Equipment

Bicycle Tire Pressure

Bike Tire Pressure: Everything You Need to Know

Are your tires inflated just right or are they a little low on pressure? What if you overfilled your tires? Neither are great scenarios to be in. Underinflated tires are likely to lead to a whole host of issues. These include some tires wearing down faster than others, heat building […]

The Road Bike: A Comprehensive Guide 1

The Road Bike: A Comprehensive Guide

When it comes to understanding your options as a brand-new bicycle enthusiast, you may feel overwhelmed. You have a ton of options, and you have a lot of upgrades and additional gear you can add to upgrade your bicycle in many ways. I get it. It was the same way […]

Bicycle Theft and How to Choose the Best Bike Lock 3

Bicycle Theft and How to Choose the Best Bike Lock

Whether you ride your bike down to the grocery store or you cycle to work every day, you are bound to need a premium quality bike lock. They ensure that your bike is safe from theft whilst you run your daily errands, providing peace of mind and security. There are […]

How to clean a bike chain with household products? 5

How to clean a bike chain with household products?

The chain of your bicycle is the main component of your bicycle that transfers the energy of your pedaling to the wheels. A poorly maintained chain can reduce the efficiency of this energy transfer, making your ride less optimum and more strenuous! To ensure you have an easy, enjoyable ride, […]

Bicycle Handlebar

Best Places to Mount Cameras on a Bike

As I’ve discussed here on Bicycle Universe a few times before, I recommend running cameras on a road bike as insurance in case you are involved in a crash or need to prove instances of harassment or threats to the police.  I don’t like that I need it, but sometimes […]

An Introduction To 1x Drivetrains 6

An Introduction To 1x Drivetrains

Back in 2012, Sram revolutionized mountain bike gearing with the announcement of their XX1 groupset, the first mass-produced 1×11 (pronounced “one by eleven,” meaning one chainring up front and eleven cogs in the back) system for mountain bikes. Out went the front derailleur, and in came the ultra-wide range and […]