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With​ ​so​ ​many​ ​options,​ ​investing​ ​in​ ​your​ ​first​ ​mountain​ ​bike​ ​can​ ​be​ ​confusing.​ ​At​ ​Hargroves Cycles​ ​we’re​ ​confident​ ​we​ ​have​ ​the​ ​MTB​ ​for​ ​you​ ​–​ ​but​ ​how​ ​do​ ​you​ ​know​ ​which​ ​is​ ​right?​ ​In​ ​the  simplest​ ​terms,​ ​the​ ​‘right’​ ​bike​ ​is​ ​the​ ​one​ ​that​ ​best​ ​matches​ ​your​ ​intended​ ​use.​ ​Crucially,​ …

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After​ ​years​ ​of​ ​unchanging​ ​sizes,​ ​mountain​ ​bike​ ​wheels​ ​have​ ​recently​ ​undergone​ ​–​ ​if​ ​you’ll  pardon​ ​the​ ​pun​ ​–​ ​a​ ​revolution.​ ​The​ ​options​ ​now​ ​are​ ​vast.​ ​But​ ​what​ ​does​ ​it​ ​all​ ​mean?​ ​What’s​ ​a fat​ ​bike,​ ​and​ ​what’s​ ​a​ ​Plus​ ​bike?​ ​And​ ​where​ ​does​ ​Boost,​ ​27.5in​ ​and​ ​29in​ ​fit​ ​in?​ ​Here’s​ …

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With​ ​female​ ​participation​ ​in​ ​mountain​ ​biking​ ​growing​ ​in​ ​the​ ​UK​ ​as​ ​it​ ​is​ ​worldwide,​ ​there’s​ ​an ever-increasing​ ​demand​ ​for​ ​specifically-designed​ ​gear​ ​that​ ​fits​ ​the​ ​bill:​ ​clothing,​ ​accessories and ​especially​ ​bikes.​ ​From​ ​trips​ ​along​ ​the​ ​towpath​ ​and​ ​pedaling​ ​the​ ​local​ ​trails​ ​to​ ​tackling  climbs​ ​in​ ​our​ ​national​ ​parks​ ​–​ ​whatever​ ​terrain​ …

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Hardtails have front suspension but are rigid at the rear, and offer plenty of benefits. They’re less complex than full-suspension, so they’re cheaper to make. This means a £1,000 hardtail has better components than a full-suss at the same price, yet costs less to maintain. They’re also significantly lighter, boosting …

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Cube Mountain Bike Sale

Well known for their lightweight designs, excellent spec and advanced German engineering, Cube are renowned for making some of the best mountain bikes that money can buy. So, if you’re after a new bike to help you take on the trails, you couldn’t be in a better place… We’ve picked out five of …

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Going Tubeless Going tubeless is a great way to find extra grip and confidence on the trail, with the added bonuses of weight savings and will seal most punctures! Any bike can be converted to tubeless, some conversions may be more involved than others so please check before you start. …

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