Easy Bike Touring: What Equipment Should I Get?

Easy bike touring with a single overnight doesn't require much gear. We recommend products for a great experience on the bike!

When a customer asked us what she needed for an overnight bike camping trip, we asked our internet sales guy Matt, who has a lot of experience with bike touring, for some advice. Continue Reading →

Cycling Product Reviews: Work Stands, Magnetic Trainers, Garmin Edge

We’re passing on some product reviews we’ve found that focus on cycling products we use and like at Ben’s Cycle. Product reviews from different people give us a sense of Continue Reading →

Great Stocking Stuffer Gift Ideas from Ben’s Cycle

The Ben’s Cycle Holiday Gift Guide is a valuable tool for finding the right gift for the cyclist in your life – or maybe just to find something new for Continue Reading →

Gifts the Family Can Get for the Cyclist in Their Lives From the Ben’s Cycle Holiday Gift Guide

In this section of the Ben’s Cycle Holiday Gift Guide, we pick 10 gifts that your family could fairly easily get you by simply walking into Ben’s Cycle, going online Continue Reading →

Tools, Saddle Bags, Clothing, and Shoes: Gifts for a New Rider

When you’re just starting out riding a bike, it seems like you need everything! Not really. For a new rider, a few essentials like a tool and repair kit, shorts, Continue Reading →

Nine Ways to Winter-Proof Your Bike

Despite the unseasonably warm weather we’ve been having in Wisconsin this October, we know that winter is fast approaching. Our friends in New York State already had several inches of Continue Reading →

Ask Ben’s Cycle: What Do I Put in My Saddle Bag? Part 3: Tubes, Tire Levers, Pumps

We’ve done a few posts now about what to put in a saddle bag. We started with the bag itself, then went to multi-tools. Today, we’re going to talk about Continue Reading →

Ask Ben’s Cycle: What Do I Put in My Saddle Bag? Part 2: Multi-Tools

Yesterday, we started to answer a question from a new rider about what to put in a saddle bag. The simple answer was a bag, spare tube, multi-tool, and CO2 Continue Reading →