Cycling Tips and Resources for Key Workers

If you're a key worker in Cardiff, there's never been a better time to start getting around by bicycle. The roads are quiet, you're in your own space and the exercise will help to keep your head clear. However, if you are new to commuting by bike you may be wondering where to start. Fortunately, we've been sharing our tips and experiences for a few years now and have accumulated a wealth of information to help you.

Looking after your chain…

Your chain is one of the most important parts of your bike, yet mercifully one of the cheapest. However, neglect it and things will quickly become a lot more expensive. We've all heard it. The telltale sound of a chain in distress, squeaking its way up the roads and trails, covered in rust and in... Continue Reading →

Fixing your own bike…

One of the great things about the humble bicycle is that, unlike a car, repairs can often be made at home with a handful of allen keys and usually for very little money.

Indexing your rear derailleur

One of the most common issues you'll experience whilst out and about on the bike is that your gears start to misbehave, jump about or not shift up or down when you ask them to. Unless you are blessed with an electronic group set like Shimano's Di2 system, your gears are going to be controlled by... Continue Reading →

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