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North Yungas Road in Bolivia was dubbed the "World's Most Dangerous Road" in the 1990s, thanks to the hundreds of people who lost their lives each year on its twisting narrow path with a 2,000-foot drop. But what's it like today?

By Melanie Radzicki McManus

How to change lanes and make left turns on a bike. In this article, learn how to change lanes and make left turns while on a bike.

By Andrew Posner, Planet Green

It will soon be time to go back to school for most college students. Many live on campus and can simply walk to class, but others live too far for that and have to find something faster than feet. Learn more about choosing a bike for college.

By Michael Graham Richard, Planet Green


You don't need me to tell you that bicycles are good for the planet and good for your health. Learn more aobut the 22 weird and somewhat useful bicycle facts for staying green on 2 wheels.

By Mickey Z., Planet Green

Do you want to learn how to use Google Maps cycling directions to plan your bike route? Learn how to use Google Maps cycling directions in this article.

By Contributors

Cycling affords you the opportunity to get some great exercise and take in the sights at the same time. Here are some of our favorite destinations for tourists on two wheels.

By Thomas Moore

Traveling by bicycle is good for your mind, body and the environment. But before you set out to see the world on two wheels, you'll want these insights

By Thomas Moore


Biking while dehydrated is a recipe for poor judgment and low energy. So how much water should you guzzle before, after and during a ride?

By Julia Layton

For many, mountain biking evokes images of a mud-splattered young rider flying over impossible obstacles or a pair of bikers racing down a near-vertical descent. While it can be a thrilling sport, mountain biking is also a leisurely pastime for a growing number of participants.

By Bambi Turner

Mountain biking is an intense sport in which riders need to be committed and prepared to take on rough terrain. Check out these training tips before you hit the trail.

By Stephanie Watson

Mountain bikes have fatter tires to give your bike a better grip on the trail. If you overinflate your tires, they could give you a bumpy ride. Underinflate them and they may tear. How much air should you use?

By Jonathan Strickland


Have you seen those skiing events where skiers dodge around poles at breakneck speed? Replace the snow and the skis with dirt and a mountain bike, and you have dual slalom mountain biking. And that's just one crazy type you can try.

By Caitlin Uttley

Mountain biking can be incredibly exciting, but finding the perfect mountain bike can be a real trial. Here's a little help in choosing the mountain bike that works best for you.

By Ed Grabianowski

Mountain bike tires made of Kevlar are more durable -- but also more expensive -- than regular tires. Does the difference in quality make up for the difference in cost?

By Tom Scheve

You can repair a bicycle yourself instead of relying on a repair shop. If you want to save some money and learn some new skills, find out what materials and tools you need to make common repairs and get your bicycle back on the road fast.

By Editors of Consumer Guide


If you've been on a biking trail in the last few years, you've probably seen all kinds of crazy-looking bikes. Mountain bikes just keep accumulating more gears. Today, some bikes have as many as 27 gear ratios. What do they all do?

By Karim Nice

Lance Armstrong has won yet another Tour de France, breaking the cycling record for consecutive victories in that race. Bicycles are incredibly simple machines, and the "inner" workings are right out in the open for you to see. Find out how all those

By Marshall Brain