Five Essential Roadside Fixes

When out on a bike ride, you never know what may happen. Although a lot of the time these unknowns are brilliant, memorable events such as seeing crazy new things or meeting new friends, they can also include mechanical issues. Here’s a guide to how to carry out the most common roadside bike fixes.

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Bike Fit: Why it matters

Bike fit is an essential part of your cycling. Having your bicycle correctly set up for you will keep you injury free, comfortable, and make you stronger and faster.

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The PRO BIKE TOOL Ultimate Gift Guide

We know that PRO BIKE TOOL’s range of awesome ride equipment and home workshop gear make the best present anyone could wish for, but we thought we’d put together a list of other options to get that cyclist in your life (or, more likely – get yourself!).

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Winter Cycling 101

Just because it’s winter there’s no need to stop riding. With a few careful choices of kit and understanding what type of riding to do, winter cycling can be a fun and rewarding experience. Our Winter Cycling 101 is your go-to list for keeping the pedals turning this winter!

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Why Torque Matters

You’ve probably seen the little numbers on your stem and various other places on your bike where hex bolts are. They usually say something like ‘5 Nm’? If you don’t know what they mean or what their significance is, then you’d better keep reading.

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The Top Twelve Mountain Bike Trails in the UK.

There are so many awesome mountain bike trails and tracks throughout the UK that it can be difficult to know where to start. However, we’ve put together our list of the Top Twelve Trails in the UK suitable for both families and fanatics, so you can make it your aim of riding them all!

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The Four Fundamentals of Basic Bike Maintenance

There are four fundamental areas you need to know about when maintaining your bike. We’re going to take you through the key aspects of bike maintenance that will save you money replacing worn out parts, keep you safe, and most importantly, keep your bike moving fast so you can beat your buddies up that hill!

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The Key Tools for Bike Maintenance

Whether you’re a beginner or a pro, there are a set of bike tools that all riders need in their bike maintenance tool kit. Essential tools for basic bike repair and maintenance that all riders will need. These will let you carry out all the key fixes and fettles that you’ll need to perform out on the road or at home.

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Why You Should Cycle to Work

If you’re not a regular cyclist, then even the thought of riding your bike to work can seem daunting. However, it’s something that will improve your day – and general life – no end!

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How To Fuel Your Ride

Like lots of things to do with cycling, there have been lots of words written about fuelling for longer rides. It is very easy to get confused about what are the correct carbohydrates and how many should you eat.

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Essential Things to Take on Every Ride

There’s a lot of bike tools and spare parts that you can take on your bike ride. However, you don’t want to take so much that it’s excessive! So, what are the essential items that you should take on every ride that you can actually fit in your pockets or saddle bag?

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The Importance of Hydration on the Bike

Hydration on the bike is an easy thing to get right, but an even easier thing to get wrong. It’s easy to forget to drink when you’re cycling; unless you’re working really hard, you may not noticeably sweat as the airflow on your body evaporates the moisture before you realise it’s there.

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Basile’s Paris to Shanghai

I could spend the rest of my life in a bubble of expectations. Or I can take a leap of faith and discover the unexpected, the disillusioning, the marvellous. – Basile Verhulst

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Ryan’s Hour

On 29th July 2017, Ryan Davies set a new age group world record for the UCI Masters World Hour event. An ordinary guy with a full-time job, riding a second-hand bike frame sourced on Gumtree, Ryan rode 48.234 kilometers (29.971miles) in one hour.

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