Folding Bead Vs Wire Bead Bike Tires: What’s The Difference?

Growing up close to the birthplace of the inventor of the pneumatic tire, John Boyd Dunlop, has lent me a special interest in tire technology. They may not be the most glamorous component, but tires are the unsung heroes of the bike. That thin piece of rubber and friction is all that stands between you … Read more

Hybrid Bike Tire Pressure Explained: The Essential Info

Tire pressure is a major factor in both your cycling performance and comfort.

As a professional endurance cyclist competing in races across the globe, as well as a qualified bike fitter and mechanic, I’ve spent countless hours experimenting with bike setups and optimizing hybrid bike tire pressures, and I want to share that experience with you.

Gravel Bike Tire Pressure Explained: The Essential Info

Gravel bikes are fairly new to cycling compared to other disciplines. It’s like they came out of nowhere about five years ago, only to be everywhere now.

We get some excellent questions about gravel bikes, but one that always comes up is: “What’s the best gravel bike tire pressure?”

How To Change A Bike Tire In 5 Easy Steps [With Video Guide]

Learning how to change a bike tire is an essential skill every new cyclist should learn.

Functioning tires in good condition are essential for both safety and performance. Whether your tires are worn out, damaged, or you’re just upgrading for a performance boost, knowing how to change a bike tire is a skill you won’t pedal far without.

How To Patch A Bike Tire In 5 Simple Steps [With Video Guide]

Patches may seem like old technology in cycling, and not many cyclists carry them anymore – which is a big mistake!

Learning how to patch a bike tire is an essential skill every cyclist should learn that will save you money, reduce waste, and get you out of sticky situations on rides time after time.

Bike Tire Valve Types Explained: Schrader Valve, Presta Valve, Dunlop Valve, And Bicycle Tire Valve Caps

When it comes to changing an inner tube, you’ll notice that there are a few different bike tire valve types. If you carry a spare inner tube ready for when you get a puncture, it needs to have the correct bicycle tire valve, or it may not fit your wheel. There’s nothing more frustrating than … Read more