To the uninitiated, cycling pedals and shoes can seem a little complex, but they’re really quite straightforward. Here’s our step-by-step guide.
If you’re looking for a mountain bike, chances are you’ll be faced with the decision of getting a hardtail or full suspension. Here’s a quick guide to the merits of the two.
Searching for a mountain bike under £500? With a bit of research, you can find a decent bike that’ll get you off-road and up those trails with speed and confidence. However, there are also a lot of bikes which might seem a great deal… but a few rides down the line and you’ll see the… Read more »
Looking for a road bike that won’t break the bank? We’ve come up with a list of the best road bikes that you can get for under £1,000. The good news is that for £1,000 – you can get a lot of road bike for your money. In fact, you might not have to spend… Read more »
Are you looking for a mountain bike under £1,000 that will still get you riding those trails with confidence and speed? We’ve come up with a list of the best mountain bikes under £1,000 to help you choose that best bike for you. Plus, several of the bikes we’ve picked come in at well under… Read more »
Make the old man happy! Check out our favourite Father’s Day gifts below, and remember we offer free delivery for orders over £20 or you can visit us in real life when you collect your order at your nearest store. Father’s Day Gifts for £20 and under We’ve got some great cheap father’s day gifts… Read more »
Bike Theft – Lock Thieves Out Investing in a new bike is great. You can get out and about and enjoy smooth, easy riding. But it’s not all good news. It makes you a prime target for bike theft as there are plenty of thieves around who will notice people with new bikes or bikes… Read more »
New to cycling and don’t know what kind of bike to buy? Don’t fear. Here you’ll find the main kinds of bikes that people tend to speak about, demystified.
What actually is an electric bike? An electric bike which can be known as an ebike, e-bike or motorized bicycle, is essentially a regular (or acoustic) bike: it’s still got the look of a regular bike (breaks, chain, handle bars etc)… and you still need to pedal (but maybe not as hard as you would… Read more »
Road bikes have come in all sorts of shapes and sizes over the past 100-plus years so finding the best road bike for you might seem overwhelming. Here’s one Cannondale did already, on the right. Today, the design has pretty much settled down, so at least 90% of today’s road bikes come in one of… Read more »
It can be a daunting prospect, but once you’ve got the knack you’ll be able to choose kids’ bikes like a pro. Download our comprehensive guide or get some pointers below: Weight: Make sure the bike you’re looking at is light in weight. Adults don’t tend to appreciate how heavy, and therefore un-enjoyable, cheap bicycles are… Read more »
What are Step Through Electric Bikes? Effortless cycling and German practicality on these Kalkhoff step-through e-bikes Step through electric bikes are the pinnacle of practicality. Not only do you get to enjoy the effortless glee of using a pedal-assist motor, you can also step right onto both pedals without having to lift a leg over.… Read more »
The rear gear hanger lives on the rear wheel of most modern bikes, and is the most vulnerable part of a bicycle frame. If the rear mech (aka ‘derailleur‘, the large oddly-shaped mechanism on your rear wheel) takes a hit, or the bike is knocked over (with or without you on it), or the rear… Read more »
We recently ran a £50 giveaway for Co-op fans to share their favourite routes, and loved the entries so much that we’ve launched a surprise Runners Up giveaway to win £30! We need you (yes, you) to vote for your favourite of the 6 Runners Up below and whoever gets the most votes by Friday… Read more »
Have you ever started looking at cheap flights for your cycling holiday and been dismayed by the extra cost to take your bicycle… And then opened 12 different tabs on your browser to compare different airlines? Well close those tabs and check this out. The thoughtful people at bike insurers Yellow Jersey Cycle have created… Read more »