Bicycle Newfoundland and Labrador believes that active transportation is an important component in the future health, economic, and environmental well-being of all Newfoundlanders and Labradorians and that a national active transportation strategy would be of immense benefit to the residents of the province. See the full letter of support below.
The fit of your bike affects every aspect of cycling including comfort, control, efficiency, and safety. A professional bike fit is ideal when selecting a bicycle. There are however a few rules of thumb that can guide you if you decide to do your own bike fit. Frame size: Stand over the frame top-tube with […]
In Newfoundland and Labrador all persons riding a bicycle are required to wear an approved helmet. Here’s some key factors when you choose a bicycle helmet. Bicycle helmets fall within three basic types: Recreational helmets will provide basic impact protection for casual riding. Road bike helmets are designed to be light weight, well ventilated and […]
Before a ride do a quick bike inspection to increase your safety, comfort and enjoyment. Check the air pressure of your tires and compare it with the recommended pressure listed on the sidewall. Test brakes for stopping power. Squeeze brake levers to insure that the brakes firmly grip the wheels. For bicycles with disc breaks, […]
Multi-use trails are non-motorized and shared by a variety of users such as cyclists, walkers, joggers, and parents with small children. The users move at different speeds as they have different abilities. The following cycling tips will helps everyone have a safe and enjoyable time. Always wear a helmet and avoid wearing headphones or earbuds. […]
Bicycle NL wants to make sure you’re prepared and ready to roll with some quick tips and pointers. It doesn’t matter what age you are, cycling is a fun activity for all ages; children, teenagers, adults and even seniors. Cycling is good for the heart, lungs and circulation. It improves balance, posture and coordination, and […]