This page was last updated Wed 27 January 2021.
|Understanding different bike steels
, submitted 11 December 2017
There are many different sorts of steel tubing now available on the market. This is an overview of how they differ and what is best for touring.
, submitted 30 April 2013
Classic steel frames gallery site from yesteryear site featuring beautiful lugwork and craftsmanship. Classic, mostly British, steel marques for all the Reynolds fetishists out there! Featuring a gallery of beautiful rare 531 frames and other exotics I've found on the internet.
Keep checking back for regular classic steel frame history and updates and we may even expand it to go across the channel and feature Italian and Belgian frames made in Columbus tubing!
, submitted 23 January 2012
Fixed Gear Advocacy site featuring beautiful rare fixie frames and bits I've found on the internet.
Also a handy Fixed Gear calculator that will even tell you your speed for a given cadence.
Keep checking back for regular fixed gear updates and ride guides.
|A Guide to Bike Racing for Beginners and Competitors
, submitted 1 December 2011
Today, bike racing or cycling is a popular sport as well as pastime. Bicycles are versatile because they can be used for sport, recreation or transport. Bicycles were introduced to people in the 19th century, yet in such a short amount of time, there are already 1 billion bicycles on the road all across the world. In fact, for many regions in the world—especially the destitute regions—they are the main form of transportation.
|Bicycle Traveler Magazine
, submitted 25 September 2011
About Bicycle Traveler magazine:
Bicycle Traveler is a free international magazine on bicycle touring. It's full of entertaining stories and inspiring photography which will have you dreaming over new destinations, as well as information over cycling gear. The magazine can be downloaded at: www.bicycletraveler.nl .
|Miscellaneous Bicycle Wisdom
, submitted 5 November 2010
Do you need to pack a bike for a flight?
Maybe you'll find the answer in the Miscelaneous Bicycle Wisdom page.
|Tips for ultralight cycling
, submitted 3 May 2010
Practically all touring cyclists seem to be weight conscious, both those who cannot survive without 40 kg of luggage, as others, who don't carry much more then a credit card. Earlier, I wrote some thoughts about weight saving on a cycling trip and for those interested, here they are.
|Retro Cycling Vintage - Everything about the golden age of road and mountain bikes
, submitted 2 October 2009
A growing collection of history and nostalgia articles looking back to when bikes were made of real metal and Campagnolo still ruled the route. Submissions on a variety of subjects are always welcome.
|gomapgen - opensource software to generate a google map that integrates the path registered by a gps system with pictures from a common digital camera
, submitted 28 June 2009
gomapgen (GOogle MAP GEnerator) generates a google map from a gpx file and places photos taken by an external camera where they were taken, by comparing gps points time with picture time.
Useful for bike tour reporting (if you registered your tour with a GPS system)!
, submitted 24 April 2008
Tour de Map is an open / free advanced network for all Cyclists.
Here everyone can draw maps, share GPS data, images, videos, ridelog and much much more!
The goal is to help cyclists to find or share ride locations and help companies to advertise without any cost.
|Dekel Bikes - The Greenhouse For All the Bike Riders
, submitted 28 November 2007
language: en, hbr, fr, de
mountain bike riding guide with videos. article, photo gallery and the hand made carbon bike project.
[Features many excellent English-language mountain bike repair guide videos. If you can't read Hebrew, best start with the Sitemap and check out the videos.]
|New Bike touring website
, submitted 19 November 2007
The idea behind the website is to create an indexed, on-line bike touring archive of useful websites, discussion topics, personal insights, and travel journals. The archive is indexed by location and topic and can be searched by either or both. Currently, the archive has over 400 entries on over 60 countries.
The archive is designed so that anyone can enter information into it after a free registration.
|BikeThatFold.com - Folding Bike Resource
, submitted 14 August 2007
We are a unique resource for people interested in the world of folding bikes. Through our enthusiasm and passion we hope to excite you with the latest and greatest developments in the world of folders. In return, we would like to hear from you. We are interested in information on folding bikes, be it reviews, news articles, folding concepts or folding bike travel and tours.
|The Science of Cycling
, submitted 4 June 2007
|Bikething.org: Marrying the mobility of cycling with the mobility of wireless technology
, submitted 31 May 2007
Bikething.org is a free web & wireless group for people to exchange information to cycling. It has a wireless interface to aid people while they are mobile. It provides an interface for listing locations pertinent to cycling (trails, cafes, bars, bike shops, etc.) and events (bike races, BBQs, Critical Mass rides, etc.).
[You need to register to use this site.]
|Bicycle Maintenance Guide and Riding Tips
, submitted 24 May 2007
A manual of bicycle maintenance and riding tips, for those who want to repair their own bicycles, and ride effectively in traffic and on tours.