How Do I Choose Between A Schwinn Recumbent Bike And Their Upright Exercise Bikes?

When you’re ready to take your bike out for a ride, you may find that you want to take it to a nearby park, a place 500 miles away, or maybe just down the road. Regardless, if you’re like me, you’re going to soon find out that you just dont’ want to ride your bike around the same location day after day. Thankfully for bike racks, you can tow your bike wherever you go.

Well hello? How can you take a clinic without a bike? So off to the bike shops I went. shop A showed me a beautiful Giant Cypher in white with pretty blue designs. The nice man talked about components and shocks and travel.. blah blah blah.. but I was enamoured with the pretty blue designs. Sanity prevailed when I saw the $2,200 price tag, and off I went to bike shop B.

When you’re looking at a used product, there are always a few good things to ask the seller. Why is he selling? Are there any flaws to know about? Is there something he doesn’t like about the bike? What particularly does the seller like about this motocross bike?

That pretty much finalised the decision about which bike to buy and which bike shop to deal with. Now it was just the reality of forking out an obscene amount of money for e bike hours of riding pleasure. At the end of the day, can you even put a price on the “weeeeeeee” factor? I hesitated and stalled, and then thought about it some more. I slept on it and thought about it all day and for 4 more days. On day 5 I made the call. Yes the bike was still available, yes they would get it ready for me, no they didn’t need my credit card information because I could just pay for it when I picked I up. So technically I was still not committed. I thought about it some more, chewed my nails some more and fretted about it some more.

And then on Saturday I went to pick up my bike. I think they showed me something about the shocks and how to adjust the rebound speed and something else.. which I don’t remember because my head was filled with cherubs and harps and hearts and the most beautiful bike you’ve ever seen. Well except perhaps for that Madone, but next year’s model will be even more beautiful.

Mental training is different for everyone. Some people are driven by the desire to see how far they can go while others just tag along with the group for the camaraderie. Find what drives you and stick to a group of training buddies who share similar interests.

Bike billboarding is entertaining. How fun is it to see an overweight guy pulling an ad behind his bike? It’s informative. The bike billboard ad has information about the advertiser. Lastly, It creates curiosity. People look out for bikers anyway. How much more do people look out for a big guy on a little bike pulling a sign that you just have to read? The best part. It all costs a fraction of the price compared to traditional advertising rates.