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Indoor Training Apps: Which one is for you?

Indoor cycling training season is nearly here – are you prepared?

We’re sorry to break it to you, but summer is over and the dark nights and wet roads of winter are around the corner. If you prefer to save your bike rides for sunny dry days and clean trails, then indoor training is your answer for when the weather turns sour!

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Essentials

Clipless cycling pedals 101

Here are some key reasons for why its time to go clipless if you want to cycle further, faster, and with more comfort, and a few tips for getting started!

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Health

A bike rider’s guide to protein

All you need to know about protein to boost your performance on the bike and your overall health! Read on to find out how much protein you need, when you need it, and where to get it from!

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Maintenance

HOW TO BUILD YOUR HOME BIKE WORKSHOP

No matter what size space you have to work on your bike, there are a few items that you need to have in there to make your fettling easier and more enjoyable. Check out our guide to building your home bicycle workshop!

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New Year’s Resolutions for Riders

New Year’s Resolutions can last for a week or they can form the habit of a lifetime. Even though the New Year has passed, there’s still time to make a resolution, so check out our guide how to make an effective resolution along with our favourite bike-related goals from past years!

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Maintenance

Road Bike Tire Pressure: What should I use?

Too high and it feels like you’re riding on huge rocks all day, and corners feel like ice rinks. Too low and you risk getting pinch flats, you wear your tires out, and it feels like riding through mud. But if you get the perfect pressure in your bike tires you’ll be faster, smoother, and have better grip!

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Health

Caffeine for cyclists

Caffeine can help you go faster and push harder on a ride… Want to know how that happens, and how much to take? Check out our guide!

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Maintenance

C02 INFLATOR 101

Always been wondering what a CO2 inflator is, how it works, and whether it will be appropriate for you and your bike? Let us guide you through this essential cycling gadget!

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Maintenance

Pump or CO2? What’s for you?

Should you buy a CO2 inflator or a bike pump. While either of these tools are going to be great buddies to have in your pocket or backpack on a bike ride, each one has its own benefits.

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Maintenance

Five Essential Roadside Fixes

From slashed tires to broken chains, check out our guide to five simple ride-saving fixes that you need to know to address common issues that may occur out on the road

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Health

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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Essentials

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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Essentials

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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Health

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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Essentials

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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Indoor Training Apps: Which one is for you?

Indoor Training Apps: Which one is for you?

Indoor cycling training season is nearly here – are you prepared?

We’re sorry to break it to you, but summer is over and the dark nights and wet roads of winter are around the corner. If you prefer to save your bike rides for sunny dry days and clean trails, then indoor training is your answer for when the weather turns sour!

Clipless cycling pedals 101

Clipless cycling pedals 101

Here are some key reasons for why its time to go clipless if you want to cycle further, faster, and with more comfort, and a few tips for getting started!

Tour de France 2020 – What you need to know!

Tour de France 2020 – What you need to know!

This year’s Tour de France will be like no other.

Having been delayed by a month due to coronavirus, the biggest bicycle race in the world is due to get started August 29, and will see twists, turns and exciting cycling action!

GRAVEL CYCLING 101

GRAVEL CYCLING 101

Gravel is the new coolest thing in cycling, and summer is a great time to give it a go!

ARE YOU SET FOR A SUMMER OF CYCLING?

ARE YOU SET FOR A SUMMER OF CYCLING?

Summer is here! Are you ready for a season of warm, sunny bike rides? Check out our guide to help you cycle further, get fitter, and have more fun on the bike while the skies are blue!

PRO BIKE TOOL turns five this month

PRO BIKE TOOL turns five this month

Family business emerges from peak of coronavirus crisis stronger and with host of new learnings.

Six essential tips for cycle commuting success

Six essential tips for cycle commuting success

Planning on riding your bike to work? Check out our essential tips for commuting in comfort and with confidence.

A bike rider’s guide to protein

A bike rider’s guide to protein

All you need to know about protein to boost your performance on the bike and your overall health! Read on to find out how much protein you need, when you need it, and where to get it from!

Top Tips for New Bike Riders

Top Tips for New Bike Riders

New to biking? Check out our top tips for new riders! Seven essential points to help you enjoy every ride and make the most of your bike!

HOW TO KEEP FIT, HEALTHY AND MOTIVATED THROUGH LOCKDOWN

HOW TO KEEP FIT, HEALTHY AND MOTIVATED THROUGH LOCKDOWN

Check out our simple five-point plan to keep motivated and maintain your health through lockdown!

Torque in Bike Maintenance – Why it matters

Torque in Bike Maintenance – Why it matters

Heard of torque in bike maintenance but don’t know what it is or why it’s important? Let’s talk torque.

Maintenance tips for indoor cycling training

Maintenance tips for indoor cycling training

Putting in a lot of miles on your turbo trainer at the moment? Make sure you know the key ways to keep your bike in perfect condition when you’re training indoors more than out!

Safe and Secure Bike Storage for all environments!

Safe and Secure Bike Storage for all environments!

Need a safe and secure way to store your bike? Check out our guide to our Bicycle Storage Solutions!

Working out from home? PRO BIKE TOOL’s ULTIMATE no-equipment training sessions

Working out from home? PRO BIKE TOOL’s ULTIMATE no-equipment training sessions

Has coronavirus mitigation advice left you stuck at home? Desperate for a workout but can’t go out? This blog is for you.

How to clean your bike in ten minutes!

How to clean your bike in ten minutes!

The Pro Bike Tool approved 10-minute, 10-point bike cleaning routine. It will save you time and save your bike from grime!

HOW TO BUILD YOUR HOME BIKE WORKSHOP

HOW TO BUILD YOUR HOME BIKE WORKSHOP

No matter what size space you have to work on your bike, there are a few items that you need to have in there to make your fettling easier and more enjoyable. Check out our guide to building your home bicycle workshop!

Ride Further: Top tips for taming long rides!

Ride Further: Top tips for taming long rides!

Want to ride further this year? Go farther and have more fun on the ride with our top tips for taming long rides!

Rounded Bolts: Never get one again!

Rounded Bolts: Never get one again!

Rounded Allen / Hex bolts bring you out in a cold sweat? Read on to find out how to never round a bolt again, with our four-point plan!

New Year’s Resolutions for Riders

New Year’s Resolutions for Riders

New Year’s Resolutions can last for a week or they can form the habit of a lifetime. Even though the New Year has passed, there’s still time to make a resolution, so check out our guide how to make an effective resolution along with our favourite bike-related goals from past years!

PRO BIKE TOOL’S CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE!

PRO BIKE TOOL’S CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE!

Our top picks for the cyclist and outdoor enthusiasts in your life!

SUPPLEMENTS FOR CYCLISTS

SUPPLEMENTS FOR CYCLISTS

Five key supplements to help you ride faster and feel better!

Tubeless Tires – what, why and how

Tubeless Tires – what, why and how

Tubeless Tyres – what are they, how do they work, and do I need them?!

PRO BIKE TOOL shortlisted for the 2019 Growing Business Awards finals!

PRO BIKE TOOL shortlisted for the 2019 Growing Business Awards finals!

PRO BIKE TOOL in shortlist of six businesses competing in the ‘Export Champion of the Year’ category

PRO BIKE TOOL double award winners at the 2019 UK Business Awards!

PRO BIKE TOOL double award winners at the 2019 UK Business Awards!

PRO BIKE TOOL win Gold in ‘Best SME’ and Silver in ‘Best Customer Centric Organisation: Digital Initiatives’ awards.

Second-hand bikes: a buyer’s guide

Second-hand bikes: a buyer’s guide

Thinking of buying a second-hand bike? Check out our tips to help you ensure you buy a safe, reliable, good value ride!

Carbs, Protein and Fats: Demystified

Carbs, Protein and Fats: Demystified

Carbs, proteins, and fats – there’s so much information about what’s good and what’s bad that we’re making it simple for you, with our quick guide!

PRO BIKE TOOL gain two spots at the UK Business Awards finals!

PRO BIKE TOOL gain two spots at the UK Business Awards finals!

We are elated to have been shortlisted for two categories of the UK Business Awards!

Road Bike Tire Pressure: What should I use?

Road Bike Tire Pressure: What should I use?

Too high and it feels like you’re riding on huge rocks all day, and corners feel like ice rinks. Too low and you risk getting pinch flats, you wear your tires out, and it feels like riding through mud. But if you get the perfect pressure in your bike tires you’ll be faster, smoother, and have better grip!

How do PRO BIKE TOOL Insulated Water Bottles work?

How do PRO BIKE TOOL Insulated Water Bottles work?

How do PRO BIKE TOOL Insulated Bike Water Bottles keep your drink so incredibly cold!? Let us explain…

Beginner’s Guide to E Bikes

Beginner’s Guide to E Bikes

Are you yet to get on board the E Bike craze?! Check out our beginner’s guide to E Bikes to learn what they are, how they work and whether you want one!

BEST BREAKFASTS FOR BIKERS

BEST BREAKFASTS FOR BIKERS

Breakfast is the best meal of the day, and if you eat the right things, will hep you ride faster and further. Check out our best pre-ride breakfasts!

Bike Maintenance 101: How to Safety Check Your Bike

Bike Maintenance 101: How to Safety Check Your Bike

Do you know if your bike is safe to ride? Check out our guide on how to perform a fast but thorough check on your bike!

Caffeine for cyclists

Caffeine for cyclists

Caffeine can help you go faster and push harder on a ride… Want to know how that happens, and how much to take? Check out our guide!

Hydration for cycling: Explained

Hydration for cycling: Explained

Keep hydrated, keep cool, and keep fast with our guide to why and how to hydrate on your ride!

How to set up your mountain bike suspension

How to set up your mountain bike suspension

Getting your MTB suspension just right makes your ride faster, smoother, and more fun! Check out or guide to setting up and tuning your suspension.

Recover quicker, ride faster

Recover quicker, ride faster

You can ride you bike as much as you want, but if you don’t recover well, you won’t get faster. Here’s our guide to recovery for cyclists!

What’s that creak? How to identify and fix annoying noises coming from your bike

What’s that creak? How to identify and fix annoying noises coming from your bike

Are your bike rides being blighted with creaks and ticks? Check out our guide to solve the problem!

From Kitchen Table to Global Growth

From Kitchen Table to Global Growth

Four years ago, Chris Parr decided to start PRO BIKE TOOL, based on a dream to do something ‘more’ and achieve something ‘different’.

Core Training for Cyclists

Core Training for Cyclists

All you need to know about why cyclists need to train their core, and a workout routine to try from home!

Bike Maintenance: Five Common Mistakes

Bike Maintenance: Five Common Mistakes

If you’re new to the world of bike maintenance, it’s easy to make some simple mistakes. Here are some essential things to avoid!

Rim Brakes or Disc Brakes: Which are for you?

Rim Brakes or Disc Brakes: Which are for you?

The key factors to consider when deciding between rim or disc brakes for your road bike!

TOP 10 GROCERIES TO MAKE YOU RIDE FASTER

TOP 10 GROCERIES TO MAKE YOU RIDE FASTER

Here are the top ten essential foods that you always want to have on your grocery list to help you ride fast, feel great, and live healthily.

How to index your bike’s gears

How to index your bike’s gears

Wave goodbye to clicking, ticking gears on your bike ride with our guide to how to index your rear mech!

Inside the Ride:  Canyon-DHB p/b Bloor Homes take on the world’s best at Tour De Yorkshire

Inside the Ride: Canyon-DHB p/b Bloor Homes take on the world’s best at Tour De Yorkshire

We talk to three riders from our partner team about racing the word’s best

Summer Cycling Essentials

Summer Cycling Essentials

Smash your summer of cycling with our six favourite items of summer swag!

C02 INFLATOR 101

C02 INFLATOR 101

Always been wondering what a CO2 inflator is, how it works, and whether it will be appropriate for you and your bike? Let us guide you through this essential cycling gadget!

HOW TO CHOOSE THE TOOLS FOR YOUR HOME BIKE WORKSHOP

HOW TO CHOOSE THE TOOLS FOR YOUR HOME BIKE WORKSHOP

There’s a huge range of tools you can buy for your home bike workshop, however, it needn’t be complicated and expensive with our guide.

Pump or CO2? What’s for you?

Pump or CO2? What’s for you?

Should you buy a CO2 inflator or a bike pump. While either of these tools are going to be great buddies to have in your pocket or backpack on a bike ride, each one has its own benefits.

How to get your best bike ready for summer

How to get your best bike ready for summer

How to get your best bike ready for summer. Check out our guide to making sure it’s running perfectly!

Top Tips for Travelling with a Bike

Top Tips for Travelling with a Bike

Going on holiday with your bike? Make sure you know the key checks to make before you travel, the tools to take, and our top packing tips!

Five Essential Roadside Fixes

Five Essential Roadside Fixes

From slashed tires to broken chains, check out our guide to five simple ride-saving fixes that you need to know to address common issues that may occur out on the road

Bike Fit: Why it matters

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.

Winter Cycling 101

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!

The Top Twelve Mountain Bike Trails in the UK

The Top Twelve Mountain Bike Trails in the UK

We’ve put together our list of the Top Twelve Trails in the UK suitable for both families and fanatics.

Ride faster and feel better: Cycling fitness and health basics

Ride faster and feel better: Cycling fitness and health basics

Want to be faster on the bike? Want to feel awesome off the bike? With a little hard work and training know-how, these things are easily within your grasp.

The Four Fundamentals of Basic Bike Maintenance

The Four Fundamentals of Basic Bike Maintenance

There are four fundamental areas you need to know about when maintaining your bike that will save you money replacing worn out parts, keep you safe, and most importantly, keep your bike moving fast.

The Key Tools for Bike Maintenance

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.

Why You Should Cycle to Work

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!

How To Fuel Your BIKE Ride

How To Fuel Your BIKE Ride

Go further and faster on the bike with our guide to how to fuel your ride!

Essential Things to Take on Every Ride

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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