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Review: Orbea Occam M10

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ORBEA OCCAM M10 REVIEW Words by Robert Johnston Photos by Adam Lievesley After Orbea released their re-vamped Rallon platform with plentiful media acclaim, it was inevitable that the shorter travel, all-mountain conquering Occam would see a similar treatment. The separate Occam TR and AM models were consolidated into one; combining aspects from each, and the learnings from the development of the Rallon. The result is this 140mm travel, asymmetrical framed 29er intended for a rider seeking “the best bike for the widest range of conditions”. Orbea supplied the M10 model of the Occam for three months of testing; during which...

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How to Learn to Ride a Bike as an Adult

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Maybe your parents tried to teach you once when you were six years old, but you crashed into a tree and refused to ever get on a bike again. Or maybe no one ever tried to teach you—or you never wanted to learn. But now, several weeks into the pandemic, things have gotten boring. Your partner, your friends, your… Read more... #Cycling #Biking #Bikes

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How Bike Racks Affect a Car’s Fuel Economy

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Roof and trailer-hitch racks are great at toting your gear for a weekend adventure, but those mounts can change the aerodynamics as well as the weight of your vehicle—costing you additional gas money. To find out just how much of an impact they have, our experts measured how different car racks—when empty and when loaded with two adult-sized bicycles—affected the fuel economy of a 2019 Nissan Altima sedan and a 2019 Toyota RAV4 small SUV going 65 mph. For the sedan, our tests revealed that the fuel economy took a significant hit with a loaded bike rack (much more than the SUV’s)—and even the...

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Walmart: TONS of Bikes on Rollback!

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Walmart has TONS of Bikes on Rollback! Now that we are at home a lot, riding bikes has been so fun. If you need a new bike, check this out. There is a good variety of styles and sizes available. Choose in-store pickup or you can score FREE shipping with $35 or more purchase. #WalmartCoupons #CrazyDeals #Bikes #AllDeals

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Getting from point A to point B happens in many ways for different people, and the Gyrocopters Flash portable electric scooter adds another fun option to your choices when deciding how you’re going to get from one place to another

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Read on to find out what cool features this scooter has, and how to enter for your chance to win one! Scooters for the 21st century I had a two-wheeled, non-electric scooter as a kid and teen. It was fun riding around town without having to haul around a bike. Being faster than walking, it meant you could hit up the video game shop, 7-11, and get home in record time. If you wanted to be the coolest kid on the block, you got a scooter. A few years later, scooters got a reboot by going electric. Instead of requiring...

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