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Qbicle Tangent Alloy Road Mudguard

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Looking for a functional a minimalistic bicycle mudguard? Add the stylish Qbicle Tangent Alloy Road Mudguard to your winter bike.  The Qbicle Tangent Alloy Road Mudguard fits tyres up to 25c so will be perfect for your fixed gear or road bike. More info

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Single Speed Bike or Road Bike for commuting to work? What should you buy?

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If you are in the market for a new bicycle with the purpose of using it to commute to work you may have heard of or seen a single speed bike. In London single speed bikes are everywhere in the form of old steel frame conversions, deep rim fashion fixies to dedicated track bikes. Here are some important questions you need to ask yourself before you make a decision. How far/short is my commute? Is my area hilly? What's my budget? Is there somewhere safe to lock my bike at work? Can I take my bike into the office? Do I want to take up cycling...

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Polo and Bike CMNDR

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Now in stock at Fixed Gear Frenzy The Polo and Bike CMNDR is one of the new models from P&B that offers excellent value for money. It has an aluminium frame and carbon fork. See it << here >> 

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How to prevent punctures

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How to prevent punctures Punctures are inevitable for all cyclists so if you haven’t yet had one then count yourself as one of the very lucky few. If you rely on your bicycle for commuting then punctures can be especially inconvenient as they can cause long delays. Cyclists who commute within a city with a high population of cyclists may be lucky enough to stumble across a bike shop who can fix the puncture on the spot and but there is often a waiting list. In this short guide I hope to provide some knowledge on how to best prevent...

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What are the best handlebars for your fixie?

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What are the best handlebars for your fixed gear? People often wonder what are the best handlebars for your single speed or fixed gear bike. This guide will help you decide which handlebars you should be using. When it comes to handlebars there are many different types of bars. Drop bars, riser bars, bullhorn bars, pursuit bullhorns, moustache handlebars, straight handlebars and swept back handlebars. I will focus on the main handlebar types you are likely to encounter. Main Handlebar Types The main types of handlebars are bullhorns, drop bars, riser bars and pursuit bars.     Drop bars Drop...

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