How to maintain and repair your bicycle ?

12-02-2016

How to maintain and repair your bicycle ?

Must-have workshop tools

Without maintenance, your bike is going to suffer. This could put your safety at risk or make your rides less enjoyable. To avoid all that, it’s best to learn how to use a few essential tools that will help you …
05-18-2016

Maintenance Advice

How can you prevent punctures?

If there’s one thing that all cyclists worry about, it’s punctures. They are a fact of life for anyone who rides a bike. Luckily, there are a few things you can do to minimise your risk. These tips have helped …
04-18-2016

Maintenance Advice

HOW DO YOU DETERMINE TYRE WEAR?

The consequences of tyre wear vary in severity, ranging from a loss of grip to falls and even punctures. In order to reduce these risks, you should replace your tyres when they get worn. Here are a few pointers to …
04-06-2016

Tips and Guides

EQUIPPING YOUR MOUNTAIN BIKE FOR THE ROAD

Do you practice mountain biking but want to explore new areas without needing to invest in a road bike? It’s possible! Just a few small changes, and your mountain bike will be ready to take on the roads! Explanations… EQUIP …
03-16-2016

Tips and Guides

THE PERFECT KIT FOR THE ROAD CYCLIST

Cycling is good. But when you have no one else in your family who does it, it’s difficult to decide what is needed and what isn’t, what you need to buy and what you don’t. Clothes, tools, electronics, this is …
03-04-2016

Maintenance Advice

THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN A CASSETTE AND A FREEWHEEL

Cassette or freewheel? There’s plenty of confusion when it comes to these two key components of a bicycle’s drive train. However, while equally indispensable to your bike, these two components function quite differently. Here is how you can know if …
02-25-2016

Maintenance Advice

LOSING PRESSURE FROM A BIKE TYRE: IS THIS NORMAL, DOCTOR?

If your bike has been stored for a long time, or if it isn’t pumped up regularly, its tyres will lose pressure. You’ve probably already noticed this and are wondering why your tyres are losing pressure seemingly for no good …
12-06-2015

News

CHOOSING YOUR CRANKSET: TRIPLE, COMPACT OR DOUBLE?

Several years ago, there were only two crankset models available for road cycling: double and triple. Today you also have the option of the compact, as well as the new single speed. But it’s not easy to know where to …
11-06-2015

Maintenance Advice

Signs of wear to monitor

Ride after ride, certain parts of your bike wear out. To ensure your safety and avoid a ride interrupted by mechanical problems, certain items require particular vigilance. Let’s look into the points that require your attention! Weaknesses in your frame …
10-09-2015

Maintenance Advice

BEDDING IN YOUR BIKE

We have come a long way since the days of the first mountain bikes in the 1980s! Thanks to various innovations, the parts that make up your bike are now safer and more comfortable. In order to get the most …
09-15-2015

Tips and Guides

CYCLING ESSENTIALS: WHAT EQUIPMENT DO I NEED IF I HAVE A MECHANICAL PROBLEM?

If you’re a beginner to regular cycling, it’s time to take a few simple steps. Make sure you take everything you need to react to a mechanical problem, even in the middle of nowhere! Here’s the essential bits of equipment …
07-21-2015

Maintenance Advice

How to clean and maintain a hydration backpack

Hydration backpacks are highly practical and virtually essential for rehydrating when mountain bike touring… but cleaning them out is no mean feat! There’s nothing worse than finding that your hydration backpack is mouldy or dirty just before you’re about to set …