If you’ve ever started a bike ride feeling a little bit grumpy but ended with an actual grin on your face, you’ve already experienced the endorphin boosting bonus of this outdoor activity. Whether you need proof that your bike riding habit is actually good for your brain or you were looking for a reason to start hitting the pedals on a more regular basis, here are 5 surprising mental health benefits of riding a bike.
We could think of a million reasons why biking to school is the best form of transportation before a long day of classes. So, if you are lucky to live within biking distance to your child’s school, you’ll simply need to prepare them to hit the road—with a few safety precautions, of course. Here are our five tips to prepare your kids to tackle their cycling commute to school.
Biking during the summer isn’t always as easy and breezy as it seems, but there are some skincare, makeup and bodycare products that will work with you while you pedal around town. Ahead, the 6 sweat-proof items that will make you look (and feel) fresh after even 20 miles of hills—with no assistance from your motor.
Perhaps you noticed it last summer or maybe you just realized it last week, but bike shorts have become almost as ubiquitous as basic black leggings. And not just among cyclists who are avid road racers. We’re talking everyone, everywhere, who leaned into the athleisure look for obvious reasons: These stretchy spandex shorts are comfortable, easy-to-wear, super cute and great for impromptu (or planned!) athletic activities but are also great for lounging on the couch.
Whether your little ones have yet to take their first steps, are still working on training wheels or are ready to hit the trails, anyone of any age can enjoy a day of cruising around. Here, a few tips before you strap on helmets and head out for a family cycling adventure.
When bare leg season finally rolls around, we only want to wear dresses and skirts. And while there’s no greater thrill than picking out a cute outfit that feels very spring appropriate, there’s no greater disappointment than realizing it is not bike-friendly at all. Regardless, we’ve got your back so you can rock your spring and summer finest on your Bluejay, without suffering any wardrobe malfunctions.
We’ll admit it: One of the downsides to riding a bike everywhere means some purses just don’t work with a two wheel lifestyle. But, we’ve found five cute bags that will allow you to ride in style...without impacting your safety.
So, you’ve been thinking about changing up your commute to something a little more eco-friendly? Or, perhaps you’ve just had it with sitting in traffic as you watch bikers zoom by? You won’t regret commuting to work on your Bluejay Bike. Before you hop on your bike next, here are our 5 top commuting tips to keep in mind.