Follow our rides and get a great price with the Garmin Edge 800 Cycling GPS Computer (Certified Refurbished). The Edge 800 comes with a built-in basemap and is compatible with Garmin microSD™ cards packed with either street or topo maps. Select a destination and Edge 800 provides turn-by-turn navigation prompts on screen. Edge 800 can also guide you along routes you or… Continue reading Follow these rides with Garmin Edge cycling computers
New England cycling books
The Massachusetts North Shore and the Golden Age of Cycling
The American popularity of bicycles originated in Boston, which held the first U.S. bicycle race on May 24, 1878. In 1883, Abbot Bassett of Chelsea set out on the first recorded 100 mile bike ride, meandering on an adult tricycle along the North Shore to Ipswich and back home. George Chinn of the Beverly Citizen… Continue reading The Massachusetts North Shore and the Golden Age of Cycling
Ride your chain back on, without touching it!
If your chain comes off the chain ring, ride it back on. You don't have to stop, or even slow down. There's no need to get your hands dirty. If the chain comes off to the outside of the chain ring, simply keep pedaling gently and downshift to the middle ring. The derailleur will pick the chain… Continue reading Ride your chain back on, without touching it!
Massachusetts Bicycle Law
Cyclists' rights and responsibilities, from the Massachusetts Bicycle Law of 2008 *Cyclists have the right to use all Massachusetts public ways except limited access or express state highways and where signs specifically prohibit bicycles. *Cyclists shall be subject to the traffic laws and regulations of Massachusetts Bicycles shall not be required to be registered. *Cyclists… Continue reading Massachusetts Bicycle Law