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Sep, 28, 2018 By Admin Comments

Spring comes as a blessing to many cyclists as the cold winter weather turns into fine, sunny days.

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Sep, 14, 2018 By Admin Comments

Riding a bike has got to be a favourite past-time amongst adults, so when it comes to their kids, many parents jump at the chance to teach their child how to ride a bike.

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Sep, 03, 2018 By Admin Comments

Cycling is an effective way to get around, improves your health and doesn’t impact the environment, making it the transport of choice for 3.6 million people in Australia each week. 

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Aug, 30, 2018 By Admin Comments

Your bike is an expensive asset, so preventing thieves from stealing it is a top priority. The best form of defence is a quality bike lock, and while no lock is completely impervious to sophisticated tools, a quality lock will put up a good defence.

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Aug, 16, 2018 By Admin Comments

Whether you’re a seasoned mountain bike racer, amateur trail, track or speedway rider, or you use your bike to get to and from work, having your own bike tool kit is essential.

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Aug, 02, 2018 By Admin Comments

It is a sad fact that the cost of living in Australia only increases with each passing year. Finding creative ways and means to lower expenses and save money is one of the more reliable ways to manage a limited budget.

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Jul, 31, 2018 By Admin Comments

Icy winds, pouring rain, mud and slippery roads – for some, these conditions mean it’s time to hibernate, but if you’re a keen cyclist, you won’t let the dreary weather stop you from enjoying your bike. The key is to make sure your bike is in its best condition.

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Jul, 16, 2018 By Admin Comments

We all know that Melbourne is famous for being the home of some of the country’s best sporting venues, such as the Melbourne Cricket Ground, the Rod Laver Arena and Flemington Racecourse, amongst others.

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Jul, 06, 2018 By Admin Comments

So you’ve decided to take up mountain biking. You’ve got the bike – tick. You’ve found the perfect trail – Tick. And you’re off. Wait, not so fast. There are a few more essential pieces of gear you need to tick off your checklist.

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Jun, 22, 2018 By Admin Comments

Teaching your kids to ride a bike is giving them a skill they will carry with them throughout their lives – and they’ll thank you for it. To ensure a safe and exciting experience for your child, you will need the right age-appropriate size of bike (and don’t forget the safety helmet and knee guards should you require them), 

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Jun, 14, 2018 By Admin Comments

Bike riding is more than just a mode of transport or a form of exercise, it is a lifestyle that you embrace; and as such bike riders expect exceptional service from their local bike store. If you’re just starting out as a cyclist, consider these things to look out for when choosing your bike shop.

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Jun, 06, 2018 By Amanda Wilks Comments

Some hobbies are best when experienced alone. Creative hobbies often call for at least some measure of isolation to give your ideas time to grow and mature before being shown to the world. On the other hand, physical hobbies in the vein of biking or running are often just as enjoyable alone as they are in a group.

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May, 25, 2018 By Admin Comments

Biking is one of the most effective forms of exercise, taking you from point A to point B while giving you a cardiovascular workout and toning your muscles. 

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May, 17, 2018 By Admin Comments

This year’s scorcher of a summer has come to a close, and with the descent into winter, you can expect shorter days, longer nights and less visibility on the road.

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May, 02, 2018 By Admin Comments

Tired of hearing other biking pros namedrop without understanding the difference between one brand and the next? Then you should take this opportunity to brush up on your bike brand knowledge. 

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Apr, 24, 2018 By Admin Comments

When most people think of cycling clothing, they merely think of lycra shorts and jerseys in neon colours, created for maximum visibility and endurance. Hence why people often wear casual clothes instead because they think there is no genuine alternative to lycra.

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Apr, 12, 2018 By Admin Comments

Mountain biking is unlike any other form of cycling. You get to explore nature from a unique angle and get fitter at the same time. Because you’re doing it at whatever pace you desire, it can also make for a great social activity you can do with friends or co-workers.

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Apr, 03, 2018 By Admin Comments

We all know that we should exercise more, but with the average Australian living a lifestyle far busier than any previous generation, this is easier said than done. If you’re looking for an inexpensive form of exercise that is easy to slot into even the most tightly packed schedule

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Mar, 13, 2018 By Admin Comments

A major part of being a responsible cyclist is making sure you’re aware of the road rules and how they impact you. Not only will this prevent you from getting fines, but it will also help you to avoid accidents and other mishaps. It doesn’t matter if you’ve been riding all your life or have just started – it’s always a good idea to brush up on your knowledge of the rules. 

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Feb, 28, 2018 By Admin Comments

Online shopping has become a worldwide phenomenon that most people can’t live without. However, when it comes to shopping for a bike online, you might want to weigh up the options between buying it at your local bike shop, or searching and buying it from the comfort of your own home.

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Feb, 16, 2018 By Admin Comments

No matter how sturdy your bicycle is, it will need some repairs over the years, especially if you are an avid rider or love to take on more technical bike courses. If you find that your bike isn’t living up to your expectations, or performing as well as it once did, it’s time to take it in for repair.

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Feb, 07, 2018 By Admin Comments

Bicycles are made up of many parts that are all dependent on each other. As a new bicycle owner, it is important to know the main and common parts so that you can easily identify what parts you need if anything feels amiss, or what you can do if your ride isn’t comfortable.

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Jan, 29, 2018 By Admin Comments

With the hot summer well and truly upon, cyclists need to take care when riding in Melbourne’s scorching heat. We’re expecting higher than average temperatures, which means there are precautions we should be taking when we go for a ride.

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Jan, 16, 2018 By Admin Comments

Your eBike’s battery is just like your new phone battery. It has a battery life and there are specific ways to take care of it so that it lasts longer and helps keep your bike ready for when you need it.

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Jan, 05, 2018 By Admin Comments

It’s not the worst thing that can happen on the road, but it’s pretty much the most annoying thing in the world when your bike gets a puncture. What do you do? Do you know how to change a tyre or repair it temporarily until you can replace it properly? Also, are you aware of the methods you can take to avoid punctures once and for all?

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Dec, 28, 2017 By Admin Comments

Bikes are incredible in the way they provide us with the freedom and the control when we’re out and about. If you’re a fan of cycling, you’ll be ecstatic to know that carbon bikes have steadily become some of the most popular bicycle choices around. Before heading down to Melbourne Bicycle Centre Prahran to Purchase your new carbon bike, there are some things you should consider first.

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Dec, 19, 2017 By Admin Comments

Most of Australia is very excited about Christmas, and since there’s no snow here in Melbourne, cycling is definitely one of the festive season’s best activities. Better yet, there are great accessories now available either for yourself or for a friend who’s a keen cyclist. 

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Dec, 06, 2017 By Admin Comments

There’s nothing like riding in the freedom of the streets, the adrenaline kicking in and the mood lifting so high you feel like you’re flying, not riding. But regardless of how fun it is, safety must be paramount in your mentality.

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Nov, 27, 2017 By Admin Comments

The trend for all things ‘vintage’ isn’t going away anytime soon, and everything from vintage clothing to architecture remains in fashion. If you’d like to get in on this trend in a practical and unique way, you should consider getting a vintage bike. Keep reading to explore all the reasons why it makes a great investment.

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Nov, 15, 2017 By Admin Comments

Congratulations on purchasing your new bike. With it, you can look forward to months and even years of use, but only if you do your part to maintain it properly. Making sure your bike is serviced can prevent the need for expensive repairs, and ensure that your riding experience is a safe and enjoyable one.

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Nov, 06, 2017 By Admin Comments

Investing in a new mountain bike? One of the biggest choices you’ll be faced with is whether your bike should have clip pedals or flat pedals. There are dozens of conflicting opinions over which option is the safest, easiest to use, and the most affordable. 

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Oct, 27, 2017 By Admin Comments

Bikes have developed into well-manufactured and individualised machines that provide each rider with a different experience. From what we used to know as a two-wheel, simple mode of transport has grown into a wide-range of options with several gear choices.

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Oct, 18, 2017 By Admin Comments

Parents in Australia consider safety the most important feature when choosing the right bike for their children. Training wheels are how most Australians learned to ride a bicycle, and while bikes have changed somewhat over time, similar principles around what to look for have remained sound.

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Oct, 09, 2017 By Admin Comments

We know that using a mountain bike is all about getting dirty, playing it rough, jumping mid-air turns and braking at the last minute. However, there are very easy, simple ways you can keep your bike in good condition without much effort. Besides, how are you going to join your mates next weekend if your bike is wrecked because it didn’t get the maintenance it needed?

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Sep, 28, 2017 By Admin Comments

Choosing the right bike for Australian roads depends on your lifestyle and what type of performance you want to achieve. Find out more!

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Sep, 15, 2017 By Admin Comments

Bikes in Australia that have been put away for the winter need to be prepared properly for spring. With these tips, you’ll get back on the bike in no time.

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Sep, 06, 2017 By Admin Comments

Electric bikes or e-bikes in Australia are becoming a favourite among all ages because of their durability and convenience. But which one is right for you?

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