Let’s start with the essentials. You need to carry tools and equipment to fix a flat tire: Tire levers, spare tube, and a pump or CO2 cartridge.
The ABC’s of the Pre-Ride Safety Check
Chances are good that your bike has been languishing in your garage/shed/living room during these last few soggy winter months. Now that it's Spring and Bike Month is upon us, it's time to do a safety check to make sure it's ready to roll. It's a good idea to perform the quick version of the …
Be Safe, Be Seen
Visibility is a known key safety factor on the road, and lights are an important way to make yourself more visible to motorists. Most of us are familiar with using lights at night or in low light conditions, but can they also make a difference in broad daylight? Be Safe, Be Seen is a ground-breaking …
Could Alaska get a “Share the road” license plate?
According to KTVA Alaska, there is a bill in the works in the Alaska legislature to create a new "Share the Road" license plate: An Anchorage woman is hoping a new state license plate will make Alaska a little safer for residents who ride their bikes on the road. Julie Saddoris is asking the Alaska …
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Mechanic Tip: Your helmet’s shelf life
What’s the point of giving yourself helmet hair if you aren’t even protecting your skull? To enjoy the full protection your helmet has to offer, there are a few things you should know.