Cycle guides
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    Race Face Single Narrow/Wide Chainring
    22 Apr 2015
    Chainrings explained Chainrings are an integral drivetrain component for your bike. Chainrings are fixed to the spider of the crankarm. They can either be welded directly to the spider, or in most cases attached via chainring bolts to the spider arm mounting holes. They engage the bike chain to provide power to the drive wheel. A chainrings design...
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    Cassette buying guide
    22 Apr 2015
    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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    Road wheels buying guide
    22 Apr 2015
    Wheels are your contact point with the ground and play a large part in determining your ride quality. They support your body weight and are powered by your engine as you pedal.
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    Mountain bike wheels buying guide
    22 Apr 2015
    Mountain bike wheels play a large part in determining your ride quality. In this guide we talk about the different kinds of wheels available and the performance characteristics of the various wheel sizes.
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    commuter-tyres-buying-guide
    22 Apr 2015
    Commuting by bike is a great way to get fit, and save money. Making sure that you have a good grip on the road surface, and taking steps to avoid punctures, is wise though; so which tyres are best for commuting? Let's find out...
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    mountain bike tyre buying guide
    20 Apr 2015
    Our mountain bike tyre guide will take you through the various tyre options so you can corner with confidence...
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    Road tyres buying guide
    20 Apr 2015
    Tyres are one of the most important parts of your bicycle; they affect performance, comfort and safety. Road bikes use narrow tyres, so that small contact area with the road is super important! Let's find out more...
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    bicycle tyres buying guide
    20 Apr 2015
    What bike tyres are right for you? At Wiggle, we have wide range of road, mountain bike and commuter tyres for you to choose from. Have a read of our bike tyres buying guide, and learn more about the best bicycle tyres for you and your style of riding.
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    SRAM Guide RS Disc Brake
    20 Apr 2015
    What are disc brakes? Disc brakes are a powerful and progressive braking mechanism; a hydraulic or cable actuated caliper forces the disc brake pads onto a rotor to slow down or stop your bike. The vast majority of disc brakes on mountain bikes are hydraulically activated; brake fluid drives pressure to the caliper and this results in a clamping...
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    image of felt bike
    17 Apr 2015
    "What bike is right for me?" This is a question most of us have asked at some point during our life. Our bike buying guides are designed to guide you through the process of trying to decide what bike is right for you.

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