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Biking

Biking

Biking can be done all over the world from mountain biking to road biking to urban and total recreational fun.

Biking is a great way to tour a new destination. Or enjoy a family outing. And the best are biking competition travels.

Key Lime Bike Tours Is The Best Way to Learn History of Key West

What is the best way to learn all you can about the place you are visiting? How about a bike tour. And where is biking totally appropriate and fun? Key West, Florida. I found Key Lime Bike Tours via Tripadvisor. What immediately got my attention did not only do you get a fun tour of […]

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Innisbrook Golf Resort Reviews – Much More than Just Golf

My husband and I love staying on golf resorts. But the funny thing is, we are not golfers. I think there is this almost limiting idea that if you don’t play golf that there will be little else for you to do. On the contrary! Innisbrook golf resort review Why We Love Staying on Golf […]

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Things to Know Before You Go on a Mountain Biking Expedition

The thrill of riding over rough terrain, by the path across the stream gives you all the adrenaline rush. Riding on the edges around sharp bends can be nerve-wracking, but those trails that do not get any easier is what the enthusiast in you seeks. The type of bike that you choose is extremely important, […]

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Biking Tips – Road Bike Groupsets: Shimano vs. SRAM

Groupsets represent a collection of components that essentially enable you to stop and go, when riding a bike. Comprising of the drivetrain, shifters and brakes, so upgrading the groupset on your bike can improve your ride performance and enjoyment. Although there are many brands that manufacture bike components and differ in certain ways, in the […]

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Why Mountain Biking Training Requires a Certain Kind of Hydration Backpack

Several months ago my family and I were on a quest for a hydration pack. My sons and husband are avid mountain bikers and the more they train the more they realize how important having a backpack that has the water pack on the inside, with easy access, is for them. That’s how I found […]

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Night Rider – Taking in the Sights of Antigua, Guatemala on a Bike

Whenever we travel anywhere in the world one of the most important things we do is hop on a bike and check out the place. We have done this from Spain to Biking in Vermont to Florida and so much more. And trust me, it never gets old. As a matter of fact, it has […]

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Brand New MTB Bike Park in Guatemala City – Taking it To New Levels

OK, so mountain biking and road biking are not a new thing. However, the popularity of them is certainly growing by the second. Living in Antigua, Guatemala we have seen the rise of biking groups get bigger and bigger. Which is a good thing, but can also be a bad thing if the destination is […]

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Ready to Hit the Pump Track for Some Serious MTB Bike Training

To achieve pro titles in mountain biking you need to train. There is no way around it. If you listen to professional mountain bikers, they will talk about the endless hours of training they have. Living in Antigua, Guatemala there are little places to train well unless you go to parks. Gratefully, our friends at […]

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Kids on Bikes – How Mountain Biking Bonds Our Family

Who knew that when my husband came home with his mountain bike that he bought in Santiago, Chile, it would start a whole new chapter in our family’s life. Not only did it get our kids on bikes, but it has become one of the most bonding adventures of our family as well. Why Kids […]

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How to Use the Hydration Pack by Platypus with Ease

About one year ago, my husband, 38, decided it was time to get back to his childhood hobby – mountain biking. Within a short  year, he has taken his passion of biking to a whole new level of competing and getting the entire family on board, in one way or another. My sons, happily, jumped […]

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Family Yoga – After Biking Routine – Great Way Stay Healthy

Training for mountain biking competitions doesn’t only revolve around the actual biking. There are many components to full-on training. One of the most important, second to nutrition, is stretching and yoga. Family Yoga – Part of the Biking Routine All Ages Must Do In our family all of my men are now officially competing in […]

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Water Bottles for Biking – Mountain Bike Racing – by Polisport

How long do most bike races last? Sometimes 3-4 hours if you’re riding on the slower side. But on average, if you’ve been competing often, it can take around 2-3 hours at most. So what is one of the biggest problems bikers face during a competition? Hydration! This problem can actually be split into several […]

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Mountain Biking – How to Do It with a Young Child

Cycling is, of course, an exciting and a healthy activity, the benefits it has for both children and families cannot be disputed or overlooked. We can borrow from the old adage that a family that plays together stays together and as parents make sure that our cycling is part and parcel of our children’s physical […]

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Family Travel – Benefits of Cycling for Children and Families

You remember when you were a child, cycling was part and parcel of your growing up. It must have been the most important thing that may have happened in your life. At that age, you probably did not know the benefits of cycling for children and families. Now that you have your own, it is […]

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Bike Rental Abroad – Finding the Right Bikes your Family Adventures

If you have followed my blog for a while you might already know that I have two adventurous sons. That’s why whenever we travel I always look for activities that offer a combination between allowing us to learn as much as possible about the place we visited and providing my boys with something exciting that […]

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Top 5 Most Awesome US Cycling Routes

Cycling isn’t just a way to get good exercise, it allows you to experience the outdoors, connect with nature, take a scenic tour of the country, and see some of the nation’s most famous sites and parks like never before. Millions of people in the US go road biking each year as a hobby or […]

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Barcelona City Tour on Bikes – The Best Way to See the City

Where to start when visiting Barcelona? My family’s favorite way to get to know a city is by taking a bike tour. That is exactly what we did. The one main issue with bike tours is that not every company works with young kids, under 16, who need smaller bikes and bike seats to attach to the parent’s bike. […]

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Day Trips From Malaga – Renting Bikes Gives You Freedom

Fact – Our absolute most favorite activity to do in any town, city or country is to rent bikes and explore. So it is a complete natural step for us to find a great company who has all that we need, i.e. bikes for adults and younger kids, plus comfortable bike seats for my five […]

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Bike City Tour of Malaga, Costa Del Sol

After years of traveling, I’ve reached a conclusion. Whenever you are in a new city get your bearings by taking a tour. This can be done in a variety of ways: walking tour, bus tour, or bike tour. We LOVE biking, so to us this is our natural default to practically anywhere we go. The thing […]

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Philadelphia Bike Share – The Best Way to Get Around

If asked, I can think of a hundred benefits of have a romantic getaway. Aside from having adult conversations, enjoying a meal and drinks, watching movies without being interrupted a hundred times, making sure to hit a pool during some part of each day, I would have to say renting bikes and exploring aimlessly is one […]

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