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 →

Bike first aid – Green City Events

Whilst the humble bicycle provides us with exceedingly cost-effective transport, they do need some tender, loving care from time to time to keep them running well. Fortunately, Cardiff is well catered for in terms of bike maintenance training, with not just Cycle Training Wales but Pedal Power too, offering courses at various levels. However, if... 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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