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.
As much as we'd like to think we could, you can't be on your bike all the time. Real life tends to get in the way, but sometimes the body just needs a rest. However, that time doesn't necessarily need to be wasted. There's a lot you can do with your downtime to make the... Continue Reading →
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 →
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.
Nobody likes punctures. They always happen at the most inappropriate times and, this time of year they're all too common. Fortunately, aside from buying really heavy-duty, puncture-resistant tires that weigh almost as much as your bike there are some steps you can take to reduce your chances of getting one. Under pressure... First things first,... Continue Reading →
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 →