The Go-To site for casual cycling

Welcome to Cycling Snippets, the site for everyday cyclists. Whether you use your bike every day or some days, as an aid to fitness or simply a healthier activity, for casual errands or meet-ups with friends – here you’ll find articles that cover the many facets of the cycling world – without becoming too technical. We will be providing items for urban cyclists,  road racers and mountain bikers, as well as news and reviews of new (and not-so-new) gear and technologies.

Casual bike riding is simply biking for leisure. This can include taking a leisurely ride around the block, going for a scenic ride in the countryside, or even biking to a nearby town or city. Best of all, it is a relatively inexpensive way to get around.

getting on a bicycle for fun or basic transportation.

Casual biking is also about riding with family and friends, enjoying good weather, and saying hi to both neighboors and strangers. It’s about the freedom that just two wheels can give you. Casual biking is biking without workout clothes. Casual biking is when I hop onto my bicycle because I want to go somewhere.

It’s not about cool gear or speed – this is all about getting out there and getting some exercise while enjoying yourself and the company of others.


Recent Posts

Best Hybrid Bikes: What to Look For

A hybrid bike is just that – a hybrid, a mixture between a road bike, a mountain bike and a town (or city) bike. It will often use components and design elements from all three categories. The result is an all-purpose bike that is good on many types of terrain, without being great on any … Read more
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Fixed Gear Bikes: Old-fashioned machines that are hot right now!

Do you feel like being a little bit retro – and right up to date at the same time?   Then how about riding a “fixie”  (also known as fixed gear bikes) – old-fashioned but up-to-date machines that are also quite practical and have something of a cult following?  Fixies offer an entertaining mixture of … Read more
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Mountain Biking Safety: The Lighter Side…

Most sensible cyclists know that mountain biking safety is something that has to be taken seriously; you need to be alert, even when you’re out for a day’s relaxation.   But life has a way of dishing up the occasional unexpected danger – particularly when animals are involved. While there have been some nasty incidents … Read more

Huffy Panama Jack Cruiser Review:

A Huffy Panama Jack Cruiser offers a return to the basics of cycling, where enjoyment and comfort are more likely to head of list of priorities, rather than speed or performance – all at the lowest possible cost. Huffy cruiser bikes are all about comfort, about relaxed riding and fun in the sun, about attractive frame … Read more

Schwinn Folding Bike Review

If you need an easy-riding bike that can be be folded, transported and stored more easily, then the Schwinn Loop 20 should be on your list of serious contenders. It will suit men, women and older children, and will handle a wide variety of body sizes and weights. As you will discover, it’s a bike … Read more

Co Pilot Bike Trailer Gives You Back Your Active Lifestyle

Got young children? Want to get back to the active lifestyle you enjoyed before the first baby arrived? Then take a look at the Co Pilot Bike Trailer, which can be an absolute life saver for the parents of young children. Or at the very least, a lifestyle saver, because a bike trailer can get … Read more
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Best Mountain Bikes Under 1000?

Having finally decided to buy a new mountain bike, I set my budget at $1000 (a stressful but doable figure). Not knowing too much about the subject, I wanted to the experts to guide me, so I started searching for “best mountain bikes under 1000” reviews. The top site on the first page of Google … Read more

Best Hybrid Bikes Review: Choose the right mix

Not long ago, hybrid bikes were largely defined as a mix between a road and mountain bikes;  machines with flat handlebars, user-friendly gears and brakes, larger/faster wheels and the lighter, close-coupled frames of road bikes. Today a hybrid is quite likely to include elements that used to belong to “city bikes” or even to cruisers … Read more