Posted on June 12, 2023

Mountain Bike Guide

If you’re new to mountain biking then choosing the right bike can seem daunting. With so many manufacturers, models, types and sizes available the options may appear endless. Broadly speaking, a mountain bike or MTB is a bike designed to be ridden off-road on trails and bridleways. In our mountain bike guide we’ll look at...

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Posted on May 14, 2023

Electric Bike Guide

An electric bicycle, or e-bike, looks just like a normal bike but with the addition of a motor and battery; this pedal-assist input helps drive the cranks round so that it enhances your pedaling input. Great for commuters, an e-bike offers a fast and effortless way to get to work even when carrying a load....

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Posted on April 6, 2023

Kids Bike Buying Guide

Everyone remembers their first bike – that first ride and that feeling of freedom. From early-years balance bikes to trail-ready mountain bikes, kids’ bikes are all about building confidence and having fun. Equipped with child friendly components, wheels and size specific frames, there are bikes for kids of all ages – from toddlers through to...

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Posted on March 11, 2023

Road Bike Guide

Modern road bikes have evolved to be versatile machines capable of many different styles of riding. Road bikes can be used for racing, long social rides, boosting fitness, commuting to and from work or heading out on mixed-terrain adventures. It’s not unusual to see road bikes split into such sub-categories as ‘race’ ‘aero’ and ‘endurance’...

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Posted on November 8, 2022

Indoor Smart Trainer Guide

Gone are the days when a session on the indoor turbo trainer meant staring at a cold brick wall in the garage while cranking out max efforts based on perceived exertion alone. Now an indoor cycling experience can be as immersive as riding your favourite roads alongside hundreds of fellow (virtual) riders. It’s long been...

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Posted on November 12, 2021

A guide to winter bike lights

With such an expansive range of lights available to cyclists, we can confidently ride all year round through the darkest nights and gloomiest mornings. To keep riding throughout the winter it’s important to have the right lights for the right occasion. Bike lights can generally be broken down into three categories; commuting, road riding and...

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Posted on June 17, 2019

How to choose the best bike for you

If you’re looking to get into cycling but are struggling to figure out which bike is best for you then this guide is here to help steer you in the right direction. First of all you’ll have to ask yourself a few simple questions to get an idea of what type of bike you’re in...

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Posted on June 7, 2019

The Best Bikes for Commuting

The type of bike best suited to get you from home to work will vary greatly depending on your journey – the terrain, distance, preferred style of riding and budget are among many factors that should be considered when buying a bike for commuting. Whether your ride to work is through a busy city centre,...

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Posted on April 15, 2019

How E-bikes Can Improve Your Fitness

If you’re wanting to get some exercise but are concerned about putting additional strain on your muscles and joints, electric bikes might be a good option for you. If you think electric bikes are strange, we understand your train of thought. Let’s look at the situation from a different light. If you haven’t exercised in...

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Posted on April 10, 2019

How to Choose a Bike Helmet

A bike helmet’s primary purpose is protection in the event of a crash, collision or fall. Most bike helmets will offer a good balance of protection, ventilation and comfort. Although they are not required to be worn by UK law, a good helmet is an essential part of any rider’s kit and almost all cycling...

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Posted on April 9, 2019

How to set your saddle height

Ensuring your bike saddle is set to the correct height can make the difference between an enjoyable ride and one spent discomfort. Setting your saddle height is a simple adjustment to make but is essential to getting the most out of your riding. Finding your optimal saddle position can help improve pedalling efficiency, provide ride...

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Posted on April 4, 2019

How to Set Up Your Bike – Cycling for Beginners

You’ve done your research, you’ve tried and tested the latest models in the shop, and now your new bike is with you at your door!  It now needs to be assembled, and of course, there are many bike professionals available to help with such matters, but if you are thinking of doing it alone, then...

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