Category: Bikes

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Acoustic Bikes: The New Name for Non-Electric Bikes?

It’s no secret that electric bikes are surging in popularity as they become more common on the streets, the cost of them comes down, and their benefits are very widely publicised. Commuters, hobby riders, long-distance trekkers and mountain bikers alike...

E-Bike vs Pedelec [6 KEY DIFFERENCES]

Pedelecs and e-bikes both use electric motors to give their riders a boost, which sometimes leads to confusion between the two vehicles. Although they have their fair share of similarities (and devotees) there are some pretty big differences between the...

How to Get Bike Oil and Grease Out of Clothes [GUIDE]

Maybe you accidentally brushed your chain with your trousers. Or perhaps you’ve been doing some repairs to your bike and caught your jacket. Unfortunately you’re likely to have evidence of your run-ins in the form of stains on your clothes....

Oil for Bike Chain: The Dos and Don’ts

Keeping your bike chain in good working order should be a priority. The average chain will give you between 3,000 and 8,000 kilometres, depending on use. It does a straightforward job, but there’s a lot happening to ensure it synchronises...

How Many Bike Gears Do I Need? [ANALYSIS]

Using gears helps you ride a bike efficiently and enjoyably. Gears help to turn the pedals effectively and consistently. The number of gears required are influenced by what you need and want from a ride. Fitness, cargo, pedal assistance, terrains...

TENWAYS vs VanMoof [E-Bike Comparison]

With electric bike sales booming around the world, competition is naturally fierce amongst the top brands. E-bikes don’t come much more popular than VanMoof. These are often considered the best on the market, but that doesn’t mean that there isn’t...

Belt Drive vs Chain Drive Bike [PROS + CONS]

Bicycle engineering methods pioneered in the nineteenth century are still used to this day. The double diamond frame is the best example. Pneumatic tyres are another. Close behind is the chain drive system of propulsion. The belt-drive system is an...

Why Are Bikes So Expensive? [EXPLAINED]

If you have been looking at buying a new bike you might have found yourself wondering why some are so expensive. While for most basic bikes the price can be quite reasonable factors like specialist parts, construction materials, brand and...

Best Hipster Bikes: Top 3 Bicycles for the City

Although the definition of a hipster has always been quite loose (think counter-culture, the latest trends, vintage clothes, beards and thick-rimmed glasses) they do have a connection with cycling. Cycling might even be the “official” mode of transportation for the...

Is Cycling More Dangerous Than Driving? [STATISTICS]

Politicians have woken up to the need to alter the driving and cycling infrastructure of towns and cities. The combining forces of pollution, congestion, long-term concerns over health and a sedentary lifestyle, plus environmental concerns, have made laboratories out of...

Smallest Folding Bikes (When Folded): Top 5 Most Compact

Cyclists aren’t typically renowned for being streamlined. Garages full of bikes, drawers full of spare innertubes, cans of WD-40 lined up alongside the shampoo bottles: it’s a messy affair. There is, however, one alternative. Super-compact folding bikes offer all the...

Best Folding E-Bikes [Top 10 in 2022]

Folding bikes are incredibly convenient. Whether you require a multi-modal journey (i.e. travelling by train or car and then completing the final stage by bike) or you just want a bicycle that is easy to store, a folding bike can...


TOP 5 FAVOURITES FOR COOL RIDES


1. 🪖Fend ONE Folding Helmet
A folding helmet that actually looks good.

2. 🧥Helly Hansen Hooded Rain Jacket
Stay dry in style.

3. 🧴Muc-Off Ultimate Bicycle Cleaning Kit
Keep your bike feeling brand new.

4. 👖DUER-All Weather Jeans
Waterproof cycling jeans. Seriously.

5. 🎒Rapha Reflective Backpack
A beautiful backpack that you can't miss.