Geek Talk

Here, we give you tips that are good to know on and off the saddle. We'll make you discover new technologies in the bike world, geek out on bikes and parts comparisons, as well as equipment suggestions for your day-to-day needs on the bike.

There’s more to Canadian bicycle brands than just having a Canadian address. Each bike manufacturer has a flagship bike and a story to tell, keep reading to find out what makes these some of Canada’s top bicycle brands.

If you’re in the market for a bike, you may be wondering what the benefits are to getting a new bike or one that’s simply new to you. For starters, buying a second-hand bike is a far simpler process than buying say, a used car because it’s a lot easier to assess a bike’s condition without having to “look under the hood” for chassis or transmission failures.

Why do some bikes cost so much and how their prices are justified can spark a seemingly endless debate, especially since bikes continue to evolve annually. The price of a bike is the sum of the price of the individual parts. Simply put, bicycles are expensive because of the materials, manufacturing costs, and research and development that go into them.

In my experience, 2.8 inches Plus size tires are by far the best and only size bike tires you need to shred year-round in all conditions, without having to spend more money on other size tires, other style tires (i.e. studs), or other bikes completely.

Would you be surprised if I’d say one of my favorite places to ride is virtually? Of course, I enjoy riding outside and exploring, but indoor has its advantage.

Before a race, eating the right foods to fuel your body is very important. Here are some tips on what to eat before, during and after a cycling competition.

For the past few years, gravel biking has been gaining popularity among cyclists, but lately, it's all we hear about.

It's easy to get caught up in the changing weather come fall. One day you're riding in a jersey, and the next day you're ready to break out a wool sweater.

One day it's 5°C, and it’s 18°C the next. Spring is the season of unpredictable temperatures and it presents quite a challenge in terms of suiting up for a bike ride.

Many of us continue indoor cycling during the long winter months. Some people spin in their living room, while others train in their garage. Some people even cycle in their unheated backyard shack.