How to Remove Rust From a Bike Chain?

bike chain rust

Cycling is a huge amount of fun, but if you sign up to be a cyclist, you’ll need to learn some basic bike maintenance to keep your bike working in tip-top condition. We get asked many bike-related questions by our readers and love answering them for you. We are often questioned, “How do you remove … Read more

How Are Stems Measured?

Ibis Hakka MX Shimano 8020 Nox Custom Bike - Stem

When it comes to cycling, there’s a lot to learn about equipment. Bikes come in all shapes and sizes and so do the parts that they are equipped with. To fully understand bikes and all the different parts would take a lot of learning. We are lucky enough to often get asked many questions about … Read more

How to Put Air in Bike Tires at Gas Station

Gas station

When it comes to cycling, there’s a lot to learn. Not just about riding bikes but also maintaining them. It’s all part of being a cyclist. We often get asked questions about cycling and love answering them for our readers.   One thing that is becoming increasingly popular is cyclists putting air in their tires … Read more

Skinwall or Gumwall Tires

WTB Riddler bike wheels in front of a orange wall

Cycling is an epic sport and comes with various disciplines, and with that comes a lot of different types of equipment. There’s a lot to understand, and even professional cyclists don’t understand everything. We are often asked about tires, and a question that regularly comes up is, what is the difference between Skinwall and Gumwall … Read more

Why is My Bike Pump Not Working?

why doesn’t my bike pump work, and how do i fix it

Cycling is an epic sport that many people are turning to for their adventure and fitness fix. Working with your own pedal power and exploring gives us a feeling like no other, and it’s a very environmentally friendly way to enjoy the outdoors. One big learning curve for many people when it comes to cycling … Read more

How to Tighten a Bike Chain?

tightened bike chain

Cycling is an epic sport, and its popularity is growing more and more every year. Bikes are an excellent way of getting around and a great way to stay in shape. Bikes, like any mechanical vehicle, require attention every so often to keep them in top form. We often get asked advice on bike maintenance, … Read more

How Much Does a Bike Tube Cost?

guide on how much does a bike tube cost

Very few other sports offer the exploration opportunities and excitement that cycling can. Unlike most sports though, it does come with some extra costs, and bikes and spares are something you have to budget for. When it comes to cycling products, there are many to choose from on the market, and it’s challenging to know … Read more

How Fast Does the Average Person Bike?

guide on how fast does the average person bike

Cycling is an amazing sport. There are so many roads to explore and different types of bikes to ride. Like many sports, the more you do it, the more you will improve and get better at it. A lot of cyclists, after they get used to riding bikes, often ask the question, how fast does … Read more

How Long Does It Take to Bike 10 Miles?

review on how long does it take to bike 10 miles

Cycling is a great sport and one that every day gets more and more popular. When you first start riding, it’s fun to watch yourself improve and get stronger and more efficient. One of your first milestones when cycling is your first ten miles. Ten miles is a great distance for a workout and perfect … Read more

How Many Miles Should I Bike to Lose Weight?

guide on how many miles should i bike to lose weight

Losing weight is a goal many people take on, and it can be very difficult. It takes discipline, and incorporating exercise into your normal routine is a challenging task. A question we are often asked is about how many miles you should cycle to lose weight. In this article, we’re going to answer this. The … Read more

How to Change the Rear Tire on a Mountain Bike

person changing the rear tire on a mountain bike

Punctures, general wear and tear, turbo tire conversion, there are many reasons you might want to change your rear tire but are you doing it correctly? Although many people say bikes are straightforward to work on, I don’t believe they are as simple as most people think. Getting that first bike labor experience and understanding … Read more

How to Remove Bike Chain Without Tool

removing a bike chain without tool

Not only is cycling a lot of fun but so is maintaining your bike. There’s nothing like fixing your bike and then going out and enjoying the fruits of your labor. A well maintained bike is not just reliable. It’s faster, quieter, and much more efficient to ride. Learning basic bike maintenance will go a … Read more

When to Replace Mountain Bike Tires

when to replace mountain bike tires

Mountain biking is a lot of fun, and there’s no feeling like ripping through a trail and exploring nature through high speed corners. What can ruin an excellent session on the bike is when your tires let you down. They might keep getting punctures or just slipping out on corners. It can become annoying because … Read more

How Much Does It Cost to Ship a Bike?

bike shipping cost

Cycling is a lot of fun and having a bike is great for your fitness, social circles and excellent for your mental health. There’s a lot to learn when it comes to owning a bike. A task that is challenging for many is shipping a bike. It’s much more complicated compared to a standard large … Read more

Best E-Bike in 2023 – Reviews & Buyers Guide

review of best e bikes in 2023

Electric bikes are the future. With technology advancing, we are seeing some incredible bikes hit the market and what they offer is just on another level. We’re in times where Pro mountain bikers use electric bikes to get up and down trails quicker, and even people who go touring use an e-bike sometimes. What we … Read more

Bicycle vs. Tricycle for Seniors

bicycle vs. tricycle for seniors

When it comes to cycling, there are many different bike options on the market. They all have different uses and suit different people. Working in a bike shop, I was often asked by seniors which is the better option, a bicycle or a tricycle? Bicycles and Tricycles are totally different, and you are going to … Read more

Do Bicycles Have a Weight Limit?

do bicycles have a weight limit

This is a common question asked by many cyclists when it comes to riding bikes, and it can be challenging to get the information directly from a supplier as they are often quite vague on information when it comes to bike weight. Often we take to cycling to make ourselves lighter, but what really is … Read more

6 Ways to Lose Weight While Cycling

losing weight while cycling

Typically many people take to a bike when it comes to losing weight. Cycling is a fantastic way to lose weight and makes the process really fun. Why is cycling so good for weight loss? Here are a few reasons; Cycling is pretty much as simple as just riding a bike, and there’s a good … Read more

How Much Does It Cost to Charge an Ebike?

how much does it cost to charge an ebike

E-Bikes are a tremendous amount of fun, and I believe they are doing so much good for the cycling industry and the planet. It’s nice to see fewer cars on the road, even nicer to see more diverse groups of cyclists that can ride together. E-Bikes make this all possible, and cycling has never been … Read more

What Is a Downhill Mountain Bike

athlete doing a high jump on a downhill mountain bike

When I first got into cycling, I never knew how many different kinds of bikes I’d find on the market. I knew there were road bikes, gravel bikes, tandem bikes, cyclocross bikes, fat bikes, and even recumbent bikes. It was pretty straightforward to tell the difference between each. Then it comes to mountain bikes. It’s … Read more

How Long Does It Take to Charge an E-Bike

e-bike parked on a charging station

E-bikes are relatively new to the market, and the E-Bike technology is advancing rapidly. When people tend to buy an electric bike, we have many questions about what they are capable of and what to expect from the bike itself. These questions are typically directed at the battery and the electronic systems of the bike. … Read more

Best Carbon Fiber Gravel Bikes in 2023 – Reviews & Buyers Guide

Best Carbon Fiber Gravel Bikes – Reviews & Buyers Guide

Gravel bikes are currently one of the most versatile types of bikes on the market. They can do everything from, Road Riding, Off Road Riding, or even Bikepacking across a continent. They are incredible machines, and many cyclists have started getting rid of all their bikes and owning a single Gravel Bike. I have been … Read more

Mountain Bike vs Gravel Bike

Mountain Bike vs Gravel Bike

The cycling world is ever changing, and we are constantly seeing new developments in bikes and components. A few years ago, Gravel bikes had just hit the market, and it completely altered people’s perspective on what bikes they needed in their garage. Gravel bikes were a do it all bike. They could go off road, … Read more

What is 700c

What is 700c

When it comes to cycling, there are a lot of terms and sizes that can be challenging to understand. I remember years of working in bike shops and many customers coming in asking for the same thing, just in a completely different way. One of the most common questions I was asked was what does … Read more

Best Gravel Bikes Under $1500

best gravel bikes under $1500

Gravel bikes have made a tremendous impact in the cycling community, and it looks like they are here to stay. They are unique in the fact that they come in many different shapes and sizes. Getting the right Gravel bike for you at the right price can be difficult, and when there are so many … Read more