Check out this cycling video tutorial to see how to do the bunny hop trick on a bicycle. Your BMX instructor for the day goes through the very basic steps with demonstrations on the bike bunny hop, along with some out-takes at the end to ease the pain of falling on your ass. ...more
Want to learn how to tailwhip your BMX bike? Well, why don't you let Ben Snowden help you out. Watch as Ben Snowden teaches you how to tailwhip on a BMX bicycle in this video tutorial. To learn how to tail whip on the bike, you don't even have to be on a ramp. One way is by l ...more
Check out this video tutorial on how to do the bunny hop to manual trick on a bicycle. Your BMX instructor will go through the basic steps of how to do the bunny hop to manual trick on a bike, along with a few cool out-takes for you to enjoy. Basically, the bike hope to manua ...more
Check out this video tutorial on how to do the manual trick on a bicycle. Watch your instructor go through the basic steps and things to look out for in the manual trick on a bike. What is a manual bicycle trick? Basically it's just riding your cycle on the back wheel, with t ...more
If you do a lot cycling, or are about to go on a long bike trip, you might want to check out a new bicycle seat. This how-to video shows different options for saddles. There are different materials and styles to help keep you comfortable while sitting. Watch this video cycling ...more
Check out this instructional cycling video that explains aerodynamic concepts in bicycle fit and wheels to go faster. The bike fitters at Fit Werx talk about all the components of a triathlon bike fit and how it relates to aerodynamics and the individual. This cycling tutorial ...more
Whenever you're out cycling, you may hit a pothole or some obstruction and bend your rim or take your wheel out of true. Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to true your bike wheels. By adjusting the spokes, you'll be able to bring your wheels back to true an ...more
This how-to video offers some tips for improving bike riding skills. You'll want to work on balance, steering, speed, and how use your weight. Watch this video cycling tutorial and learn how to steer and handle a bicycle.
This how-to video demonstrates the proper procedure for coming to a stop on a bicycle. The rear and front brakes have different degrees of effectiveness, with the front being more powerful. Be sure to keep your weight back to keep yourself from going over. Be careful of skiddi ...more
This how-to video demonstrates the safe way to go through corners or make turns on a bicycle. Start braking before making the turn, so as not to lose control of the bicycle, and speed up when going through. Watch this video cycling tutorial and learn how to ride through corner ...more
This how-to video demonstrates the process of oiling a bike chain. A well-oiled chain will keep the bicycle running smoothly and prevent any possible breakage. Watch this video cycling tutorial and learn how to oil a bike chain.
Fitting a helmet correctly is an important part of cycling. A helmet used properly, like in this how-to video, will drastically reduce the chance and severity of injury. Watch this video bike riding tutorial and learn how to wear a bicycle helmet.
This how-to video details different ways to hold onto a bicycle handle bar to maximize comfort. This is especially important for long rides. Demonstrated are in the drops, in the hoods, or on top of the bars. Watch this video cycling tutorial and learn good handlebar positions ...more
The riding style demonstrated in this how-to video is very common to take, is legal, and encouraged. If the road is too narrow or there is too much traffic, it might be safer to ride single file to make room for other vehicles. Watch this video cycling tutorial and learn how t ...more
Bicycle maintenance doesn't have to be a hassle. This cycling video from Weldtech will teach you how you can adjust a rear mech on your bicycle.
To prevent accidents, it's important to indicate to other riders what you're doing. This how-to video covers good cycling communication. These skills are especially important while riding in groups, when visibility is low. Watch this video cycling tutorial and learn how to sig ...more
Katya Meyers, professional Ironman triathlete offers some cycling tips in this how-to video. Learn how to find a proper seat height, reach, and pedal stroke. Watch this video cycling tutorial and learn how to pedal like a pro.
Riding a bicycle by yourself can be a pretty enjoyable experience. But riding in a pack can be much more satisfying. If you're interested in riding with a pack, there are some riles and proper etiquette that needs to be followed. In this tutorial, you'll find out how to get i ...more
This how-to video demonstrates the process of switching gears on a bicycle. Depending on the number of chains and hubs, your bike will have a varying number of gears. You should be aware of the terrain and make sure you are in the appropriate gear. Don't change gears under pow ...more
There's more to pedaling than meets the eye. This how-to video offers some advice for keeping up a good cadence, or rotations per minute. Many unexperienced cyclists will pedal slowly at a high gear, but this will just wear the rider out quickly. Too quick pedaling will cause ...more
This how-to video demonstrates the process of centering the piston on a bike. One piston might be touching the disk more than the other. Try to evenly space the pads. This will keep the wheels running freely. Watch this video cycling tutorial and learn how to centralize the pi ...more
This how-to video offers some steps for coming to a safe stop and a quick start on a bicycle. Coming into the stop, lift the foot off the bike pedal early so you have a chance to get the foot on the ground before stopping. Use the brakes while in the stop position. Reset the p ...more
Joseph L. Griffiths, an Australian artist who resides in Paris, has created a DIY bicycle-powered drawing machine. I'd like to see a video of the piece in action. Says Griffiths: "My drawings and mechanical installations seek to transcribe the living relationship between man ...more
The Gumby bike. The invisible steering bike. The spokeless bike. All kinda bizarre. All kinda awesome. Designed by Luke Douglas as an entry for the James Dyson Awards, the Lunartic Cycle boasts a toothed belt drive and hubless rear wheel. I want one. Previously, The Invisible- ...more
From LAist: Los Angeles may be gearing up to finalize its master bicycle plan, which would bring some 1,600 miles of bikeways to the city, but that may not be enough for those whose primary location is USC. That's where some 10,000 to 15,000 cyclists roam the campus each day, ...more
Cycling enthusiasts, behold. Fastest bicycle in the world, designed by VARNA of British Columbia. Pretty impressive. Check it out, Barbara Buatois of France completes her new One Hour World Record at 75.458 MPH this past July.
We don't spend much time thinking about bicycles today, do we? Sure, they're a "green" alternative to driving everywhere in cars, but the vast majority of America has dismissed them as simply being too much work, or more importantly—too slow. That wasn't always the case, thoug ...more
Jennifer Hopkins. She's a swimmer, a cycling master and a superstar runner— she's an Ironwoman. She's also a victim of multiple sclerosis, lupus and myasthenia gravis, three rare autoimmune diseases that would ruin the best of us. But Jennifer Hopkins keeps fighting and is cu ...more
Sure, there's lots of bicycling clothing out there, but most of it doesn't work too well for everyday wear, leaving you a bit out of place when you've reached your destination. You know what we're talking about, guys: those too tight, super contouring bike pants that facilitat ...more
Whether you use your bike everyday or for the occasional spin, regular care and maintenance, including cleaning, will keep it in good condition and ensure your safety when cycling. Watch this video tutorial for tips on how to maintain your bicycle. To keep your bicycle clean a ...more
Maintaining your bicycle's brakes is essential in ensuring a safe ride when cycling. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to maintain and fix bike brakes. Fix bike brakes - Part 1 of 2. Click through to watch this video on howto.tv Fix bike brakes - Part 2 of 2. Click throug ...more
Wow, the lengths some go to for a spot in the advertising limelight these days... NeilPryde Bikes created this advert of a "mad frenchman" riding a bike in flames. What do you think? Jackass worthy? Previously, Bicycle of Death (Yes, That's a Flamethrower). A Lesson in Adverti ...more
This how-to video offers some tips for maintaining a straight line when you have to look away briefly. Most riders will veer around wildly when they're not looking where they're going, but work up the skills to keep moving forward safely. Watch this video cycling tutorial and ...more
Bicycle riders in groups often don't leave each other enough room. This how-to video demonstrates good safety cushion technique for bikes. Space is important to allow for maneuvering around pot holes or traffic. Watch this video cycling tutorial and learn how to maintain a saf ...more
Ever wonder what basic tools you should have for all your bicycling needs? This how-to video covers some basic gear that will help you with frequent bike repairs. Tire levers will help change any flats. A multi-tool will keep you from needing to buy several different Allen key ...more
What makes a triathlon bike a triathlon bike? Check out this instructional cycling video that teaches you about angles, seating, position, aerobars, and the importance of a proper bike fit. In summary from the video, a triathlon bike has a steeper angle for the seat-tube which ...more
Danny MacAskill has been a cycling and internet god since the day he surfaced on YouTube back in April of 2009. A Scottish street trials pro rider for Inspired Bicycles Ltd., MacAskill has been practicing his stunt riding for over 12 years. He gave up his job as a mechanic to ...more
I'd take one of these: "Wallpaper commissioned a bike, two in fact, that could be broken down (using very clever and super-sturdy S&S couplers), packed in a bespoke bag and loaded on a plane, with no excess baggage charge, and taken with us wherever we went. The project pulle ...more
Ride your bike in style! Check out this how-to fashion video and learn how to make an easy little hat to wear out on your bicycle. This Earth Day our good friends over at Rocks and Salt Design show us how to make an awesome cycling cap just in time for spring. Threadbanger is ...more
Safety is of primary concern when driving a vehicle or riding a bicycle. Watch this video tutorial on how cyclists and motorists can safely share the road when the former wants to make a right turn and the latter is cycling straight.
Watch your back, Danny MacAskill, these fräuleins sure know how to maneuver a bicycle. Whew! Ladies. Shwesters, in fact. (Sisters). Carla. Henriette. Impressive, impressive cycling. European Junior Championships Indoorcycling, 2009. Carla Hochdorfer, Henriette Hochdorfer: A ...more
Finally, a well designed solution to studio-style living. The Contortionist bicycle. London-native Dominic Hargreaves, unhappy with the available options, designed this folding bike himself (true DIY spirit). “I couldn’t find a folding bicycle I liked. I wanted something tha ...more
Our 3G Tower Is Broken : The Trials & Tribulations of Staying Connected on a 3-Month Bike Trip Across Central Asia
Silence spreads over these mountains like nothing I've ever felt. If I didn't have Moby blasting in my earphones, there'd probably be no other sounds around. Well, except for someone, Phil probably, murmuring in a nearby tent just low enough to make his words indiscernible. W ...more
In the past few weeks, you've already learned how to make your bike light up at night with some DIY rim lights and handlebar lights. But how about something a little more functional? Instead of using those tedious hand signals (which drivers don't even understand), spruce up y ...more
Will the predicted apocalyptic date—December 21st, 2012—really be the end of the world? In this ongoing five-part series, we examine what would happen if zombies, nuclear weapons, cyber wars, earthquakes, or aliens actually destroyed our planet—and how you might survive. End ...more
The Super Bowl of bicycle racing, the Tour de France, added augmented reality to its TV broadcast this year. Denmark's TV 2 built a new studio for the broadcast where on-air personalities where able to stand in front of virtual backgrounds and behind a large touchscreen table ...more
Winter is already here, and when Jack Frost is nipping at your nose, he tends to nip on your wallet, too. That's right—between holiday parties, gift-giving, heating bills, and all the required snow and wet-weather gear you need, the winter months can get pretty expensive. So ...more
Microbial cells can improve the functionality of clothes in creative and useful ways, including cooling us down during a workout or making clothing glow for better visibility. The innovative products were developed by a team of 14 researchers from MIT, in such broadly diverse ...more