How Much Should You Spend On A Bike Chain? Cheap Vs Expensive Chains Explained

The humble bike chain is among the components cyclists are likely to replace most often. Given you’ll find yourself buying bike chains again and again, it’s essential to find the sweet spot in the budget between value, performance, and durability. As an ex-Shimano ambassador with years of experience as a pro bike mechanic and ultra-endurance … Read more

How To Put A Bike Chain Back On In 4 Easy Steps [With Video]

Having your bike chain fall off is a nuisance all cyclists will experience at some point.

Besides being irritating, it can also be dangerous – you could slip off the pedals if the chain comes off while you’re standing out of the saddle, or the sudden loss of power could leave you stranded in the middle of a busy junction!

It’s therefore vital to learn how to put a bike chain back on quickly and easily so you can get back in the saddle with minimal fuss.

Chain Vs Belt-Drive Electric Bikes: Are Belt-Drive eBikes Better?

Belt drives are becoming increasingly popular for bicycles as technology improves, and belt-drive electric bikes are particularly well-suited to take advantage of the design’s unique characteristics.

If you are thinking about joining the ranks of electric bike riders, in this article, we will take a look at the different transmission systems and whether belt-drive electric bikes are superior to the traditional chain-drive system.

How To Clean A Bike Chain In 5 Steps [With Pictures]

Bike maintenance is a big part of cycling. Learning how to work on and maintain your bike is very satisfying and can save you money and time.

A job we highly recommend learning is how to clean a bike chain. 

A clean chain goes a long way when it comes to cycling, but many riders don’t actually know how to clean their chain properly.

Bike Chain Waxing: Beginner’s Guide With Pictures (And Is It Worth The Hassle?)

Keeping your bike chain in tip-top condition is vital. The better you look after your bike, the longer it’s going to last and the more it will perform while you’re out cycling. One exciting new development many cyclists have taken to is using bike chain wax.  The process of waxing a bike chain is actually … Read more

The Bike Drivetrain Explained

If you’re new to cycling, you might’ve overheard more experienced cyclists chatting about replacing or upgrading parts of their bike’s “drivetrain”. But what is a bike drivetrain, and what different bike parts does it include? To help you get to grips with your bicycle drivetrain, we’ll be covering: Ready for the lowdown on drivetrain bike … Read more

Complete Guide To Bike Chain Length: How To Size A Bike Chain

Having the right chain length on your bike is vital. If your chain is too long, you stand more chance of it dropping off the chainring while you ride. This is especially the case for mountain bikers riding rough terrain. On the other end of the spectrum, if your chain is too short it could … Read more