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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/

Do BMX Bikes Have Brakes: The Complete Guide

I’ve been riding BMX and mountain bikes for far too many years, and one rather perplexing phenomenon is the number of BMX bike riders that ride their bikes without any brakes.  That leads to the question, do BMX bikes have brakes? More often than not, BMX bikes are equipped with just a rear brake; nevertheless, …

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How To Put Drop Bars On A Hybrid Bike

It is possible to put drop bars on a hybrid bike. Ideally, the process is straightforward and requires just a few handy tools. I am going to go through the whole process, and also this article has you covered for any incompatibility-related hiccups that you may experience along the way. There are many benefits associated …

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Cyclocross Bike vs Road Bike: Differences + Tips

I’ve been an avid road cyclist most of my adult life, but I’ve only recently got into cyclocross. A lot of people have been asking me recently what’s the difference between a cyclocross and a road bike? Cyclocross and road bikes are both designed to traverse across different terrains. Therefore, their geometry, gears, wheels, tire …

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Tour De France Bike Weight: The Complete Guide

I’ve been a massive Tour de France fan ever since I was a kid. Recently, I’ve been investigating the types of bikes they use for this race. How heavy are Tour de France bikes? The Tour de France bike weight has a minimum limit of 6.8kg, with no upper threshold. The maximum weight of these …

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14 Tips About Cycling Toning Your Arms

Regular cyclists like me are fully aware of the role cycling plays in a body’s transformation. From a resistance, strength, and speed perspective, cycling builds the muscular anatomy while targeting cardiovascular durability.  Cycling tones and utilizes all the arm muscles (biceps, triceps, and deltoids respectively), and they all get an excellent workout. In this guide, …

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