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How to change a tyre or fix a puncture

A change of rubber on your bike is inevitable at some point. It may be a planned tyre change at home or an emergency repair to fix a puncture when you are out and about. Either way, removing and fitting a tyre is a must-have skill any rider should have. So let’s dig in to […]

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How to setup front suspension

Front Suspension setup is dynamic and specific to the bike and rider. Significantly, a lot of factors affect it’s performance and is key to making your trail-riding fun and exciting. Here we talk about the different types of forks available and a guide on how to setup and tune your front suspension to get the […]

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How to setup rear suspension

Rear suspension setup is dynamic and specific to the bike and rider. A lot of factors affect it’s performance and is key to making your trail-riding fun and exciting. Here we talk about the different types of shocks available and guide you on how to setup and tune your rear suspension to get the most […]

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Electric Bike motors compared

In a busy marketplace with an array of brands offering electric bikes with a choice of motor, lets take a look at the major players, Bosch, Yamaha, Shimano, Mahle Ebikemotion and Fazua and compare what they offer. Some bike manufacturers mix and match motors from different brands across their range. Haibike is a good example. […]

Shimano Hybrid pedals

What pedals do you need?

Pedals supplied by bike manufacturers are often functional but cheap and low quality. It’s common for pedals to be one of the first upgrades riders make so let’s take a look at the different types available and help you decide what style you need. 9/16 vs 1/2 Before we dive into styles let’s have a […]

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How to lube a chain

Why Should I Lube My Chain?  Keeping your chain clean and lubricated could triple the life of your transmission and save you £££ on replacing prematurely worn components. It will help keep your gears quiet, efficient and smooth. Chain lube prevents corrosion too. What Will I Need?  Assuming you have cleaned your chain first, you will need […]

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Chain Lube: A guide

Your bike is spotless. Your drivetrain is clean, dry and you are about to lube your chain. What chain lube do you use? This is a quick guide to chain lubes (short for lubricant) to help you pick the right one for your bike FAQs Is chain oil different from chain lube? Chain lube is sometimes […]

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How to clean your transmission

One of the most important things you can do on any bike is to keep your transmission clean. Cleaning your drivetrain is important for a few reasons and it’s useful to know how to clean your transmisson! Think of your lube attracting dirt & debris and without attention becoming a grinding paste which will literally […]

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Opinion: Never ‘modify’ your Ebike

It’s something we get asked about all the time. UK Legal Electric Bikes are restricted to assist riders’ (while pedalling only) upto no more than 15.5mph or 25kmh. Can you ‘de-restrict’ my Ebike? Yes we can but we categorically don’t and won’t for good reason. Let’s dig into the detail why I think you should […]

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Disc brake noise? How to fix it

Disc brakes are superb when they perform as they should. Quietly. But sometimes, if they get contaminated, that dreaded disc brake noise or squeal happens and they can be the most annoying things on your bike.  What Causes Brake Squeal? There are a variety of reasons that cause your brakes to start making noises. However, […]

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