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Disc Brakes vs. Rim Brakes

Today, there’s a huge debate going on: Disc Brakes vs. Rim Brakes. Bike manufacturers and some serious bike riders swear that disc brakes are the future. Some say they provide better braking performance, while critics respond that the most important part of a bike isn’t the brakes, but the tires, which provide better grip and...

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9 Ways to Maintain an E-Bike

Your bike is many things: transportation, a platform for fun, and a utilitarian tool. If you ride your hybrid bike frequently, the miles, bumps, and wear can be hard on its components. Luckily, good hybrid bike maintenance can help you keep your bike in great shape for years to come. But what, exactly, should you do …...

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How Fast Do Hybrid Bikes Go?

There are many factors that come into play when considering how fast a hybrid bike can go. Before you buy a bike there are two main things you should think about: How Heavy is The Bike? The most obvious thing to consider is the weight of your bike. The heavier the bike is the more …...

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How To Tighten Bike Brakes

The brakes on your bicycle are one of its most important factors. Without properly functioning brakes, your bike is not safe to ride because you will not be able to slow down or stop as effectively as you might need to. Especially if you’re going at breakneck speed on a hybrid bike during a downhill slope. How …...

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How to Inflate Your Bike Tires

If you own a bicycle then at one point or another you are going to have to inflate your tires. The basic thing to know is that your tires have two components; the rubber casing on the outside, and the inflatable inner tube on the inside. The inner tube is filled with air using a …...

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Tips to Avoid Flat Tires

A simple puncture can ruin your day. One of the best ways to ruin a good ride is to have a flat. You have to stop, all your buddies have to stop and usually they stand around critiquing your ability to change a tube quickly. They’re rarely complimentary. You can feel about an inch high. …...

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Competitive Cycling – What You Need to Know

Want to train like a professional cyclist? There are components to a cyclist’s lifestyle that could be adopted by all cycling fans to improve their performance, and also inspire them towards taking their training up a notch to achieve a higher level of training or racing: 1. Rules of Competitive Cycling Organisers of events are...

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Right Cycling Clothing for All Weather

Whether you’re a professional cyclist or a keen amateur like me, what you wear matters. Not only can it keep you comfortable and improve your performance, it can also keep you safe while you’re out on your road bike. That’s why I’ve made this short guide to what to cycling clothing – so you know …...

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Bike Care 101

Regardless of whether you’ve been cycling for a number of years or you’ve just bought your first bike, it’s important to have a basic understanding of bike care and maintenance. With this knowledge at your disposal you can ensure that your bike remains in a decent condition and offers you optimum performance when out on …...

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How to Encourage People to Take Up Cycling

The last few years have seen a rapid upsurge in the number of people taking to cycling. Of course, the health benefits of the pursuit are very well documented – not only is cycling good for your physical health, but it’s good for your mental health as well. Millions of people regularly take to their …...

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