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Slow Speed Maneuvering

The bikeUMD¬†slow speed maneuvering class will change the way you bike in less than one hour. I took this class myself last week and then commuted in the next day. I was able to bike along at walking speed behind … Continue reading

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Gear Shifting 101

Bicycle Gear Shifting 101 Shifters, Derailleurs, and Pedaling- Oh My! Contributor: Valerie Goubeau Why do bikes have gears? The purpose of gears is to make the bike easier to pedal up hills and enable you to pedal down them. The … Continue reading

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