Some of the most beautiful bikes seen on Cycle EXIF were photographed by Will Goodan. Originally from Los Angeles, Will has been based in Tokyo for the past few years, heads a multi-faceted design boutique and has developed a deep appreciation for Keirin frames. After riding brakeless track bikes around the city, Will built himself a capable commuter in the same vein.
The biggest challenge for bicycling newbies – unless you ride single speed or fixed gear – is shifting gears to keep a comfortable pace. Here are a few tips to help the bike beginner understand why, when & how to shift gears.