Bicycle Helmets: A How-To

If you can't tell what's wrong in the picture above, you need some help. Does your helmet look like this? Or have you had the same helmet since 1983 (or even more than 5 years old)? Or are you one of those tough guys who doesn't wear a helmet? If you answered yes to any … Continue reading Bicycle Helmets: A How-To

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Caring For Your Bike During Winter Riding

For many riders snow doesn't mean an end to the riding season. Whether you rideĀ in the white stuff for recreation or commute on sloppy roads and sidewalks; your bike is going to need some extra care to survive the winter. The combination of cold, moisture (or ice), and worst of all salt can wreak havoc … Continue reading Caring For Your Bike During Winter Riding

Bike Commuting Tips Part I

With the Emmet County Smart Commute just a few weeks away we thought it would be great to share some of our thoughts and tips about commuting by bike. Our staff has several year-round bike commuters and all of us ride to work regularly in the summer. If you would like to change your commute … Continue reading Bike Commuting Tips Part I