GPS Primer

GPS Primer

Tips for Selecting a GPS for Cycling Submitted by Scott Keast, EBTC Safety Education Coordinator Nominee For a sizeable number of our members, the news that, due to the COVID 19 restrictions, we will be going paperless for ride maps had created a great deal of...
Shopping for a Bike?

Shopping for a Bike?

by Don Peddie I frequently get asked, “What bike should I buy, Don?” If I only knew what to tell you… There is so much to consider. There are so many choices in today’s world, at so many prices, with so many features, that there’s just no exact answer. This is how I...

Cycling Made Easy Part 1

by Don Peddie Riding a bicycle is fun. It should also be easy. Easy to keep up with others, easy on the body, and easy to cover great distances over the course of a day. Learning how to pedal efficiently is to learn the secret technique of how to have fun on a...

Bicycle Gear Ratios

By Alan Schietzsch The idea behind multiple gears on a bicycle — whether it’s an old “10-speed” bike or a modern mountain bike with 27 gears — is to let you change the distance that the bike moves forward with each pedal stroke. The gears at...