How different cyclocross and gravel bikes really are? They seem to have so much in common, so do you really need both? We get these questions a lot, so here are our two cents. Learn about the similarities and differences between the two types. Both gravel and cyclocross bicycles are built to go off-road. Both... Read More »
You weigh more than the average Joe and want to start cycling (again)? Good, you’re in the right place. Here you’ll see the best bikes for heavy riders. I receive so many questions from readers that begin as follows: “Hi Jeff, I weigh 200/300/400lb, what’s the best bike for me?” I’ve suggested various bikes but... Read More »
The Co-op Cycles CTY series has taken countless new riders out of cars and put them on bikes for their morning commutes. We don’t expect anything less from the brand-new electric CTY series, which will make urban commutes faster, riding more fun, and hills not as challenging as before. Co-op Cycles is REI’s bicycle brand... Read More »
The Co-op Cycles’ DRT series has received a brand-new update — the DRT 4.1 fat bike. Ride longer, harder, and get out there all year round with this capable yet affordable fat-tire bike. The DRT series is a selection of budget mountain bikes made by Co-op Cycles, a cycling brand founded by REI. It consists... Read More »
A pair of quality front and rear bike lights is an absolute must if you ride after dark or in low visibility conditions. We’d even go as far as advocating for all-day lights as well, which is something many riders agree with. In recent years, bicycle lights have become cheaper, more powerful, more durable, lighter,... Read More »
Cannondale Topstone is a lineup of ground-breaking gravel bikes available with aluminum and carbon frames. Equipped with Kingpin suspension, high volume tires, and top-quality components, they win against the competition on any surface. Cannondale began their journey into the gravel grinding world with the revolutionary Slate model. However, gravel standards have changed a lot since... Read More »
Cannondale Trail 4 doesn’t cost a fortune but touts some serious trail elements that can easily clench your thirst for adventure. This bike is versatile, fast, good looking, and comfortable. Trail 4 is proof that you can get a high-quality bike and spend time on the trails without spending a lot of money. It is... Read More »
Cannondale Trail 2 is an advanced hardtail mountain bike with a quality SRAM drivetrain and efficient RockShox suspension that can provide you with hours of high-level trail riding and loads of fun. The entire Cannondale Trail series has been the result of the company listening to customer feedback and noticing the upgrades trail riders usually... Read More »
Cannondale Quick CX 3 is an affordable and versatile hybrid bike that thrives in different situations — on the city streets, commutes, leisurely rides, and on unpaved backroads. Here’s why it’s a good deal! CX 3 is currently sold out. Consider other CX models here. Cannondale Quick CX 3 is a two-wheeler you can use... Read More »
Cannondale Trail 3 is a bike with a reasonable price and unreasonable money to value ratio. It’s the best mid-range model Cannondale’s Trail series has to offer. There’s no reason not to ride a quality trail bike and have fun off-road every day if you’re going shopping with a limited budget. Technology that was considered... Read More »
Hey! My name is Jeff! I ride simply because I love to. There is nothing about cycling that I don’t like! I sometimes take part in group-rides and compete in races. I also work with other riders, teaching them how to get better on trickier, technical trails.
I aim to inspire riders to greater interest and activity. There was a few year period when I didn’t ride at all, cause I just couldn’t afford one really. I figured that decent bikes cost a lot and the cheap ones are all crap. Turns out, I was wrong, there are actually many excellent bikes on the market.
I’ve outlined some tips on how to choose and what to buy on my website. Once you pick out the bike for you, I’ll see on the trails!
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