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Mountain Bikes Aren’t Great Commuters (But You Can Make Them Work)

Mountain Bikes Aren’t Great Commuters (But You Can Make Them Work)

The best way to try bike commuting is with the bike you already own. And for some of us, what’s on hand is a mountain bike. But when you look at those chunky tires, burly frame, and perhaps suspension, you might wonder… Is it really a good idea to ride this thing to work? Contents… Continue reading Mountain Bikes Aren’t Great Commuters (But You Can Make Them Work)

Folding Bikes Climb Like Champs (IF You Get This Right)

Folding Bikes Climb Like Champs (IF You Get This Right)

Folding bikes are extremely versatile, but they’re not quite as capable as their full-size counterparts. Most of them just aren’t made for rough terrain or aggressive riding. But in terms of speed and climbing ability, they absolutely hold their own on smoother surfaces. That might come as a surprise, but there’s a simple physical explanation… Continue reading Folding Bikes Climb Like Champs (IF You Get This Right)