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How to replace/clean your rear cassette.

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Sometimes you will want to clean your rear sprocket, degrease it and put it back on, other times you may want to replace them for a better ratio. Either way, you’ll need to know how to get them off. Follow our 4 step guide for a stress free change! What you will need. Chainwhip Locking tool Spanner (If your locking ... Read More »

Tire and inner tube change (picture tutorial)

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We, as cyclists, will all experience the dreaded puncture from time to time so it is important to familiarise yourself with how to change your inner tubes in case of puncture, and your tire if needs be. Follow our 7 step guide to a relatively drama free tire and inner tube change! What you will need. A new tire (correct ... Read More »

London cycling campaign’s Big Ride 2014.

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The London Cycling Campaign’s Big Ride is a protest ride on closed roads around London. 1000’s of cyclists take part to get their point, of safer streets for cyclists across to politicians. It’s a truly wonderful spectacle to see or be part of. Check out the video below to see what it was like. Also check out this video to ... Read More »

Wiggo to support Froome in Tour De France.

Wiggo dons gold jersey in California (Image http://i.telegraph.co.uk/multimedia/archive/02910/wiggins_2910675b.jpg)

Bradley Wiggins is apparently  on Sky’s list to compete in the Tour de France. According to Team Sky’s director Kurt-Asle Arvesen, “…if Wiggins is selected, he will be working for defending champion Chris Froome.” “Bradley is definitely back in good form,” Arvesen said. “Most of the guys on our team want to be apart of the Tour team. Bradley, won ... Read More »

Giro D’Italia results so far.

Team Garmin Sharp having a fall during the TTT.

Today is the first rest day of the Giro, and we’ve had some exciting stages so far. Stage 1. The first stage was a 21.7km Team Time Trial in Belfast. Team Garmin Sharp got into a bit of trouble during their run when Dan Martin’s wheels slid from under him when riding over a drain cover made greasy by the rain ... Read More »

Stage information for Giro D’Italia 2014.

Giro D'Italia 2014 route

Below is a list of all the stages in this years Giro D’Italia and also a map of the route. You can catch the action on Eurosport from the 9th of May 2014! Stage 1: Friday, May 9th 2014 Belfast 21.7 km Stage 2: Saturday, May 10th 2014 Belfast 218 km Stage 3: Sunday, May 11th 2014 Armagh – Dublin ... Read More »

Wiggins to front team SKY for Tour of California

Sir Bradley Wiggins in California

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The tour of California starts in a few days, and the organisers have just released the provisional start list. A huge array of names are on there, including Sir Bradley Wiggins and the chiselled whippet himself Mark Cavendish. The tour of Cali is a 8 stage race in America. It features a 20km TT, some gruelling climbs and some serious ... Read More »

GoPro HERO3+ Black Edition HD – Reviewed

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“Features video resolutions up to 4K, 12MP photos up to 30 frames per second, built-in Wi-Fi, SuperView™ and Auto Low Light modes. Waterproof [up] to 40m.”   I recently purchased the Go Pro Hero3+ (Black Edition) HD camera to record our ride to Monaco, and to record our rides in the uk. I almost went for a cheaper alternative because ... Read More »

Continental Gatorskin 700C – Reviewed

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Are you sick of getting punctures? I know we are, or should I say were, right now punctures seem to be a thing of the past now that we’ve discovered Continental Gatorskin’s, and  we could not be happier with their performace thus far! These tyres are made of thick galvonised rubber with a layer of Kevlar (or something similar) on the inside ... Read More »