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How to Attach a Bike Saddle

August 22, 2017
  Comfort on your bike is very closely associated with your bike saddle (seat).  The correct support & cushioning, along with shape makes a huge difference to your riding experience.  So if your current saddle is causing you “problems” – chaffing, numbness or pain or

Hydration- Carrying water when you bike – what are your options?

July 13, 2017
Do I need to take water with me when I go for a ride ? We need water everyday to survive and to allow us to function well. Keeping hydrated is one of the simplest ways to support well being yet most of us agree that we probably do not drink enough water daily. So.. the answer is YES you need to

Carrying gear when I bike – what are my options? What size Backpack?

June 29, 2017
Doesn’t matter where you are going, or how long you are riding for you will generally need to carry something with you on the bike. 1.If you are commuting;  it could be the gear you need for your workday, a bike lock, maybe a tool kit, lunch and some shopping purchases. 2. If you are

Simple Things to do to Keep Warm on a Bike

June 20, 2017
I live on a hill.  Which is great for the view but not so great for riding in the colder months.  Why is that?  Well it’s straight out the driveway and down a pretty steep hill…no warming up and immediate cold air flow.  Here’s a little list of things you can do to keep warm

Why are Womens Bike Gloves Important?

June 20, 2017
We talk quite a bit about points of contact with the bike…There are 3 of them and the relationship between you & the bike at these points determines part of your comfort on the bike.   Your hands are protected by womens bike gloves and contact your handlebar grips.  Your butt is

Carrying gear when I bike – what are my options? Comfort riding with a Backpack.

June 8, 2017
Doesn’t matter where you are going, or how long you are riding for you will generally need to carry something with you on the bike. 1.If you are commuting;  it could be the gear you need for your workday, a bike lock, maybe a tool kit and your shopping purchases. 2. If you are recreational

Video – Correct riding position for biking – Chi Riding

May 25, 2017
goRide has introduced a concept into the biking community called Chi Riding. We want you as a rider to get the most out of your biking and we believe the way to do this is Chi Riding. What is Chi Riding? Have you heard of Chi Running? It is a running technique that emanates from the principles of

Hamner Forest Park – biking with kids

April 28, 2017
When we make the effort and take the time to go for a ride at a fun destination, like Hamner Forest Park with kids, we want it to be an enjoyable experience. To have a ‘great day’ on the bike with kids there are simple things to think about, plan and do. In this story I am going to

First Aid & Emergency Kit for Bike Touring

April 12, 2017
Are you thinking about going on a multi day bike adventure? You need a first aid & emergency kit for bike touring but you’re not quite sure what to put in it?  Well keep reading… With the development of so many off road trails it has become quite easy to be “remote”

The Old Ghost Road – Choose the Challenge

March 23, 2017
In terms of jaw dropping, awe inspiring multi-use trails in New Zealand.  This track is one of, if not, THE best.  Run by the Mokihiuni Lyell Backcountry Trust since 2008, it offers you 85km of singletrack riding.  Visit the website at www.oldghostroad.org.nz to book huts (essential) and see

How to Fix a Flat Tyre

February 23, 2017
Bike terms are a bit of a killer and when it comes to how to fix a flat tyre we have a really good example of confusing language being used.  Because, in most cases, it’s not actually a flat tyre but a flat tube you are dealing with – it’s the tube inside the tyre that holds
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