Bike Monkey Blog - Articles about cycling

Finding New Routes in 3 Easy Steps

February 27, 2018
Sometimes all you need is a change of scenery.   It’s easy to get stuck in a rut, embedded in a routine, and feel unable to break out of this. Runners and cyclists alike have this feeling sometimes. They feel like they’re just running the same old, tired road. It saps your...

Bike Monkey Athlete Profile: Belle Henderson

September 1, 2017

It’s important to have something to do when you’re not juggling or playing ukulele, or both for that matter, and so when Belle Henderson wants to burn off some excess energy, she hits the trails.

Belle has been a part of the Bike Monkey team since the fall of 2015, training...

5 Slick Tricks To Help You Start Biking To Work

August 25, 2017

So you've decided that you're going to ride to work. Good call. There are some pretty amazing physical and mental benefits from pedalling it out on the way to work. But don't get ahead of yourself. If you haven't biked a lot, there are a few things that you might want to consider...

Ride Together: Learning To Ride in a Pack

June 13, 2017
You’ve got it all. You’ve got the stamina. You’ve got the speed. You’ve got the mental and physical tools to win it all. And then you don’t. Why? Well, there are a million reasons; millions of reasons that are beyond our control. The roads could be bad. You could get a...

4 Poor Excuses To Not Start Biking

May 24, 2017

So you’ve been thinking about giving cycling a try. You understand the basic premise and despite maybe not biking for the past 10…or 20…or 30 years, you’ve come to understand that it’s “as easy as riding a bike.” Great. So how do you actually get you...