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  1. Best Beginner Mountain Bikes For Under $1000 In 2020

    Best Beginner Mountain Bikes For Under $1000 In 2020

    If you’re after an entry-level mountain bike that won’t break the bank, look no further than a hardtail. A hardtail mountain bike is built with a front suspension fork, while a dual-suspension mountain bike is also equipped with a rear shock which adds to the price of the bike and in reality you’re unlikely to find a reliable dual-suspension mountain bike for under $1000.

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  2. Electric Bike Batteries & Motors - Everything You Need To Know

    Electric Bike Batteries & Motors - Everything You Need To Know

    Not all e-bike batteries are made the same and it is important to realise what you want from your electric bike so that you get the e-bike with the battery power you need. You need a battery that has enough power to handle your riding needs so that you never get stuck with a flat e-bike. Batteries tend to be one of the most expensive parts on an electric bike, so it makes sense that as the price gets higher, the battery gets bigger.

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  3. Electric Commuter Bike Buying Guide

    Electric Commuter Bike Buying Guide

    Electric bikes or e-bikes aren’t the future anymore, they’re here right now and they’re perfect for commuting. Commuter bikes are also referred to as hybrid bikes and they have a mix of mountain bike suspension for comfort combined with a few streamlined features from road bikes for added speed.

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  4. How to choose the best kids bike for riding to school

    How to choose the best kids bike for riding to school

    Forget shuttling the kids to school every morning or putting them on the bus, save the planet and help your kids get some exercise by riding to school. When it comes to choosing the ideal kids bike for riding to school there are a lot of factors that come into play. Often kids will just want the bike that their friends have or one that looks cool with a design in their favourite colours.

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  5. 2020 Merida eONE-SIXTY 10K: All you need to know

    2020 Merida eONE-SIXTY 10K: All you need to know

    The top of the line Merida eONE-SIXTY 10K sets the bar incredibly high for long-travel electric mountain bikes. Building on the existing legacy of the flagship range of eONE-SIXTY e-MTB’s, the 2020 10K model offers a natural mountain bike feel with a carbon front end and exceptional power from the integrated Shimano STePS motor and Shimano’s first in-tube battery. The carbon/alloy frame and integrated e-bike components which are optimised and designed specifically for this bike give the ideal balance of snappy handling and control.

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  6. 5 Benefits of Road Bikes VS Exercise Bikes

    5 Benefits of Road Bikes VS Exercise Bikes

    The age old argument of a road bike versus an exercise bike is still a conundrum most people encounter when they decide they want to get fit and lose some weight. So which option is better for weight loss? And which one is best suited to the beginner cyclist? Here’s our top 5 reasons to choose a road bicycle over a stationary exercise bike for weight loss.

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  7. Cycling for weight loss in 2020

    Cycling for weight loss in 2020

    Cycling is a fantastic way to start your weight loss journey, for many different reasons. If the thought of exercising is one that doesn’t appeal to you, cycling is a low impact, and completely enjoyable activity. There are many ways and places to ride a bicycle to suit your physical ability, so read on to find out the advantages of cycling for weight loss.

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  8. A Guide To Buying Kids Bikes This Christmas

    A Guide To Buying Kids Bikes This Christmas

    The Go-To Low-Down On Buying The Right Kids Bike

    When you’re buying a kids bike you really want to choose one that will go the distance with your young rider. You’re also looking for safety and value. In short, getting a great kids bike is all about bang for your buck! Most parents are tempted to choose a kids bike in a popular colour or with the latest trendy cartoon character. This might make the youngsters jump for joy, but a character bike is not always a safe bike. There’s not much point paying extra for the right character then having the wheels fall off. What’s more, trends come and go. So what if you could tick all the boxes and choose a kids bike that they won’t outgrow in a year? One that with the proper selection and aftercare service can keep your kids on the road for a couple of years? Behold the ultimate guide to buying a kids bike!

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  9. Top Pro Cycling Gear For The Everyday Cyclist

    Top Pro Cycling Gear For The Everyday Cyclist

    All of the best cycling innovation and technology starts at the top with the pro’s and trickles and down to the serious local riders and the hobby cyclists as time goes by. Not all advancements make it down the ladder because of cost or practicalities, however in the last few years the technology coming from the professionals to the everyday cyclist is getting better and better, as well as being more affordable. So the pro cycling gear that you need in your life.

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  10. Cycle Challenge: How to Ride 12,000km in 12 Months

    Cycle Challenge: How to Ride 12,000km in 12 Months

    Two wheels and the open road – is a cycling challenge calling you? There’s no question that cycling is an incredible way to get outdoors and stay fit. But if you’re thinking of taking your daily cycle habit to the next level, there are a number of things to consider first. Read on to discover how best to prepare for a 12,000km cycle challenge!

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