The Simple Kids Bike Size Guide

Kids bike size guide charts

Finding the right size bike for your kid is crucial. A poorly fitting bike can lead to pain whilst riding, ultimately making cycling a horrible experience for any youngster. Getting to grips with and learning to cycle is hard enough, so a properly sized bike will allow them to focus on developing their cycling skills […]

Bike Serial Numbers

where to find a bike serial number

Most cyclists don’t understand the importance or use of a bike serial number until they need it!  However, knowing your bike’s serial number is essential and can drastically increase your chances of recovering your bicycle should it be stolen.  In this short article, I’ll cover what a bike serial number is, what a bike serial […]

What Size Bike Do I Need?

bike size charts guide

I get it! You’re looking to buy a new bike and aren’t sure which bike size you need. I also understand that bike size charts can be confusing and hard to follow, so I’ve put together this simple bike size guide for you.  A well-fitting bike is not only more comfortable, but will also allow […]

Presta vs Schrader Valves

Schrader vs Presta Bike Valves

Presta vs Schrader valve is a debate that’s been ongoing in the cycling community for years.  What are the differences between Presta and Schrader valves? Which valve is the better option for my bike, and which valve lasts longer? Throughout this short detailed article, I explain all of the above and much more. I’ve also […]

Bike Tire Valve Types

Bike Tire Valve Types

What are the different bike tire valve types, you ask? Well, as you can see in the image above, there are several different options when it comes to tire valves.  The three main bike tire valves available are Schrader valves, Presta valves and Dunlop valves (Woods valves). These three bike tire valves are easily identified […]

Bike Tire Valve Caps – Are They Necessary?

Do you need dust caps

People have long been debating whether tire dust caps are necessary or not, and for good reason! Everyone wants to be safe when riding their bike or driving their car, but do bike tires actually need dust caps or are they simply a waste of money and another redundant lump of plastic? This detailed guide […]

Types of Bike Brakes Explained

different types of bike brakes

Do you have bike brake-related questions that need answering? The fact you’ve ended up here suggests you might, and you’re in luck!  This comprehensive bicycle brakes guide covers various topics, including understanding the different types of bike brakes, how to choose a bike brake, and which type of brake to utilise for different cycling disciplines. […]