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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 […]

Bike Maintenance

How to Service a Bike Yourself

Being able to service, maintain and fix issues on your bike is definitely a skill worth acquiring. Trips to the bike store can add up after a while – especially if you have more than one bike (Everybody needs more than one bike, right!). Below we’ve listed a few things […]

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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 […]

Cygolite Hot Shot Pro 150 Review

Today we’d like to review another great item made by Cygolite, the Hot Shot Pro 150. We have talked about this company and why we like it in previous articles, so today we just want to talk about one item specifically that we have personally used, and feel is an […]

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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 […]