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How to Proofide Your Leather Brooks Saddle

How I Proofided My Leather Brooks Professional Saddle Saddle Price: $120.oo approx., LBS Proofide, 25 gram (0.9 oz.) Price: $12.6o incld. shipping, Ebay OK, so when I bought my Trek 520 used, I saved enough money to get a few extra … Continue reading

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Bicycle Registration Services

Here’s some cool info I found in my daily internet ramblings today. These are a few online bicycle registration services. Most of them are free or really cheap. A few of them include stickers to help identify your bike should … Continue reading

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My DIY Pickup Truck Bicycle Racks

I’ve yet to find an affordable method that I like for transporting Road Bicycles in the back of a pickup truck. I don’t want to remove the front wheel or permanently attach something to the bed and I certainly don’t … Continue reading

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Getting Started Bicycle Touring: Bike Camping Checklist

Here’s a great checklist we’ve compiled, based on the gear we usually take with us. It’s in a convenient PDF format. Send us and email at CarolandGuy@IGotABike.com to let us know if you think we’ve missed anything. Bicycle Camping Checklist

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Getting Started Bicycle Touring: Tents and Sleeping Bags

Bicycle camping is a fun and economical way to go bike touring. There are several ways in which it can be approached. It’s not quite car-camping and not quite backpacking, but shares a little from each. If you are already … Continue reading

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Getting Started Bicycle Touring: An Overview

So you think you want to give bicycle touring a spin? (hahaha!) What do you need to get started? First and foremost is a sense of adventure! Like so many other things in life, it’s a mental thing. You have … Continue reading

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