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Illustrated by Jana Kinsman

Bike Curious: Maintain Your Chain (it's Not Such a Pain)

Basic chain care is worth the effort, surprisingly simple and neither time- nor money-consuming. And a little work goes a long way towards improving your chain’s lifespan and performance. more »

Jul 16, 2012 Features (1 Comments)

Meghan Kelly

Turn Your Bike Into a Rolling Garden

Overtaken by the sudden urge to garden while on her bike, Meghan Kelly shows how to turn your bicycle into a rolling garden. more »

May 18, 2012 Arts & Culture

Illustration by Brooke Appler

How to Pump Up Your Tires

Follow these inflation tips for a smoother and more efficient roll. more »

Jan 16, 2012 , How To's

Photo by Dan Goldwater

DIY: How to True a Bent Wheel

“Ksh ksh ksh” goes your wheel as your ride. This is the sound of a bent rim. Here's how to fix it. more »

Jul 14, 2011 DIY (2 Comments)

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Inner tube chair

Kathleen Wilker

Inner Tubes: Fabulous Off the Bike Uses

Inner tubes make great clotheslines for bike rags, seats for chairs...and all kinds of other off-the-bike creations. more »

Apr 14, 2012 Families on Bikes (3 Comments)

Step one: Borrow a pedal wrench.

Kathleen Wilker

DIY Run Bike

How to make your own run bike. more »

Feb 25, 2012 Families on Bikes

Bike helmet covers keep kids cozy.

Kathleen Wilker

Super Cute Bike Helmet Covers Keep Winter Biking Kids Warm

Balaclavas under the helmet and helmet covers on top of the helmet help keep kids cozy in the winter. more »

Jan 15, 2012 Families on Bikes (1 Comments)

A bike train built for four.

Kathleen Wilker

This Bike Train Fits the Whole Family

There's room for everyone on this four person bike train. more »

Dec 14, 2011 Families on Bikes