Biking

  • Indoor Bike Trainer Buying Guide

    by Katherine A. Roccasecca 

    Indoor Bike Trainer Buying GuideMaybe it never gets bitterly cold where you live and train. Maybe you don't have to contend with 18 inches of snow on the roads. However, there are still plenty of reasons for you to get an indoor bike trainer.

    We will share those reasons with you, and once we have convinced you that you need one, this indoor bike trainer buying guide will help you narrow down the overwhelming choices.
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  • Which Burley Trailer Is Right for You?

    Kyle's Bikes can help you choose the right Burley trailer for you and your familyby Kyer Robinson

    Chances are you have seen someone pulling their kids in a Burley Trailer. You may have noticed them at the park, or on the local bike trail. You may have even seen someone pulling their dog in one.

    If you have decided it might be time to get a trailer, we are here to help you decide which model. This guide will help you understand what to look for when selecting a trailer.

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  • Why Invest in a Quality Kids Bike

    Quality Kids Bikes are safe and durableby Alexa Middleton

    The kids are out of school, summer weather is finally here, and it’s time to get your child back on a bike! At Kyle’s Bikes, we are passionate about helping you start your children out on their cycling journeys, and starting them out right.

    When you come into our store to shop for a kids bike, you will notice that our prices are higher than big-box store prices. But there is a reason we stock the kids bikes we stock, and why you won’t find a princess-themed or Paw Patrol bike among them. We are only willing to sell you bikes that your kids can ride safely.

    I asked our sales staff and mechanics why they think investing in a quality kids bike is worth it, and here’s what they gave me. Continue reading

  • A Year of Bike Commuting: 5 Lessons

    Doug "Shark" Balvenz arrives to work with a smile after bike commutingby Doug "Shark" Balvanz

    About a year ago I retired from my Adult Job and started working part time at Kyle’s Bikes in Ankeny, Iowa. I had never really used my bicycle to commute to work, but I decided since I was working at a bike shop, I’d give it a try. I thought I had it all figured out. But I found out that the experiences I’ve had in the past year changed some of my thinking. Here is what I’ve learned. Continue reading

  • Bike Shoes, Pedals, and Cleats Buying Guide

    Bike shoes, pedals, and cleats buying guideBike shoes, pedals, and cleats… Oh my!

    If you've decided you want to make the move to clipless pedals, but you're having a hard time figuring out which shoe is compatible with which pedal, we can help!

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  • Why Are They Called Clipless Pedals?

    Let's get this question out of the way. So, if the cleat on the shoe clips into the pedal, why are they called clipless pedals? Simply put, the action of locking the shoe to the pedal is not where clipless pedals get their name.

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