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Cycling Essentials Gear Checklist 

Cycling Essentials Gear Checklist   Before embarking on a cycling trip, using an essentials checklist can help ensure that you are fully prepared for anything that may happen on the road. This includes preparing your bike for the trip and outfitting yourself with safety equipment and other essentials. It’s important to stay comfortable while you ride, but you need to be prepared for emergencies as well. Read on for a comprehensive list of the cycling essentials you will need for your next adventure.    Identification Carrying identification is one of the most important items on your checklist. A driver’s license is essential in the case of an accident or emergency. If you have any medical conditions that emergency responders should be aware of, make sure… Read More

How to Fix Bike Creaks & Squeaks

Is your bike creaking and squeaking? It’s easy to dismiss these noises as an annoyance, but they can indicate a serious problem. The good news is, you don’t have to wait for the bike to break.  With a little bit of knowledge, you can diagnose and repair the most common bike noises yourself. And if you’re not sure how to fix something, you can always book an appointment with us, and we’ll bring bike repair services to you! Identifying Common Bike Noises It might sound strange, but identifying the type of noise can help you troubleshoot a problem. Squeaks will have different origins than clanks and clatters, for instance. Below, you’ll find a list to help you… Read More

Road Biking 101: The Beginner’s Guide

You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy a road bike, which is pretty close. Road bikers seek wild adventure and get great exercise while also remaining environmentally conscious. Bikers can take to the pavement in any small town or big city for a real thrill that’s sure to create memories. You really can’t go wrong by adopting this activity into your everyday routine. Check out our beginner’s guide so you can road bike with confidence. Choosing the right road bike Finding a size frame that fits you properly is crucial to riding your road bike comfortably. Talk to your bike shop professional to understand your measurements and learn how to fit yourself for a frame.   Additionally, you will have a variety of options to choose from… Read More

New Year’s Resolutions for Cyclists

2021 is finally here and with it comes opportunities for growth, change, and of course, adventure. At velofix Northeast Florida, we make it our goal to help you go places. This year, let us help you reach new goals, explore new sites, and make new memories to cultivate a happy and healthy life. Here are some resolutions that will inspire you to enjoy your ride through 2021: Ride farther than ever before This year, go the distance by riding farther than you did in 2020. Aim to exceed last year’s distance by 5, 10, or however many miles you can. Track your mileage every day by keeping a daily cycling journal. This will inspire you to ride farther each day. … Read More

Top 10 Benefits of Cycling

When it comes to managing your weight, mental health, heart health, and more, cycling is one of the best workouts you can do. Here are 10 of the many health benefits of regular cycling and get ready to hit the road on two wheels.  Cycling improves mental well-being  Regular physical activity is an important part of mental health. According to a study conducted by the YMCA, people with a physically active lifestyle scored 32% higher on a wellbeing test compared to those who were sedentary.  Cycling promotes weight loss  Cycling, especially at high intensity, helps you burn body fat and control your weight over the long run. It can even help you burn more calories… Read More