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History of The Bicycles

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The bicycle: a staple of modern transportation and leisure. It’s hard to believe that there was actually a time where these contraptions didn’t exist.

Every vehicle has its own beginnings, and that is no different for the bicycle. The bicycle has gone through a lot from the early 19th century until now to become what it is today. It has an intriguing history that is most certainly worth sharing.

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Buyer's Guide To City and Hybrid Bikes

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Looking for an easy and affordable way to enjoy get outside for fitness - and fresh air? Wishing you could find a stress-free and more manageable approach to  running errands? Want a new outlet for commuting, or recreation, that is less aggressive than a traditional road bike but still lightweight and sporty and fun to ride? These are the reasons many people choose a City or Hybrid bicycle. But this isn't your mom or dad's old bike. Older "vintage" bikes are often made of steel, fewer gears, and slower and heavier to ride. Advances in the engineering of bicycles and bicycle frames make these...

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How to Choose Hybrid Bikes

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Hybrid Bike Features Get the Right Bike Fit for You A mix of mountain, road, and touring designs, hybrid bikes mash up specific features to create do-it-all bikes with a wide range of uses. The right type of hybrid bike largely depends on how you plan to use the bike. There are two main decision points when shopping for a hybrid bike: Bike features and components: Things like wheel size, suspension, gears, brakes, racks and fenders determine how you might use the bike and how it will perform. Bike fit: Once you’ve narrowed down your search, it’s important to make sure a...

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A BASIC GUIDE TO CHOOSING A FOLDING BIKE

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THE FOLDING BICYCLE MARKET HAS EXPLODED OVER THE LAST TWO DECADES, RESULTING IN AN AMAZING PLETHORA OF CHOICES FOR THE PROSPECTIVE BUYER, OVER A WIDE PRICE RANGE THAT TARGETS ALL BUDGETS. THERE’S SIMPLY SO MUCH TO CHOOSE FROM, WHICH CAN BE MIND BOGGLING. Here at Folding Tales, we consider the bicycle an important investment that should not be taken lightly, because it costs money. We get a lot of questions about the bikes we ride and while we personally endorse some brands over others, that does not mean that they are right for everyone. You could always sell if you...

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5 Features to Look for in Folding Bikes- Buyer's Guide

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Are you looking to buy one of those popular folding bikes but don’t know how to choose the right one? We’ll help you out with this! When you choose folding bikes, there are typically five features that you should look for to see which one suits you the most. Here are the five criteria that you need to look for in folding bikes: Frame Size – The first thing that you need to check is the frame size of the bike. One thing to take note of is that these bikes pretty much come in a single size. It is...

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