Types of Bikes

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Choosing the best bike today is an art given the numerous bike categories and other variables to consider. A newbie is bound to be confused … Read more

What is a bike’s groupset?

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The groupset (sometimes referred to as its “gruppo”) is the collection of all the parts involved in braking, shifting gears, and transferring power from the … Read more

Should I wear a bike helmet?

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Yes! Whilst you are not legally obliged to wear a bike helmet in the UK, you definitely should! There are plenty of strong arguments for not wearing … Read more

What is a Hybrid Bike?

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Hybrid first got their names because they were seen as a hybrid of road bike and mountain bike design features. They have the flat handlebars … Read more

What is a Touring Bike?

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Touring bikes are designed to cover long distances in comfort while carrying luggage. For these reasons they have relaxed geometry frame and usually drop-handlebars to allow the rider … Read more