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Beginner Video Series
From the outside looking in, cycling might look simple—all I have to do is pedal, right? It can be intimidating if you’re just getting back on the saddle for the first time in years. You might find yourself asking, “Do I have the right gear?” or “What exactly is a bib?”
However, once you take that very first ride, we’re sure you’ll be hooked by the sense of freedom, adventure and joy commonly felt while riding. Not to mention the adrenaline rush as the wind hits your face going downhill on a beautiful day!
Getting ready for your first ride is easier than it seems, and we have a secret to share with you: You don’t even have to wear the tight fitting clothing! To help you get started, we’ve gathered a few videos that will lead you in the right direction and help you hit the open road (or your favorite trail) with confidence.
Repair + Maintenance
Before hitting the streets, make sure that your bike is prepped and ready to go! Most professional bike shops offer maintenance packages to keep you on two wheels. Regular tune-ups keep your bike safe, reliable, and trouble-free.
There are also many things you can do on your own to ensure a safe ride each time you head out. Take a moment to review this series of videos on bike maintenance and tips that every cyclist—from beginner to Tour de France beast—should know.