Bicycle Universe - Do Aluminum Bikes Corrode

Do Aluminum Bikes Corrode?

One of the biggest challenges for bike owners is trying to keep their bicycles from the effects of corrosion. Corrosion happens due to exposure of metals to elements and leads to the deterioration of metals and general bike performance. This is why bike manufacturers are using different metallic elements for […]

Bicycle Universe - How Long Does It Take To Bike A Mile

How Long Does It Take To Bike A Mile?

You might consider yourself a recreational cyclist who goes out to exercise the muscles and get a breath of fresh air. But how far would you go on an ordinary bike ride, and just how long will it take you to bike a mile? It’s a question in biking circles […]

Bicycle Universe - How Much Does a Bicycle Cost

How Much Does a Bike Cost?

So you’ve just developed an interest in cycling and you are thinking of shopping around for a new bike. Well, you’ll be interested to know that your options are not limited. The trickle-down effect of modern technology has ensured that bike buyers like yourself are spoilt for choice. However, everybody […]

Bicycle Universe - How much Does a Bicycle Weigh

How Much Does A Bike Weigh?

If you are going out to get a bike for yourself or your kids, one of the key considerations you’ll have to make is definitely the weight. I’m sure you are asking why this is so? Well, you’ve seen how triathletes hoist their bikes over their heads using just a […]

Bicycle Universe - How to Remove Rust from a Bicycle

How to Remove Rust from a Bicycle

If you haven’t been using your bike lately, chances are it is starting to develop some rust on the metallic parts. Not only does the rust leave a nasty discoloration on your bicycle but it can also render the bike completely obsolete if not taken care of in due time. […]

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Why is My Bike Making a Creaking Noise When Pedaling?

There is nothing more annoying when you get out on the open road or trail for that long-awaited ride, you are excited and ready to commit and then you hear the noise coming from your bike. It’s a creaking noise coming ‘somewhere’ from your bike. You hope it will go […]