17 March 2015
Does your bike not ride as smooth as it once did? Do you hear a grinding sound coming from the wheels or the crank? Is the bike not as fast as it used to be? If any of these questions ring true, it might be time for some bearing maintenance. What is a bearing? Simply put, a bearing is a structure that supports a moving part. For instance, when you turn the handlebars to steer your bike, a bearing in the head tube allows the movement between the frame and the fork.
11 February 2015
Football, soccer, basketball . . . these are all popular sports amongst kids, but there's only one sport that combines the best qualities of all three. That sport is lacrosse, a traditional Native American game that's now becoming more mainstream. If your kids haven't yet picked up a lacrosse stick, you might want to buy one for them, as lacrosse could very well become their favorite sport. Here's why: You can play it year round.
23 January 2015
If you are in college or about to start college away from home, then transportation can become a real issue. One way to resolve this issue is with a long-term motorcycle rental. Riding a motorcycle, especially while in college, is exhilarating, economical, and a whole lot of fun; however, before you rush off to get that motorcycle, make sure that you understand the safety risks and the lifestyle adjustments that come with responsible motorcycling.
15 January 2015
For cyclists, eating correctly is just as important as proper training. If your body doesn't have the nutrients it needs to perform well, you won't perform nearly as well as you could. During a race, that means you won't achieve your time goal. With an endurance ride, you might not make it all the way. Dietary preparations begin at least one day before an event. There are also nutritional considerations to make during and after your ride.
16 December 2014
Most hockey players know that a certain odor is synonymous with the game. What few players take the time to understand is that hockey equipment that is not cleaned properly not only smells, but it can become a bio-hazard as well. Here are three noxious substances commonly found on hockey equipment, and suggestions for eliminating these substances before they become a serious health hazard. 1. Bacteria These microscopic organisms are responsible for the pungent odor many people associated with the game of hockey.
3 December 2014
If you enjoy extreme sports, snowboarding is a great activity to do. This activity gives you the chance to go fast and do novel tricks, but you will need the right board. In order to help you out with the board selection process, these things can be considered. Size One of the most important things to consider is what size of board you are going to need. If you are just starting out, getting a shorter board is preferred.
26 November 2014
A gun can be an effective way of keeping your family safe from criminal activity. Unfortunately, gun accidents can happen, and this is a risk that is especially alarming for parents. If a child were to get ahold of a gun without supervision, they could accidentally kill or wound themselves or someone else. Fortunately, gun safes can be a great solution for preventing these types of accidents, but not everyone realizes this.