Ok, actually what you need to be doing right now is riding a bike (I hope). But if for some reason that's not happening/possible, then these YouTube channels are your next best bet:
Global Cycling Network - A one-stop shop for cycling fans. Includes trainer workouts, cycling ettiquette, basic maintenance, and explorations of bike culture.
For our money, there's no better way to spend an afternoon than spinning on two wheels. But if the weather's not cooperating or the sun gone down too soon, then there's no better way than spending an afternoon getting inspired to ride tomorrow by watching a great movie about bicycles. Here are seven you can stream right now with your Netflix and Amazon Prime accounts.
Brilliant! A handmade rearview mirror for bicycling. For whenever you need to see what's happening behind you, or just need a constant reminder of what brand of sunglasses you're wearing.
While Bikes and the City doesn't give complete step-by-step instructions, a quick look at the photos intimates the process:
Agreed: there's plenty of expensive bicycling clothing out there, designed for aerodynamics and for staying out of the way while peddling. But many of us use our bikes for much more than recreation and racing...namely, from getting from one place to another. So, here are several ways to customize an existing pair of pants for maximum usefulness while cycling, but which you can still wear once you've arrived at your destination.
The casquette - cycling cap - is styled to keep the sun out of your eyes and the rain off your face while not obstructing your vision.
While they were plenty available in the 80s, they're a bit harder to find in the U.S., and often come plastered with team names or advertisements. So, our vote, as per usual, is to make your own.
Flickr user Panda Face has created a pattern that allows you to use whatever sort of fabric you'd want.
"Here is a basic pattern for the cycling cap I made. I have a big head so pull in the seams untill it fits you, then hem the length and stich the bill on. Cut on the thick lines, sitch the thin. If you