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The Best E-Bike Helmet

The Best E-Bike Helmet

Riding an E-Bike is a different experience to a pedal bike.  This is for a number of reasons but the thing you notice the most is how easy it is to go fast.  To safely ride at a greater...

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Am I Safe to Ride?

Am I Safe to Ride?

Feeling safe when you ride your bike is a huge thing.  It helps you to feel confident and allows you to get more out of your riding.  Preparing well for whatever environment you choose to ride in is important.  Answer the question 'Am I Safe to...

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Bike Locks for Town Riding

Bike Locks for Town Riding

Who is a town rider?  Anyone that commutes to work by bike, people who use their bikes around town for errands/as transport, kids who ride to school/activities...  This covers a big chunk...

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The Best Way to Lock a Bike

The Best Way to Lock a Bike

What is the best way to use a bike lock?  If you have taken the time to get a bike lock you obviously think that your bike is worth protecting from theft.  So now take the time to get the...

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Bike Lock Security Ratings

Bike Lock Security Ratings

You may have experienced it, that sinking feeling or slight panic when you realise your bike is gone.  Or perhaps some of it remains...but what good is your front wheel without the rest of...

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Types of Bike Locks

Types of Bike Locks

As with most things bike the range of types of bike locks is good so you should be able to find something that matches your needs (also read through our Bike Lock Buying Guide to help...

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Be Heard with a Bike Bell

Be Heard with a Bike Bell

It can be a pretty crowded set up along your handlebars. Is there room for a bike bell? In this story I want to talk about bike bells and safety and how you need to be heard. Safety can be...

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Towing Kids & Electric Bikes

Towing Kids & Electric Bikes

Choosing an Electric Bike to use to tow kids/grandkids is a great idea and there are a lot of bikes on the market that will work really well for this job.  So...

Features of a Handlebar Grip

Features of a Handlebar Grip

Like all bike things, grips are no exception, when it comes to range.  Price, diameter, length, grip surface, ease of installation, ergonomic shape, type of...

Bike Tools – The Bike Chain Tool

Bike Tools – The Bike Chain Tool

Choose to know what to do with a chain tool... Let's gain some knowledge that will help when you are reaching for this particular bike tool under a little bit...

The Old Ghost Road – Family Sharing

The Old Ghost Road – Family Sharing

We are collecting and sharing family experiences of riding on The Old Ghost Road so you can see what others have done.   This will give you some confidence and understanding of whether your kids may be capable of doing...

How to Grip your Handlebars

How to Grip your Handlebars

How's your grip?  Can you get a hold of something and give it an almighty squeeze?  Wringing out cloths and getting lids off jars no problem.  Awesome for you...

Features of Bike Lights

Features of Bike Lights

There are 2 types of Bike lights - a front light that has a white beam that shines forward in front of you or a back light that has a red beam that shines...

How to clean your bike

How to clean your bike

It is our guess you do not clean your bike as often as you need to. So when and how often should you clean your bike? Set up a cleaning routine depending on;...

Caring for your Bike Pants

Caring for your Bike Pants

The chamois in your bike underwear, bike pants or liner needs to be washed after every wear – this is non-negotiable – so after every ride in the wash they go....

Tips for Bike Seat (Saddle) Care

Tips for Bike Seat (Saddle) Care

Once you have the perfect bike seat you will want to keep it perfect in every way. Good quality bike seats will last you a long time with a little bit of...

Video – Correct riding position for biking – Chi Riding

Video – Correct riding position for biking – Chi Riding

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...

How to Get a Wheel Off & Back onto a Bike

How to Get a Wheel Off & Back onto a Bike

How to get a wheel off a bike can be confusing and once you get it off, why won't it go back on?  It simply won't 'fit' - what's happened here?!  I'm going to be honest, in the past I've sat looking at what is my very simple bike wheel in utter confusion. Why would...

Riding a bike up a hill

Riding a bike up a hill

Can you bike up a rise or a hill? Would you like to be able to bike up a bigger and longer hill than you are currently able to ride? Would you like biking up a hill to feel easier? Is there a ride that you have been keen to do but there is some up hill in it that you...

The right bike gear at the right time.

The right bike gear at the right time.

When you are learning to use your gears you have to consider so many things all at the same time. You are approaching a hill and you know you need to make it easier to pedal otherwise you will not make it up the hill. But which lever and when do you change? Does this...

Biking The Old Coach Road with Kids

Biking The Old Coach Road with Kids

When we make the effort and take the time to go for a ride 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...

Spooners Tunnel with Kids

Spooners Tunnel with Kids

When we make the effort and take the time to go for a ride at a fun destination, like Spooners Tunnel with kids, we want it to be an enjoyable experience. To have a 'great day' on the bike...

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