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Home - www.About-Bicycles.com Information on bicycle types, bicycle accessories and online bicycle sites. Recommendations for specific bicycle accessories and detailed bike path descriptions.

About-Bicycles Site Topics and Pages

Bicycle Accessories Having the right bicycle accessories available when you need them makes the difference between just another ride and a ride that you don't really want to end.

Bicycles Online - Whether you're into mountain bikes, road, recumbent, BMX or hybrid bikes you need the right bike and you don't want to spend half the riding season looking for it.

Mountian Bikes Often, you can find many mountian bikes and mountian bikes parts as easy online as you can at the local bike shops.

Comfort and Hybrid Bikes Are you looking for a good all purpose, practical and comfortable bicycle? If so, the comfort and hybrid bicycle category is what you want.

Bike Parts If you ride bikes, you are going to be needing bicycle tires, bicycle wheels and bicycle parts and accessories pretty regularly.

Kids Bikes The transition from kid seats and trailors on the back of your bike to their own brand new mode of transportation requires a little patience and some adjustments in your own riding style.

Bike, Trailers and Bike Seats Find the Right Kids Bike Transport Accessories to bring the entire family on those bike rides that you love so much.

Tandem and Recumbent Bicycles Recumbent bicycles - more comfort more efficiency and speed. Tandem bicycles - bicycles made for two.

*** Bicycle Touring and Trails We have a very large collection of bike trail information and photo pages primarily of northeastern Illinois and Wisconsin... But more to come soon... Do You Have a Dream? I have had a dream for a while now of bicycling across the US...

Exercise Bikes - Exercise Bikes, Reviews, Benefits, Recumbent and Upright Stationary Bikes

Bike Trainers - Bike Trainers, Exercise Bike Stands, Indoor Cycling Equipment and Bike Training

Road Bikes - Descriptions and comparisons of some of the common road bikes (touring, sport and racing bikes)

Bicycle Accessory Topics and Resources

Cycle Computers (speedometers, odometers) A good cyclecomputer is one of the most useful and interesting accessories that you can have on your bike. Speedometer, Odometer, Trip Meter, Date and Time, Riding time vs Elapsed time, averages...

Bicycle GPS Find the Best Bicycle GPS units, quickly and easily and see what makes them the ultimate cycle computers

Bicycle Lights There is a great selection of compact, bright, battery powered, clip on bicycle lights to choose from online today including high beam/low beam for extended battery life, halogen, LED, headlight, taillight, combos headband lights, helmet lights and more.

Bicycle Bags Good bicycle bags (cycle bags, packs and racks) are essential for trails and distance rides, touring and utility riding. I have always found that a very basic behind or under the seat pack work very well for most typical situations (trials, quick trips, etc.).

Bicycle Hydration (bicycle water bottles, packs, etc.) Water... Such a basic and simple need and it's everywhere... Except out on a long trail or road on a really hot day when you really need it! A good water supply... (as American Express used to say... "Don't leave home without it"!)

Bicycle Locks Help keep people honest. If you are going to leave your bike somewhere, you have to have some good bicycle locks.

Bicycle Clothing Mostly what you really need as far as bicycle clothing goes, of course, is what makes you comfortable (some people may require more style to be comfortable than others :-) ). First of all, dress for the weather. You will be much better off if you respect mother nature and consider what the conditions will be like on your entire ride...

Bicycle Car Racks Vans and pick-ups come in very handy for bike transportation. If that is not an option though, or if you just have too many riders coming with you or need the extra space... well you will be needing a bicycle car rack to get to the best riding locations.

FREE Bike Trails Maps

FREE Bike Trail Maps Resource -  Most of the free online bike maps are available through various government, county and municipal sites. Here's a non commercial, true resource for FREE Bike trail maps (printed and online).

Cyclists - Apply for a Bike Credit Card with cash back, rewards and customization options.

Articles and About-Bicycles Resources

Cycling Articles Cycling Articles - Interesting, Informational and Entertaining Bicycle Article Resource

Online Bike Sales Shipping and Assembly - Helpful information on shipping costs, assembly requirements and delivery options for online bike purchases.

Online Bike Stores - Where to purchase the most popular brand name bicycles online.

Best Buy Bikes Online - for the latest sales and deals on quality brand names bikes for sale online.

Bike Trail Flooding on Paul Douglas Bike Trail - Photos and description of the flooding on the west side of the Paul Douglas Bike trail.

Bike Trail Flooding on the Des Plaines River Trail - Photos and summary of flooding from May, 2010

Submit a Bike Trail Description / Story. If you have a bike trail description or even a casual (but bicycle touring or trail relevant) bike trail story that you would like posted on this site, please feel free to submit it.

Bike Trail Blog Archives - Misc. bicycle articles, bike trail info and stories. This page is dedicated to misc. bike trail descriptions and casual bike stories, comments and articles... This is the original HTML version of the blog which has been replaced by the official About-Bicycles Bike Blog (see the link below).

About-Bicycles Bike Blog - The About-Bicycles Bike Blog.

Bike Trail Blog II - The about-bicycles bicycle articles (bike blog) Archive number 2, which includes bike stories and articles from 5/24/2004 thru 10/3/2004

Bike Trail Blog I - The about-bicycles bicycle article (bike blog) pages have grown... This is Archive number 1, which includes the original stories and articles... - 5/20/2003 - 2/28/2004

Cycle Computer Features, Functions and Comparisons - An overview of common bicycle computer, cyclocomputer features functions and price comparisons.

Mountain Bikes in the Snow - An article and some notes on mountain bikes in the snow.

About... About-Bicycles - a brief background of About-Bicycles, the publisher and writers.

Contact - Email address for About-Bicycles.com.

Partner Links - About Bicycles  Partner Links. Related bike product sites and other helpful partner sites.

Link To Us - From your website or swap links with us and contribute to the success of both of our websites...

Submit Articles - Submit bike product and bike trail related articles to this website. Get your articles posted with references to your own site.

2011 Bike Trail and Events Calendar - Get a FREE 2011 Cycling Calendar, with bike trail photos and cycling events and/or a free Calendar Generator Program.

2012 Bike Trail and Events Calendar - Get a FREE 2012 Cycling Calendar, with bike trail photos and cycling events.

2013 Bike Trail and Events Calendar - Get the FREE 2013 Cycling Calendar, with bike trail photos and cycling events.

Cycling Events Calendar - See this page for the latest upcoming Cycling Events .

iFit Live Summary and Review. (the "Killer App" for Fitness Equipment")

Fox River Trail South Construction - South Elgin - The bridge construction on the Fox River Trail.

McHenry County Prairie Trail Detour - Updates on the 2013-2014 detour in Algonquin.

Millennium Connection to North Shore Bike Path - Millennium Trail connection to the NSBP

Exercise Bike Specials - Black Friday, Cyber Monday - 2011 Holiday Specials

Exercise Bike Specials - Exercise Bike Special Promotions, Sales, Discounts and Coupons

Bike Specials - Bike/Bicycle Special Promotions, Sales, Discounts and Coupons

Fox River Trail Adventure - Here's a 1'st hand detailed description of some of the highlights from some of our trips from East Dundee Ill to Genoa City Wisconsin.

FREE Bike Trail Maps Resource - Most of the free online bike maps are available through various government, county and municipal sites. Here's a non commercial, true resource for FREE Bicycle trail maps (printed and online).


Review Archives

Bike Review Archive - Bike reviews for older models and models that are no longer available (or difficult to find) online or in retail stores.

Exercise Bike Review Archive - Exercise Bike reviews for older models and models that are no longer available (or difficult to find) online or in retail stores.