• Buying guides
    Key winter cycle outfits from dhb's Aeron All Winter Collection
    28 Nov 2019 / Tara Andrews
    Riding in winter can be tricky. It’s cold, it’s often wet and windy so finding the motivation to get yourself out the door can be tough Having said that, winter is a time for some great riding to be had. The change in temperature brings a change in scenery, leaves turn golden and line the roads, cold mornings coat landscapes in frost,...
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    Cassette buying guide
    11 Nov 2019
    ​A bicycle cassette is the cluster of sprockets located on the rear hub of your bike, slotting onto a freehub body and held firmly in place with a threaded cassette lockring. Find out everything you need to know in our Cassette Buying Guide.
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    Cycle tights buying guide
    08 Nov 2019
    Keeping up your riding in the off-season months of autumn and winter can be a challenge, but it is a lot easier if you're warm and comfortable. Keep your legs protected in any weather by choosing the right cycling tights.
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    Base layer buying guide
    08 Nov 2019
    Base layers are the base of any layering system. They are designed to sit next to the skin and wick moisture away from your body. They do this by absorbing moisture (sweat) from the surface of your skin then allowing it to evaporate away. By wicking sweat away from the body, a base layer keeps you dry, comfortable and chill free. Thermal base layers can also help to keep you warm by trapping an insulating layer of warm air around the skin.
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    Cycling and hiking winter jackets, winter coats, Gore-Tex, Primaloft, Polartec
    07 Nov 2019 / Damien Whinnery
    If you’re a cyclist, runner, hiker, fast-packer, or triathlete searching for rain jackets or all-weather layers, you may be feeling a little wet behind the ears given the current deluge of baffling jargon accompanying modern products.
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    Rear derailleurs buying guide
    05 Nov 2019
    A rear derailleur (often referred to as a 'rear mech') is the mechanism that moves the chain from cog-to-cog on the cassette at the rear of the bike. The right hand gear shifter on the handlebars pulls a cable (or uses electronic signals) to move the derailleur, which in-turn moves the chain onto the appropriate cog on the cassette.
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    Inner tube buying guide
    05 Nov 2019
    Inner tubes. They're not the most exciting part of your bike, but they are pretty essential. What's more, if you don't have the right size of inner tube, then you're pretty stuck. We have a great range of inner tubes; for road, mountain bike, cyclocross and kid's bikes. What inner tube do you need? Read on...
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    Bicycle mudguards buying guide
    05 Nov 2019 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Mudguards aren't the most exciting cycle component; but they are one of most useful. Mudguards help to keep you and your bike cleaner, and more comfortable; on those wet and muddy rides. But what mudguards are right for you?
  • How to guides
    bicycle tyre pressure guide
    04 Nov 2019
    The pressure that you choose for your bicycle tyres, whether it is a road bike, mountain bike, or hybrid, plays a huge part in comfort and safety. In this guide, we look at how to get the best tyre pressure for your riding style and conditions.
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    Best kids bike guide
    31 Oct 2019
    Kids love bikes. It is as simple as that. The bicycle has always been a preferred mode of transportation for kids; it fuels their imagination and allows them to roam, discover and appreciate their environment.

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