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    image of cycling clipless pedals
    15 Apr 2021
    In this guide, we look at clip-in (also known as clipless) pedals and cleats. We consider their advantages, how they work, and the various models available.
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    Bike lights buying guide
    23 Feb 2021 / Damien Whinnery
    Bike lights ensure you are safe and seen, as well as being able to see, out on the road and trails. In this cycle lights buying guide we look at the latest models lighting up the cycle lanes and trails.
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    Bike cleaner and lubricant guide
    18 Jan 2021
    Maintaining your bike is an important part of owning it. Keeping your bike clean is a great start; but you have to make sure it's sufficiently lubricated and cared for too. This helps your bike work better, smoother and more efficiently.
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    Base layer buying guide
    14 Sep 2020
    Base layers are the base of any layering system. They are designed to sit next to the skin and wick moisture away from your body. They do this by absorbing moisture (sweat) from the surface of your skin then allowing it to evaporate away. By wicking sweat away from the body, a base layer keeps you dry, comfortable and chill free. Thermal base layers can also help to keep you warm by trapping an insulating layer of warm air around the skin.
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    Road wheels buying guide
    27 Aug 2020
    Road bike wheels are fundamental to your cycling experience. A great wheelset can transform the performance of your bike and your choice to go with road clinchers, tubeless, or carbon road bike bike wheels is a major decision. Our guide to finding the best road bike wheels for you will help you navigate the various options and pick the best hoops for your needs.
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    Mountain bike buying guide
    28 Jul 2020 / Nassrin Chamanian
    If you've decided to buy a mountain bike but you're not sure which is the best one for you, our comprehensive guide will have you hitting the trails in no time. Mountain bikes are robust, versatile machines but with so many types of mountain bike to choose from, it can be hard to decide. What features should you look for and how can you...
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    Cassette buying guide
    01 Jul 2020
    ​A bicycle cassette is the cluster of sprockets located on the rear hub of your bike, slotting onto a freehub body and held firmly in place with a threaded cassette lockring. Find out everything you need to know in our Cassette Buying Guide.
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    Commuter tyres buying guide
    11 Jun 2020
    The best tyres for cycle commuting should be tough enough to withstand the grittiest of urban rides, whilst still offering grip and a low rolling resistance so that you can ride in confidence. Find out everything you need to know about commuter tyres in our Commuter Tyres Buying Guide. What are cycle commuting tyres? The daily commute can be hard...
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    Vitus range 2020
    29 May 2020
    Just like their bikes, the Vitus range covers a lot of ground. From classy entry level bikes all the way up to the advanced speed machines dripping with modern tech, the choice of models can be a little dazzling.
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    How to pick the best road bike for under $2,000
    08 May 2020 / Damien Whinnery
    Buying a value road bike is easy when you know how. Our guide to getting the right one for under $2,000 will help you pick the perfect partner to suit your riding preference.

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