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Martin Williams

Martin has been tearing up all sorts of trails on a range of bikes ever since he was young. He once cycled across France, and once fell into a canal on a hybrid. He writes about everything to do with cycling on our site. You can find out more about him at bicycle2work.com/about-martin-williams/

Single Gear Mountain Bike? Pros and Cons of This Drivetrain

In this world of super-complex drivetrains on bikes, have you ever thought about just getting back to basics! I’ve tried out both single gear and multiple gear mountain bike options over several years. What are the pros and cons of single gear mountain bikes? Single-gear bicycles offer more benefits than just cost savings. They help …

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Hybrid vs Road Bike for Long Distance – Which Is Better?

I’ve ridden both a hybrid and a road bike for the best part of two decades, and I’ve thought a lot about the question – which is better over a longer distance. A hybrid is better than a road bike over a long distance if there is any versatility in terrain, and if you will …

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Leg Numbness After Cycling? 9 Tips To Cure It

I’ve ridden bikes obsessively all my life, but there was a time a few years ago when I started experiencing numbness in my legs after cycling. Luckily, with research, I was able to pinpoint the causes of this and to nip this in the bud. In this post, I’ll look at: What causes leg numbness …

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Left Foot Goes Numb When Cycling? Why + What To Do

A numb foot soon turns an enjoyable ride into an uncomfortable one. Everything is fine until you start to feel a slight tingling sensation, which gradually intensifies until your foot goes numb. It is not even cold out, the conditions you associate with numb feet and fingers. However, you most likely push on through to …

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When Did BMX Become An Olympic Sport? (Solved!)

One of the more recent additions to the Olympic line-up is BMX, offering riders a chance to shine at the world’s greatest sporting show. But when did it first become an Olympic sport? BMX racing made its debut at the 2008 Beijing Olympic games. There were medal events for both men and women, but BMX …

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Can A Mountain Bike Be Used On The Road? (Solved!)

Riding a mountain bike on the road might sound odd, but it is a fairly common practice, especially since mountain bikes can ride well on both flat and rugged terrains. Mountain bikes can be ridden well on streets and roads, but this is determined by the type of bike chosen. Mountain bikes have good advantages …

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7 Cold Weather Cycling Benefits (+Tips)

Wintertime is my favorite, and there’s nothing quite like the beauty and serenity that cold weather brings. However, I’ve always struggled to enjoy it properly due to Seasonal Affective Disorder. That is until I found out about the various and never-ending benefits of cycling in winter. What are the Benefits of cycling in cold weather? …

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