Europa cyclekids trip

Posted by Dr. Yan Lyansky on May 17th 2017

I have taken my kids on several RV trips when they were younger. Now they turned 8 & 10 I wanted to take them on a bike trip. So we decided to go to Europe for a 3 1/2 week cycling and van riding … read more

Breaking a chain ( while riding )

Posted by Dr. Yan Lyansky on Apr 27th 2017

It's hard to break a chain, its something that happens to younger folks, because you need to ride hard ( real hard ). I broke my first chain while mountain biking with a good friend 20 years ago. I ha … read more

Cycling in Kaua'i ( Hawaii )

Posted by Dr. Yan Lyansky on Apr 26th 2017

Kaua'i is considered the most beautiful of the Hawaiian Islands. The Nepali Coast is an unbelievable site. The western part of the island is home to Waialeale, one of the wettest places on earth, whic … read more

Tips on mountain biking

Posted by Yan Lyansky on Mar 13th 2017

I have been teaching my kids about cycling and I decided to make a list of tips/tricks:1. On trails with lots of small bumps go fast and you will ride on the top of the make it smoother.2. … read more

Green Companies: How does the Downtube Compare?

Posted by Yan Lyansky on Mar 13th 2017

I always see advertisements about a company being green, especially in the bicycle industry. So how does the Downtube stack up??? We have a near zero carbon footprint, let me explain how this is … read more