Biking for a beginner or restarter

If you've ever ridden a bike before, even as a kid, getting started again is easy. They say once you learn, you never forget right. It's like riding a bike. Sorry for the pun. This section deals with getting you back on a bike and cruising your community in safety and comfort.

Better Biking Than Ever
The explosion in popularity of road biking in the last decade has meant new products and new technology that have improved biking enormously. For example, 

New "puncture proof" tires reduce the risk of a puncture on the road to an absolute minimum. The emergence of "comfort bikes" and recumbent bicycles with full backrests and plush seats has totally taken the pain out of riding for older bodies. And there's so much more. Don't get me started on new seat technology. No more sore butts. 

On the other hand, there's more traffic and it's going faster. And, in the city area, drivers aren't expecting to see a lot of cyclists. We have to take more precautions and be more aware of what's going on around us. Don't let that put you off. 

Whatever your reasons for biking, there are a few basics you can't avoid. Like finding the right bike for you. Like knowing how to keep the bike on the road. Like learning how to ride safely. Be seen be safe and all that And there are some ideas and equipment you'll find helpful in getting the most out of your rides. I hope this section will help you get on the saddle and why not get the whole family own the road. 

Staying Safe
family bikers generally take safety more seriously than road bikers, The brighter you are the better you are seen right?  Perhaps carrying a load of groceries, pulling a trailer or hauling your kids tends to make you feel more vulnerable on the road. Many riders use one or two flashing bright lights (even in the daytime).  Another hint is to avoid rush hour for your shopping trips - bikes are harder for cars to see when traffic is congested and drivers are stressed out.

Locking Your Bike
One of the problems you'll face as a cyclist is a lack of secure facilities for your bike at the stores you visit. Few stores have bike racks; frequently you'll need to find a tree or pillar to lock your bike to. Fortunately, there are relatively few areas where you can expect vandalism, so theft and damage problems are really minimal.

Mostly you'll have to protect yourself against a grab and go thieves, and this can be done by securing your frame. Many cyclists also run a cable through one or both wheels as well. Some riders also detach computers, lights, saddles and other valuable accessories and carry these into the store in their bags. Always take your valuables with you. 

FinallyFind Article, safety is always the main factor that you have to consider no matter how busy or rushing you are. Have some time to consider the things mentioned in this post and you will enjoy biking activity without having to worry at all.

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