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How To Remove Bike Pedals In Less Than 5 Minutes!

Removing your old bicycle pedals can seem that a workout in itself and one I haven't always won...until I found out the right way to go about it! Part of the problem comes from the fact that 'righty tighty, lefty loosey' doesn't necessarily apply and I feel like that's been ingrained in us so why […]

One Energy Pathway or Another: Is Cycling Aerobic or Anaerobic?

The reality is that cycling can be a form of both aerobic and anaerobic, depending on the type of cycling you are doing. If this sounds a bit confusing, don’t disappear just yet. Instead, check out this explanation for this interesting phenomenon… What Energy System Does Cycling Use? While many people like to categorize cycling […]

How To Raise Handlebars On Mountain Bikes: Raising The Bar On Your Cycling

Achy neck? Back pain? General numbness? These are all signs that your handlebars on your mountain bike could be too low. Knowing how to raise handlebars on mountain bikes could be your answer. I know this as I suffered from bad back pain for several rides before I figured out what the problem was. A […]

Best Bike Brands - The Cyclopedia

Buying your first bike can be a daunting task. Even if it’s not your first, the endless brands and varieties in the market can even confuse the pros. How good a bike or the brand is doesn’t just depend on the price or “premium” feel. The quality of components, how long they’ve been around in […]

Get Ahead Of The Game: How To Put A Motor On A Bike Step By Step

Putting a motor on your old bike is a great step to giving you more speed and your bicycle and new lease of life. I used to snub my nose up at everyone who wanted to have a motor on their bike. Why would you do that? Well, one day I tried a bicycle with […]

Learn How To Remove a Bike Crankset Before It Gets Crankier

If you’re a cycling enthusiast like me, it is always recommended that you learn a few essential skills that might be useful. Replacing or tightening a bike chain, changing a tire, or removing a crankset are a few basic skills you could learn which can help you save cash when it comes to bike repair or maintenance. No […]

Learn How To Get Bike Grease Out Of Clothes - 7 Easy DIY Methods

If you’ve been infected with the cycling bug like me, then I’m sure you’ve had your fair share of annoying bike grease problems. One of the most persistent forms of stains out there, bike grease can destroy your favorite piece of clothing with just a small prominent spot. It’s quite easy to get a stain […]

How to Tighten a Bike Chain: Everything You Need to Know

3,2,1 go! You’re off to a great start, you feel the tension and you’re gaining momentum and suddenly the tension is no more, and you feel your legs move faster. You look down and the chain has come off, and just then your friends zoom past you while you can’t even move an inch. I’ve […]

How To Shorten A Bike Chain In 3 Easy Steps!

Bike chains of the incorrect length can cause serious shifting performance and take out the enjoyment of cycling. Removing a few links from the chain is the answer and it's quick to do! I've been that rider. That rider who ignores maintenance. About to cycle up a hill, change gear and the bicycle takes a […]

How To Convert Bicycle Into Electric Bicycle- Stepping Up Your Cycling Game

A bike can be converted into an e-bike by installing a conversion kit. This will provide the bike with a motor, powering it through either the front wheel or the rear wheel. As a true e-bike convert, I was keen to explore the world of converting your old bike into a powered bike. E-bikes are […]

Cycling Safety Essentials: How to Adjust Bike Brakes

If you ride a bike, then maintaining brake health should be a top priority, period. Every cyclist should know how to repair bicycle brakes. The effectiveness of bike brakes reduces over time. This can be caused by a variety of things but most of the time it's due to the pads wearing away and the cables stretching […]

How to Turn Left On a Bike – The Safest, Fastest and Easiest Maneuvers

Turning left on a bike... sounds easy enough, doesn’t it? Well, not quite. Since the general rule is that you should cycle with the flow of traffic, cyclists are supposed to keep to the right side of the street. So a left turn essentially means that you're going up against traffic rather than following it. Sounds scary, […]

Hybrid Bike Tire Pressure: ​How Do You Achieve The Perfect PSI?

Do you know what the best hybrid bike tire pressure is? You probably don’t as it’s something even experienced cyclists struggle with.  You may love your hybrid bike. However, you may have been inflating it wrong all this time. This seriously affects its performance. As a result, rides are uncomfortable and you’ll find your bike hard to […]

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