferring power, as well.
Our ace mechanic, life coach and spirit animal, Beardo the Weirdo, dishes on how to balance the expense of a cargo bike with its practicality.
Beardo the Weirdo is our resident spiritual advisor and greasy wrench expert. You can usually find him in the pages of Bicycle Times but sometimes he fires up the dial-up modem and logs in here.
"I’ve begun riding my bike more often for fun, not just to and from work. Is it time to buy some Lycra? I want to ride more with other people, and that seems to be the acceptable norm."
Portrait of Yours Truly by Stephen Haynes
I get a lot of email from readers. Fan mail, really. Marriage proposals, requests for autographs, that sort of thing. But some folks ask me about their bicycles and I’m always happy to help. Click on through for some I thought I’d share:
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