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The Best Bike Saddles of 2017

September 22, 2017 4:41 am Published by Leave your thoughts

If you’re a serious rider, it’s likely that eventually you’ll get a custom saddle for your bike. Long-term riding on a standard non-custom saddle can get tiresome quickly, as it’s not meant to fit your sitz bone (the part of the pelvis where your butt and legs meet), but is instead designed for an average sitz bone, which means it probably doesn’t fit anyone just right. A bad saddle fit can negatively affect your riding experience more than just about any other bicycle parts in Boca Raton, FL. So make sure to go to a bike part shop and get... View Article

What Does Bike Riding Do to Your Body?

September 8, 2017 4:41 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Many of us began riding bicycles as a form of exercise, but that’s far from the only benefit bike riding provides for your body. In this post, we’ll explore the effects bike riding has on your body both during the short-term of an individual ride and over the long term. We’ve seen many people transform their lives and bodies during our time running our bicycle shop in Boca Raton, FL. What’s happening to your body during a bike ride? First 10 minutes – warming up: For the first minute or so, your body interprets exercise in terms of physical danger,... View Article

It’s the Talk of Your Local Bike Shop in Boca Raton, FL: The Specialized Roubaix Is the Road Bike of the Year

August 21, 2017 2:43 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

If you’re an avid bicyclist, then you’ve likely overheard folks in your local bike shop in Boca Raton, FL talking about the 2017 winner of the Road Bike of the Year—the Specialized Roubaix Comp! This year’s Road Bike of the Year awards were decided in a joint collaboration between BikeRadar, What Mountain Bike magazine, Cycling Plus magazine and Mountain Biking UK magazine. The Specialized Roubaix Comp was chosen for the Road Bike of the Year award based on important key characteristics, including riding comfort, control and its ability to take on a variety of riding surfaces. No other road bicycle... View Article

Three Most Common Problems with Bicycle Parts in Boca Raton, FL—and How to Fix Them

August 7, 2017 2:42 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Owning a bike requires regular maintenance to ensure it stays in good condition and is safe for the road. Proper maintenance and care is crucial, especially for people who ride everyday for pleasure or as part of their commute. And while many bicycle issues are normal and minor—like a wiggly seat or squeaky brakes—others may need the touch of a professional bike repair shop. However, you can always see if you can fix the issue before calling a bicycle repair shop. Here are three of the most common problems you’ll run into with bicycle parts in Boca Raton, FL, and... View Article

How to Fix a Flat Bike Tire

July 20, 2017 7:35 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Flat tires plague even the most dedicated and experienced cyclists. These unfortunate events can cause delays and major inconveniences. Don’t despair, however, because repairing your bike’s flat may be easier than you expect! The process of repairing your bike’s flat tire is composed of a series of deceptively simple sounding steps. If you are a novice cyclist, don’t worry if it takes you quite a while to get it right the first time. Tire repair, much like cycling itself, is a skill that requires practice! Obtaining from a qualified bicycle repair shop and constantly carrying the proper bike parts in... View Article

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