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"Trail" and "wheel flop" bicycle technical terms are explained.
BICYCLING Mar 1990 (v.31#2) pg. 142

SPECIAL SECTION. 1990 bicycle buyer's guide. Includes five mistakes to avoid when purchasing a new bicycle.
BICYCLING Mar 1990 (v.31#2) pg. 149

The ultimate time trial bicycle. Aerodynamic studies of riding position, frame, wheels and components are reported.
BICYCLING Aug 1990 (v.31#7) pg. 98

Figures and formulas. A guide to common cycling calculations.
BICYCLING Mar 1991 (v.32#2) pg. 110

Cycling collectibles. Overview of the bicycle collecting hobby and tips on getting started.
BICYCLING Apr 1991 (v.32#3) pg. 60

Time-tested rules for getting a proper fitting bicycle.
BICYCLING May 1991 (v.32#4) pg. 54

Techniques for fostering a better bicycle club.
BICYCLING May 1991 (v.32#4) pg. 120

Guidelines for a correct mountain bike fit.
BICYCLING Nov 1991 (v.32#9) pg. 39

Tour de France winner gives advice on proper bike fit.
BICYCLING Mar 1992 (v.33#2) pg. 86

Answers to the 10 most common technical questions about bicycles. (1) Breaking spokes. (2) Rear axle breakage. (3) Large cycling shoes. (4) Wobblying bike. (5) Creaking bike. (6) Index shifting upgrade. (7) Lower, customized gearing. (8) New bike tips. (9) Correct frame size. (10) Crankarm length.
BICYCLING Apr 1992 (v.33#3) pg. 150

68 all-time top bicycling tips covering accessories, clothing, repair and maintenance, training, weather, food, travel, safety, etc.
BICYCLING Jun 1992 (v.33#5) pg. 73

Spec'ing your bike. Tools and procedures for determining the frame geometry and component specifications of a bicycle. What the numbers mean to performance.
BICYCLING Jul 1992 (v.33#6) pg. 114

Thirty-three of the best bicycling tips.
BICYCLING Nov 1993 (v.34#10) pg. 40

Dial your bike. This rating key will help you decide if a particular upgrade to your road bike or mountain bike makes sense (based on cost and weight savings).
BICYCLING Nov 1994 (v.35#10) pg. 97

Four main aspects of a proper fitting road or mountain bike.
BICYCLING Mar 1995 (v.36#3) pg. 38

The comfort zone. Small adjustments or upgrades of stem, levers and seat will greatly improve the fit of a woman's bicycle.
BICYCLING Mar 1996 (v.37#3) pg. 38

Eleven steps to a perfect mountain bike fit.
BICYCLING Dec 1996-Jan 1997 (v.38#1) pg. 100

Sizing a bicycle to fit a woman. An overview of the important dimensions.
BICYCLING Apr 1997 (v.38#4) pg. 46

Getting the right fit in a bicycle. Some tips for both road- and off-road bikes.
BICYCLING Apr 1999 (v.40#3) pg. 64

Use your bike all year by converting it to an ice bike.
BOYS' LIFE Jan 1963 (v.53#1) pg. 57

Wing emblems to decorate a bicycle.
BOYS' LIFE May 1964 (v.54#5) pg. 87

A look at the three types of bicycles most common today: single-speed. English racers and derailleur-equipped bikes. A guide to the correct names of the parts of a bike.
BOYS' LIFE Oct 1974 (v.64#10) pg. 13

How to shop for a 10-speed. Tips on what to look for.
BOYS' LIFE Apr 1975 (v.65#4) pg. 11

Tips on how to buy a used bicycle.
BOYS' LIFE Oct 1975 (v.65#10) pg. 16

New federal requirements on bicycle reflectors reviewed. Other suggestions included.
BOYS' LIFE Dec 1976 (v.66#12) pg. 10

Get to know your gears. A description of the gear combinations on a 10-speed bike and tips on how to use them effectively.
BOYS' LIFE Feb 1977 (v.67#2) pg. 12

Keep a bicycle log. Suggestions include a trip log, seasonal log, a group log and a maintenance log.
BOYS' LIFE Apr 1977 (v.67#4) pg. 20

Know your bicycle terms. Definitions of bicycle frame parts, bike componants and riding terms.
BOYS' LIFE Oct 1977 (v.67#10) pg. 18

How to choose the right bike for where you'll ride and the frequency you'll use it.
BOYS' LIFE Dec 1979 (v.69#12) pg. 12

Tips on buying a used bicycle.
BOYS' LIFE Dec 1984 (v.74#12) pg. 10

Understanding gear ratios.
BOYS' LIFE Sep 1985 (v.75#9) pg. 10

Tips for buying a bike.
BOYS' LIFE Nov 1988 (v.78#11) pg. 14

Buying a freestyle bicycle. What features to look for.
BOYS' LIFE Dec 1988 (v.78#12) pg. 8

Shopping for a mountain bike. How to choose a rugged ATB that fits you.
BOYS' LIFE Nov 1989 (v.79#11) pg. 20

BASIC program calculates the gear ratios available from various combinations of front & rear bicycle derailleurs with varying numbers of teeth.
BYTE Mar 1980 (v.5#3) pg. 68
Added Info BYTE Aug 1980 (v.5#8) pg. 18

A look at bicycling as a good way to exercise. Tips on exercising and guidelines on selecting the correct size of bike.
FAMILY CIRCLE May 15 1979 (v.92#7) pg. 190

Tip: Convert a girl's bike to a boy's by brazing on a section of tubing.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #232 Oct 1982 (v.32#8) pg. 22

Convert your 10-speed bike for more comfortable cruising by adding features from all-terrain bikes.
HOME MECHANIX #687 Jul 1985 (v.81) pg. 74

Bucking Bronco two-wheeled bike for thrill rides.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #433 Jun 1964 (v.60) pg. 92

Convert an ordinary bicycle into a folding bicycle. Held together by thumb screws.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #465 Feb 1967 (v.63) pg. 118

How to choose a bicycle for easy riding.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #515 Apr 1971 (v.67) pg. 74

How to "civilize" your lightweight (10-speed) bicycle. Add a comfortable seat, new pedals, add fenders, raise handlebars and add carrying rack. Est. cost: $25.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #531 Aug 1972 (v.68) pg. 114

How to find best buys in used bikes.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #551 Apr 1974 (v.70) pg. 135

Build a bike from junk. How to build a working bicycle from one or more junked bicycles.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #76 Jul-Aug 1982 pg. 88

Build your own three-wheel recumbent (reclining-seat) bicycle. Est. cost: $65.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #81 May-Jun 1983 pg. 162

Excerpt from the book, "Pedal Power", published by Rodale Press, looks at the features of an adult tricycle prototype called the Oxtrike.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1977 (v.24#6) pg. 91

Bicycle blurs. How to make blurred photographs of bicycles in motion.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Sep 1984 (v.13#5) pg. 68

Photographing the sport of mountain biking.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Mar 1991 (v.19#11) pg. 18

Hi-cycle, a two-wheel bicycle with rider over 5 ft. in the air.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1964 (v.121#4) pg. 169

Fit out a bicycle with skis for extra thrills in hill coasting.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1966 (v.125#2) pg. 168

Adding shock absorbers to the front wheel of a bicycle. Est. cost: $2.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1966 (v.125#6) pg. 135

Replacement chain guard from mixing-bowl lid is rustproof.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1967 (v.127#2) pg. 189

Ground-hugger, a low-slung, two-wheel bike constructed from parts of an old bike. A 26" wheel is used in the rear, a 16" wheel is used in front. Pedals are in front of the bucket seat.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1969 (v.131#4) pg. 192

How to build and lace a bicycle wheel.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1973 (v.139#3) pg. 21

Eugene A. Sloane picks 19 bicycles that are best buys for riders age 3 and up.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1973 (v.139#6) pg. 98

What to look for when you buy a bike. A checklist of how to tell a well-made machine.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1973 (v.140#1) pg. 22

How to gear down for easier pedaling. A look at the typical bicycle transmission system and the role of the 10 or 15 gear ratios available on some bicycles. Part 1.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1974 (v.141#5) pg. 21

How to gear down for easier pedaling. A look at the typical bicycle transmission system and the role of the 10 or 15 gear ratios available on some bicycles. Part 2. Removing freewheels.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1974 (v.141#6) pg. 26

Bicycle expert helps you select the best bicycle and accessories for commuting, shopping, touring and camping.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1974 (v.141#6) pg. 90

How to gear down for easier pedaling. A look at the typical bicycle transmission system and the role of the 10 or 15 gear ratios available on some bicycles. Part 3. Making a freewheel bigger.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1974 (v.142#1) pg. 20

How to gear down for easier pedaling. A look at the typical bicycle transmission system and the role of the 10 or 15 gear ratios available on some bicycles. Part 4. Changing to a larger chainwheel.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1974 (v.142#2) pg. 24

Build an adult-sized tricycle from a conversion kit and two regular bicycles. A review of the steps in the conversion. Est. cost: $65 plus bicycles.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1975 (v.143#5) pg. 62

Recycling the classics. Tips on locating and refurbishing a 1940-1950's balloon-tire bicycle.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1989 (v.166#7) pg. 64

A review of the frames, gears and brakes on the newer and more expensive 10-speed bikes.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jul 1971 (v.199#1) pg. 72

How to get the best buy in a 10-speed bike. What features to look for.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1980 (v.216#3) pg. 80

A traveling science laboratory. Using a bicycle to demonstrate the physics of gears, wheels, wind, friction, flywheels, etc.
SCIENCE PROBE! Nov 1992 (v.2#4) pg. 101

How to match your riding needs with today's bike choices. A look at racing, all-terrain and sport-touring bikes. Frame, handlebar, gear, brake, tire and wheel options are explained.
SUNSET Oct 1986 (v.177#4) pg. 68