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active travel, bike, ice, studded tyres -

We've had an icy winter so far. Ice can make commuting, or just getting outside, hazardous. There are ways to lower this risk, last time we mention riding a fixed gear and using your legs to slow down instead of braking. Now, we're going to give a shout out to studded tyres. What are studded tyres? Studded tyres are tyres that contain between 2 and 4 rows of steel studs are regular intervals. To go with these studs, you'll also tend to find increased puncture protection.  You'll want extra puncture protection as soon as you've tried to fit studded tyres....

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bicycle, bike, bike sizing -

a quick guide to getting the correct sized bike.

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bike, bike skills, bmx skills, pump track skills -

Where ever you go you will see riders trying to manual, looking for that all-elusive flow that will take you to the next step of riding. We all want to flow but not all of us seem to get it, we all know that feeling of watching someone manual forever and just being jealous.  Manualling is a skillset that you want to work on early in your bike career. It is one though that a lot of us forget to work on early, as really it doesn't seem as flashy as a tailwhip when you're new to riding.  You want...

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bike, commuting, hybrid bike, ideas -

Should I ride a hybrid bike on my local mountain bike trails? The short answer is yes, the long answer is come and talk to us and we'll help you understand why cycling is great fun.

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