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A​ ​bike’s​ ​drivetrain​ ​comprises​ ​the​ ​cranks,​ ​front​ ​chainrings,​ ​rear​ ​cassette​ ​and​ ​the​ ​chain,​ ​as​ ​well  as​ ​the​ ​shifters​ ​and​ ​derailleurs​ ​–​ ​also​ ​known​ ​as​ ​mechs.​ ​Together​ ​they’re​ ​a​ ​hugely​ ​important  part​ ​of​ ​your​ ​bike.​ ​Groupsets​ ​are​ ​essentially​ ​the​ ​same​ ​thing,​ ​but​ ​often​ ​also​ ​include​ ​brakes. Though​ ​simple​ ​in​ ​theory,​ ​some​ …

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For a daily feel-good factor, look no further than bike commuting – it’s great for getting fit, saving money and being green, too. Your commuter bike needs a combination of key traits: efficiency and comfort for making light work of the journey, resilience for all-weather performance, and upgradeability, with components …

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eBikes​ ​boost​ ​your​ ​efforts​ ​with​ ​hi-torque​ ​electric​ ​motors,​ ​letting​ ​you​ ​pedal​ ​further,​ ​higher​ ​and  harder​ ​than​ ​ever​ ​before.​ ​The​ ​benefits​ ​for​ ​commuters​ are​ ​obvious​ ​–​ ​but​ ​eBikes  aren’t​ ​just​ ​about​ ​getting​ ​to​ ​the​ ​office​ ​fresh,​ ​fast​ ​and​ ​fragrant!​ ​The​ ​ramifications​ ​for  cutting-edge​ ​mountain​ ​bikes​ ​are​ ​truly​ ​exciting.​ ​This​ ​is​ ​one​ …

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Cyclocross​ ​and​ ​gravel​ ​bikes​ ​are​ ​similar,​ ​yet​ ​different.​ ​Both​ ​are​ ​versatile,​ ​tough,​ ​and​ ​fun​ ​with​ ​drop  handlebars​ ​that​ ​look​ ​at​ ​first​ ​glance​ ​like​ ​a​ ​road​ ​bike​ ​with​ ​knobbly​ ​tyres.​ ​Both​ ​can​ ​be​ ​used​ ​for​ ​many​ ​kinds​ ​of  riding,​ ​but​ ​each​ ​is​ ​borne​ ​from​ ​its​ ​own​ ​discipline​ ​so​ ​have​ ​different​ ​strengths​ …

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Since its introduction in 1999 the Cycle to Work Scheme has paved the way to healthier commutes for hundreds of thousands of employees across the UK – and while body and mind benefit, bank accounts get a boost too: cycling to work saves up to £3,000 per year (compared to driving), …

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Buying​ ​a​ ​road​ ​bike​ ​is​ ​buying​ ​your​ ​way​ ​into​ ​a​ ​world​ ​of​ ​cycling​ ​variety.​ ​Bicycles​ ​built​ ​for​ ​tarmac​ ​share  certain​ ​traits;​ ​their​ ​light​ ​frames,​ ​skinny​ ​wheels​ ​and​ ​drop​ ​handlebars​ ​make​ ​easier​ ​work​ ​of​ ​many​ ​types​ ​of  riding​ ​–​ ​from​ ​long​ ​distance​ ​hilly​ ​adventures​ ​to​ ​fast,​ ​flat​ ​racing​ ​to​ ​urban​ ​commutes​ …

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