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How To Measure Bike Size: Road Bike Sizing Guide

Gear Tips, Lifestyle, Training Intel

When shopping for a bike, sizing it properly should be the highest priority. In this guide, we’ll give you all the information needed to measure a bike frame size and become a bike fitting guru.

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Best Cycling Socks (The Ultimate Guide to Bike Socks)

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With countless options, it can be challenging to filter out the good cycling socks from the bad. In this guide, we've lined up 10 of the best cycling socks. Whether you're looking for warm weather socks, insulated, or extreme comfort, we've got you covered.

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cyclist putting on base layer

How to Buy a Cycling Base Layer: Size, Fit, & Style Guide

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A cycling base layer is the inconspicuous hero of an enjoyable ride. We'll dive into hot and cold weather base layers, what to look for, how to wear them, and our top picks for whatever the weather throws at you.

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How to Buy Cycling Tights

How to Buy Cycling Tights: Sizing, Fit, and Style Guide

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Cycling tights are an essential piece of your winter cycling kit. We’ve gathered all the information you need to shop for cycling tights and a list of 10 of the best options to choose from.

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What is Mips & How Does It Work? (The Ultimate Cyclist Guide)

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Mips and its round yellow logo have become an icon of cycling helmet safety. In this guide, we'll explore what Mips is, how it works, and if you really need a bike helmet with Mips.

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cyclist putting on bike socks

Do You Really Need Bike Socks? (A Cyclist Guide)

Gear Tips, Lifestyle

It may seem silly for cyclists to make a big deal out of a good pair of bike socks, but we’ve learned from experience. Slipping, sweaty, or lumpy socks can keep you from cycling your best and enjoying the ride. So, here are all the details about cycling socks you never knew you needed.

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Bike handlebars with Wahoo cycling computer at Hincapie Fondo

10 Best GPS Cycling Computers

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If you’re a competitive cyclist, training to be, or love long-distance rides, a cycling GPS computer is a must-have. We’ve listed 10 of the best cycling computers for their features, navigation, and tech and explain how to choose the best one for you based on your cycling goals.

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Hincapie team member in Shimano S Phyre cycling shoes

10 Best Cycling Shoes for Road Bike Riders

Gear Tips, Lifestyle

All great road cycling shoes should be stiff, well-vented, and clipless, but not all great cycling shoes will be right for you. Here's what to look for and our choice of best cycling shoes for road bike riders.

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cyclist training on hills

10 Best Ways to Increase Your Cycling Power

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Do you wish you could be a more efficient rider, increase your speed, or pace yourself well? You can achieve all this by improving your cycling power, or functional threshold power (FTP). Here are 10 proven ways to target power in your training routine and reach your cycling potential.

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Cycling Shoe Size, Fit, Style Guide

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Your foot is one of three points that contact your bike while cycling, so finding the right cycling shoe size is no small decision. In this guide, we share how to choose a cycling shoe that's fits correctly.

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group of female cyclists in padded bike shorts

10 Best Padded Bike Shorts for Women

Gear Tips, Lifestyle

The best bike shorts for women are designed specifically for all female shapes and curves. We’ve picked 10 of the best padded bike shorts for women that you’re sure to love.

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Cyclist in bike shorts

How to Wear Bike Shorts (The Cyclist Guide)

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Bike shorts give you an aerodynamic edge and are designed to fit with your saddle to provide you optimal comfort. Here’s our cycling short style guide for those who want to know how to wear bike shorts like a pro.

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