How to Shorten a Bike Chain (Updated 2020)

How to Shorten a Bike Chain

With more than half the world’s population in some form of lockdown, most of us have had to find things to do. Lots of people are taking out their bikes and doing all the fixes. Some tasks are easy, like cleaning and oiling the chain. But how to shorten a bike chain? Before we talk … Read more

Road Bike Black Friday Deals 2019

Road Bike Black Friday

Friday 29th November 2019 Black Friday Weekend is here again and Road Bike Black Friday deals will be a dime a dozen. If you have coveted a road bike all year, you will want to take this opportunity to buy one. But like with all deals around this time of year, it is prudent to … Read more

10 Benefits of Cycling for Seniors

Benefits of Bike Riding for Seniors

Cycling for seniors is a controversial issue; experts can’t seem to agree whether it helps or hurts. Not long ago, a doctor, Michael Yaremchuk, wrote a column in which he claimed that riding bikes for seniors wasn’t a recommended activity to stay fit because they are likely to end up injured. Is this true? Not … Read more

10 Tips for Bike Safety – Ultimate Guide

Tips for Bike safety

Cycling is fun whether it’s done alone or with friends; you can use your bicycle to commute short distances, while some of us cycle for exercise. Whatever your reason for getting on a bike, you must always keep in mind tips for bike safety. Most adults got their first bikes when they were just small … Read more

Bicycle History & the Evolution

Bicycle History

Bicycle history is fascinating. As a cycling fan, you may know about modern bikes, but have you ever asked yourself: how did bikes come about and how did we get to be where we are today? If you look at renderings of the first bicycles and compare them with what we have today you will … Read more

10 Benefits of Riding Bikes

Benefits of Riding Bikes

The Dutch cycle more than any other country in the world; they have understood the benefits of riding bikes. Take a moment to think about the following statistics about cycling in the Netherlands: The country has a population of 17 million people. Between them, there are 22.5 million bicycles. 25% of all Dutch people cycle … Read more

Cycling for Beginners – 10 Easy Tips

cycling for beginners

A quick look online for information on cycling for beginners is bound to leave you stumped; there are hundreds of resources and they give different types of advice on bicycling for beginners. Where do you start? It would be impossible to answer all the questions a new cyclist may have in one article. There is … Read more