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 […]
Bicycle Newfoundland and Labrador is seeking interested youth (aged 16-20 by December 31, 2021) to participate in the Provincial Development Team Program for Road and MTB. Members of this Program will form the Provincial Cycling Team and work closely with BNL Canada Games Team, following the NCCP Competition Coaching Stream and the Long-Term Athlete Development […]
Cycle for Sight is happening on Saturday June 20th! No barriers to participating: Free registration No fundraising minimums Fully accessible program so anyone and everyone can participate from their own home. Paralympian athlete ambassadors are participating and cheering us all on this year! Ways to participate: Go to CycleforSight.ca on Sat. June 20 th to […]
In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Bicycle NL is extending the list of cancelled or postponed events to include everything originally scheduled on or before July 6. The next recommendation concerning events scheduled beyond July 6th will be published on May 25th. For more information, see the full announcement from Cycling Canada.