Bike to Work - Getting Started
Selecting a Bike
are the most important part of your bicycle. Your bike should be
sized to fit your body proportions and should match your style of
riding, your skill level and where you plan to ride. The equipment
you need depends on the type of riding you plan to do, but a safety-rated
helmet and a strong lock are essential. Whether your bike is new
or old, its gears, chain, brakes and tires must be in good working
A good bike shop can help you find the right bike for your needs and help you keep it in good working order.
If you’re planning to start riding a bike to work, here’s a quick introduction to the tools of the trade.