Equipment

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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 […]

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Upgrade your GoPro with Wasabi Batteries

There’s no doubt that advances in camera technology over the last few years have thrust GoPro cameras and their competitors from niche novelty items into devices that, to some, are as necessary of an accessory to your bicycle as lights or your helmet. Sure, cost is definitely a barrier to […]

Brake Pads

How to adjust Bike brake pads

Adjusting your brakes can be problematic and difficult for the new cyclist or novice. Whether it is on a basic commuter bicycle, a mountain bike or a modern road bicycle, they are all different. Below we are going to ‘break’ down the different types of brakes you may have and […]

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Topeak Joe Blow Pro: The Best Floor Pump for Road Bikes

Many novice bikers have underestimated the importance of owning a good quality pump. As mentioned in our recent article “great gifts for a cyclist”, there are other bike pump options that will work well in a pinch or as a gift for someone else. However, if you are really ready […]

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Giro Bicycle Helmets: Foray vs Savant vs Atmos.

Sometimes it can be challenging to choose a helmet that suits you and your needs, given how many different options are out there on the market today. Not only do all helmets have different weights, different uses, different colors, and different ventilation systems, but the modern cyclist must now decide […]

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Cygolite Metro 700 USB Rechargeable Bike Light

Every cyclist that rides at night, at dawn or at dusk needs a strong reliable light in order to ensure they stay safe and are seen by other road users. One of our favorites, as Rob has talked about before, is the Cygolite brand of lights. In the past, we […]