Cycling Advice

  1. 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-SXITY 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. The Best Bikepacking Gear Guide For Beginners

    The Best Bikepacking Gear Guide For Beginners

    Bikepacking blends all the benefits of minimalist camping and mountain biking to give you a sense of freedom and adventure. You simply take your bike, add all of the gear you might need to camp and set off exploring, it's that simple.

    For the best Bikepacking experience it is essential that you get the right kit, whether you’re on a budget or after the latest and greatest gear. You can still enjoy the joys of bikepacking Australia or the world. You can bikepack anyway you like with any kit. Start by looking at gear reviews and guides like this, then you're on your way. There is no right or wrong way to bikepack, but here we can point you in the right direction so that you can get the best Bikepacking setup with essential bikepacking gear.

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  7. Things You Need For An Awesome Commute!

    Things You Need For An Awesome Commute!

    Riding to work is fun, easy, avoids traffic, and keeps you fit! Check out our top tips for an awesome commute before your next ride to work.

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  8. Easy bike maintenance with Velo Academy

    Easy bike maintenance with Velo Academy

    No matter how often you ride, it's well worth learning a few things about how to maintain and adjust your bike. 99 Bikes and Velo Academy have put together a series of videos to help you learn a few basic procedures to help you ride more comfortably, and possibly also get your out of a sticky situation (like failing brakes!)

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  9. Mid-drive systems for electric bikes

    Mid-drive systems for electric bikes

    Mid-drive systems provide higher performance and torque than the alternative, hub motor systems. This is because they drive the crank instead of the wheel, taking greater advantage of the bike'€™s existing gears. This, in turn, delivers more power and range.

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  10. Riding advice for beginners

    Riding advice for beginners

    If you've just recently bought a new bike and are unsure how to get started, keep reading for a few tips to get you going.

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