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 …
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 …
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 …
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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 …
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 …