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By James Gadd 27 November 2017 No comments
Top tips to get sportive ready

Top tips to get sportive ready

If you haven’t ridden a sportive before, you might find yourself feeling a bit daunted by the prospect. Worry not! We’ve put together some of our top tips to help you get through your first sportive without a hitch.

By James Gadd 24 November 2017 No comments
How to lock your bike

How to lock your bike

One of the great things about bikes is that it’s so easy to jump on and be away! However, that’s also one of their downfalls – it’s a real shame, but there are some anti-social types who would love to be away with a bike that they haven’t bought. That’s why it’s so important to get yourself a decent lock and to use it properly. Read this post to find out how.

By James Gadd 24 November 2017 No comments
What’s the best way to carry my luggage to work on a bike?

What’s the best way to carry my luggage to work on a bike?

Discover the most practical ways to carry your work bags on your bike during your commute to and from the office with Cycle Republic.

By James Gadd 23 November 2017 1 comment
How to clean your bike

How to clean your bike

If you get out and ride your bike, it won’t stay clean for long. Neglect it and you’ll soon find that your drivetrain suffers and parts start wearing out more quickly, and who wants to be riding around on a filthy bike?

By James Gadd 5 October 2017 No comments
Essential winter maintenance: How to clean your chain quickly and easily using a chain cleaner

Essential winter maintenance: How to clean your chain quickly and easily using a chain cleaner

The first thing to get worn is usually your chain. However, a worn chain fits badly in the teeth of your cassette and chainrings, and leads to both of those getting worn quickly, too. Looking after your chain means that all of your drivetrain lasts much longer, and you save some cash!

By James Gadd 5 October 2017 No comments
Getting your bike ready for winter

Getting your bike ready for winter

We’re sorry. Someone had to say it eventually. Winter’s on the way, and it’s time to start thinking about getting our bikes ready for riding through the colder months. Read this post for some tips to help point you in the right direction.

By James Gadd 2 August 2017 No comments
Surviving summer showers

Surviving summer showers

As cyclists, most of us spend a lot of the year looking forward to summer. Then, when it finally arrives, what do we get? Rain. If you’re heading out for a ride and it looks like the weather could turn, or the rain has already started to fall but you’re determined to get out, take a look at our tips for making your ride more enjoyable.