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Bicycle workshop mechanics see it every day. They are the best people to listen to to work out what to do and what not to do...
Compact cranks are now standard kit on most endurance and mid-range road bikes. But what are they and why would I want to ride them?
Starting out in cycling can be a little bit daunting, even once you've bought a bike and all the gear. Here is part 1 on bike setup to get your wheels rolling....and stay rolling.
Headsets are a crucial part of your bike that you never see. So what's the story with these hidden wonders and why are there so many options?
Mountain biking is an extreme sport and crashes do happen. What would you do if an accident happened to yourself or a friend?
How do climbing times compare today to the heyday of EPO and testosterone use? We look at two of the tour's biggest with some startling results.
We all ride a bike for the good times, but sometimes things go wrong. Here's what to do in a road cycling accident.
If there's one thing beginner cyclists dread, it's the sound of clipping in...fear not! Grab your bike and shoes, we're going to explain the art of clipping in!
The final instalment covers the more advanced skills required when riding two abreast and rolling turns in a large group.
It is important to learn the etiquette and unwritten rules of bunch riding for everyone's safety. This guide will have you rubbing shoulders while clocking up the miles in your riding g...
The transition to riding on the road, or in a bunch, can be daunting. But following a few simple guidelines can really make the switch a pleasant one, and offer countless miles of pleas...
The La Vuelta a Espana has come and gone, but some indelible memories deserve reflecting on. Here are our top ten.
Old school or new school? Whether we like it or not, electronic shifting is here to stay. So which system do you choose for your new bike?
Shimano offers a wide range of groupset options to allow the buyer to choose which level of componentry they would like. Which one is right for you?
Today's market is flooded with choice, and when it comes to shopping for a new helmet, things are no different. Hopefully some clarification will help you choose your next 'stack hat'.
Choosing most bikes is quite straightforward - their name usually suggests their intended use, so it doesn't take much to figure out what a bike is designed for... But what about a Tour...
The ‘big hitters’ from the golden days of cycling are now paying the price, but how do we move on from here?
Over the years, market trends in bicycling have changed dramatically, and the number of choices you now have is greater than ever before. At $2500 to $3000, you are going to get a prett...
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The Refuse is a great preforming tyre that does its job well. It has a very good puncture resistant qualities. I ride these tyres until they are really cut up but barley anything gets through. I do howeve...
The Ranchero is a great Heavy Duty XC tire or Lite Trail tire. It has a supple casing that allows it to grip well and mold to the trail contours. Run this tire a little on the hard side and you will be blast...