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How to Choose a Road Bike Chain

How to Choose a Road Bike Chain- Introduction Guest contribution by Redwan Bicycle chains are one of the core elements of your ride. As you become a more experienced cyclist, you might want to get a better chain to enhance your riding experience and performance. But how should you choose a suitable bike chain for […]

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Adding Links to a Shimano Bike Chain

Can I add links to a Shimano bike chain? A bike chain is a component that requires the most maintenance on a bicycle. Chains can wear out, bend, break, stretch, and do a million other things – including being the wrong length. Sometimes the only thing that breaks is a small part of the larger […]

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Chain Tensioners and Single Speed Vertical Dropouts

Chain Tensioners and Single Speed Dropouts When using a single-speed bike, there is no derailleur to keep your chain from becoming loose. This generates that bouncing effect while we ride, which can cause your chain to jump off and force you to stop to fix it. Fortunately, there are some solutions to this, such as […]

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Can You Turn A Fixie Into A Road Bike?

Introduction- Can You Turn A Fixie Into A Road Bike? Gears usually help to increase pedaling efficiency of a bike by maximizing the mechanical advantage of a biker based on the terrain. Most bikers prefer using bikes with a gearing system when they want to cover the greatest possible distance to avoid stress. However, a […]

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Best Bicycle Seat for Hemorrhoid Sufferers

Introduction- Best Bicycle Seat for Hemorrhoid Sufferers Cycling is a recreational activity with innumerable physical and psychological benefits. It can strengthen the heart, lungs, and muscles, protect your body from illness, and eliminate stress. But when you’re suffering from hemorrhoids, cycling can be an uncomfortable and painful ordeal. Fortunately, there are ways to manage the […]

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Zacro Gel Bike Seat Cover Review [Guest Post]

By Zacro Team Introduction- Zacro Gel Bike Seat Cover Everybody loves having fun on a road bike and exercising on a new bike. While nothing beats that feeling, you would not enjoy the ride if your butt hurts! Seat pain is a serious issue among bikers, which negatively affects the willpower and desire for cycling. […]

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Best Mountain Bike Tires for Loose Sand

Whether you are an expert bike rider on sandy terrain or have never ridden a bike before, you probably know that the most important feature on your bike is your tires. In loose sand, the right kind of tires will give you the grip you need, allowing you to have a great ride despite challenging […]

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Shimano R500 vs Mavic Aksium

Shimano R500 and Mavic Aksium are two popular models of road bike wheelsets. For those who are starting out with road bikes, it is normal to compare these two models when considering an upgrade. Shimano R500 Features   . It is targeted at bikers who require wheels for basic training and daily commutes. The R500 […]

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Brake Pads for Basalt Braking Surface

A brake is a device that is used for slowing down a body or stopping its movement. Most brakes act on the rotation of mechanical elements and absorb kinetic, mechanical, hydrodynamic, or electrical energy. Hence, a brake pad is essential when getting a bike. Mechanical brakes pads are the most common; they dissipate kinetic energy […]

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M6 vs. M8 Bolt Size

Introduction to M6 and M8 Bolt Sizes Bolts are among the family of threaded fasteners, and they are usually paired with a threaded nut when in use. Bolts can be divided into various types based on their unique head shapes, materials, strengths, and so on. Bolts are used for joining two or more components together, […]

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