Home V Brakes vs. Cantilever Brakes: Head To Head Comparison Table of Contents You have plenty of choices when it comes to braking systems on bikes. On many older bikes, the frame and forks were equipped with braze-on mounts meaning they often gave you the option of two types of brake systems, V brakes, and Cantilever brakes. Many riders have
Home Bike Pedal Removal: Everything You Need To Know Table of Contents Working on your own bikes can be even more fun than riding them. The satisfaction of repairing and servicing parts yourself adds to the cycling experience. You don’t need to go to the extent of learning how to build a bike but just general common skills. A job
How To Remove A Bike Chain Table of Contents When it comes to cycling, it’s not just riding your bike that’s extremely satisfying but working on it too. We often get asked a lot of questions about how to work on our bikes, and as cycle mechanics love to answer them for you. One topic that comes up quite often
Home Presta vs. Schrader: Everything You Need To Know Table of Contents Cycling is an amazing sport that comes with a lot of benefits. It’s constantly growing in popularity and a big part of many towns and cities sustainability plans. When it comes to cycling, there’s a lot to learn, not just about riding but about your bike, but how
Cycling has come a long way in the past decade. I don’t think many riders saw gravel taking over and becoming a professional discipline or electronic gearing becoming standard on mid to high-end groupsets. We have seen a lot of new technology, and it’s exciting times.
Cycling is trickier than it seems at first glance. Not only does it make for strenuous exercise, demanding more than just moving your legs, but it also requires maintenance knowledge if you want your bike to go far. Being able to put your bike chain back in place on the fly will come in handy, as will knowing how to change an inner tube.
I was always told as a cyclist that the better you look after your bike, the better your bike will look after you. I personally couldn’t agree more with this statement and feel that for the best cycling experience learning some basic bike repair and maintenance will go a very long way for anyone.
If you are looking to purchase a new bike, or to do a bit of maintenance on one you already own, you’ve probably come across a bunch of cyclist jargon. One of the more common terms you might have encountered is “cassette”. But what exactly is a bike cassette, and why does the term show up so often?
To get the most out of your bike, proper maintenance is a must. Knowing how to handle minor problems, such as how to change a bike inner tube or put a bike chain back in place is a good place to start, but the best thing to do is prevent these issues from happening in the first place. To do this, keeping your bike clean is paramount, and the first place you should start is the chain.
It’s all well and good knowing how to lubricate a bike chain, but if you don’t know when to do it, your bike chain maintenance won’t be as effective. To properly maintain your bike chain, you’ll need to consider how often you ride your bike, and how much punishment you put it through.
If you own or are thinking about purchasing an electric bike, you might have wondered how you would charge the bike itself. Electric bikes all use rechargeable batteries that let them travel at incredible speeds. Each bike model will differ slightly in how they are charged
Although the average E-Bike battery should last a good few hundred journeys, there comes the point where its last cycle ends, and it must be replaced. The exact lifetime of an E-Bike battery is partially dependent on the model, and partially on you, the user.